German company Thyssenkrupp inaugurated recently its elevator manufacturing facility in India at Chakan near Pune. This plant, rightly called Multi-Purpose Facility (MPF), is built on 84,000 sq. m. of land with an investment of about ` 300 crores. It includes manufacturing and logistics centre, customer showroom-cum-experience centre, training centre and R&D centre.
Bharat Vishnani, Managing Director, Thyssenkrupp Elevator India said, “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 learning centre here, called the seed campus (Specialised Employee Education & Development), integrates into Thyssenkrupp Elevator’s global network of 17 seed campus locations.
The customer showroom cum experience centre is a visual tour displaying the company’s latest products and reference projects using 3D mapping and VR technology.