Recognition does not come easy. It comes with absolute adherence to stringent standards that are never compromised.

Be it in the domestic or global markets, we have been lauded for consistently delivering products and services that delight our customers, vendors, the OEM community and the after market.

Recognition has come to us from all quarters - from the government, from the corporate fraternity and from our clients, both national and international.

  • Asia Inc., a Hong Kong-based magazine, rated SFL as the 16th top competitive companies in Asia, and the 3rd in India, for the year 1997.
  • Business Man of the Year award given to Mr Suresh Krishna for the year 1995 by Business India.
  • Krishnapuram Unit won TPM Club of India Award for best Kaizens 2009
  • Metal forms Division won Frost & Sullivan India Manufacturing Excellence Gold Award in 2008-09
  • Puducheri Unit won ACMA Technology Award 2007-08 for excellence in Technology
  • SFL was awarded the EEPC Export Award Silver Shield 2006-07 for Star Performer in Large Enterprises Category.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was chosen for the Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award, under the sub-category Manufacturing, for the year 2001.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was the recipient of the “JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award” for 2000 from the All India Management Association.
  • The Asian Productivity Organisation, Japan, conferred the National Award for 2000 (India) on Mr Suresh Krishna for his outstanding contribution towards productivity improvement in the country during the last five years.
  • TPM Excellence Award from JIPM, Japan in 1998 (the second Indian company and the first in the engineering industry to get this recognition)
  • The Accreditations given to our laboratories in Krishnapuram, Hyderabad and Chennai by NVLAP with lab codes 200736-0, 200256-0 and 200212-0 respectively, are unique, awarded only to Sundram Fasteners in India.
  • QS9000 certification given to Radiator Caps Division and Metal Forms Division in 1997 by BVQI.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was awarded the Qimpro Platinum Quality Award 1997 by the Juran Institute.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna received the Ramakrishna Bajaj award for Excellence from the Indian Merchants Chamber.
  • CII Outstanding Export Award in 1997.
  • ACMA Export Awards in 1998-99, 1993-94, 1996-97, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 Indian Institute of Materials Management selected Mr Suresh Krishna as the Chief Executive of the Year 1993-94.
  • ACMA Special Award given to Mr Suresh Krishna in 1992.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was the recipient of “Sir Jehangir Ghandy” medal in 1991 from XLRI, Jamshedpur, for excellence in industrial relations.
  • ACMA Quality Award given to SFL in 1991.
  • SFL received ISO 9002 certification from BVQI in 1990, the first Indian company to achieve this recognition.
  • National HRD Network Award given to SFL in the year 1989.
  • Company Standardisation Commendation Award given to SFL by Institute of Standards Engineers in 1988.
  • Best Employer-Employee Relations Award to SFL from Rotary Club of Madras in 1988.
  • CEI Award for Excellence in HRD related areas given to SFL in 1987-88.
  • GKD-NIQA Award for Outstanding Industrialist to Mr Suresh Krishna in 1987.
  • Awarded the General Motors “Supplier of the Year” Award for five consecutive years 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. The only Indian company to get this award.
  • Vendor Performance Award given by Maruti Udyog Ltd. in 1996-97, 1994-95 and 1993-94 to SFL.
  • MICO Quality Award given to SFL in 1981-82 and 1983-84.
  • Our factory in China won the " Best Labour Relations Award" from the Haiyan Govt.
  • Good Industrial Relations Award to SFL by the Government of Tamil Nadu for 1986 and 1996.
  • Productivity Award given by National Productivity Council for 1986-87.
  • Productivity Award from the State Government in 1985-86 and 1986-87.
  • Award for export performance from the Engineering Export Promotion Council for fourteen years in succession.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was awarded the “Padma Shri” by the Government of India in 2006.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was appointed the Sheriff of Madras by the Government of Tamil Nadu for 1994 and 1995.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was elected President of CII (then Confederation of Engineering Industry) for 1987-88.
  • Mr Suresh Krishna was elected President of ACMA for the years 1982-84.