The surface finish manufacturing industry is experiencing remarkable growth driven by rising demand for high-quality finishes, technological advancements, regulatory compliance and sustainability. However, challenges in maintaining consistent quality and optimizing costs persist. Variations in material properties, process parameters and equipment performance pose challenges to achieving consistency, while cost optimization requires streamlining processes and enhancing operational efficiency.
Despite these challenges, surface finish providers like Erol Exports that prioritize quality control, innovation, regulatory compliance and sustainability, are well-positioned to meet industry demands and capitalize on the industry's growth. Erol Exports is a renowned exportoriented company that has established itself as a leading provider of highquality precision equipment for blasting and surface cleaning.
With a strong presence in international markets, the firm has been supplying its products to clients across the globe, including the United States, Canada, South Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia. Erol places great emphasis on maintaining internationally recognized certifications, including ISO9001 for quality management, ISO14001 for environmental management and ISO45001 for occupational health and safety. Erol's pressure vessels carry ASME U stamp certification, enabling global acceptance of its products. Erol’s Government of India approved R&D facility specailises in designing and developing ground breaking technologically driven products and services.
Erol demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through rainwater harvesting, solar power utilization and adherence to ethical manufacturing practices. Historically, the Indian market showed skepticism towards Indian made blasting equipment, leading Erol to primarily focus on international clients. The prevailing mindset, 15-20years ago, was rooted in the perception that Indian companies couldn't produce high-quality products. “Convincing Indian customers of the company's capabilities proved to be a challenging task.
However, over the past five years, we have observed a gradual increase in inquiries from India, albeit indirectly through companies seeking specialized equipment to sell under their own brands”, adds Nidhi Saluja, Managing Director. Erol's commitment to using genuine and high-grade materials sourced directly from reputable manufacturers, such as Hindalco, Tata Steel, and Jindal Steel, ensures the production of topnotch equipment. The firm employs high-precision valves and rigorous quality control processes, supported by skilled engineers and cutting edge software, further cementing its reputation for delivering superior products.
Erol Exports is wellpositioned to meet industry demands & capitalize on the industry's growth
To avoid competition with its overseas clients, Erol adopts a strategy of limiting the number of distributors in each market while expanding its product offerings for existing clients. This approach allows customers to access a wide range of equipment from a single source, simplifying their procurement process. “We at Erol maintain partnerships with reputable distributors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide, ensuring efficient global distribution while adhering to strict quality standards”, emphasizes Nidhi Saluja.
Erol's manufacturing process encompasses stringent quality checks at every stage. For valves, the firm uses virgin materials procured from trusted suppliers, subjecting them to Spectro lab analysis before proceeding to the foundry shop unlike other manufacturers. Various casting methods, such as gravity die casting, pressure die casting, and investment casting, are employed to achieve precise and reliable components. Advanced CNC machines and in-house die-making facilities enable quick prototyping and efficient production.
Each valve & pressure Vessel undergoes 100 percent testing and hydrostatic testing before being dispatched, ensuring compliance with international standards and customer satisfaction. In the near future, Erol hopes to build partnerships with some large entities in the Indian market that would require a stamp or certified equipment and where the firm can supply according to their designs for pressure vessels and valves. There is a significant demand in India for engineering goods which Erol wishes to capitalize on.