( UNDP/UNIDO assisted punjab govt. project )

About Us

About Us

INSTITUTE FOR AUTO PARTS AND HAND TOOLS TECHNOLOGY is set up by Punjab Govt in Assistance with UNDP/UNIDO in 1994 with AIM to provides Research & Development Solution to micro, small and medium enterprises of the region to enhance their efficiency through process improvement, economizing use of raw materials, design solutions, material characterization, materials treatment, precision manufacturing, machining, measurement, calibration and to provide HRD Training.

The complex of the institute is spread over 6 acres of land in the Centeralised Industrial Focal Point of Ludhiana, which is ideally situated to provide services to a variety of industries. The focused area of the institute is in Auto Components, Hand Tools and Light Engineering manufacturing sector.

Our Mission

  • To provide material evaluation and treatment services through world class technology and practices.
  • To support Autoparts, Hand tools and light engineering sector in reverse engineering and design development.
  • Assist industry to develop and adopt innovative, quality and cost effective manufacturing techniques.
  • Assist industry to improve product and processes through research and development.
  • Assist industry for the development of skilled manpower per their need.
  • Strive to make available all of its services with reliability, efficiently, economically and independently for the total customer satisfaction.

Our Vision

Aspire to be one of the international level research, development and efficient service provider by acquiring, adopting world class cutting edge technology, developing technical expertise and disseminating the same to sustainable development and growth of Autoparts, Hand Tools, light engineering sector through promoting quality, innovation and professional commitment.

Our Objective

  • To provide latest testing, R&D and training facility to industry.
  • To upgrade quality levels of industry to meet international competition.
  • To Facilitate reverse enggineering applications.
  • Help exporters & manufacturers for quality & cost effective production techniques.
  • Development of innovative low cost manufacturing techniques.
  • Development of skilled manpower for the industry.
  • To become an advanced and sophisticated R&D centre in the region.
  • To become a successful business incubator to facilitate innovations in engineering industy.

We serve the Industry in following ways:-

  • Identification, Testing, Characterization and assessment of Metals, Alloys and Polymers.
  • Metrological inspection & precision measurement.
  • Computer aided Design, Development & Training.
  • Computer aided Manufacturing & Training.
  • Calibration of Measuring Instruments.
  • Heat Treatment of Metals & Alloys.
  • Consultancy & Extension of services.
  • Skill Upgrading Training for HRD Requirement of the Industry.