Eaton Corp Opens First Manufacturing Facility In India At Bengaluru
Eaton Corporation Inc. has opened its first aerospace manufacturing facility in India, which will produce hose assemblies and other fluid distribution products, including oil debris monitoring systems, to serve commercial, business and regional aircraft.
"The investment we've made in Bengaluru is an integral part of our aerospace business' growth strategy," Nanda Kumar, president (aerospace group) at the power management company, said on Tuesday. "We believe this investment in India will help us grow our original equipment business because customers are investing heavily here. The site will leverage smart manufacturing technologies and contribute to local growth through employment, business and sourcing opportunities.”
The facility, which will serve as the Hose Assembly Center of Excellence for Eaton’s global operations, is built over 2.85 acres of land at the Karnataka Aerospace special economic zone, the company said. "The Aerospace SEZ is fast emerging as a major aerospace manufacturing hub," said Kumar.