Crompton Greaves is to set up a greenfield manufacturing facility in Jigani Industrial Area near Bangalore to produce IED's (intelligent electronic devices).The plant will also assemble control and relay panels using these IEDs, complying with the latest Substation Automation standard - IEC 61850 and also produce entire range of protection, control and communication products.
Danfoss, the Danish company having a plant in Chennai is planning an expansion programme. Currently, the company manufactures motor drives is expanding its capacity besides looking to introduce new products. The expansion programme will be carried out over a period of 3 year and will entail an investment of Rs. 13,500 million. The company is considering to introduce commercial compressors and invertors for solar plant.
Schmersal India is setting up a manufacturing facility at Ranjangaon, near Pune in Maharashtra with an investment of 8 million euro. It will produce safety devices, lift switchgear and electronic sensors which finds applications in machinery serving food, pharma and other FMCGs. The plant is expected to go operational in 2013. It may be noted, Schmersal India is a 100% subsidiary of German based Schmersal group.