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Bharat Forge

New Forging Facility Opens Up North American Opportunities.

Bharat Forge is a global provider of metal components for customers across a range of industrial sectors, most notably the automotive and aerospace industries. Seeking to strengthen its transcontinental presence along with European and Asian operations, the company selected Gray to design and build a 100,000 s.f. greenfield manufacturing facility in Lee County, North Carolina.

In Numbers

  • Sanford, NC
  • 98070 s.f.
    Square Footage
  • 20 months
Bharat Forge
Sanford, NC
98070 s.f.
20 months

Headquartered in Pune, India, Bharat Forge manufactures metal components for a variety of automotive and industrial partners. The company’s new North Carolina facility produces aluminum and steel components for its global customer base.


Gray provided pre-construction and design services as well as project management and safety compliance for the greenfield facility.


As Bharat Forge’s largest investment in North America, this project helps the company maintain a strong global footprint. The operation is expected to bring more than 450 manufacturing and administrative jobs to Lee County by the end of 2025.


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