Power Management Firm Eaton Expands Manufacturing in Puducherry

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  • With this expansion, Eaton aims to double the capacity of its medium voltage assembly lines while incorporating enhanced infrastructure
Power Management Firm Eaton Expands Manufacturing in Puducherry

Intelligent power management company, Eaton has inaugurated its expanded electrical plant in Puducherry. With this expansion, the plant aims to double the capacity of its Medium voltage assembly lines while incorporating enhanced infrastructure. The company claims that the new block spans about 40,000 square feet and is laid out with cutting-edge manufacturing lines to produce ACBs (Air Circuit Breakers) and MCCBs (Molded Case Circuit Breakers) to ably serve the electrical Industry deploying the state-of-the-art LEAN manufacturing concepts.

Commenting on the occasion, Syed Sajjadh Ali, Managing Director, India, Electrical Sector, said, “The expansion of our Electrical plant marks a major milestone in Eaton’s continued growth in India focused on strategic markets and electrical segments. This accomplishment not only demonstrates Eaton’s leadership position in the industry but also showcases our commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, operational excellence, and our relentless pursuit of enlarging our manufacturing footprint to meet evolving demands.”

He added, “By leveraging Industry 4.0 principles, Eaton aims to enhance process capability, optimize production efficiency, and deliver high-quality products to our valued customers.”

The expanded area includes a centralized warehouse housing all of Eaton’s Power Distribution products, along with a customer experience centre allowing customers to directly engage with the products being manufactured on-site, and a space for employees for recreational activities.

Talking about the impact on the local community, Ali said, “The plant expansion stands as a remarkable reflection of Eaton’s unwavering focus on growth, innovation, and our steadfast dedication to bolstering the local economy. This expansion will create new job opportunities and play a vital role in the overall industrial development of the region. We are proud to contribute to the prosperity and progress of the community as we continue to push boundaries and make a sustainable impact.”

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