Avantha Group Company CG’s (Crompton Greaves) motor facility in Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh state of India) was inaugurated today in the presence of Avantha Group founder & chairman, Gautam Thapar.
According to the company, this plant will meet the growing global demand for drives and motors. The equipment is primarily targeted at the oil and gas, cement, mining and metals, water treatment, electrical transportation, and power generation sectors.
The new facility will design and deliver customized and energy-efficient rotating machines with advanced manufacturing technology as well as electronic drives with the latest hardware and software components.[ Also Read: Can Narayana Murthy Save the Infosys Ship? ]
“The opening of this plant is an important step in the deployment of CG’s industrial business growth strategy. It provides CG with a competitive manufacturing platform on a global scale and will be the harbinger of an augmented global presence for CG,” said Avantha Group Company CG’s CEO & managing director, Laurent Demortier.
The US$4 bn Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business groups. Its businesses include BILT, Crompton Greaves, The Global Green Company, Avantha Power & Infrastructure, Solaris ChemTech Industries, Biltech Building Elements, Salient Business Solutions and Avantha Technologies.
With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide.