Mitsubishi Electric opens new manufacturing plant for factory automation systems in India

Mitsubishi Electric’s new manufacturing plant for factory automation systems in Maharashtra, India

Mitsubishi Electric has opened a manufacturing facility for advanced factory automation systems in the Talegaon Industrial area in Maharashtra in India. The company has invested 2.2 billion Indian Rupee, this corresponds to around 24 million Euros. The facility of Mitsubishi Electric will manufacture inverters and other factory automation products.

The new Mitsubishi Electric site expands the company’s capabilities to meet growing demand across Indian industries such as automobiles, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, data centres and textiles.

Factory Automation business unit manufactures products on site

The Indian factory automation systems business has been operating since the mid-1990s. It received a major boost after acquiring a local manufacturer of factory automation systems in 2012, and has continued to strengthen its business structure by establishing a local engineering team, expanding service and support capabilities, and, since 2013, manufacturing products locally.

New Indian site expands production capabilities for local demand

The new two-floor, the 15,400 square meter factory is built on a site near the city of Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It will help expand Mitsubishi Electric’s production capabilities to meet local demand for products and contribute to the Indian government’s “Make in India” initiative.

Mitsubishi Electric factory strives for climate neutrality

The new factory has been designed with several features aimed at achieving carbon neutrality. It limits carbon dioxide emissions by using highly efficient air-conditioning systems and LED lighting equipment, and reuses wastewater through underground filtration treatment and greening, allowing it to meet its initial sustainable development goals (SDGs).