Est. in 1976, Machinecraft is a 3rd generation family run company which manufacturers thermoforming (plastics processing) machines out of Mira Road near Mumbai. With installations in more than 35 countries, the company makes around 50 machines a year for automotive exteriors (especially bus body parts), sanitation, luggage and packaging industry.

In December 2018, the company established a partnership with FRIMO, Germany – one of the world’s leading providers of tools and machinery used to manufacture plastic parts for car interiors, for example, car dashboards, door trims and armrests. Its customers are mainly automotive suppliers for the passenger as well as commercial vehicles.

The partnership aims to bring thermoforming, vacuum lamination, press lamination, edge folding & PU processing technologies from Germany to India by co-manufacturing some of the key technologies at the new manufacturing plant at Umergaon in India and sourcing the rest from FRIMO’s global locations.