• 1993

    STEER Engineering founded by Dr. Babu Padmanabhan to steer a new world and create a better tomorrow

  • 1994

    STEER designs, creates and supplies its first twin-screw compounding element, helping GE Plastics produce better compounds.

  • 1995

    Manufactures elements from design to finish in a 36 days against industry average of 112 days

  • 1996

    Begins exporting twin-screw extruder elements to Switzerland Germany (considered the best in the business) putting India on to the world map

  • 1997

    • Certified ISO 9001:1994
    • Develops the exact geometry of a transition screw element from Single to Multiple flights
  • 1998

    Designs and develops the revolutionary ‘fractional-lobe’ geometry, replacing the conventional integer-lobe design and transforming the way work happens inside a mixing vessel.

  • 1999

    • In 6 short years, breaks into multiple international markets supplying to Spain, France, Italy, Singapore, Mexico, USA, China and Japan.
    • Develops the WR5 series — an advanced wear-resistant treatment system to increase the life of elements.
    • Develops a new twin-screw geometry capable of superior dispersive mixing
  • 2000

    • Helps visualise the flow of materials in an extruder by building a fully transparent glass barrel lab extruder.
    • Applies for a patent for the revolutionary fractional-lobe design.
  • 2001

    • Manufacturing capacity increased to over 1000 elements a month
  • 2002

    • Launches STEER Information Technologies to provide high-end software services to the polymer compounding industry.
    • Dedicated Extruder division launched to meet growing demands
  • 2003

    • Develops and sells its first co-rotating twin-screw extruder — the Omega 60
  • 2004

    • Establishes a special tool steel plant to manufacture its own special steel.
    • Sets-up a dedicated R&D facility and secures the AIPMA Best Research Award for Polymer science, technology and engineering.
  • 2005

    • STEER America LLC and STEER Japan set-up to meet the growing demands of U.S and Japanese corporations.
    • Launch of the Application Development Center (ADC) — dedicated to the development of advanced materials.
    • Patent for the ‘Fractional-lobe’ design granted
  • 2006

    • SAP introduced as an ERP Tool. > Develops the Omega Platform Technology with 1.71 Do/Di
  • 2007

    Wins the International Award for Manufacturing Excellence awarded by TPM

  • 2009

    • Omega 40 establishes a record with a production capacity of 900 Kg/h.
    • Establishes the Polymer Science Diagnostic Center (PSDC) for quality testing and development.
    • Manufactures its first production class extruder (Omicron 12) for the pharmaceutical industry, getting widespread recognition.
    • Develops ACCROLLOY, a vanadium rich tool steel that works against the forces of abrasion.
    • Applies for 16 new patents
  • 2010

    • Develops its first 100mm Dia extruder to process black masterbatch.
    • Designs and develops the clam shell barrel and the miniature chilled roller for the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Forays into the Brazilian market.
    • Ranked top 5 amongst extruder manufacturers in under 7 years
  • 2011

    • Wins the prestigious Plasticon award for best Research and Development.
    • Submits its 25th patent for Dynamic Stirring Elements and launches them in NPE
  • 2012

    • Launches its first complete production line for SPL 40 at PLASTINDIA 2012.
    • STEER’s Special Tool Steel Plant introduces forging for its wear-resistant tool steels.
    • STEER records 41,495 elements and 50 extruders
  • 2013

    • Launches the world’s smallest extruder — the Omicron 10.
    • Begins its journey towards revolutionising the pharma sector
  • 2014

    • Gets DSIR recognition.
    • Forays in to resin markets.
    • Creates platform technology for food processing.



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