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5 Year Anniversary Celebrations of Sekisui DLJM

Recently the 5th anniversary celebration for the Joint Venture Company- Sekisui DLJM was held at Noida( India). Top Management Delegates from Sekisui –Japan and DLJM attended the event and discussed on the growth path since August 2011 in India and also awarded employees in different departments for their dedication and exemplary performance during the journey.

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Delivery Excellence Award 2015 won by Sekisui DLJM-Greater Noida at Yamaha Motor India Annual Vendor Meet 2016.


Light Weight Technology by Sekisui DLJM

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Award won at Honda NH Circle Kaizen activity

SEDM team awarded top3 in all India NH Circle competition, out of 94 companies.

Sekisui DLJM won top awards in both Regional NH Circle Kaizen Activity and All India Supplier Kaizen Competition sponsored by HMSI. Our team won award for Innovative theme, Extraordinary team spirit and Continuous Improvement . As part of Sekisui Group philosophy and practices- Sekisui DLJM team organizes Kaizen competition activities annually and compete on a global level with other Sekisui Group companies to create continuous improvements in regular work processes and also create enthusiasm and competitiveness amongst our team members which also helps them to obtain/ imbibe the best of global practices.

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Selected for the "Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)"- Sep.17, 2015

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President: Teiji Koge) has been selected for the fourth year in a row by the "World Index" of the "Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)", which is the global stock index of SRI. SRI is an initialism for Socially Responsible Investment. The investment methods evaluate businesses not only from the financial aspect, but also from the environmental and social aspects, etc.

This index is a stock index developed by America's S&P Dow Jones Indices and Switzerland's RobecoSAM, and is used to select the top-ranked businesses of each type by evaluating the sustainability of their corporate business activities.

On this occasion, 317 (of which 20 are Japanese) out of major global corporations were selected by the "World Index".

Deccan Chronicle


TN attracts Rs 2,42,160crore investments during GIM 2015


in Focus / News / Special Report — by Bhargav S — September 10, 2015

Tamil Nadu has attracted an investment of Rs 2,42,160crore investment in the first Global Investors Meet that concluded today in Chennai.

Out of the total investments Rs 1,04,286crore rupees investment is from the manufacturing sector. Tamil Nadu is already one of the top 10 automobile hubs in the world and Chennai alone can produce about 1.4 million cars a year. The government will be organising GIM once in 2 years and the next meet would be held in 2017.

Major MoUs signed by the auto industry:

  • JSW Steel (Expansion) in Kallipattu village, Salem District. Rs 1,025 Cr
  • Apollo Tyres in SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, OragadamRs 2,700 Cr
  • Saint Gobain, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram dist. Rs 800 Cr
  • MRF Ltd. (Expansion), Perambalur and ArakkonamRs 4,500 Cr
  • Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Research Valley, Mahindra World City & SIPCOT Industrial Park, Cheyyar. Phase I Rs 2,000 Cr, Phase II Rs 2,000 Cr
  • Mando – Hella, SIPCOT Industrial Park, Vallam-Vadagal, Kancheepuram District. Rs 250Cr
  • Sekisui-DLJM, SIPCOT Industrial Park Vallam-Vadagal, Kancheepuram District, Rs 110
  • Jinhap Automotive Pvt.Ltd, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram District. Rs 100 Cr
  • TVS Motors, Hosur, Rs 350 Cr
  • TAFE, SIPCOT Industrial Parks, Rs 150 Cr
  • Embassy Logistic Park, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Rs 900 Cr
  • TCI, Kiloy&Ulanthai village, Kancheepuram, Rs 270 Cr
  • Gulf Oil Lubricants (Hindustan Group), Kathivakkam village ThiruvottiyurTaluk, Thiruvallur District, Rs 200 Cr.

CEO of Sekisui DLJM- Mr. Tadahiko Yoshioka has signed MOU with Tamil Nadu Govt. at the GIM summit –Chennai on 9th Sep. 2015 under Industries Department-Auto Components product category with Investments to the tune of 110 crores , thereby generating employment( Direct & Indirect) to 225 people.

Sekisui DLJM inaugurates Greenfield plant in Chennai on May 8, 2015.


Sekisui DLJM Molding Private Limited (SDMPL), the joint venture company between Dipty Lal Judge Mal Pvt Ltd in India and Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. in Japan today inaugurated its Greenfield plant in Chennai. Build at an investment of Rs 30 crore to support India Yamaha Motor, this is the third plant of SDMPL and is located at the vehicle maker’s vendor park.


The plant was inaugurated by Takashi Terabayashi, Managing Director ?India Yamaha Motor Private Limited along with officials from SDMPL.

The CEO of SDMPL, Tadahiko Yoshioka said the plant has been constructed in a 15,000 square meters plot with a built up area covering half the size of the plot. At present the company has installed nine moulding machines and the constructed space can accommodate a total of 20 machines. With the space available the company can enhance capacity by four folds of the current volumes.


Currently the company supplies around 20 parts to the vehicle manufacturers for its motorcycles and scooter models. Gradually it will increase the part numbers to 60. Our capacity ramp up is planed based on India Yamaha, he said.

At present India Yamaha makes around 400 vehicle per day and it hopes increase volumes soon. Alongside SDMPL will also match its supplies, he said. The parts supplied by SDMPL are painted by India Yamaha, as the vehicle manufacturer has spare painting capacity. Once the OEM increase vehicle production capacity, SDMPL will have a chance to supply painted plastic parts. We are planning to infuse additional funds and the total investments will touch Rs 100 crore in Chennai plant in the next three years. This will be for commissioning additional moulding machines and paint shop,? he said.

