New manufacturing facilities in India

The company About the facility
Carl ZeissProducts manufactured:
Astronomical instruments, camera and optical lenses, industrial metrology, ophthalmic products, optical systems, spectral sensor systems and surgical products.
Carl Zeiss, a global leader in the optical and opto electronics industry, inaugurated its new campus and production facility at Electronics City, Bengaluru. With a state of the art laboratory setup, it is one of the most modern and largest prescription lens manufacturing facility catering to the domestic market.Contact details: Plot No 3, Jigani Link Road, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Bengaluru 560099; Ph: 080 43438000; Fax: 080 2783 3010;
Danfoss Industries Pvt LtdProducts manufactured:
Mechanical and electronic components.
Danfoss Industries, a leader in mechanical and electronics components and solutions, has started its new filter drier factory in Chennai. The factory comprises an area spanning 929.030 sq m and is considered to be the largest filter drier facility in the country. Danfoss has invested more than Rs 170 million in the facility, creating 60 new jobs with a capacity of approximately 2 million pieces per year. The company plans to invest Rs 5000 million by 2015 to expand production and R&D in India.Contact details: 296 Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Sholinganallur, Chennai 600199; Ph: +9144 66501555;
Larsen & ToubroProducts manufactured:
Engineered products and systems, power projects, electrical and electronic product systems.
Larsen & Toubro has inaugurated a manufacturing facility for switchgear products in Vadodara. This is a capacity expansion initiative for its electrical and automation (E&A) wing, which will manufacture air circuit breakers (ACBs) and moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs). Along with this, a development centre to provide research, development and engineering support for circuit breakers will also come up. The production lines are equipped to produce circuit breakers of different frames and several ratings from 16 A to 6300 A.Contact details: L&T House, Ballard Estate, PO Box 278, Mumbai 400001;
Ph: 18002094545; [email protected];
Alten GroupArea of operation:
Healthcare, lighting and consumer lifestyle products
Alten Group has announced its plans to strengthen its presence in India and increase its headcount from 800 to 2500 employees by 2016. It plans to make India a major global R&D destination by 2016, and position its Indian design centres as a major hub for servicing customers in India and the APAC region, apart from helping its global customers achieve greater R&D efficiency by leveraging engineering talent available in India.Contact details: Ph: 33(0)146087000; [email protected];
Midal Cables LtdProducts manufactured:
Aluminium rod and electrical conductors
Midal Cables Ltd, a Bahrain based company has submitted a proposal to set up an aluminium conductor and rod manufacturing unit at Angul with an investment of Rs 2500-3000 million. A special purpose vehicle (SPV) called Angul Aluminium Park Pvt Ltd (AAPPL) is to formed by Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation of Odisha (Idco) and Navratna firm National Alunminium Company (Nalco). Midal Cables has sought 30-40 acres of land within this park. The company is expected to commission the facility within 12-15 months of getting land and other approvals.Contact details: Ph: +60 (3) 7955 3361; Fax: +60 (3) 7955 3379; [email protected];

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