The Industrial Sealing segment is an extremely service oriented business and PILOT Gaskets (PGE) has been on the forefront for their reliability, quality, and history - tracing back to 1957. PGE is a strong advocate of environmental-friendly sealing solutions and offers 100% Asbestos free sealing solutions to their customer base.
The company has initiated various technical training with Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, chemical plants, steel mills and successfully help them transition their unit to not only non-asbestos materials but also solutions that comply to Ministry of Environment’s fugitive emission norms. It is one of the handful companies focusing on reducing carbon footprint of India manufacturing sector and its Industrial equipment via specialized sealing solutions.
The Industrial Sealing market in India is an extremely challenging and competitive Industry. It is strongly linked into the fabric of Indian Engineering and Indian manufacturing. It is growing the world over at an CAGR of 18% but India itself is posed to grow at a massive 33% in the next 5 years. The largest challenge is that the knowledge is based on personal experience and this knowledge is never captured for and even rarely shared with others outside a limited circle. PGE believes in training, sharing, connecting best
Sealing practices across the world and bringing them to the Indian manufacturing sector for a truly “Make in India” experience.
PILOT Gaskets (PGE) is extremely focussed on developing import substitutes for various critical process spares. It has been working closely with the extremely stringent Defence Industry and Petrochemical plants to develop critical spares for their state-of-the-art equipment. Our work has been highly appreciated, aligning with every Indian’s responsibility of an “Atmanirbhar Bharat”. The focus has always been on giving solutions to our customer and this is seen in their motto –‘Sealing Solutions Simplified’. Most of its customers consider themselves as a partner with the company for quality and dependability for service.
Major Factors that Separate it from Others in the Market
PILOT Gaskets (PGE) has a technology partner in Donit-Tesnit, Europe and manufacturers sealing solutions locally under strict guidelines and European quality protocols. Gasket material selection is of utmost importance and PGE’s clients depend upon the firm and current portfolio of over 385 different raw materials. The company currently has a 7000 sq feet manufacturing unit in Navi Mumbai, sales offices across 3different locations, local partners in 6 Indian states and technical engineers spread all over India. This carefully planned infrastructure has been implemented for swift and efficiency including a state of the art European machines that allows us to manufacture any customized gasket within 10 secs.
PILOT Gaskets (PGE) is a technical partner to various Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) customers who reply upon on various testing, R&D, Certifications and global approvals. It offers nearly all types of sealing solutions including non-metallic, semi-metallic, O-Rings, Elastomer moulded products, Engineering Plastic products, Gland Packings, Thermal insulation, and critical seals.
Gearing Up For the Future
There is a strong belief in India’s growth as a Global Engineering powerhouse in the years ahead and PGE intends to be a humble part of this amazing story. The current move to a Private Limited entity and PGE Industries Pvt Ltd is to stream-line the operation and consolidate manufacturing for higher efficiency. It is also structurally changing with a strong focus on Indian products with global quality standards.
PGE is determined towards doubling its current employee strength and production capacity within the next two years. The company is looking to expand in the export market with selected partners especially across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The firm is also domestically expanding operations with various strategic partners across India.
It is committed to Digital India future and has already launched India’s first online procurement system for Customized Gaskets. To sum up, success in PGE’s bright future looks perfectly sealed.