Bharat Gears Limited was founded by the tireless Dr. Raunaq Singh, a man who aspired to take on the challenges of the liberalization of the Indian economy and the opportunities of the 21 st Century. With his dynamic leadership, Dr. Raunaq Singh was instrumental in strengthening Bharat Gears to leadership position it is in today.

Incorporated on 23rd December 1971, BGL is India's largest gear manufacturer. Since commencing business in 1974, BGL entered into the technical know how with Holcroft, Michigan, U.S.A. for manufacturing Furnaces in May 1983 and with ZF Friedrichshafen, AG, Germany, in 1985 to Mid May,2007 technical & Financial collaboration for manufacturing Gear Boxes. BGL manufactures a wide range of gears for HCV, MCV, LCV , utility and off-highway vehicles. The products includes bevel, straight bevel and transmission gears.
BGL combines a modern line of machinery from all over the world.

BGL manufactures a wide range of hypoid/spiral gears, differential gears and shafts, complete automotive transmissions, gearbox sub-assemblies and differential assemblies.

World class parallel axis gear grinding and welding machines are deployed to enhance the capabilities to produce internals for heavy-duty power shift transmissions.

BGL's furnace division builds a variety of furnaces - sealed quench, continuous gas carburisers, rotary hearths etc. with technical know-how from AFC-Holcroft, USA.

With niche markets in the OEM segment being serviced from the Mumbra plant, BGL felt the need to penetrate the untapped replacement market that comprises about 50% of the auto component industry. The fresh capacity needed to address the opportunity was achieved by the amalgamation of Universal Steel & Alloys Limited with BGL under a scheme of rehabilitation sanctioned by BIFR effective April 1, 1998. The facilities so acquired at Faridabad was upgraded and expanded in May 2000 at substantial investment.

Apart from being the largest manufacturer of gears for OEM's in India, BGL is a major exporter to countries around the world.

Both plants are ISO/TS-16949:2009 & Faridabad Plant is ISO 14001:2004 also.

BGL's customer list includes almost all the players in the automobile industry in the tractors, trucks and buses and utility vehicle segments like TML, JDEPL, Escorts, Carraro India, Mahindra & Mahindra, JCB and Hero Motors, Axle India, VST Tillers, TAFE, Ashok Leyland, Spicer India and Toyota Kirloskar. For several of the players, BGL is the single source supplier for gears. In the export market, BGL's clients include Carraro Spa Italy, JDCW-USA, TMA-USA, DANA Corp.-USA and Tech Development Inc. USA.
1972 Foundation Stone laid at Mumbra Factory.
1974 Inauguration of the Hypoid Plant and Commencement of Production with 'Gleason Machines'.
1980 First 'Oerlikon Spiromatic Generator' installed. BGL becomes the First Company in INDIA to have both Cutting Systems under one Roof.
1981 Memorandum of Association signed with AFC-Holcroft, U.S.A. for construction of furnaces in India to AFC-Holcroft design.
1985-2007 Collaboration Agreement with ZF AG Germany
1987 Delivery for ZF S6-36 Gears & Shafts to Ashok Leyland Ltd. and ZFAG, Germany.
1987 Start of Assembly of ZF S5-24 Gear Boxes for Ashok Leyland.
1988 Start of business with DANA CORPORATION, USA
1994 BGL receives ISO 9002
1996 BGL crosses turnover of Rs. 1 Billion.
1998 Foundation Stone for Faridabad Plant Laid
2000 Start of Commercial Production in Faridabad
2000 BGL receives SQ 9000 for Mumbra Plant
2001 BGL receives SQ 9000 for Faridabad Plant
2004 BGL Faridabad starts supply to Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts
2004 BGL Faridabad receives ISO 14001 certification
2005 BGL Faridabad & Mumbra receives TS 16949 certification
2008 Introduction of Dry Cut Hobbing process
2009 Introduction of Klinglenberg Close Loop CNC Gear Measuring system
2010 Introduction of Bevel Gear dry cutting process with close loop technology
2011 BGL Faridabad Receives OHSAS 18001 Certification
2012 Factory Foundation laid by BGL at Satara, Maharashtra
2013 Inaugurated the third plant at Lonand, Satara District, Maharashtra
2013 Introduction of Klingelnberg CNC gear cutting machine (C50) and shaving cutter sharpening machine (SRS-410)