Cummins India to build new facility
Cummins India Ltd is planning to set up an additional manufacturing facility in Pune district to manufacture low horsepower engines and generator sets of 15kV-140kV. These products will be used as back-up power. The exact location of the proposed facility has not been decided.
Says Anant Talaulicar, Chairman, "Based on strong domestic and export demand, the company is continuing to invest in new products and increased capacity." The company is planning to spend around Rs 15 crore on the new facility in terms of land, building, plant and machinery etc.
Since 1962, Cummins India has produced more than 167,000 engines at its manufacturing facilities in Kothrud and Nagar Road in Pune and Daman. The company manufactures on an average nearly 20,000 engines and gensets per year. Clients include BEML, Coal India, Ingrsollrand and Railways. The company belongs to Cummins Inc., the world's largest designer and manufacturer of diesel engines ranging from 55 hp to 3,500 hp.
Contact: Cummins India Ltd, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038. Tel: 020-25385435/ 0240/1105; Fax: 020-25380125
[19 September 2005]