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Written by Vijay   
Thursday, 26 April 2007

Launches KUKA Automation Equipment India & KUKA Robotics India to begin operations

Pune: KUKA one of the world’s leading providers of engineering services and flexible production system and manufacturer of industrial robots today announced its entry into Indian market with the launch of KUKA AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT (INDIA) PVT. LTD. & KUKA ROBOTICS (INDIA) PVT. LTD. in India. Key competences of KUKA Automation Equipment are to engineer, design and realize complex solutions for automated production as well as project management. The key-competence of KUKA Robotics are consulting and development of robot solutions and comprehensive customer support services. 


 KUKA’s strategy of entering the Indian market was to have the necessary presence to its customers concentrating not only on sales, but also engineering, and customer support and training in pre and after sales. KUKA will be targeting the automotive manufactures, automotive suppliers and the General Industry - such as metal, plastics, food, logistics, aerospace with different customized applications such as welding, bending, handling etc…

KUKA pioneers in technological leadership, best combination of longtime robot know-how, engineering-know-how, best in class project management as well as customized applications for small and large scale enterprises.

Speaking on the Occasion, Dr. Stefan Söhn, Global President & CEO, KUKA Schweissanlagen Group said, “The fast expanding Indian market requires increasingly modern manufacturing solutions to meet international output and quality standards. KUKA Automation Equipment (India) is the solution provider for production equipment, machines and automation systems in India.”  Mr. Bruno Geiger, Managing Director Asia, KUKA Robot Group, added: “KUKA leads with its intelligent automation solutions the field when it comes to combining technology, reliability and cost-effectiveness in an excellent price/performance ratio.”

Rajendra Phatak, President & CEO ,KUKA Automation Equipment (India) Pvt. Ltd., Pune, stressing on the advantages of automation said  that:, “Automation is a must in growing country like India and it helps in higher productivity, improved quality and reduced material costs which is very important in any business”. Mr. Raj S. Rathee, Managing Director KUKA Robotics (India) further added, “We are setting up 2 headquarters in India, one each in Pune and Delhi. Both headquarters started from a zero line. The reason for two headquarters is to be able to provide optimal services to all our customers.”The investment for the headquarters in Pune was around INR 30 Mio while the investment for the headquarters in New Delhi was INR 20 Mio.“

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