Speaking on the occasion Michael Fuchs, partner, Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, says, “The Indian market is an emerging market and we feel that our expansion in India, will help us in catering to the needs of our valuable customers more efficiently and promptly. We do plan for more such expansions in the future, as we are here to stay and the Organization is built around the Trust on its Employees and the Customers we serve”.
Dr. Gunther Kegel, CEO of Pepperl + Fuchs group in his speech reiterated the Company’s commitment to the Indian market and announced sourcing of all possible expertise from India though this facility for the Global Pepperl+Fuchs requirement. He congratulated the Indian team’s success over the years and expressed confidence in the growth pattern of India as a Country and believe the accomplishment now made will cope with the increasing needs of the Customers in India.
Thampy Mathew, Managing Director, Pepperl+Fuchs India, adds, “We are very happy to inaugurate our world-class new facility which will enable us to bring the various activities under “one roof”, thereby enhance our performance by synergizing teamwork and avoiding all sorts of logistic hurdles. The new facility will provide room for adding more manpower in Engineering and other Value added Services for Indian industries and also the Pepperl + Fuchs world. Mr. Mathew emphasized on the vision on training Customers on the Core Competence of Explosion Protection methodologies & Foundation Fieldbus applications, as he considers it as the responsibility of the market leader in these specialized fields. Pepperl+Fuchs India also do integration of their core products with Junction Boxes and Panels sourced locally, which enables them to deliver value added solutions with global quality at local prices. This “Solution Engineering Center” is meant to provide full-fledged engineering support to the local customers.
The new facility is spread across two acres of land, with 40,000 square feet area consisting of 3 floors to house the existing employees, besides 1200 sq. ft. warehouse area to store their products and 5000 sq ft manufacturing/
Pepperl+Fuchs is the leading developer and manufacturer of electronic sensors and Interface components for the global automation market. Continuous innovation, enduring quality, and steady growth guarantees continued success, since more than 60 years. Pepperl+Fuchs employs 4,300 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Germany, USA, Singapore, Hungary, Indonesia and Vietnam, most of them ISO 9001 certified. Pepperl+Fuchs has 2 divisions: the Factory Automation division, which is a leading manufacturer of industrial sensors; and Process Automation Division, the undisputed market leader in intrinsically safe explosion protection components and protection of hazardous area applications. Pepperl+Fuchs started its India operations in 1998, with headquarters in Bangalore. The company has regional offices at Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata, with Area offices at Hyderabad, Pune and Vadodara. For more information please visit: http://www.pepperl-
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