Journey

Nearly five decades ago, late Mr. Y. N. Chaphekar had a tryst with destiny and thus begun the success story of the " CHAPHEKAR GROUP " in the year 1958.
  • 1958 - A humble beginning was done by Late Mr. Y.N. Chaphekar by starting a tool room with a capital of Rs. 5000/ USD 110.
  • 1960 to 1972 - Jaywant Chaphekar & his three brothers joined the business & were appreciated by reputed companies like ABB, Siemens, Crompton for supplies of tools.
  • 1975 - Customers encouraged us for supplying components & in a short span our customer base included IBM, Crompton Greaves, L&T largest engineering conglomerate , Bajaj largest scooter manufacturer etc.
  • 1980 - We started supplies of assemblies like Hand Brake, Window regulator etc to Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra.
  • 1982 - Tata Motors impressed by our quality & service encouraged us to build a plant to make load body's.
  • 1987 - We started Auto Electrical division as pioneers to introduce Windshield Washer system.
  • 1991 - Customer confidence grew & additional state of art new facility was installed with one of the largest load body paint shops in pune.
  • 1994 - Exports initiated to USA for supplies of Foot Steps & Jack etc.
  • 2001 - Family business restructured Prabha opted for Auto Electrical & Exports.
  • 2002 - Prabha started its exports to International OEM LDV in Birmingham & John Deere USA.
  • 2004 - Established additional Plant at Pune.
  • 2006 - Started exports to Kautex.
  • 2009 - Additional Blow molding facility was created at pune.
  • 2009 - We achieved ISO/TS16949:2009 certification from TUV NORD.
  • 2011 - Capacity expansion for washer pump & blow moulding done in pune.