- OnePlus has also started exports from its Indian units
- The facility will create 2000 new job opportunities in the state claims Vivo
According to a report by Economic Times, Chinese handset maker Vivo has started a new manufacturing unit in Greater Noida under the first phase of its Rs 7500 crore investment plan in India. The report also claims that the company is deciding on the prospects of exporting from its Indian facilities.
The new facility will increase the production capacity of the company to 33.4 million devices annually from the previous figure of 25 million and create 2000 new jobs in the state.
5000 new jobs
The report also says that the company presently provides employment in manufacturing to 10,000 people and aims to provide 5000 new jobs under the phase two of manufacturing expansion which will start shortly.
Oppo, OnePlus has smilar plans
Vivo is not alone in setting up manufacturing units in India. Presently, Oppo is setting up an Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) in Greater Noida with six other companies to make electronics and support accessories. The cluster has seen with a total investment of Rs 3,500 crores spread over a period over five years. OnePlus has also started exports from its Indian units to western markets like the US.