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Bonfiglioli Expands in Pune

Bonfiglioli Transmissions Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A., a global leader in power transmission & drive solutions, opened a 42,500 sq. mtr high-tech, smart assembly facility in Pune

The state-of-art-facility commenced operation from 29th November, sets-up with an investment of INR 1 Billion.

Kennady V. Kaippally, Country Manager, Bonfiglioli India, commented; “We are committed to support industrial development in India by supplying smart and efficient systems required for Industry 4.0 operations. The western region represents a high growth market. We have expanded our assembly facility in Pune to better serve this evolving market.”

Bonfiglioli is a major supplier of gearboxes in the Indian tyre and rubber recycling industry. Its wide range of planetary gearboxes are manufactured through a process designed exclusively around customers’ requirements. Its gearboxes having application in primary and secondary shredding, conveying, compactors etc besides for stand-alone recycling machines.

Fornnax Technology, a major customer from the Indian recycling sector was invited to the Pune plant opening in early December. “The new site based in the western part of the country in the neighbouring state of Maharashtra ensures quick delivery,” added Jignesh Kundariya, Managing Director, Fornnax Technology Pvt Ltd. 

The site operating largely on 80 per cent solar-power, helps Bonfiglioli to customise products and cuts lead times due to close market proximity to the market. The Italian company aims to better serve its markets in the western region catering to the manufacturing and process sector.

The company, in operation in India since 1999, already has three production facilities: two in Chennai, and one in Pune. Bonfiglioli is a market leader in the country with a range of gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes, and inverters that find applications in industrial automation, mobile machinery, and power generation, among others.