German company thyssenkrupp has opened its elevator manufacturing facility in India at Chakan near Pune. This Multi-Purpose Facility is built on 84,000sqmt of land with an investment of about Rs.300Cr. It includes centres for manufacturing & logistics, customer showroom cum experience, training and R&D.
According to Bharat Vishnani, Managing Director, Thyssenkrupp Elevator India, with this facility, the company is in a stronger position to serve India’s large elevator market. The initial annual production capacity is planned for 6,000 units, which will get extended to 10,000 units in next few years. Elevators produced here are based on German technology and engineering design, adapted for local standards and market needs across various segments.
The centre is well equipped with the latest digital technologies and simulators to deliver quality learning to not only the management and office staff, but also to the field technicians who are responsible to install and maintain the elevators.
At the customer showroom cum experience centre, Thyssenkrupp showcases its innovative products such as the TWIN® elevator. This showroom also displays the various design options for operating fixtures, cabin finishes and ceiling options.