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1948

Dominion Rubber Works in partnership

Since 1948, we’ve been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. Our business is the result of Khawaja Imam Din’s visionary leadership, along with generations of associates focused on helping customers and communities save money and live better. This rich heritage defines who we are and what we do today. We started our operations with partnership and launched many rubber products.

1953

Darson Rubber (partnership dissolved) Horse Cart Wheels

Inspired by the early success of his dime business, and driven to bring even greater opportunity and value to his customers, Mr. Khawaja Imam Din laid foundation of Darson Rubber as the partnership dissolved at that time. Darson Rubber introduced many products including horse cart wheel as a major success for the company.

1960

Industrial Hoses

Darson Industries is a business founded on a sense of purpose, and our unique heritage still shapes the way we do business today. Khawaja’s competitors thought his idea that a successful business could be built around offering lower prices and great service would never work. As it turned out, the company’s success exceeded even Khawaja’s expectations and proceeds steady expansion of the business. In 1960, Darson Rubber started to manufacture industrial hoses for the first time.

1963

Registered as Locomotive & Carriage parts Private Limited with SECP to Pakistan Railways

As the business grew, so did Khawaja’s aspirations. In addition to bringing new approaches and technologies to industry, he contracted with Pakistan Railway to provide spare parts to help the national carrier run smoothly and earn for the country. He registered his company with the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan for this purpose.

1965

Tank & APC parts to Pakistan Military

Darson is proud to serve Pakistan Army in the most critical time. In 1965, Darson supplied parts to army tanks and took a leading role in the safety of country.

1968

Calendared Rubber Sheets

Darson Industries started making calendered rubber sheets. The relentless search for best quality and cost-effective products continues to be at the core of everything we do.

1970

Bicycle Tyres & Tubes

Darson Industries stepped into the bicycle industry in Pakistan as a tyre and tube manufacturers in 1970. Soon after launching tyre and tube, Darson had started to gain a share in this sector.

1975

Radiator Hoses for Local Market

The growth mindset and eagerness to innovate of our leadership made headlines by introducing radiator hoses for the local market with quality as the core objective. This was just the beginning of an era for the company and for the market as well.

1980

Radiator Hoses to Nissan Trucks, Millat and Ghazi Tractor

Due to our exceptional quality and excellent customer services, Many OEMs started considering Darson as the most reliable manufacturer of automotive radiator hoses in Pakistan. This was a huge success for the whole team that puts its hard efforts into the whole process. Darson started supplying radiator hoses to Nissan Trucks, Millat, and Ghazi Tractors.

1983

Motorcycle Tyres & Tubes

Over the years, Darson evolved as one of the finest brands of tyres/tubes in Pakistan and enjoyed a respectable position in the local market. Our unwavering commitment to quality, untiring R&D efforts, highly innovative approach, insatiable quest for applying state-of-the-art technology and persistent search for meeting the diverse needs and tastes of customers, helped us keep miles ahead of our competitors.

1983

Rubber Gum Boots, Hot water bottles, Airboats, and mattresses

As time flew by, Darson started adding new products to its portfolio. The Company evolved to become one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of radiator hoses, rubber gumboots, hot water bottles, airboats, and mattresses in Pakistan. Our wide range of Products, superior Quality, after-sales Services, and competitive prices have allowed us to establish an excellent reputation amongst a diverse customer and consumer base.

1996

Radiator Hoses to Honda Atlas Cars

Quality product availability and quick delivery have earned us a good name in the industry. By looking at the good reputation received by Darson in such a short span of time, Honda Atlas started purchasing radiator hoses from us in 1996.

1997

Radiator Hoses to Indus Motor (Toyota & Daihatsu)

Our leadership philosophy that “providing quality products at a low price” started yielding results as many other OEMs including Toyota & Daihatsu commenced business relations with Darson. Darson industries are solely considered as one of the best radiator hose suppliers in the country.

1998

Hoses and Grommets to Thal Engineering (Denso & Furukawa)

By the prominence of Darson Industries, Thal Engineering established business terms with us and started buying Hoses and Grommets. This was the result of relentless efforts made by our team.

2000

Hoses to Dewan Motors (Hyundai & Kia)

Darson industries stayed committed and focused on its business while concentrating on customer development and customer services. We started selling hoses to Dewan motors (Hyundai & KIA), which shows our customers’ confidence in our business.

2001

Segregation of Automotive Hose Division (Radiator)

Due to immense demand for our quality hoses and other products, Darson comprehended to have a separate division to further enhance our capabilities, processes, operations, and quality. For this purpose, Darson set up an independent and autonomous radiator hose division in 2001.

2004

Exports to the USA

After getting a major share in the local automotive hose market, Darson started looking for the international market to capture more customers. Soon we started exporting to the USA and this was like a victory for the company. This set the direction for us for the future.

2005

1st Automotive Exhibition in the USA (AAPEX)

Exhibitions are an excellent way to showcase the products to potential customers. With the intention of gaining more customer’s confidence, Darson took part in the automotive show in the USA for the first time.

2006

1st subcontracting Exhibition in Germany (Messe Hannover)

We participated in the Messe Hannover exhibition in Germany to gain European customers. 

2008

Certified for ISO 9001:2000

Compliance with international standards is necessary for any ethical business. So Darson became certified for ISO 9001:2000 to comply with requirements.

Upgradation of molding presses

Darson always prefers the latest technology and machinery. We upgraded our molding presses to the latest technology in 2008.

2011

Certified ISO 9001:2008

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified company. It is an inordinate achievement that shows we are truly endowed in understanding our client’s needs in working with them to deliver high-quality solutions, at the same time continuously reviewing and improving the way we work. This certification not only anticipates the demands of our customers but also reveals our commitment to providing quality products and services to all our existing and prospective customers.

2014

Molded parts to Yamaha Motorcycles

Darson, after having a huge share in the local and international market, started manufacturing molded parts for Yamaha motorcycles and some other bikes manufacturers.

2019

Certified for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

We are proud to have received the ISO 14001:2015 & 9001:2015 certification and have been actively working for years on minimizing energy consumption and waste by reducing our environmental footprint. This certification comes as recognition of these efforts which underlines the quality of our continuous improvement philosophy and is a testament to our employees who have embraced a responsible and rational approach to managing our environment.

2019

Certified Accreditation ISO/IEC 17025:2017

Darson Industries is accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017, general criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing an inspection as a type-A inspection body. We continuously challenge ourselves to improve our services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of our customers, while always complying with regulations and specifications.

Certified IATF 16949:2016

In 2019 Darson obtained an important international recognition: the IATF 16949 Certification, which certifies the quality of the company and its full compliance with industry’s standards for automotive suppliers. Obtaining the IATF 16949 certification demonstrates that Darson’s quality management system has met the requirements to create a continuous improvement process with particular regard to defect prevention, waste reduction, and the supply chain.