June 1, 2016: The Indian automotive lighting division of the Hella Group of Germany, Hella India Lighting (HILL) has recently invested a good deal of amount at its manufacturing plant in Derabassi, near Chandigarh. The company has modernised the plant with the aim to boost LED lamp manufacturing potential for national and international consumers.
Ramashankar Pandey, the managing director of HILL said that the company has invested big in its plant modernisation. HILL has come up with a sophisticated facility which is environment-controlled facility with innovative equipment from Germany in order to boost its LED manufacturing potential.
According to the senior official, this is part of a well-designed expansion strategy that has leapfrogging with regards to technology development and production potentialities in India. The plant is at par with the company’s other high-tech plants around the globe for the unique OE division. An all-new assembly line and production area was instated by the international head of special OE segment in the beginning of 2016, added the official.
Hella modernises plant to boost LED lamp manufacturing potential
The recently built production facility will chiefly enable the company, which was previously called JMA Industries, to expand technologically advanced products for its OE consumers.
It is implicit that HILL’s focus OE consumers in India are industrial vehicle manufacturers such as Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland etc. The company is all set to bring in new technologies in the area of LED signature lamp technologies, DRLs (daytime running lamps), projector front lighting solutions and LED signalling, under its unique OE business division.
With regards to this, Pandey said that the new unit suggests unique ability of modular product platform therefore ensuring mass personalization through its flexible manufacturing cells. This is guaranteed by a pioneering approach of moulding, metalising, gluing and flexible assembly methods that are appropriate for Indian consumers.
This would give the company enormously cost-effective solutions to unique OEM category facing the demanding task of providing a high number of variants aiming specific requirements of smaller consumer groups while keeping the growth cost within their own program budgets, added Pandey.