SDMPL’s Greater Noida plant supplies painted plastic parts with some value addition like adding decals and some other smaller components. Currently about 50 percent of the plastic parts requirements are supported by SDMPL. Interestingly, Sekisui Techno Molding Co., Ltd. supports 30 percent of Yamaha’s requirement in Japan.

Both Greater Noida and Tapukara plants of SDMPL have integrated facilities to support India Yamaha, HMSI, Suzuki and Denso (Cockpit module supplier to Honda Cars India) in fully finished condition. Going forward SDMPL plans to expand its product and client portfolios as well. “At present we are in talks with few customers in passenger car segment. In future; we hope to look at supplying to commercial vehicle segment also," he said.

"Come, Clean India" Campaign


On January 15, 2015, as a CSR initiative SEKISUI DLJM Molding participated in "Come, Clean India" Campaign on at New Delhi Railway Station. This activity, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India, brought awareness among the people and the nation. On this occasion to celebrate the values of Mahatma Gandhi, and the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, towards a clean India, we encouraged our employees and the people at New Delhi Railway Station. Sekisui DLJM Molding has already inculcated Clean-up and Cleanliness Awareness activity within the organization several times but this time we attended outdoor activity of ‘Come, Clean India? campaign. A clean and healthy nation creates a cycle the opportunities which involves Improved Hygiene, Improved health and less disease, Improved attendance & drop-out rate, Better performance, Better Economic growth. In the event marked by fervor and symbolism, our team wielded a broom and swept pavement on Railway Station and nearby dirty places for approx three hours. Sekisui DLJM Molding and its all employees administer a pledge to make India Clean and stay focused towards our commitment to public health and environment.

"Clean Injection Process" established.

Dedicated machine and environment for transparent meter cover parts. Contact us for details.

Grand breaking of upcoming Chennai plant.

Sekisui DLJM cerebrated its ground breaking of Chennai plant with Puja. Operation expected from May 2015.

New Product Development Center started.

Strengthened former NPD department with newly joined development experts from Sekisui Techno Molding in Japan. Seeking for closer and stronger support to our valued customers. Members are located in all 3 plants (Greater Noida, UP, Tapukara, Rajasthan, Chennai, TN).

Sekisui DLJM to set up plant near Chennai article published


Injection moulding parts major Sekisui DLJM is setting up its third plant near Chennai to support its Japanese twowheeler and four-wheeler manufacturers in Tamil Nadu. Currently the company has two manufacturing facilities each in Greater Noida and Tapukara in Rajasthan. Sekisui DLJM supplies around 150 components to India Yamaha Motors (IYM) and seven components to Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI). The Chennai plant will commence its operation by October 2014.

Sekisui DLJM Molding is a joint venture company between Dupty Lal Judge Mal Pvt Ltd in India and Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. in Japan, and is operated by Sekisui Techno Molding Co Ltd. Sekisui Techno Molding currently supplies to major companies like Toyota, Daihatsu, Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki. Apart from automotive components, the company also manufactures plastic modules for rain water harvesting tank, which is a new technology introduced in India.

We will be investing around Rs 30 crore for establishing initial production and anticipate that the Chennai facility will employ approximately 120 people when in full operation,?Tadahiko Yoshioka, Head, Sekisui DLJM. In addition to injection moulding, Sekisui DLJM will also have the painting process at its state-of-the-art paint shop with pre-treatment line, in the upcoming plant. On lightweighting he said there are several ways to make the part lighter by changing the design, process and metal replacement. For design change, we normally review the design with CAE analysis, to check if the new design is feasible in terms of function and strength.

Part weight can be reduced by process technology like gas injection or foaming injection moulding. We already have gas injection moulding, but in case of foaming injection, the challenge lies in coreback system using all-electric injection machines, that requires significant investments. Considering this initial investment, application and volume of business must be carefully planned to implement this technology. Currently Sekisui Techno
Molding in Japan is already applying this technology to parts for four-wheeler. Depending on the demand in India, Sekisui DLJM Molding can bring the same technology from Japan,?Yoshioka said.

The component manufacturer is also capable of producing metal replacement parts in exteriors and engine surrounding parts and currently offer seat handle, guide stopper, and engine related parts. In case of seat handle part, the company has a flexibility to combine metal replacement technology with gas injection process technology. The challenge of metal replacement lies on how to choose composite material and to design the part, to optimise the balance among design shape, function, and cost.

Yoshioka opines that replacing metals with engineering plastics may not be the only solution to reduce cost, but, definitely, we can reduce weight and cost, while having great design freedom. In case of aluminium die-casting part, several process steps are needed including
melting, die-casting, sand blasting, finishing, and painting. But injection molded parts require simple injection molding process with constant quality and shorter processing time,?he said.

Sekisui DLJM supplies one crore parts to IYM and four million parts to HMSI. In the year 2013 the company has recorded a turnover of Rs 100 crore and in the current year, it is expecting more than 30 percent growth. ACI


Sekisui DLJM Molding in Chennai expo in Nov-2013.


New paint shop started in July 2013.

  • State-of-the-art Japan design paint shop
  • Pre-treatment line for superior dust prevention.
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