The electronics manufacturer Centum Electronics expanded operations with the launch of its fourth manufacturing facility in Bengaluru. The company has invested about Rs 20 billion, over two years, in the new facility, which was inaugurated by Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday.
Located at the aerospace park near Devanahalli, Centum’s new facility, Avanza, will integrate design, manufacturing, factory testing, quality control and advanced manufacturing engineering for Centum’s defense automation business in India and abroad. The project is a direct result of the opportunities created for Indian companies with a focus on self- reliance and indigenous design and manufacturing for the defense and aerospace industry.
The facility will design and manufacture products for the defense and aerospace industries as well as for industrial and medical customers all around the globe. About 95 percent of these products are aimed at exports market.
The Centum Group’s offering range from customised product design and development, manufacturing services and turnkey solution for mission-critical applications in the defence, aerospace, space, industrial, medical and communications markets. With reputed international clients across the US and Europe, Centum Electronics expanded its base with its recent acquisition of the French Adetel Group.
By Baishakhi Dutta