Mitsubishi Electric to set up new factory for automation products

  • Industry News
  • Jul 30,22
The new factory in Pune - built with an investment of Rs 220 crore - will manufacture Variable Frequency Drives and Factory Automation control system products.
Mitsubishi Electric to set up new factory for automation products

Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd - a subsidiary of Tokyo (Japan) headquartered Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (a world leader in electric and electronic equipment) - will invest Rs 220 crore for building a new factory automation systems manufacturing facility in Talegaon near Pune (Maharastra). The new factory will manufacture Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) and Factory Automation (FA) control system products. On June 30, 2022, the ground-breaking ceremony was presided over by Kazuhiko Tamura (Managing Director of Mitsubishi Electric India), along with Tomohiro Yoshida (Director and Factory Automation Division Head).

Mitsubishi Electric India’s Factory Automation & Industrial Division has strong presence in sectors like automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and has been increasingly catering to upcoming and diverse sectors like data centres, e-commerce, sugar, steel, to name a few. The company has a strong local R&D base and has been developing indigenous products that cater to the local requirements of the customers.

Addressing the gathering at the occasion, Kazuhiko Tamura said, “The upcoming factory is a testament to the strong commitment that Mitsubishi Electric India has towards its customers. For almost three decades now, we have been serving the India market. Since then, we have rapidly expanded our India operations. The new factory will meet the growing customer demand and will help create further value for them. We will continue to strongly support India’s manufacturing sector by offering cutting-edge factory automation technologies and solutions.”

Mitsubishi Electric has been contributing to the growth story of India since 1958 with its various businesses and this investment is an extension of its support to the Make-in-India initiative. This new manufacturing facility will not only act as a tool of business expansion but will also empower our customers and the manufacturing sector of India with shorter delivery times and price optimisation of factory automation equipment.

With more than 100 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a recognised world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment. Mitsubishi Electric enriches society with technology in the spirit of its “Changes for the Better”. The company recorded a revenue of Yen 4,476.7 billion (about $ 36.7 billion) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022.

Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Business Group offers a vast range of automation and processing technologies, including controllers, drive products, power distribution and control products, electrical discharge machines, electron beam machines, laser processing machines, computerized numerical controllers, and industrial robots. Mitsubishi Electric helps bring higher productivity -and quality- to the factory floor. In addition, its extensive service networks around the globe provide direct communication and comprehensive support to customers.

Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd has grown to become a company offering a wide range of innovative and high-quality products for the Indian market. This includes products and solutions for air conditioners, factory automation and industrial systems, power systems, photovoltaic solutions, semiconductors & devices, transportation systems, and visual & imaging.

With research & development centre at Pune, 6 training centres, 21 sales and satellite offices and 18 repairs centers (company owned and authorised across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka), Mitsubishi Electric India - Factory Automation and Industrial Division (FAID) is Head Quartered in Pune, with employee strength of more than 425 and close to 105 Channel Partners. Factory Automation and Industrial Division (FAID) brings higher productivity to the factory-floor by offering a vast range of automation technologies, including e-F@ctory, that enable Digitalized manufacturing, Inverters (Drive Products), Modular Programmable Controllers (Modular PLCs) and Micro Controllers (Micro PLCs), Motion Controllers & Servo Motion Systems (AC Servos), Human Machine Interfaces - HMIs (including locally developed and manufactured Graphic Operation Controllers (PLC with HMI) – GOC43 and 35, SCADA, Computerized Numerical Controllers (CNCs), Collaborative and Industrial Robots and Low Voltage Switchgear (LVS) products. Together, these technologies and products have helped OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturer), SI’s (System Integrator), Panel Builders, Consultants and EPC Contractors catering to different applications in providing reliable solutions. In addition, FAID’s extensive service networks provide direct communication and comprehensive support to customers.

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