Kalyani Lemmerz to set up new wheel facility
A Business Correspondent
Kalyani Lemmerz Ltd will build a new plant next to its
existing commercial vehicle steel wheel facility at Chakan near Pune. The plant,
which will manufacture passenger car steel wheels, is expected to begin
production in October 2008. The new facility will support 2,000,000 steel wheels
per year with a capacity to increase production to 4,000,000 units in future.
Recently, Kalyani Lemmerz completed the expansion of its state-of-the-art
commercial vehicle steel wheel facility, bringing annual capacity to 800,000.
Kalyani Lemmerz expects to add 200,000 units of capacity in coming months,
taking the total annual capacity to 1,000,000 units.
Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc., USA, a leading global supplier of automotive
and commercial highway wheels, brakes, powertrain, structural and other
lightweight components, owns 85 per cent of the equity in Kalyani Lemmerz Ltd,
and the remaining15 per cent is held by companies in the Kalyani Group.
Contact: Kalyani Lemmerz Ltd, Gate No.635, Kuruli Village, Chakan, Khed
Taluka, Pune District, Maharashtra 410501. Tel: 02135-305100; Fax: 02135-280162;
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
[26 February 2007]