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Pepperl+Fuchs opens new facility in Bangalore

Posted: 30 May 2012     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:automations market  electronic sensors  interface components  manufacturing/assembly  process automation 

Pepperl+Fuchs India, a developer of electronic sensors and interface components for the automation market, has invested Rs.25 crore in its new facility in Bangalore.

The new facility is spread across two acres of land, consisting of three floors to house the existing employees, besides 1200 sq. ft. warehouse area to store their products and 5000 sq ft manufacturing/assembly area for local production and integration.

The facility will house all operations including sales, technical support, engineering and manufacturing for process automation.

With the addition of its new facility and manufacturing plant, the company is aiming to achieve an annual turnover of Rs.300 crore by 2015.

Gunther Kegel, CEO, Pepperl+Fuchs Group announced sourcing of all possible expertise from India though this facility for the global Pepperl+Fuchs requirement.

Thampy Mathew, Managing Director, Pepperl+Fuchs India, said, "The new facility will provide room for adding more manpower in engineering and other value added services for Indian industries and also the Pepperl+Fuchs world."

He further emphasized on the vision on training customers on the core competence of explosion protection methodologies and foundation Fieldbus applications.

Pepperl+Fuchs has two divisions: the factory automation division—a manufacturer of industrial sensors;and process automation division offers safe explosion protection components and protection of hazardous area applications. The company started its India operations in 1998, with headquarters in Bangalore; and has regional offices at Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata.

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