INDIA • The Danish printing press manufacturer opens a new manufacturing and development facility in Chennai in India. The plant in India will complement Nilpeter’s current sites in Denmark and the United States.
The new facility is located in Mahindra World City, 35 km south of Chennai on the south east coast of India, approximately 45 minutes from Chennai International Airport. The 3,500 sqm modern building houses manufacturing and assembly lines, R&D environment, Customer Care Center, and a large Technology Center. The site will house over 70 Nilpeter India employees and will more than double the current press manufacturing capacity, according to Allan Barretto, managing director, Nilpeter India.
Nilpeter also decided to move the FB-line production to India. Visitors will be able to see there the new FB-350 and FB-430 presses. „With the new facility and the corporate decision to move all FB-Line production to India, we expect to supply more presses to Europe and the Americas in the near future,” Alan Barretto states.
2018 is the 10th year of operations for Nilpeter India. “We are delighted to celebrate the occasion by moving into brand new facilities,” says Barretto. According to Nilpeter, it enables the OEM to provide fast service and support to all customers in the region and the new Technology Center facilitates the perfect conditions for press demonstrations and trials for customers and industry partners.
Mahindra World City Chennai, established in 2002, is India’s first integrated business city and IGBC Gold (Stage 1) certified Green Township, i.e. reducing environmental impact by applying efficient land use, habitat preservation and restoration, effective transport management, efficient use of resources, water and energy, etc. Today, Mahindra World City Chennai is a preferred destination of more than 64 transnational companies, like Nilpeter, housing the likes of BMW, Infosys, and Tesa to name a few.