Mitsubishi Elevator India recently inaugurated its new plant at Vemagal Industrial Area, Vemagal, Kolar Taluka and District, Karnataka. The new plant was inaugurated by R V Deshpande, Minister of Medium and Large Industries and Infrastructure, Karnataka in the presence of Member of Parliament, Kolar, H Muniyappa, K R Ramesh Kumar, Ambassador of Japan to India Kenji Hiramatsu, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Masaki Sakuyama and Executive Vice President, Group CEO, Machinery Group of Mitsubishi Corporation Kazushi Okawa.
The factory will manufacture the NEXIEZ-LITE brand of elevator, the latest contribution by Mitsubishi Electric to the Make in India initiative.
By producing locally, Mitsubishi Elevator India expects to strengthen the product competitiveness in terms of lead time and catering to a larger section of builder segment, from low to mid rise buildings in the Indian market. Special emphasis will be placed on the efficient integration of sales, manufacturing, installation and maintenance.
“We have sold over 10,000 units of elevators and escalators, since 1995 and being used by many customers in Information Technology industry, Residential buildings, Hotels, Shopping Malls, Hospitals, Educational Institutions amongst others in India,” said Masaki Sakuyama President and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
“Mitsubishi quality levels are a benchmark in the elevator industry and this comes from the strong and stringent internal quality systems that have been adopted. Mitsubishi Elevator India has plans to grow sales volumes by strengthening its sales network across the country and by offering more products that fulfil local needs,” said Iwao Oda, Managing Director of Mitsubishi Elevator India.
Mitsubishi Elevator India Pvt Ltd (IMEC) is the sole official business entity for selling, manufacturing, installing and proving Maintenance for Mitsubishi Elevators and Escalators in India. In order to serve its customers better, IMEC has established offices in all the metros in India.