History and Development
- Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar is a metallurgical unit of OFB, engaged in the production of Steel Castings to meet the requirement of Sister Ordnance Factories.
- It came into existence in 1943 as a transplantation project during second world war.
- It is situated 40 Kms away from Delhi on Delhi-Meerut Road (NH 58).
|1943||Factory was established as a transplantation project during second world war with a single heavy Steel Foundry section.|
|1957||Production of 1000 Lbs. Bomb Bodies commenced followed by production of 25 Lbs. Bomb Body.|
|1961||New production line added for manufacture of castings for Shaktiman, Nissan Vehicles and Vijayanta Tanks.|
|1978||New Iron Foundry Section came into existence for manufacturing of casting of H.G. Body, 25 Lbs. & other cast iron casting.|
|1978||Sand Washing & Grading plant was installed to improve foundry Technology.|
|1981||Forge Shop with 1 Ton & 2 Ton Hammer came into Existence.|
|1982||Facilities for steel castings (Plain Carbon & Alloy steel) for T-72 tank introduced. .|
|1985||5 Ton Hammer installed in Forge Shop.|
|1995||Awarded ISO – 9002 certification on 15-03-1995 by Bureau of Indian Standard.|
|1998||Production of 250 kg HSLD Aerial Bomb Body fully established.|
|2000||NABL Accreditation obtained for Laboratory.|
|2001||Production of 450 kg HSLD Aerial Bomb Body fully established.|
|2005||Development and Productionisation of castings for T-90 tank.|
|2009||Switched over to ISO 9001 : 2008 version from August 2009. Awarded Golden Peacock National Quality Award for 2008|
|2010||Development of Track Link Assembly for T-72 and Ist set despatched on 15th November, 2010|
|2011||Bulk Production of Track Link for T-90 Tank commenced. 78 sets supplied to HVF so far.|
|2011||41 Nos. Castings of 155 mm F.H. Gun has been developed under R&D and supplied to GCF.|
|2012||Awarded ISO 14001 : 2004 EMS Certification in March, 2012.|
|2012||Fresh set of Track Link Assembly for T-72 Tank developed after modification and despatched to HVF in July 2012 for trial.|
|2013||Test Stand for T-90 has been successfully developed through IRD project and commissioned.|