SteelBird International - History (Timeline)

  • 1963

    This was the year of commencement of Steelbird marked by the launch of its core product till date, Filters (for two wheelers as well as four wheelers). In due course of time, the contract signed between Steelbird and Royal Enfield for OE supply proved to be a significant milestone.

  • 1976

    After producing filters for 13 years, the company now diversified its production and engaged into producing auto accessories. The launch of the first ‘Fiber Glass Helmet’ saw the safety of Indian roads taken to new heights. Still, the Steelbird helmets are counted among the best helmets produced for safety.

  • 1980

    The quest of the company didn’t end with helmets. It then launched ‘Rubber Parts.’ With more than 1000 types of rubber parts produced, Steelbird geared up for complete dominance in the aftermarket and the position is still hold today.

  • 1982

    The year 1982 saw Steelbird group launching ‘Floor Mats’ of automobiles. This production enabled the company to enjoy a significant share in the market

  • 1984

    The diversification of the company continued and this time they took it to next step launching ‘Pannier Boxes’. Such diversification enabled the company to enjoy undisputed respect from market. Quality of previous productions never got compromised with new launches.

  • 1992

    With increasing two wheelers and automobiles on roads, Steelbird then eyed on to manufacture electronic parts of them. The company launched state-of-the-art electronic parts including rectifiers, regulators, pick up coils and CDIs.

  • 1994

    Steelbird introduced plastic components in the market. They started manufacturing scooter indicators, magnet fan crowns, housing nose etc.

  • 1996

    This year witnessed collaboration with a foreign company. STEELBIRD and BIEFFE an Italian leader of helmet manufacturer tied up for professional collaboration.

  • 2001

    The new millennium saw a period of renaissance at STEELBIRD. After nearly 40 glorious years in automobile sector, Steelbird branched into Resin Stained Glass under the brand 1st Formula Creation (FFC).

  • 2002

    Immediately after one year of Resin Stained Glass production, it tied up with CADRAM Ltd. (U.K.) to address qualitative issues.

  • 2006

    A fully automated state-of-the-art facility is set up in a Special Economic Zone covering more than 25,000 Sq. feet carpet Area in Pantnagar, Uttrakhand in the vicinity of some of the biggest OEM’s Plants in the country. This plant was set up in sync with plans to manufacture rubber parts in OE and for overseas markets. The plant was set up for voluminous production with the increasing demand of Steelbird rubber parts.

  • 2011

    The year 2011 has been marked by the setting up a new plant to meet the exponential rise for the demand for Steelbird products. The new plant, also located in Pantnagar is going to double up the production capacity to meet the projected requirements.