Magneti Marelli India recently inaugurated a new industrial plant for the production of automobile exhaust systems.
The new production site is a joint venture between Magneti Marelli and SKH Metals Limited. The facility is located at the Maruti Suzuki Supplier Park in Manesar.
The Indian plant covers a total surface area of 8,000 square meters. Out of this, 4,500 square meters cover the production areas for the manufacturing of Hot End components (catalytic converters) and Cold End components (mufflers). The has a production capacity of 400,000 Cold End components and 150,000 Hot End systems a year, and will employ about 100 workers.
The production is intended for motor vehicles produced by Maruti Suzuki India Limited and other companies belonging to the Suzuki Motor Corporation.
Since 2007, Magneti Marelli has come up with eight production plants in the following areas: powertrain, lighting, exhaust systems, suspensions, shock absorbers, electronic systems, infotainment and navigation.
“Magneti Marelli in India is by now a consolidated and growing presence that contributes to the evolution of the automotive sector on a lively market with a positive outlook in the medium and long-term – stated Eugenio Razelli, CEO of Magneti Marelli. In the specific area of exhaust systems, we have built a footprint that ensures us a strategic positioning on the market, in a critical technological area in view of the new scenarios tied to the reduction of polluting emissions, as well as the presence in two geographic areas which are crucial for the automotive sector in India”.