Mahindra, a US $15.4 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, has inaugurated its new Technical Center in Troy, Michigan. The company made this announcement today, Sept. 19.
This facility is the company’s first technical center in the USA and will leverage Michigan’s large automotive talent pool to provide design and consulting services for Mahindra’s automotive customers in the region.
Recently, Anand Mahindra, vice chairman and managing director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., was appointed chairman of the Mahindra Group. (Read: Anand Mahindra to Lead India’s Mahindra Group)
This new facility will initially employ 25 engineers and has been designed to accommodate double that number in the future, says the company.[ Also Read: 10 Simple Reasons I Love My Country India ]
Present on this occasion were Rajan Wadhera, Chief Executive – Technology, Product Development and Sourcing, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra Group, India , who inaugurated the facility along with Mr. Michael Finney, President & CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ms. Janice Daniels, Mayor, City of Troy and Mr. Prashant Kamat, CEO, Mahindra Engineering, India.
“This new Technology Center will serve as a base for Mahindra to address the engineering demand for our automotive and farm engineering requirements together with our Global Development Center in India,” said Rajan Wadhera.
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