Mitsubishi Electric India Private Limited initiated the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Factory Automation Systems Factory in Talegaon near Pune. The company is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and a world leader in electric and electronic equipment. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation had recently announced an approximate greenfield investment of rupees 220 Crores. The new factory will manufacture Variable Frequency Drives and Factory Automation (FA) control system products.
The ground-breaking ceremony was presided over by the Managing Director of Mitsubishi Electric India, Mr. Kazuhiko Tamura, along with the Director and Factory Automation Division Head, Mr. Tomohiro Yoshida.
Mitsubishi Electric India’s Factory Automation & Industrial Division has strong presence in sectors like automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and has been increasingly catering to upcoming and diverse sectors like data centres, e-commerce, sugar, steel, to name a few. The company has a strong local R&D base and has been developing indigenous products that cater to the local requirements of the customers.
Addressing the gathering at the occasion, Mr. Kazuhiko Tamura Managing Director of Mitsubishi Electric India said, “The upcoming factory is a testament to the strong commitment that Mitsubishi Electric India has towards its customers. For almost three decades now, we have been serving the India market. Since then, we have rapidly expanded our India operations. The new factory will meet the growing customer demand and will help create further value for them. We will continue to strongly support India’s manufacturing sector by offering cutting-edge factory automation technologies and solutions.”
Mitsubishi Electric has been contributing to the growth story of India since 1958 with its various businesses and this investment is an extension of its support to the Make-In-India initiative. This new manufacturing facility will not only act as a tool of business expansion but will also empower our customers and the manufacturing sector of India with shorter delivery times and price optimization of Factory Automation equipment.