Can a spring spark a revolution?

Over 70 years ago, we began with one factory, one product, and the singular vision of one man. Today we’re a leading manufacturer of specialty springs with operations across the world.
So believe us when we say, this spring can.

Stumpp Schuele & Somappa Springs is a market leader in the design and manufacturing of springs for a wide variety of applications.

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OUR VISION
To be the go-to spring solution provider across geographies built on cornerstones of trust and quality
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OUR MISSION
To provide products and services of exceptional value
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OUR MISSION
To always go beyond customer expectations and foster long-term relationships
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OUR MISSION
To uphold a culture of continuous improvement
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OUR MISSION
To be a proactive business partner in all engagements
With a capacity to convert 20,000 tons of steel into springs each year, we are unmistakably the number One spring maker of high quality springs in India.

The story of how we got started

Stumpp, Schuele & Somappa is part of the MG Brothers Group, a 70 year old enterprise which has operations across various business verticals such as Transportation, Auto Dealerships, Agriculture, and Real Estate.

1960
Stumpp, Schuele, And Somappa Springs (SSSS) is established in Bengaluru (then Bangalore) as a premier spring manufacturer as a joint venture with Stumpp & Schuele of Germany.
1981, 1991, 2001, 2005
SSSS expands its manufacturing footprint across the Indian subcontinent with new plants in Gurgaon, Chennai and two plants in Bangalore.
2007
SSSS becomes 100% Indian-owned with a buyout of Stumpp & Schuele GMBH by Indian owners

“SSS acquires all shares from Kern Leibers in 2005, and spearheads into the future as a 100% Indian family business”

Satish Machani, CMD of SSSS

2008
SSS expands it's footprint to North America with it's first facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
2012
SSSS crosses the USD 100 million turnover mark cementing its place as the premier spring supplier from India
2017
SSS Group expands into the Defence Sector
2018
Export orders grew from 2% - 5% focus on the USA market - main focus on Clutch & Damper springs.


​Ramesh Sunwire Pvt Ltd established in 2018 at Nagpur

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2019
Established new Metro Seating manufacturing company. (MREPL)
2020
The Stumpp Schuele Group Expands into the Electric Vehicle Segment
Today
SSSS continues to grow with expansions in the USA while leveraging the latest technology and R&D to create quality components across industries.

Our team

M.R. Ramesh

EMERITUS
Shri. Machani R Ramesh is a stalwart member of SSS for three decades and counting. His passion for quality and excellence has steered SSS thus far. His success mantra is simple: meet customer expectations, be a preferred supplier, and continue to be #1.

Satish Machani

CHAIRMAN CUM MANAGING DIRECTOR
With over 25 years of experience in the automobiles industry, with an emphasis on technology transformation and diversification, Satish works closely with state and central government agencies, Auto industry lobby groups, and international OEMs to promote the interests of Indian R&D across the manufacturing value chain. He is responsible for new verticals which include SSS Electric and SSS Defence.

R Lakshmi Narayanan

PRESIDENT
Mr. Lakshmi Narayan has tremendous knowledge in the fields of Marketing and Sales. As the President of SSSS and with more than 25 years of experience in the company and field, Lakshmi has strengthened Indian operations by adding 3 plants in strategic locations, created a Joint Venture with Sunflag Pvt. Ltd for the manufacture of steel wires, and also aided into overseas expansion in the last decade, amongst other major achievements of paving the way for continual innovation and international success.

Shanker Narayan

Gr. CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER
With over 25 years of experience and a Chartered Accountant qualification from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Shanker Narayan is an expert in the financial and management accounting field. As the group's CFO, and an excellent all-rounded mentor, Mr. Shanker paves the way for all sound financial decisions of SSSS.

Vasudeva Murthy K S

Finance Controller
Vasu is a Chartered Accountant with an additional ICWAI (Institute of Cost Accountants of India) qualification. Having worked in different businesses he comes with vast experience in operational efficiency, financial control planning and analysis.

Anil Machani

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
With over 26 years of experience, Anil leads the new era in SSSS with innovation and growth at the core. He comes with expertise in WCM, TPM, and TQM concepts and previously served as President for the RNAIPL Vendor Forum.

Ashok Kumar Nayak

VICE PRESIDENT
Ashok comes with a combined 27 years of experience with rich expertise in Costing and Finance, Project Management, and Marketing. Previously he spearheaded SAP implementation at BEML and is currently a member of ICWA.

Ganesh Kamath

VICE PRESIDENT
Ganesh oversees Finance & Accounts as SSSS. He brings immense value to the organization with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and over 43 years at SSSS.

