With the opening of a second electronics plant, Hella is reaffirming their commitment and laying the foundation for further profitable growth in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.
Global automotive supplier Hella has opened a second electronics plant in India. The new production facility in Mehsana, India, north of the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat, will meet the growing demand for electronic components and strengthen proximity to local customers.
ETAuto reported that the production at the new location will initially focus on sensor solutions for accelerator pedal sensors and will gradually be expanded by further electronic products. In the first expansion phase, the plant will comprise a building area of around 5,000 square meters and employ up to 200 people in the future. The investment volume required for this will be above 100 crores.
Hella’s bets big on the Indian market
Hella CEO Rolf Breidenbach in an interaction with the English Daily stated that India is one of the largest and most promising automotive markets in the world and so the Indian market plays an important strategic role for Hella.
He further commented that with the opening of a second electronics plant, Hella is reaffirming their commitment and laying the foundation for further profitable growth in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.
At the plant opening, Dr. Naveen Gautam, member of the Electronics Management Board and responsible for Hella’s electronics business in India, said that in comparison with the worldwide development, vehicle production in India has grown significantly faster in recent years. Gautam commented that by providing specific product solutions for the Indian market and expanding our capacity, Hella will now be able to meet demands even better.