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The Company

Specialist in mirrors and camera technologies

SMR is one of the largest manufacturers of rearview mirrors for passenger vehicles in the world. Furthermore, the company is a pioneer in developing intelligent camera technologies for automotive applications.

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Char Zawadzinski Chief Operating Officer

Welcome to SMR

SMR is a global company with a high level of innovation. Originally coming from the pure mirror business, today SMR is specialist in rear view mirror systems as well as pioneer in intelligent camera systems for automotive applications. Our goal is to actively help forming the future of the automotive industry – with innovative technologies that make driving more comfortable and safer.

As part of the Samvardhana Motherson Group, we are optimally networked for reacting quickly to customer requirements and making use of synergy effects. For example, we work closely with our sister companies SMP, MSSL, SMIA and Motherson Innovations. SMR offers a creative working environment, in which everyone can participate actively and develop in line with his or her individual abilities and preferences.

Facts & Figures

Originaly founded: 1935

Countries SMR is located in: 16

Engaged employees: 10,600 +

Production & Logistics centers: 23

Revenue generated in 2017/18: €1,6 billion

Part of Samvardhana
Motherson Group since:

1965 1975 1985 1995 2005 2015 2025
Production centers


SMR Quality policy

To be our customers’ preferred partner for Automotive mirrors, components and camera based environment sensors.

Quality has always been a lead value at SMR - essential for customers and therefore also for the company and its employees. Quality is not only a priority for every product created but also for every process performed internally and externally. It’s a prerequisite for functioning partnerships with customers as well as suppliers. SMR’s global networking ensures best-in-class quality standards that are applied consistently worldwide. All SMR companies are certified according to the latest automotive quality standards.

We will achieve this through:

  • Customer orientation, satisfaction and confidence
  • Motivated and involved employees
  • Business excellence culture
  • Compliance with legal requirements
  • Demanding and developing relationships with suppliers
  • Leadership and process approach
  • Continuous improvement
  • Sustainability as a major guidance

SMR supports its customers in developing markets by transferring its global best practices into the local production facilities. With its focused commitment to Quality, Cost, Delivery, Development, Management, Safety, Environment and Sustainability, SMR is a preferred supplier to major car manufacturers globally.

SMR EHS policy Back

SMR EHS policy

We as the SMR Group are committed to implement an Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management System to continually improve our EHS performance by:

  • Setting up, implementing and reviewing our EHS objectives and targets periodically
  • Adopting measures to protect environment and prevent pollution arising from our operations
  • Commitment to provide safe and healthy working conditions for the prevention of work-related injury and ill health and is appropriate to the purpose, size and context of the organization and to the specific nature of its EHS risks and EHS opportunities
  • Adopting measures to ensure zero incidents, to eliminate hazards and reduce OH&S risks
  • Adopting measures to prevent injury, ill health and continual improvements in EHS management systems
  • Commitment to fulfill the legal, our compliance obligations and ensure that our operations are carried out in accordance with these compliance obligations. Evaluate fulfilment of the compliance obligations and correct nonconformities
  • Optimal utilization of natural resources, in particular, electrical energy, and water, and adopting waste management practices
  • Educating and encouraging our suppliers and business associates to adopt similar approaches towards environmental protection and safety realization
  • Communicating our EHS policy to all persons working for or on behalf of our organization
  • Consultation and participation of workers and, where they exist, workers’ representatives

The commitment to protect the environment is intended, to not only prevent adverse environmental impacts through prevention of pollution, but to protect the natural environment from harm and degradation arising from the organization's activities, products and services.

Our EHS policy is available to interested parties and is linked to our global Integrated Management Systems policy.

Environment & Sustainability

Corporate and Social Responsibility

At SMR we define sustainability as the economical and careful use of nature's resources, maintaining the health of all employees, and workplace safety. These pillars are a top priority in everything we do. Our goal is to create products which are manufactured, used and disposed of in a safe and environmentally-friendly way.

Our work processes are designed to be healthy, environmentally-friendly and safe. We encourage our employees to participate in improving their own working environment, and support efforts towards continuous improvement.

SMR China pollutant discharge permit SMR Modern Slavery Statement Integrated Management Systems Policy

Proud to be part of our customers' success

Our products make driving safer. Our customers include:

Aston Martin
Great Wall
Land Rover
Renault Samsung

SMR is part of the Samvardhana Motherson Group - one of the fastest growing automotive component makers

The Samvardhana Motherson Group is a globally operating supplier providing full system solutions to the automotive industry, from design, simulation and prototyping to tooling, moulding, painting and final assembly of highly integrated modules. The group was founded in 1975 and is today one of the 26 largest and fastest growing automotive component makers in the world.

Its business portfolio comprises a broad range of superior quality and aesthetic products for all large car manufacturers worldwide such as cockpits, bumper covers, rear view mirrors, camera systems, lighting systems, decorative interior and exterior trim, wiring systems, air management systems and off-highway vehicle cabins.

Furthermore, Samvardhana Motherson Group produces refrigeration systems, machined and sintered metal parts, elastomer parts, cutting tools, thin film coating metals and injection moulding tools and provides comprehensive IT and design engineering services to various industry segments.

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