Shanghai Hitachi, a joint venture between Shanghai Highly Group and Hitachi Appliances is planning to set up a manufacturing facility in Changodar near Ahmedabad. The project will entail an investment of Rs. 5000 million. It will produce H/L series compressors and has already acquired 40000 sq.meters of land on lease. It has also formed a India specific company ' Highly Electrical Appliances India Private Ltd'. The plant is likely to go operational by 2014.