• 1956-Pt.Mohan Lal, the then Finance Minister of Punjab inaugurated the Hero Cycles factory and Hero started it production with 25 cycles per day.


  • 1968-Dr.D.C.Pavate, the then Governor of Punjab, inaugurated the new premises of Hero Cycles.


  • 1975-Hero became the largest manufacturer of bicycles in India with a production of 7500 cycles per day.


  • 1986-Hero Cycles entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world.


  • 1996-Hero crossed the figure of 5 crore cycles.


  • 2004-Superbrand, UK recognized Hero as superbrand.


  • 2006-Hero crossed the figure of 10 Crore Cycles.


  • 2012-Hero crossed the figure of 13 Crore Cycles.