Businesses beyond mobility sector expands base
Bosch inaugurates its 15th manufacturing facility in India
Power Tools facility is located in Oragadam, Chennai
- The new Power Tools plant is spread over two acres of land
- Power Tools facility in Chennai will cater primarily to the local market requirements
- Chennai offers proximity to vendors and Bosch central distribution warehouse thereby improving logistics
Bangalore/Chennai- Bosch India, a leading supplier of technology and services, officially inaugurated its 15th manufacturing facility in India on November 20, 2015. Spread over two acres of land, the plant located in Oragadam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu will manufacture products for Bosch’s Power Tools business division. Commenting on this development, Dr. Steffen Berns, Managing Director of Bosch Ltd. and President of Bosch Group in India, said, “In line with our local-for-local strategy, this plant will cater mainly to the requirements in India with a small share of exports to Asia, Middle-East and Africa.” Elaborating further, he said, “The new local manufacturing facility of our advanced Power Tools will enable us to produce innovative and high quality products at competitive cost to meet the region-specific demands of our customers in India. The new location also provides us with more options to ramp up capacity in the medium-term based on the needs of the Power Tools business.”
This new manufacturing facility of Power Tools in India will manufacture products such as angle grinders, impact and rotary drills, rotary hammers, marble cutters, air blowers including motors for all the tools.
Commenting on the significance of this plant for Power Tools business in India, Panish P K, Regional Sales Director of Bosch Power Tools, India said, “Bosch has invested in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for its customers in India. This facility owing to a higher capacity and localization, enables improved flexibility and a shorter lead time. Additionally, the plant will be producing tools best suited for Indian users thereby focusing on the ‘Make in India’ concept.”
Located at M/s Indospace SKCL Industrial Park, Oragadam – Walajabad road, the plant is approximately 37 km from Chennai International Airport and is in close proximity to the Bosch Central Distribution Center.
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