Nilpeter opens new manufacturing site in Asia
Nilpeter has established a new manufacturing and development facility in Mahindra World City, Chennai, India.
The manufacturing site in India will complement the current sites in Denmark and the United States.
The new facility will house over 70 Nilpeter India employees is expected to more than double the current press manufacturing capacity.
“2018 marks the 10th year of operations for Nilpeter India, and we are delighted to celebrate the occasion by moving into brand new facilities,” said Alan Barretto, managing director, Nilpeter India Pvt Ltd.
“The new factory is located in Mahindra World City, 35 km south of Chennai on the south east coast of India, approximately 45 minutes from Chennai International Airport. The 3,500 sqm modern building houses manufacturing and assembly lines, R&D environment, Customer Care Center, and a large Technology Center. If we choose to expand, the land area also allows for additional expansion over time.”
The facility first began as an assembly unit catering to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The last few years have seen the company expand with shipments to Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Europe. The new facility, and the corporate decision to move all FB-Line production to India, Nilpeter is expecting to supply more presses to Europe and the Americas.