NGC's New Production Facility in India
By the end of 2019 NGC Transmission India had its groundbreaking ceremony for a Wind Main Gearbox Production Factory of NGC Group, with capacity of 2000 units/year in Industrial Zone of Sri City, Chennai, India.
Gu Xiaobin, COO & GM of Wind Business Unit of NGC Group, inaugurated the groundbreaking ceremony. He planted saplings together with his guests and watered those with the water of hope. Speeches followed by G. Rethina Kumar, GM of NGC Transmission India. Among the guests were also Vice GM of Wind Business Unit of NGC Group, Zhu Quansheng as well as Chen Yong, Senior Director of NGC Group, Leaders of Sir City Industrial Zone as well as Partner Representatives.
The factory based in Sri City is scheduled to be completed by second half of next year. It will mainly be used to produce Wind Main Gearboxes and Pitch and Yaw Drives. Initial capacity will be 1000 units/year, and can be expanded to 2,000 units/year. Besides, this factory will generate over 200 direct jobs and relevant indirect employments opportunities, according to Gu Xiaobin.
And he adds: "India is one of the vibrant economies in the world and has made tremendous achievements as one of the fast growing economies in the recent years. India’s improving urban infrastructure and supporting facilities demonstrates great development potential and vitality. NGC has always maintained a high level of attention about the Indian market. In December 2016, we established NGC Transmission India to expand the business in the area of Wind Energy, Rail Vehicles and Industry and achieved good results. That’s why we have decided to continue increasing investment on Indian market and build Wind Main Gearbox Production Factory in Chennai. ”
NGC, supplier of wind power transmission equipment with a global market share of over 30%, proceeds its course of globalization. Besides having established regional headquarters in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific in recent years, the new factory is a further step. It will help to further develop India and other new markets.
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