ERJ staff report (DS)
Ranjangaon, India -- ElringKlinger has officially opened its new Indian factory, operated by subsidiary, ElringKlinger Automotive Components (India) Pvt. Ltd.
ElringKlinger said the unit represents an investment of Euro 5 million Euros and will have a capacity to produce several million gaskets. The plant will manufacture gaskets for powertrain applications such as engines and transmissions, especially focused on newly developed low emission gasoline as well as diesel engines.
The unit is on a plot of 60 000 m2 with a covered area of 5600 m2, it added. The company said the plant will supply car makers, including Maruti Suzuki, Ford, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ashok Leyland, Fiat-Tata, Piaggio, MAN-Force.
ElringKlinger said in January that the unit commenced production at the end of 2007 and scheduled the opening for 12 April. The plant is located in Ranjangaon, 45 kilometers east of Pune and in direct proximity to the production locations of various vehicle manufacturers, said the company.
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Press release from Elring Klinger
ElringKlinger commences operations from first plant in India Economic Times (India)