Fasteners or simply Bolts and Nuts are the components used to connect or join two or more objects. They help make a permanent or temporary, yet strong connection between two objects be it metal, plastic, or wood. The need for Fasteners in all areas of Industry, Automotive, Engineering and Infrastructure has seen a growing market in India over the last 70 years. As the years passed fasteners have been updated with the latest technological advancements with high technology machines and special grades of alloy and stainless steel.
Owing to its application in diverse sectors, a wide range of fasteners are manufactured in the Indian market, which include standard hexagon screws/bolts, socket head cap screws, socket shoulder screws, high strength friction grip bolts (HSFG Bolts), flange bolts, weld nuts, square nuts, hexagon nuts and others. With help from the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, the Indian manufacturing sector is expected to generate huge demand for the industrial fasteners market.
Given the use in diverse sectors, distributors of these products such as resellers and dealers play a pivotal role in fulfilling demands for fasteners for all industries. One such prominent name in the fasteners trading and distribution business is Usha Fasteners Private Limited situated at Gurugram, Haryana. The company has evolved from a family business started in 1937 under the banner of Ramji Lal Ram Saroop and Rashtriya Steel and Metal Products from the Old Delhi trading markets at Hauz Qazi Chawri Bazar. Since then, the company has evolved as a leading trader and manufacturer of Industrial Fasteners and headquartered at Gurugram with manufacturing facilities at Ludhiana, one of Asia’s global hub for Fasteners.
The company has in the past represented GKW Fasteners and is still proudly associated with leading Indian Fastener manufacturers such as Unbrako, TVS (Sundram Fasteners Limited, LPS, RTF, Pooja Forge, TWF, Caparo, Forbes Gokak BBBB as their dealer partner. The company also manufactures Bolts under their own brand name UFAST mainly catering to fasteners required for Pre-Engineered (PEB) Building and Steel Structures. The main categories which are under the manufacturing portfolio of UFAST are HSFG Bolts, Hex Bolts and Screws and Hex Nuts. Apart from these, the company also specialises in fabrication of Foundation and Anchor Bolts and Turned and Special Parts which are manufactured on Part Formers. The company has its own in-house hot dip galvanizing facility for fasteners ranging from M8 Diameter to M64 Diameter.
Usha Fasteners is noticeably one of the only players in the fasteners trader network to be working on SAP B1 ERP and therefore able to manage inventory and orders for customers seamlessly. SAP B1 has hugely helped Usha to upscale operations in India and Globally. Usha also serves as a worldwide solution provider by importing special DIN and ISO Fasteners from European Resellers such as REYHER, WASI to meet the needs of international companies in India.