About us

Quality Policy


GASCO is in the business of manufacturing friction material for diverse applications. We at GASCO are committed to provide quality friction material as per customer requirement and ensure total customer satisfaction.

Vision & Mission


To attain and retain an international image as a top quality manufacturer and supplier of friction material by providing world class friction engineering products that strictly adheres to individual customer specifications on a sustained basis by continuously upgraded technology and operating procedures.

Core Values


It is a continuous endeavour for the management at GASCO to build and sustain a profitable customer centric organization through:
1. Enhancement of technology
2. Reliability and assured quality
3. Concern for customers, suppliers and work force
4. Maintaining integrity and intellectual honesty



Historic Background


General Auto Spares Company (GASCO) was established in the year 1971 by a group of enterprising technocrat entrepreneurs under the leadership of Mr. C Venkataraman as General Asbestos Company. The group pooled in their experience and know-how in friction material technology to build the enterprise. Mr. Venkataraman had a vision to build a customer centric enterprise in an era when the Indian Economy was a seller's market. He gave up a successful career as a development engineer, which spanned over reputed corporations like HAL, Ashok Leyland, Rane Madras and Rane Brak Linings to fulfil his vision.


The legacy of the founder continues to thrive till date and brand GASCO, serves its customers in India and abroad with precision engineered quality friction products. The Management at GASCO is highly responsive to customer needs and is geared to meet the constantly evolving needs of the customers inherent in a technologically dynamic world.


The company was reincorporated as General Auto Spares Company in 1985.



Way of Life at GASCO


Quality and productivity is a way of life at GASCO. The work force is well trained and committed to ensure that the products meet the stringent specifications at customer end. Its customers perceive GASCO products as highly reliable. They are known for their low fade and better recovery, contributing to a stable coefficient of friction. The systems of operation developed over a period of time ensure that;


  • Raw materials are procured from reliable and trusted vendors.
  • All inputs are thoroughly tested before they are issued for production.
  • Quality Control at every stage of manufacture is part of the process.
  • Dimensional checks, physical properties and chemical analysis are clearly focused.
  • Products are cleared for dispatch after a simulated test of endurance for wear and life