ERJ staff report (DS)
Pune, India -- Bekaert has officially opened a new technical centre in Ranjangaon, near Pune. India. The Bekaert India Technical Center will support Bekaert's customers in India with enhanced technical services in the form of product quality testing, technical assessments and related dedicated assistance.
The official inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of HRH Prince Philippe of Belgium, His Excellency Steven Vanackere, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Institutional Reform, and Baron Paul Buysse, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bekaert. The delegation is visiting the plant in the framework of the Belgian Economic Mission to India.
Geert Roelens, Bekaert Group Executive Vice President Steelcord, commented: â€œBekaert is responding to an increased demand for steel cord reinforcement solutions in India as tire manufacturing companies want to capitalise on the move towards radial tyres. By providing technological support and a state-of-the-art testing facility tailored to local needs, we are ideally positioned to set up joint development programs with our customers.â€
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Press release from Bekaert