A major fire on May 29, 2016
(Sunday) gutted almost the entire facility of Subros in Manesar. Subros is a
leading player in car air conditioning. The plant been set up in Manesar in
vicinity of the Maruti Suzuki Ltd factory on a land area of 38000 sq mts was
equipped with latest state of the art manufacturing and testing facilities.
The Manesar plant makes
automotive air-conditioners for Maruti Suzuki and other vehicle manufacturers.
The fire which raged for several hours beginning in the afternoon, gutted
almost the entire plant but according to reports, no injuries have been
reported to workers.
Subros is a joint venture with
a 40pc stake held by the Suri family and 13pc each by Denso Corp & Suzuki Motor Corporation. Subros facilities have been set up in technical collaboration with
Denso Corporation, Japan.
The company has grown from a
capacity of 15,000 AC units in 1985 comprising of largely an assembly
operation, into the largest and only integrated manufacturing unit in India for
Auto Air Conditioning systems. Subros manufactures compressors, Condensers, Heat
Exchangers and all connecting elements required to complete AC loop and caters
to all segments viz. Passenger Vehicles, Buses, Trucks, Refrigeration
Transport, off- roaders & Railways.
Subros has manufacturing
plants at Noida (2 nos.), Manesar, Pune, Chennai and Sanand with an annual
capacity of 1.5 Million AC Kits per annum beside a well equipped R&D Centre
and Tool Room at Noida.