Picture caption: (L to R) Franz Hauber, Sandeep N, Stefan Kampmann and
Bosch Limited, one of the
leading suppliers of technology and services in the area of mobility services,
among others, has inaugurated its sixth manufacturing unit in India. The unit
has been setup in Gangaikondan, Tamil Nadu on January 22, 2015. The company
invested approximately Rs. 50 crore to setup the facility which covers a built
up area of 6,500 square meters. The new facility in India will cater to the
company’s Gasoline Systems business in an endeavor to localise manufacturing
and increase cost competency.
Dr. Steffen Berns, Managing
Director, Bosch Limited, said, “It is imperative that our Gasoline Systems
division should have a strong manufacturing foot-print in India. The new plant
provides extended local production capabilities which will help Gasoline
Systems to increase its market share.”
Dr. Stefan Kampmann, Executive
Vice President, Gasoline Systems, Franz Hauber, Executive Vice President,
Manufacturing and Quality, Bosch Limited and Sandeep N, Regional President,
Gasoline Systems, Bosch Limited officially inaugurated the plant.
Sandeep N, said, “The new
facility is an integral part of Bosch’s strategy to enter the competitive
two-wheeler market in India with Electronic Fuel Injection systems.”
The new plant will manufacture
power train sensors, fuel delivery modules and air management components for
automotive and two-wheeler systems. Previously Gasoline Systems division shared
the Bosch Naganathapura manufacturing facility for its local production.
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