The Most Trusted Brands

Built on the Power of Partnership


A Joint Venture with Purolator, USA in 1964 was ANAND’s first step in its long and illustrious journey into the manufacture of Automotive Filtration Systems in India. Having built the most trusted automotive filtration brands, ANAND’s foray into the segment continued as a joint venture with MAHLE Filter Systems GmbH of Germany in 2005. Today MAHLE India stands tall as the country’s leading manufacturer and exporter of these products & solutions.

Our Partners



MAHLE Filtersysteme GmbH, Germany:
Headquartered in Stuttgart, the MAHLE Group is a global leader in auto component manufacturing. As a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industries, MAHLE offers unique competence in internal combustion engines and engine peripherals. With its two business units, Engine Systems and Components, and Filtration and Engine Peripherals, the MAHLE Group ranks among the top three systems suppliers worldwide for piston systems and cylinder components, as well as valve train, air, and liquid management systems. Nearly every automobile and engine manufacturer in the world is a customer of MAHLE. It has 170 plants worldwide, almost 76,000 employees, and revenues close to € 11.5 billion.



MAHLE’s leadership has embraced the core values of the Power of Partnership and the Power of People in the way we do business. Leading from the front, they demonstrate the company’s commitment to promoting excellence, encouraging meritocracy and a passion for innovation. The underlying philosophy of unyielding integrity, good governance and absolute transparency defines our value system and our work ethics.

Mr. Sunil Kaul
Mr. Sunil Kaul AEC Member, President
Mr. Jagdish Kumar
Mr. Jagdish Kumar AEC Member, President
Mr. Manoj Kolhatkar
Mr. Manoj Kolhatkar AEC Member, President
Mr. Sumit Bhatnagar
Mr. Sumit Bhatnagar AMC Member
Mr. Wilhelm Emperhoff
Mr. Wilhelm Emperhoff
Mr. Seiho Akazawa
Mr. Seiho Akazawa
Mr. Rituraj Singh Kalra
Mr. Rituraj Singh Kalra
Mr. Arnd Franz
Mr. Arnd Franz
Mr. Anand Sontakke
Mr. Anand Sontakke Chief Operating Officer