Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. announced that it has opened a technical centre for CNC Business in Peenya, Bengaluru, India. Mitsubishi Electric’s CNC business has seen a remarkable growth of 50% in sales units in last financial year. Considering the huge growth potential of Indian market, this new facility aims to contribute for expansion of Indian Machine tool market.
The technical centre is a small support to “Make in India” initiative where, the local assembly and repair will decrease downtime thus supporting manufacturers to have responsive and robust production. Mitsubishi Electric Group Companies in India have been manufacturing in India since 1998 and the CNC Technical Centre in Peenya is the newest manufacturing facility apart from manufacturing of Transportation Systems, Automotive Equipment and Factory Automation products from Bidadi near Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Pune respectively. As per a public announcement by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation last year, they have started Commissioning of manufacturing facility for Elevators in Vemagal, Kolar District which is planned to start operation in FY2016.
As of now the Mitsubishi Electric CNC sales & service network comprises of 4 regional offices and 11 satellite offices. In addition to this network, the Mitsubishi CNC Technical Centre will help strengthen business in India with centralized management and support. The Facility is on a site measuring 15,700 square feet. With this CNC head office in India, the sales and support will be enhanced as assembly of CNC package for machine tool builders, repair centre and training center for customers will be under one roof. The technical center also has a state-of-the-art showroom with all Mitsubishi Electric CNC equipment. The showroom is open for customers to walk-in and enquire.
Mr. Makoto Kitai, Managing Director of MEI, said: “By setting up this CNC Technical Centre in India, we have demonstrated our commitment to invest, foster innovation, enhance skill development, and support the ‘Make in India’ initiative. CNC Machines are the future of our industries which uses precisely programmed commands aimed at accuracy and productivity. This CNC technical centre will enable expansion of manufacturing capacity and reduced delivery time. ”