Friday, 16 December 2011

BMW rolls out 20,000th car from Sriperumbudur plant in India

The celebrations are on at BMW India's plant. The plant which has capacity to manufacture 10,000 vehicles per annum has now completed 20,000 vehicle manufactured. The achievement came after apprx. 4 years of inauguration.

"BMW today rolled out its 20,000th car from its manufacturing facility located at Sriperumbudur. Mr. Juergen Eder, Managing Director, BMW Plant Chennai formally rolled out the 20,000th car from the assembly line, at the plant which commenced its Indian operations in March 2007. The company had rolled out its 10,000th unit from the plant in November 2010".

On a single shift basis, the plant produces 5,400 units per year and employs about 400 people. Besides this facility, the car maker has a spare parts warehouse unit in Mumbai.

The plant in Sriperumbudur was set up at an initial investment of around Rs 110 crore with an initial capacity to roll out 3,000 cars annually on a single shift basis. The company increased its manufacturing capacity earlier this year to 10,000 units per annum.


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