Shalimar Wires Industries Limited Uttarpara, was set up in 1962, with a mission to provide import substitution to the Indian Paper Industry, which was then totally dependent on imports for all its vital and significant machine clothing inputs. It earned the ISO 9001-1994 version certification in the year 1997. It was certified to ISO 9001-2000 version 03-03-2003 and earned ISO 9001-2008 certificate on 06/03/2009.
In the year 1980, the Company also started manufacturing EDM Wires for the Tool Room Industry. This was also an Import substitution item.
In the year 1981, the Company started manufacturing Synthetic Forming Fabric for the first time in India under collaboration with United Wires, U.K.