About Us

The Group

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Hind High Vacuum (HHV) is India’s premier thin film and vacuum technology company, with over 55 years of expertise in the design and manufacture of high vacuum equipment for research and industrial applications. HHV’s products are integral to multiple sectors that include Aerospace, Automotive and Defense. HHV is a global developer and manufacturer of laboratory and industrial-scale vacuum coating systems for optical, decorative and functional coatings, astronomical telescope mirror coaters, thin film coatings, optics and special purpose vacuum equipment for complex metallurgical applications. HHV has multiple manufacturing centres located in and around Bengaluru, India. HHV is a leading exporter for coating equipment with branches in the United Kingdom and distributors worldwide. HHV is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OSHAS 18001:2007 certified company. 

HHV Ltd, United Kingdom

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HHV Ltd is part of HHV, India's premier thin film and vacuum technology companies. HHV Ltd is based in the UK and is the international sales and support organization of HHV. HHV Ltd holds an exclusive license from Edwards to manufacture and supply the well-known Scan Coat Six , Auto306, Auto500, TF600 and forensic deposition systems (ID750 and ID500) manufactured in HHV's purpose-built modern ISO-accredited facilities at Dabaspet, Bangalore.

HHV Crystals, India

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HHV Crystals is India’s premier watch crystal manufacturing company with over 25 years of expertise in manufacturing intricate and complex watch crystals at global quality standards. HHV Crystals is a subsidiary of HHV. HHV Crystals has established a state-of-the-art machinery and operations unit at Bangalore, India that ensures repeatability for mass production. HHV Crystals manufactures plain, metallized, and printed watch crystals of any size and profile as per customer requirements. 

HHV Pumps, India

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HHV Pumps is a Joint Venture, located in Bangalore, India, offering cost effective vacuum pumping systems and services. The team has over four decades of experience in the manufacturing and design of vacuum pumps and systems for various applications. HHV Pumps has a pan India sales and service network. HHV Pumps also represents other well-known international vacuum technology companies to supply solutions and services to it's customers.   

History

1965

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Hind High Vacuum founded as a Small-Scale Industry in Bangalore, India.

1967

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Developed India’s first indigenous 12” laboratory vacuum coating unit in association with the Indian Institute of Science.

1968

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Developed and manufactured India's first high vacuum rotary pump.

1970

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Developed an indigenous space simulation chamber to test leaks in pallets and allied components for rocket thrusters.

1977

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Moved to a 4.5 acre Peenya plant in Bangalore, India.

1991

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Established the thin films division and began producing optical filters.

1996

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India’s largest vacuum heat treatment and brazing furnace with a hot zone of size 1.8 meters in diameter and 2 meters in height and can achieve vacuum of 10(-6) mbar.

2002

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Built and supplied the largest vertical coating system for 2.2m diameter telescope mirror coatings at an elevation of 14800 ft. above sea level at Hanley, Ladakh.

2005

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Developed a robot- controlled sputter coating system for conductive and transparent coating on aircraft canopy and windshield with process technology.

2007

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Established the 6.5 acre Dabaspet plant in Bangalore, India which includes international contract manufacturing operations for Edwards' range of thin film deposition equipment and diffusion pumps.

2008

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Installed the Horton spheres at Trivandrum, India. The spheres are 16.13 meter in diameter (equivalent to the height of a five storied building), with a vacuum system of cycle speed of 1, 20,000 m3/hour. It is coupled with a hypersonic wind tunnel.

2009

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( i )Established HHV Pumps as a joint venture company to manufacture Rotary pumps, Roots pumps, Combination pumps, Piston pumps and Vacuum Pumping systems.

2009

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( ii )HHV's international activity commences with the export of thin-film deposition equipment, acquired the Edwards' thin films lineage and established HHV Ltd in United Kingdom.

2010

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Developed a complete turnkey line for the production of amorphous silicon solar panels with a capacity of 10MW per annum.

2011

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Developed a twin door metallization system for the automobile industry.

2011

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Developed and installed a large sputter coater for 3.7m diameter telescope mirror coating. 

2011

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Commissioned a robotized TIG welding system with man entry and external robot teaching facility for welding aircraft engine components in high purity inert gas environments. 

2012

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Developed a rotary vacuum brazing furnace for the brazing of diverging and converging exhaust nozzles used in the first and second stage launch vehicles. The furnace is 3.65 meters in diameter and 3.5 meters in length and can achieve vacuum of 10 mbar. 

2013

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Developed a large size ground-based integrated test facility to measure the thrust of high power (8.0 kW) ion-propulsion engines

2017

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Received Space Qualifications for Metallization for HMC substrates   

2017

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Launched India’s first commercial ALD reactor 

2017

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Designed and manufactured the TF1400, a thin film deposition system with a 1400 mm chamber for mass production

2017

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Established the Thin films and Optics facility to fabricate high precision optical components in the visible and infrared spectrum

2018

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Awarded the National R&D award by the President of India for establishing the production of thin film metallized substrates

2018

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Began the ATS 500, a fully automated thin film coating system, production line

2020

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Received Space Qualifications for Lithography of HMC substrates.

Board Members

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S.V. Narasaiah 

Chairman

Sakhamuri Venkata Narasaiah founded HHV in 1965 to propagate self-sufficiency in high technology in India. He has been conferred with a fellowship by the ASM International Vacuum Society.

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Nagarjun Sakhamuri

Managing Director

Nagarjun Sakhamuri has been a Managing Director at Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliated companies, since 1986. Nagarjun holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, USA.

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Prasanth Sakhamuri

Managing Director

Prasanth Sakhamuri has been a Managing Director at Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliated companies, since 1986. Prasanth holds a Masters in Business Administration from the IRMA, Anand, Gujarat, India.

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Leela Amaraneni

Director

Leela Amaraneni has been a Director at Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliated companies, since 1986. Leela holds a Bachelors in Architecture from University of Visveswariah College of Engineering, India.

ISO Certification

The excellence of our services has been proved by the following certifications.

R&D Leader in Tech photo
Most Innovative B2B Solutions photo
Best Service Provider

Our Foundations

Our Mission

To contribute to the welfare of the society by providing products and solutions of excellence based on vacuum technology

Our Vision

To be a world-classvacuum technology company

Our Values

● Complete customer satisfaction● Constant technology innovation● Investing in people through training and development● Motivating people through involvement and empowerment● Creating an environment that champions respect and kindness