About Addison

Addison & Co is part of the 148-year-old legacy of the Amalgamations group, a much esteemed and venerated name among business houses in India. The group has operations in a broad range of industries, varying from Heavy engineering and manufacturing to logistics and finance.

Addison & Co have been pioneers in cutting tool research, development, manufacture and exports in India since 1955. At Addison, we manufacture our cutting tools with strict adherence to global standards at a state-of-the-art factory in Chennai, India. A rigorous quality control regime, efficient supply chains and an ear for customer feedback have made us the preferred tooling partners for our demanding customers in Europe, USA, Japan and other quality conscious markets across the world.

Our product range includes cutting tools in HSS, Carbide as Drills, Reamers, Taps, Milling Cutters, End Mills, etc. The in-house development team can design and prototype special tools for specialized applications and our manufacturing facility can begin production of any design with minimal lead time. A well-established, efficient supply chain will ensure prompt delivery to any corner of the world in the fastest time possible.

Our History

A green conscience

The QS 4000 Environmental Maagement System is a testimony of our commitment to environmental protection. At every level of the organization, and in every function of every department, we aim for continuous improvement. We take corrective measures to cut down our carbon footprint and give back much more than we take.


Addison & Co has obtained ISO 9000 Quality Management System certification in 1997 and has upgraded to the 2008 Version from TUV Germany. We have also acquired the ISO 14001:2004 Quality Environmental Management System certification in the year 2008.

Amalgamations Group

• We belong to Group called Amalgamations.The Chennai based light engineering conglomerate - Amalgamations Group. Till independence, it was responsible for introducing many leading international brands in India. And since then, it has been at the forefront of the indigenisation movement.
• The auto components manufacturing companies of the Group have been giving tangible support to the import-substitution requirements of practically every OEM in the country, right from the mid-fifties. Today, the Group’s products enjoy a high degree of preference amidst all categories of vehicle manufacturers. This commanding presence in the OE field has been a direct result of the rapid strid es on the technology front. To know more about the group companies visit Web site of Amalgamations – www.amalgamationsgroup.co.in


  • Simpson & Co. Ltd.
  • TAFE Motors Motors and Tractors Limited
  • TAFE Reach Limited.
  • TAFE USA Inc.DEaware U.S.A
  • TAFE International Tractor VE Tarim Ekipmani
  • TAFE Tractors Chagshu Company Limited,China
  • TAFE Properties Limited.
  • Tractors & Farm Equipment Ltd.
  • TAFE Engineering Plastics & Tools Division
  • Amalgamations Repco Ltd.
  • TAFE Gears Division
  • TAFE Implements Division
  • TAFE Motors and Tractors Ltd.
  • TAFE Power Source Division
  • TAFE Access Ltd.
  • TAFE International LLC.
  • Kuduma Fasteners Pvt. Ltd.
  • T.Stanes & Company Ltd.
  • AMCO Batteries Ltd.
  • Addison & Co. Ltd.
  • India Pistons Ltd.
  • IP Pins & Liners Ltd.
  • IP Rings Ltd.
  • IPL Engine Components Private Ltd.
  • IPL Green Power Ltd.
  • Bimetal Bearings Ltd.
  • BBL Daido Pvt. Ltd.
  • Amalgamations Repco Ltd.
  • Addisons Paints & Chemicals Ltd.
  • Shardlow India Ltd.
  • L.M. Van Moppes Diamond Tools India Pvt. Ltd.


  • The Madras Advertising Company Private Ltd.
  • Sri Rama Vilas Service Ltd.
  • Simpson & General Finance Company Ltd.
  • Associated Printers (Madras) Private Ltd.
  • Associated Publishers (Madras) Private Ltd.
  • Alpump Ltd.
  • Sri Paramakalyani Nursery & Primary School
  • Sri Paramakalyani Higher Secondary School
  • Sri Paramakalyani College
  • Sri Paramakalyani Hospital
  • Sri Paramakalyani Kalyana Mandapam


  • T Stanes & Co. Ltd.
  • Speed-A-Way-Pvt. Ltd.
  • George Oakes Ltd.
  • Stanes Motors (South India) Ltd.
  • Stanes MJF Teas Ltd.
  • Stanes Motors Parts Ltd.
  • Higginbothams Private Ltd.
  • Wheel & Precision Forgings India Ltd.
  • Wallace Cartwright & Co. Ltd. London
  • W.J Grrom & Company Limited,Londonul
  • TAFE Reach Ltd. (TRL)ul


  • The United Nilgiri Tea Estates Co. Ltd.
  • Stanes Amalgamated Estates Ltd.
  • Southern Tree Farms Ltd.