About South India Metal Company

South India Metal Company, located at Shoranur, Kerala, was established in the year 1936. The bussiness was taken over by Sri P.M.C. Divakaran Namboothiripad and his brothers in March, 1947. He was the Managing Partner till his death on 18th January, 1999.

The company is one of the pioneers in manufacturing various kinds of agricultural implements, garden tools and estate tools worked by hand. The company was able to successfully develop many of the implements like Digging Forks which were imported from Sheffield, England before independence. Thus it was able to contribute to import substitution and agrarian revolution in the country after independence. Its "SIMCO" brand implements and tools are well known for quality among agriculturists, estates and hardware dealers throughout South India.

The company has received various awards including a first prize in the World Agricultural Fair at New Delhi in 1961 for "Secateurs" and a second prize in the National Quality Award for Agricultural Implements in 1986.

 
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