Sharpex Engineering, the flagship company, popularly known by the brand name, Sharpex®, has been set up by professionals and technocrats having expertise on wood cutting machineries for more than 40 years. Sharpex has been in service of saw mills, plywood factories, veneer industries, tea gardens, chemical/food/pharmaceutical industries, fire brigades, several government and semi-government organizations, Indian Army & Airforce and corporations since four decades. The plant is located at G.I.D.C. Odhav, Ahmedabad – about 10 kms away from the city, in a sprawling area of 50,000 sq. feet with state-of-the-art production and testing facilities.
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Four decades ago, from an ordinary beginning as a small company, to a brand that stands for technological leadership and high quality. Product development, Research and development, Marketing and Customer Service has played a pivotal role in strengthening the roots of the company.By adapting operations in order to achieve development that is economically, socially and ecologically sustainable, Sharpex has carved a permanent niche for itself.
Over the years, the only prime focus has been on the development of products which yield better and improved environmental performance.
With a formidable past and a solid foundation, Sharpex has been an all-round performer. We have been consistently living up with a commitment, today we are well entrenched in India with an aim to accelerate and serve our nature with growth.
Driven by ambition and vision of its founder, Shri Karsanbhai Patel, a dynamic entrepreneur, steadily started manufacturing wood cutting machineries – to begin with Two Man Chain Saw for cutting wooden logs, paper rolls, etc. and then gradually One Man Chain Saw for multifarious cutting activities. These items were imported from abroad. Thus, Sharpex has the distinction of being pioneer in the fastest cross cutting machineries in India.
The unrelenting pace of growth led to further diversification by new generation from wood cutting machineries to eco-friendly tools evolving contemporary designs and adapting latest techniques.
Today, Sharpex is the largest manufacturer and exporter of eco-friendly garden and forestry tools like Lawn Mower, Grass Cutting Machine,Secateurs, Grass Trimmer, Mobile Chipper, Branch Cutter and Long Cutter. Yet another diversification is the introduction of Sharpex Portable Concrete Cutter and Aqua Power Cleaner. These revolutionary products are being used extensively for multifarious industrial uses.
Upgradation of Technology
The young engineers from Sharpex regularly visit developed countries and adopt the latest innovations. Thus, Sharpex products catch up with times. We adopt latest trends and technology from all the major exhibitions in Germany, Italy, U.S.A and U.K. The result is the saga of our growth.
Sharpex had a humble beginning, from Rs. 1 million turnover in 1975, the group has now touched an all time high of Rs. 85 million.
In the early eighties, the reins of Sharpex have been entrusted to a consortium of young and qualified engineers and each one of them is entrusted with the task of production, quality control and R & D, administration, export and other departments which are manned by technically qualified personnel specialized in their respective fields.
The marketing activity is supported by its marketing division and dealer network throughout the country. The excellent customer rapport adds to the reputation of the company. The marketing network is a bird’s eye view as under.