Franke Faber India Limited ready to set another unit in Pune
Franke Faber India Limited (FFIL) started crafting their new manufacturing unit at Sanaswadi, Pune. The ground breaking ceremony took place on March 8, 2011 in Gram Panchayat’s presence along with 100 other guests. The ceremony was done by Managing Director of Franke Faber India Limited, Mr. Ravi Gupta along with Mr. Ashok Pawar and Mr. Ramesh Thorat, who are the MLAs of Haveli Taluka and Daund Taluka regions respectively. FFIL is leading kitchen chimneys and hob manufacturers in India with parentage of Swiss based brand, Franke and Italy based brand, Faber.
The plant will be covering the total area of more than 17 acres which is divided into 3 phases. After getting complete by December 2011, the first phase will roll out its fresh lot by January 2012. 9 lakh units will be produced here every year, out of which 5 lakh hoods, 3 lakh hobs and 1 lakh other appliances will be manufactured.
The plant will use futuristically designed state-of-the-art equipment and will be the export hub for Asia and Middle East. With an investment figure of Rs. 50 crores, it is one of the largest investments Franke Faber has made outside Europe.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ravi Gupta, Managing Director, Franke Faber India Limited said. “With this investment in setting up the plant, we will look at creating employment opportunities in the industry and we are positive it will lead to further development of Sanaswadi as an industrial hub. He further stated “Globally Franke Faber has focused on introducing new products based on understanding of customer needs. The outstanding acceptance of all our products is a testimony to the success of that approach. We apply the same approach in India as well to give the best to our discerning customers.”
The new plant will meet the global standards of Franke Faber on productivity, throughput, quality, finishes and safety. New Technologies introduced at the plant will be “Sunzi Technology” & “Silk Technology”. Sunzi Technology provides electronic controls for better efficiency, aesthetics and makes it user friendly whereas the Silk Technology reduces noise levels of hoods significantly and creates a tranquil environment in the kitchen.
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Welcome to the official website of Franke Faber India Private Limited. Franke of Switzerland is the world’s foremost kitchen sink manufacturer and renowned for a commitment to quality and an unmistakable flair for design, using the finest materials and state-of-the-art production technology. By adopting a policy of investment in innovation and technology, Franke has established their position as the largest stainless steel sink manufacturer in the world