Forbes & Company Limited is one of the oldest companies of world that is still in business. The company traces its origin to the year 1767 when John Forbes of Scotland started his business in India.

Over the years, the management of the company moved from the Forbes Family to the Campbells to the Tata Group and now finally to the well known Shapoorji Pallonji Group; leaders in infrastructure, construction and real estate businesses, amongst many others. For more details about Shapoorji Pallonji & Co.Ltd. please visit:

Forbes & Company Limited has three main businesses, namely Engineering, Shipping and Transaction Management Solutions. Many of these businesses have joint ventures with world leaders and are present throughout India and in many other countries across the globe.

Forbes & Company Limited have a tradition of excellence and total customer delight as its singular aim. Engineering Division of Forbes, began its journey with the manufacturing of Spring Lock Washers and expanded its capabilities to manufacture a range of precision cutting tools under the brand name of Bradma &  Totem .
Bradma of India Ltd. was into manufacturing of marking tools and marking machines and was amalgamated with Forbes Group in 2004 – 05. Thus “Bradma” became part of Forbes Group since then.

Along with “ Bradma ” conventional marking solutions, we offer the following range of products:

Threading Tools

  • HSS Taps
  • High Performance Taps
  • HSS Drills
    HSS Dies and Die Nuts
  • Carbon Steel Taps, Dies & Die Nuts

Carbide Tools

  • Square and Ball Nose
  • End Mills & Drills
  • Tungsten Carbide Rotary Burrs

Energy Solutions

  • Drive steam turbine
  • API / Non API
  • Power steam turbines from 200 to 3000 KW