Recently Denso declared it will build a facility in India were it will manufacture small motors for windshield wipers, power windows and engine cooling modules.
The investment for the plant in Jhajjar will be 2.7 billion rupees ($ 52.2 million) and it will offer 450 jobs. The construction will start this month and production is expected to begin in July next year.
“As India is one of our most important markets with a high growth potential, the new manufacturing facility will enhance our current production capacity and help better serve our customers in India,” said Michio Adachi, DENSO’s executive director in charge of the Powertrain Control Systems Business Group. “The new facility will supply products mainly to customers that have production bases in Northern India, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors and other automakers.”
DENSO established its first plant in India in 1984 and since then has been continuously committed to expand its product portfolio in India and to bringing value-added products to market that benefit consumers. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers predicts that India’s vehicle production will hit 6.5 million units in fiscal 2015, up from 3.7 million units in fiscal 2010.