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Source: Crompton Greaves Ltd
Monday, July 01, 2013 04:30 PM IST (11:00 AM GMT)
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CG Inaugurates Motor Facility in Madhya Pradesh to Address Global Markets

Mumbai, Maharashtra and Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, Monday, July 01, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — — The facility for large rotating equipment and variable frequency AC drives

— Global Design Centre for energy-efficient motor solutions

Avantha Group Company CG‘s motor facility in Bhopal was inaugurated today in the presence of Avantha Group Founder & Chairman Mr Gautam Thapar. This plant will meet the growing global demand for drives and motors. The equipment is primarily targeted at the oil and gas, cement, mining and metals, water treatment, electrical transportation, and power generation sectors.

This world-class facility will design and deliver customized and energy-efficient rotating machines with advanced manufacturing technology as well as electronic drives with the latest hardware and software components. The products will meet international standards and statutory certifications. The facility deploys the latest manufacturing equipment such as precision-controlled programmable CNC stator coil machine, robotics-based automatic coil insulation machine, automatic vacuum pressure impregnation plant, high-speed dynamic balancing machine, and a modern test plant with active front AC.

The facility is benchmarked for the highest level of global standards for quality, performance and reliability required for customers worldwide. Spread over 23 acres, the facility includes the Global Design Center for large motors. This center will be equipped to design rotating machines, addressing the needs of CG’s customers across the world. The plant is geared to manufacture large voltage motors up to 15 MW, generators up to 25MVA, and traction alternators. The plant will serve both domestic and international markets, including the Americas, Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions.

Speaking at the inauguration, Avantha Group Company CG’s CEO & Managing Director, Mr Laurent Demortier, said: “We are proud to add another state-of-the-art facility in Madhya Pradesh and thank all for making this possible. The opening of this plant is an important step in the deployment of CG’s Industrial Business growth strategy. It provides CG with a competitive manufacturing platform on a global scale and will be the harbinger of an augmented global presence for CG.”

About Avantha Group Company CG

Avantha Group Company CG is a global pioneering leader in the management and application of electrical energy. With more than 15,000 employees across its operations in around 85 countries, CG provides electrical products, systems and services for utilities, power generation, industries, and consumers. The company is organized into four business groups: Power, Industrial, Automation and Consumer. CG clocks US$ 2.3 billion in revenues from product lines that cover the entire value chain of engineering offerings.

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About Avantha

The US$4bn Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities include BILT, Crompton Greaves, The Global Green Company, Avantha Power & Infrastructure, Solaris ChemTech Industries, Biltech Building Elements, Salient Business Solutions and Avantha Technologies. With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. The Group has business interests in diverse areas including power transmission and distribution equipment and services, paper and pulp, energy and infrastructure, food processing, farm forestry, insurance, chemicals, IT and ITES. Led by Gautam Thapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.

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Paula Sengupta, Global Head – Corporate Communication, CG (Crompton Greaves Limited), +91 (22) 24237516 / 67558771,
Shravani Dang, Group Head – Corporate Communications, Vice President – Avantha Group, +91 (124) 4099436,


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