The facility is manufacturing all kinds of split ACs ranging from 0.75T to 2.0T with installed annual capacities of 1.5 million IDUs and 1 million ODUs
PG Electroplast Limited (PGEL)’s arm PG Technoplast has inaugurated its flagship AC Manufacturing facility in Supa, Ahmednagar.
The factory, which began commercial production earlier this year in January, is the first greenfield facility to come online under the white goods production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme.
PG Technoplast Private Limited had received government approval under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for white goods under the air conditioner components category in November 2021. The company had committed a capex of Rs 321 crores over five years through this initiative.
The facility is manufacturing all kinds of split ACs ranging from 0.75T to 2.0T with installed annual capacities of 1.5 million IDUs and 1 million ODUs.
Vikas Gupta, Managing Director (Operations), PGEL said, “The major hallmarks for success in our industry are cost, quality, and delivery. This facility has one of the largest capacities for ACs and AC components in Western India, and is one of the most backwards integrated in the nation. We are proud that we have been able to meet the RAC industry’s expectations well and have been able to get orders from many leading Indian and multinational brands within our first year of operations.”
PGTL has invested Rs160 crore in operationalizing Phase 1 of the project and has created over 1,000 new jobs. The facility is manufacturing Room AC Indoor Units, Outdoor units, plastic moulded components, painted sheet metal components, heat exchangers, cross flow fans, and is in the process of setting up manufacturing capabilities of PCB controllers for various Consumer Electronics applications.
Spread over 300,000 feet the facility has been designed to be sustainable, with several elements to reduce environmental impact. The facility will have a 1.47 MW solar plant, water conservation facilities, and integrated facility management systems to reduce plastic, corrugated and paper waste generation.