Shri Ashok Gehlot lays foundation stone for JCB India manufacturing plant
The foundation stone was laid for JCB’s fourth world class manufacturing facility in MWCJL, Jaipur
Jaipur, May 3, 2013:Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Shri Ashok Gehlotlaid the foundation stone for JCB India’s fourth manufacturing plant at Jaipur,
Rajasthan in the presence of Mr. Alan Blake - CEO, JCB Group and Mr. Vipin Sondhi
- MD & CEO, JCB India.With the approximate investment of INR 500 crores;
JCB India will set up its manufacturing facility on a 115 acre site.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan said “It’s a pleasure for me to lay the foundation stone of the manufacturing plant
being set up by JCB India. I strongly believe that this premium development will
contribute towards strengthening the manufacturing base of the state. I would like
to wish great progress to JCB in Rajasthan.”
With this new facility, JCB aims to keep pace with the future economic growth and
strengthen its position as a market leader in the Construction Equipment Industry.
Lord Anthony Bamford, Chairman JCB had met the Chief Minister of Rajasthan,
Shri Ashok Gehlot during his India visit to discuss the way forward.
Shri. Rajendra Pareek, Minister of Industriessaid on the occasion, “I am
very happy that JCB has decided to have its fourth plant in Rajasthan and I assure
the management of JCB that the Govt. of Rajasthan will extend its full support to
their investment at all stages as per their requirements”
Shri. Alan Blake, CEO, JCB Groupsaid on the occasion, “India is a very important
market for JCB and our investment in Jaipur is a vital next step we're taking to
further strengthen our position in this growing market. We look forward to providing
products of the highest quality with the industry-leading service to our Indian
customers from Rajasthan in the same way as we already do from our world-class factories
in Haryana and Maharashtra."
Shri. C. K. Mathew, Chief Secretary,said on the occasion,”Coming of JCB
is a significant milestone in the sustained and ongoing efforts of the Govt .of
Rajasthan to bring industries, specially manufacturing giants here”
Shri Sunil Arora, Chairman RIICO & Additional Chief Secretary – Industriessaid, “ RIICO has been involved with JCB’s project for Jaipur since its inception.
It is indeed extremely gratifying that they have reached the day of laying the foundation
stone of JCB’s world class plant right here in Jaipur.”
“This is a memorable moment for us, as we begin this new chapter in the JCB India
growth story. JCB has a very robust & growing business in India and we're making
investments to drive sustainable long-term growth.” commented Mr. Vipin Sondhi, MD
& CEO, JCB India. “After a decade of continued investment by the JCB Group
in Ballabgarh and Pune, I’m thrilled that Jaipur will become home to the company’s
next world-class manufacturing facility.”
JCB’s has three world class factories in the country one in Ballabgarh, Haryana
near New Delhi and two in Pune. The Ballabhgarh Plant is the world’s largest Backhoe
Loader manufacturing facility which also manufactures the JCB Liftall ‘pick-&-carry’
Out of the two world class plants in Pune; one manufactures export oriented fabrications
and components and the other manufactures state of the art heavy equipment like
Tracked excavators, Wheeled Loaders and Compactors. JCB Pune has the largest Parts
& Training Center in India. The facility also has a state-of-the-art India design
centre that continually innovates to develop India specific products along with
meeting the global design requirements.
JCB is also using these extensive manufacturing facilities in India to export to
Eastern Africa, the Middle East and South-East Asia.
About JCB India
JCB India Limited, Ballabgarh (Haryana) is a fully owned subsidiary of J C Bamford
Excavators Limited, UK, one of the world's leading manufacturers of earthmoving
and construction equipment. Worldwide, JCB produces over 300 different models, which
are sold in over 150 countries. In India, the company offers twenty four different
machines in seven product types such as Backhoe Loaders, Wheeled Loading Shovels,
Tracked Excavators, Vibratory Compactors, Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Pick
and Carry cranes. An excellent network of 58 dealers and over 500 outlets throughout
India along with a world-class customer service network support JCB.
For further information, please contact:-
JCB India Ltd.
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