Emerson opens new integrated manufacturing facility in Chennai, India
New Chennai The plant is equipped with the latest advanced manufacturing systems to manufacture quality products used in key industrial segments including power generation, chemicals, energy, life sciences, automotive, infrastructure, food and beverage, metals and mining. Building on its long-term commitment to India market and aligned with the government’s “Make in” India‘ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, the facility will stimulate local manufacturing and engineering of innovative products and solutions, while meeting global market demands.
The new manufacturing plant was inaugurated in a ceremony at Chennai attended by U.S.-based Emerson executives and Emerson members India management team. Tamilnadu Guidance, indo-american bedroom of Commerce, and Invest India assisted Emerson with essential support on the infrastructure development plan and required statutory approvals during the COVID-19 restrictions.
“The opening of this manufacturing facility marks another important step in our commitment to growing our business by India“, said Ram Krishnan, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Emerson. “Our goal continues to be to provide the best cutting-edge technologies and the best customer service to our local and regional customers.”
Marc BulandaExecutive President of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business, said, “This facility positions Emerson well to realize our vision of India — to be a trusted technology partner for industrial companies looking to not only improve their operations, but also meet their decarbonization goals.”
At his news Chennai facility, Emerson has integrated manufacturing under one roof to take advantage of production synergies for some of its industry-leading products. This facility will manufacture fluid and pneumatic control products including solenoid valves, air preparation units, cylinders, pneumatic valves and manifolds, position and high pressure regulators for the field-proven ASCO brand of Emerson.™AVENTICS™Top Worx™ and TESCOM™. The plant also manufactures Emerson’s pressure management products, including pressure regulators, cryogenic service valves, tank safety products and purge/vent valves for its Fisher™jeon™Enardo™Kelp™Cash™ and Yarway™ brands.
“With this new facility, Emerson reaffirms its commitment to being a market leader in India. Our developments have been aligned with the make in India initiative and therefore many of our products are manufactured in India“said Anil Bhatia, vice president and general manager of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business at India. “This expansion will further increase production capacity and reinforce our continued commitment to supporting our customers in India and around the world.”
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions to customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect people and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps keep people comfortable and healthy, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information, visit Emerson.com.