ASHOK LEYLAND ENNORE.
BETWEEN 30-05-2012 TO 03-06-2012
1. V. Ganesh Ram
Adhiyamaan College Of Engineering, Hosur-635109.
This is a report on in-plant training carried out at ashok Leyland limited, Ennore plant during 30-05-2012 to 03-06-2012. This report covers the important manufacturing process carried out at the industry. This report includes the aspects of production carried out at the sections like chassis assembly section, shop II, shop III, shop IV and engine assembly section. At the chassis assembly section, the chassis goes through various stages in which different components were attached to metal frame. In total there were 19 stages through which the frame passes through to become the skeletal function body of mobile function body of the automobile which can be a bus, track, or other such goods carrier. At the shop II various components of engine were produced. At the engine assembly section the various components being manufactured in shop II were assembled to form the engine and the assembled put to test for any correction required. At the shop III, metal plates were assembled to form the complete frame. The frame passes through 10 steps in which various cross railings and mounts were fitted to frame to form the complete chassis. At the shop IV, the assembly of rear and front axles were carried out.
First and foremost, we thank the management of ashok Leyland for following us to carry out our in plant training in their esteemed concern. We also thank various employees of the concern who spared their time answering our questions in spite of their busy schedule. Last but not the least we thank the almighty for keep using good health and for giving us this wonderful opportunity.
Ashok Leyland (NSE: ASHOKLEY, BSE: 500477) is a commercial vehicle manufacturing company based in Chennai, India. Founded in 1948, the company is one of India's leading manufacturers of commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses, as well as emergency and military vehicles. Operating six plants, Ashok Leyland also makes spare parts and engines for industrial and marine applications. It sells about 60,000vehicles and about 7,000 engines annually. It is the second largest commercial vehicle company in India in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle (M&HCV) segment with a market share of 28% (2007–08). With passenger transportation options ranging from 19 sweaters to 80 sweaters, Ashok Leyland is a market leader in the bus segment. The company claims to carry over 60 million passengers a day, more people than the entire Indian rail network. In the trucks segment Ashok Leyland primarily concentrates on the 16 ton to 25 ton range of trucks. However Ashok Leyland has presence in the entire truck range starting from 7.5 tons to 49 tons. The joint venture announced with Nissan Motors of Japan would improve its presence in the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) segment (<7.5 tons).The origin of Ashok Leyland can be traced to the urge for self-reliance, felt by independent India. Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister, persuaded Mr. Raghunandan Saran, an industrialist, to enter automotive manufacture. The company was established in1948 as Ashok Motors, to assemble Austin cars. The company’s destiny and name changed soon with equity participation by British Leyland and Ashok Leyland commenced manufacture of commercial vehicles in 1955. Today the company is the flagship of the Hinduja Group, a British-based and Indian originated transnational conglomerate. Early products included the Leyland Comet bus which was a passenger body built on a truck chassis, sold in large numbers to many operators, including Hyderabad Road Transport, Ahmedabad Municipality, Travancore State Transport, Bombay State Transport and Delhi Road Transport Authority. By 1963, the Comet was operated by every State Transport...