NK Ramesh

VICE PRESIDENT
Ramesh comes with rock knowhow in Manufacturing and Project Manufacturing. He is responsible for numerous efficiency improvements across the organization including in Production, HR, and Machinery.

Rohit Tophkhane

VICE PRESIDENT
Having previously worked with Many European MNCs such as Bekaert and Hoerbiger, Rohit comes to SSSS with over 25 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development. He is focused on ensuring SSSS remains the preferred supplier of springs for Tier 1 OEMs. He is also a member of Steel Wire Association of India and is an avid aviation enthusiast.

Thirumal Palle

VICE PRESIDENT
Trained in Lean Manufacturing and Quality Systems, Thirumal has over 25 years of experience in Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Product Processes. He is a member of the ACMA RM Committee and has worked on Brown and Greenfield projects at SSSS.

Umesh Arora

SENIOR GENERAL MANAGER
Umesh comes with a Mechanical Engineering degree and 35 years of specialized work experience. He is in charge of developing strong business relationships with customers and logistics improvements.

M Lakshman Kumar

SENIOR GENERAL MANAGER
Lakshman has been associated with SSSS for about 25 years. Being a B.Tech graduate and with plenty of hands-on expertise, he is a veteran in handling the production of diaphragm springs, flat components, suspension & compression & damper springs. He has also successfully handled 3 greenfield projects.

HR Srivatsa

GENERAL MANAGER
Srivatsa is a qualified internal auditor with a string of certifications and successes to his credit. He has been with SSSS for a total of 16 years and has consistently completed audits of all kinds.

MN Uma

GENERAL MANAGER
With expertise in Instrumentation and Technology, Uma comes with 3 decades of rich experiences in Business Development and Product Development. She is responsible for the continued market growth of SSSS among Tier 1 OEMs and is a major player in our export business.

Punith S

DY. GENERAL MANAGER
Punith has been with SSSS for close to 14 years and comes with numerous specialized certifications. From Metallurgy and Product Design to Dynamic Analysis and materials, his contributions over a short period of time are commendable. He is also an active member of the Institute of Spring Technology, UK.

Sridhar Rao

DY. GENERAL MANAGER
Sridhar Rao is a Computer Science and Engineering expert with 30 years of field experience. He has played key roles in rolling out and implementing various IT functions across the organization and building robust network systems.

Udham Singh

DY. GENERAL MANAGER
Udham comes with 25 years of experience working with some of the leading spring manufacturers in the industry. Combined with his MBA, he offers strategic inputs for project planning and training. He is constantly tinkering with processes at SSSS to improve efficiency.

Rameswari

Dy. GENERAL MANAGER
An MBA (HR) with 14 years of experience, Rameshwari is a core member of the Performance Based Career Progression Team. She is responsible for day-to-day activities and developing unique HR practices in all plants.

Sreenivasalu Kamarathi

Asst. GENERAL MANAGER
Sreenivasalu has deep specialization in the setting up of all kinds of springs. Currently he handles the ARGB plant operations. He also spends his time ensuring that his expertise are passed down and is involved with many training and development initiatives.

Vara Prasad

Asst. GENERAL MANAGER
With over 29 years of experience, Vara Prasad joined SSSS as a trainee and has grown to become a Plant Manager. He is an expert in production and administration processes and managing and growing production teams. At SSSS, he is dedicated to man power reduction and production improvements.

Vivekanand C Katagi

Asst. GENERAL MANAGER
Vivekanand comes with over 18 years of experience in various aspects of HR, from legal-statutory compliance and recruitment to training and policy framing. Apart from overseeing various HR activities, he was responsible for managing the pandemic situation of the organization and ensuring the health and safety of employees.

Responsibility

Indivillage

SSSS channels all CSR efforts through its umbrella company, IndiVillage. Started in 2009 in direct response to Dr. Abdul Kalam’s advice for corporates to give back to society and focus on rural India, Indivillage helps provide jobs to rural youth and women so that they are prepared to be independent and empowered. IndiVillage offers IT and ITeS services and reinvests profits back into the society and into the villages.

Machani Ramanna drinking water services

Established in 2015 by MG Charities, the Machani Ramanna Drinking Water Services provides clean and safe drinking water to people in Yemmiganur town and surrounding villages.More than 2000 families and 2500 school children benefit from the clean drinking water every day.

MSR english medium primary school

The Machani Shanthamma Ramanna English Medium School is an upper primary school that provides education in the Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. The school not only provides education free of cost but also free breakfast and tea time snacks for all the children. The school is well equipped and technologically advanced.