Design & Development

SM Auto has a full-fledged and dedicated team of engineers who work in close collaboration with the OEM R&D departments. This is done to design and develop products which have robust manufacturing processes that meet the aesthetic, functional and quality needs of customers.

Proto Shop & Tool Room

A centralized tool engineering department, design center and proto shop have been created to provide support to the development activities. They are equipped with the latest design and simulation software’s to check part drawability and formability, conduct FEA and CFD. SM Auto has a dedicated team of toolmakers who manufacture precise tools and fixtures that meet the tight tolerances and quality requirement of our customers. The company adopts APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) in the development of its products and ensuring a robust product development & manufacturing cycle.


The proto parts & tools after development undergo rigorous testing & quality checks for validation The tools designed and manufactured in-house are loaded onto SM Auto’s own dedicated press shop (range of mechanical and hydraulic presses). After passing through rigorous quality checks, these parts are fed into SM Auto’s assembly line.


To achieve the various aesthetic requirements across the product range, SM Auto has a setup of various surface coating technologies such as plating (Trichrome Nickel), powder coating and paint shop along with its testing facilities.

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