Architectural hardware and security solutions major Dorset Industries has expanded its manufacturing capacity. The New- Delhi-based company is also set to unveil various new products in door hardware and locking systems segment.
“Our focus has always been on domestic manufacturing of architectural hardware, and lock and security systems. We had set up our manufacturing plant in 1996 at Binola in Gurugram, Haryana, which was augmented in 2012 and further expanded in 2019. This expansion entails setting up of two new production lines for the door locks segment,” says the company’s chairman Rajesh Bansal.
Elaborating about the company’s manufacturing strength, Bansal informs that Dorset’s “manufacturing engineering uses the latest TQM techniques such as JIT, VSM, SPF, SMED, and automation methods to act as a critical linkage between design and manufacturing departments, to deliver outstanding products with short turnaround time.”
He adds, “We have developed a strong UV coating process over many years of research, to offer unmatchable durability and resistivity to our products. Our green-certified plant is equipped with one of the most advanced automatic plating technology with SCADA system for controlling industrial processes and monitoring, gathering, and processing real-time data for better decision making, efficiency and uptime. Our plant is spread across two lakh sft, and is one of the largest door hardware manufacturing units in the country.”
Discussing the planned new product launches, he says that Dorset Industries has invested heavily in its research and development initiatives and it is time to reap the benefits of these investments over many years. He adds, “Dorset believes in delivering value to its customers and will constantly thrive to do the same.”
The company’s chairman also stresses that Dorset will retail the upcoming products leveraging its “strong” channel network, which has a strength of 12,000 partners across the country. “The demand for our products will further rise owing to the Interim Budget 2019-20, besides Reserve Bank of India’s recent reduction of repo rate by 25 basis points from 6.50 to 6.25. The budgetary proposals and the monetary decision augers well for real estate, apart from boosting consumer purchasing power and lowering home loans,” he adds.