“A Simple product but a crucial and absolutely necessary element with high importance in a modern industry” as put in simple terms by Nikhil Parikh, Managing Partner of Universal Gaskets. The Industrial Gasket industry has evolved over a period of time considering their classified applications and the material properties of the gaskets being used in various industries.
Universal Gaskets, having it’s single manufacturing facility in the Western part of the country at Kolhapur, was established in the year 1987. With more than 3 decades of experience, Universal Gaskets is a reputed industrial gaskets manufacturer. The company made a humble beginning with a limited product range and the phase of change began in a modest way. With the advent of modern industrial practice and new equipments, the company introduced new gaskets and new manufacturing techniques. “We were the first ones to introduce WATER JET CUTTING for gaskets”, mentions Nikhil. Universal Gaskets has adopted new edge technology in its plant and deployed the machinery's best to maintain its high precision manufacturing standards.
The company provides a complete end-to-end line of custom-designed solutions for demanding applications and is committed to process innovation, engineer excellence, high-end quality products, and technical customer assistance. Universal Gaskets has been supplying products in India with customers across the country like Gilbarco Veeder Root, BEML, Trillium Valves, Advance Valves, Bajaj Energy, Reliance, Eagle Burgmann to name a few. Universal Gaskets now
offers a high-quality range of gaskets, including Spiral Wound Gaskets, Pre Cut Soft Gaskets, Pre Alignment Shims, Non-Asbestos Gaskets, and RTJ Foam Gaskets, PTFE Gaskets, and many more.
Over the years, Universal Gaskets has built a reputation for excellence and reliability by consistently exceeding its customers' expectations with the highest quality products and delivery on time. Universal Gaskets provide design-to-deliver and end-to-end service to the customers and have zero rejections due to trial production for fresh order and strict quality control during production. Key role of well-maintained Plant & Machinery, dependable & well-experienced team, and a strong quality culture make the products stand out amongst the competition.
Universal Gaskets believe in understanding the need of the customer and exceed their expectations in all respects. “We ensure repeat inflow of orders and believe in long-term association with our Customers. We thank our existing customers who have encouraged and backed us at every turn on this journey. We are poised to grow exponentially. We have undertaken steps to get enlisted and Get Approval of EIL & API as well as other major Oil & Gas companies, Chemical, and Petrochemical companies”, explains Nikhil.
Universal gaskets has built a reputation for excellence and reliability by consistently exceeding its customers' expectations
Universal Gaskets is a second-generation company founded by Narendra M. Parikh, transitioning into third-generation entrepreneurship led by Nishant Parikh. He has been the driving force to introduce the latest business management thinking to embark upon quality systems and be customer-centric.
Nishant’s visions comprised of wider markets and EIL & API Certification. Almost immediately after setting the ball rolling for EIL & API certifications, an unfortunate medical event hit Nishant and turned him away from his visions. To keep his legacy alive, the journey of Nishant Parikh has now been put back in motion by his father Nikhil Parikh and Sister Nikita Parikh, with the support of the entire team. Further, Universal Gaskets constantly works to provide excellent service and quality workmanship to the customers.
Internally, the company is integrating the manufacturing practices with the implementation of ERP, safety at work, store management, and multi-skilling of operators to handle critical products. The company is now looking beyond its current business model from only B2B business to entering into channel sales and other industries of importance. Further, the company is planning to undertake Other prestigious certifications for ISRO, Aviation, UL Certification & CE under Phase II of growth journey.