Considering the huge growth potential of Indian market, this new facility aims to contribute for expansion of Indian Machine tool market.
Mitsubishi Electric India (MEI) on Wednesday (May 11) opened a technical centre for CNC Business in Peenya, Bengaluru.
The company’s CNC business has seen a remarkable growth of 50 per cent in sales units in last financial year.
As of now the Mitsubishi Electric CNC sales and service network comprises of four regional offices and 11 satellite offices. In addition to this network, the Mitsubishi CNC Technical Centre will help strengthen business in India with centralized management and support. The Facility is on a site measuring 15,700 square feet. With this CNC head office in India, the sales and support will be enhanced as assembly of CNC package for machine tool builders, repair centre and training center for customers will be under one roof. The technical center also has a showroom with all Mitsubishi Electric CNC equipment. The showroom is open for customers to walk-in and enquire.
Mitsubishi Electric Group Companies in India have been manufacturing in India since 1998 and the CNC Technical Centre in Peenya is the newest manufacturing facility apart from manufacturing of Transportation Systems, Automotive Equipment and Factory Automation products from Bidadi near Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Pune respectively. As per a public announcement by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation last year, they have started Commissioning of manufacturing facility for Elevators in Vemagal, Kolar District which is planned to start operation in FY2016.
“By setting up this CNC Technical Centre in India, we have demonstrated our commitment to invest, foster innovation, enhance skill development, and support the ‘Make in India’ initiative. CNC Machines are the future of our industries which uses precisely programmed commands aimed at accuracy and productivity. This CNC technical centre will enable expansion of manufacturing capacity and reduced delivery time, ” said Makoto Kitai, Managing Director of MEI.
The new technical centre is a move to support “Make in India” initiative where, the local assembly and repair will decrease downtime thus supporting manufacturers to have responsive and robust production.