Built on 33, 000 sq meter land, with an investment of Rs 34 Crores, the plant will support future growth in the region
*New facility to result in doubling of production capacity in 3 years
August 10, 2012: Goa: Bosch Packaging Technology India today announced the inauguration of its new manufacturing facility at Verna, Goa. Built on 33,000 sq meter land, the plant was officially inaugurated at an event presided over by Shri Manohar Parrikar, the Honourable Chief Minister of Goa and Shri Mahadev Naik, the Honourable Minister of Industries, Goa in the presence of Mr. V K Viswanathan, Managing Director of Bosch Ltd. and President, Bosch Group in India and Mr. Friedbert Klefenz, President, Bosch Packaging Technology, Germany.
Built with an investment of Rs. 34 Crores, the new plant will fulfil capacity expansion and meet the increasing demand of India‟s fast growing packaging market as well as international markets. With the state-of-the-art technology, the new plant will aim at increased localization of new packaging machine production and make world class German technology affordable and available to the Indian market. Equipped with latest testing infrastructure, the new facility has sophisticated test rooms and equipments which can be used to test packaging products and product parts. The new plant also has facility for internal and external training where customers can familiarize themselves with operation and maintenance of packaging machines.
Speaking on the development, Mr. V K Viswanathan said, “Bosch sees India and
Middle east/ Africa Regions as a high potential market for Packaging Technology particularly in the Pharmaceuticals and Foods segments. This state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Goa will meet the growing needs of the region through appropriate products and packaging solutions. The new facility will also generate good growth and employment opportunities for the people of Goa”.