Kalyani Transmission opens new plant in Khed SEZ, Pune
Kalyani Transmission Technologies Limited (KTTL), a division of Kalyani Technoforge Limited (KTFL), has inaugurated its worldclass manufacturing facility in Khed SEZ, Pune. The plant was inaugurated by Cor van Otterloo, CEO, Punch Powertrain in the presence of Amit Kalyani, Executive Director, Bharat Forge, Ravi Nagarkar, CEO, KTFL, and senior members of the Kalyani Group.
This facility set up with investment of over Rs 200 crore and spread over 6 acres will focus on transmission components for passenger Vehicles globally. At full capacity by 2022, the facility will employ more than 300 people and will have a turnover of over Rs 500 crore. Keeping pace with the significantly changing market requirements, this facility is fully equipped for manufacturing high performance gears and components to meet the NVH requirements of the next generation CVT, DCT, hybrid and EV transmissions.
With end-to-end capabilities, existing expertise and leadership in supplying forgings for transmission components, the company envisions formulating a forward integration strategy to achieve excellence in fullyfinished powertrain components and sub-assemblies.
“By exploring the value chain of Kalyani Group, that is clean steel manufacturing, precision forging, this forward integration using high technology gear machining along with low pressure vacuum carburising under one umbrella will provide us competitive advantage to produce high quality noise-free gears, transmission products and subassemblies,” Nagarkar said.
Amit Kalyani said, “The Kalyani Group is entering into new products for the emerging electric and hybrid vehicles as well as the next generation passenger cars for the Indian and global market.”
Part of the US$3-billion Kalyani Group, KTFL is one of India’s leading auto component supplier with 3 manufacturing facilities and a turnover of over Rs 700 crore. Engaged in the manufacturing of worldclass forged and machined products for various automotive customers, the company adheres to the highest standards of excellence, quality and customer satisfaction. KTFL has adopted green technology (energy efficient processes) as a step towards reducing carbon footprint.