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MAHLE Filter Systems India Ltd inaugurates Parwanoo Plant - II in H.P. Print E-mail
Written by Anand, Arjun   
Monday, 24 August 2009
Parwanoo: MAHLE Filter Systems India, a joint venture between MAHLE Group of Germany and Anand Automotive Systems, has inaugurated a new automotive filter manufacturing plant at Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh. The plant will go into production by February 2010 and will generate annual revenue of Rs 50 crores.

Shri Kishan Kapoor, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Himachal Pradesh inaugurated the Parwanoo Plant - II of MAHLE Filter Systems (India) Ltd (MFSI) on 22nd August 2009.

“With the Capital Investment at about Rs 60 million in building, plant and Machinery, the proposed Installed Capacity of the plant is expected to be 22 million filters per annum”, said Mr Deepak Chopra, CEO Designate, Anand Automotive Systems.

“At the initial stage, the 37th plant of Anand Automotive Systems, will generate direct and indirect employment for more than 150 people. Increased production in future will result in further job opportunities”, said Mr Deepak Chopra. He also mentioned that this project again demonstrates the Group’s commitment towards the state of Himachal Pradesh, particularly Parwanoo, where it has manufacturing facilities from as far back as 1976.
 
The new plant will manufacture PU Moulded filter elements, Ecological Plastic Embedded filter elements and Lube Oil spin-on filters with new crimping design. The process in the plant will include Poly-urethane Moulded elements, Filter Paper Embedment into Plastic and Felt media, Crimping process for sheet metal parts.

Parwanoo Plant - II will cater to a new Product range utilising enhanced technology to service the requirement of MFSI’s existing and new customers like Tata Motors, M&M, GM and Bosch. It will also cater to the requirements of the replacement market in India and for exports.

MAHLE Filter Systems India, a joint venture between MAHLE Group of Germany and Anand Automotive Systems, earlier known as Purolator India Limited, was established in 1966 to manufacture an extensive range of Air, Oil, Fuel and Hydraulic filters for application in the Automotive, Railway, Aviation and Earthmoving industries both for OEMs and Aftermarket.

 
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