Production in India expanded

Endress+Hauser, the Swiss process automation specialist, celebrated the inauguration of the production fa­cilities of Endress+Hauser GmbH+
Co. KG (Maulburg/Germany) and Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG (Reinach/
Switzerland) in Aurangabad in India, about 300 km east of Mumbai. Representatives from local politics and business took part in the celebrations.

 The new 6 million € premises of Endress+Hauser GmbH+Co. KG are divided into three buildings, with a total of 5000 m2 of floor space for the production of level and pressure measurement instruments as well as logistics and administration. “Our new production facilities enable us to serve our customers in India and throughout the whole of East Asia even faster, better and more flexibly,” declared ­Matthias Altendorf, Managing Director of Endress+Hauser GmbH+Co. KG in Maulburg, Germany. “In this way we can safeguard our future growth, learn faster from the markets we supply and at the same time strengthen the position of our Maulburg plant.

”Immediately next door, Endress+
Hauser Flowtec AG has invested 13 million € in the extension of their production facilities for flow measurement engineering. The production facilities, built in 1999, have been expanded by 11 400 m2 and now cover a total of 14 500 m2. “In the past few years the Indian market has grown at a rapid pace,” emphasized Dr Gerhard Jost, Managing Director of Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG in Reinach, Switzerland. “With the expanded capacity, we are now ideally equipped to meet future developments. In addition, our plant houses the most precise flowmeter calibration facility in India – calibrations are a central feature of our customer services.”

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