Usha Martin Group is a continuously evolving organisation and global leader in finding innovative solutions for industry-wide problems. Our commitment is to ensure our wide range of products are designed towards the highest quality, whereas safety, performance and sustainability is our constant focus. With this commitment at the forefront of everything we do, our Global Design Centre (GDC) was set-up.

Based within Northern Italy, at the heart of industrial activity, GDC is strategically placed to coordinate our efforts towards quality assurance and continuous improvement. GDC is responsible for all strategic marketing objectives, including product & market development, application engineering and life cycle optimisation.

R&D Facilities, Ranchi

Beside the dedicated Design Centre at Italy, Usha Martin has a comprehensive R&D facility in its manufacturing unit at Ranchi. The R&D infrastructure includes a full-fledged design lab with specialized software for rope design. The set-up is well equipped to deliver production, testing and analysis of trial products enabling us to come out with new products periodically.

Services Offered

Global Design Centre provides support to the group's manufacturing units and project management teams, while leading technical guidance towards rope design, product improvement and R&D activities.

With an onsite laboratory and expansive testing area, including various sophisticated electronic microscopes, GDC carries out a range of tests and in-depth analyses on steel wire ropes.

GDC functions as an additional support centre for inspection and installation services.

GDC delivers a wide range of training programs to numerous Usha Martin Group customers across the globe.

“The company has access to a large talent pool from multiple geographies that brings different perspectives to technical challenges. Needless to say, such cross fertilization of minds brings the best in class solutions for users and ensures that our products are designed, developed, and validated to achieve the highest level of performance for different applications.”