mitsubishi electric: Mitsubishi Electric will invest Rs 220 cr to set up a factory in Maharashtra

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced on Tuesday that it would invest about Rs 220 crore (3.1 billion yen) in its Indian subsidiary to set up a new plant near Pune in Maharashtra. Its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric India will manufacture inverters and other factory automation (FA) control system products, a statement from the Japanese electrical and electronics maker said.

The factory is expected to start operations in December 2023 and would expand the company’s capabilities to meet growing demand in India, he added.

“The rapidly growing Indian market is growing at an annual rate of around 8%, mainly in sectors such as automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, data centers and textiles, with a further market expansion expected in the future,” he said.

The new 15,400 square meter two-storey plant will be built on a 40,000 square meter land near Pune.

“…(he) will help expand Mitsubishi Electric’s production capacities to meet local product demand, and will also contribute to the Make in India initiative promoted by the Indian government,” the statement said.

In addition, the facility will incorporate various features aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by reducing carbon dioxide emissions through the use of highly efficient air conditioning systems and LED lighting equipment.

It will also meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by reusing wastewater through underground filtration treatment and greening.

Mitsubishi Electric India is engaged in “the development, manufacture, sales and after-sales service of AM control system products, sales and after-sales service for air conditioners, semiconductors; the manufacture, sale and after-sales service of electrical products for railways Vehicles.

Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a global leader in electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy , transport and construction equipment.

The company had recorded revenue of 4,476.7 billion yen ($36.7 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 2022.

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