Denmark Company Starts Its First Indian Unit In Hyderabad
Hyderabad: DESMI, a Denmark based company specializing in the development and manufacture of pump solutions for Marine & Offshore, Industry, oil spill Equipment, Defence & Fuel and Utility Segment, has inaugurated its First Production Facility in India. The facility located at Nadergul village, Adibatla in Telangana was inaugurated by Peter Taksøe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador, K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for T E&C, MAUD, Industries, Public Enterprises and NRI Affairs, Govt. of Telangana, Henrik Sørensen, DESMI Group CEO, Jan Thaarup Chairman DESMI India LLP and AVS Murthy, Managing Director, DESMI India LLP in the presence of other key dignitaries from the Telangana Government and various Industry Customers.
DESMI started its Indian operations with a liaison office in 2013 and with a dedicated team to serve its customers in India. Understanding the business potential and with an objective to strengthen its presence in India, within three years of its operations, DESMI has decided to set-up an 3,000 sqm advanced production facility at Adibatla. DESMI’s primary focus would be to produce oil spill response equipment and then to assemble the pumps and pumping solutions locally in India. At this facility, the first production of a booms for oil spill response will be made and the expectation is to produce in excess of 20.000 meter of booms per year consisting of both rubber boom as well as PU booms including other equipment for oil spill response equipment.
Speaking on this occasion, Henrik Sørensen, Group CEO, DESMI said “India is a very interesting and promising market for us. We expect the stable political environment with focus on growing the economy, improving infrastructure, and make in India, to mention some, to give us even more business opportunities in future”.
“We consider DESMI to be a globally well-known and strong brand bringing “Proven Technology” to the market and we are interacting with our customers to understand their business and support them with the best suitable solutions for their operations at the lowest life cycle cost possible. The decision to establish production is based on the experience we have gained in India. Today, we have a strong team of highly skilled employees who support our Indian customers and expand our customer base day by day. We look very much forward to increasing our presence in Indiaand aim to serve our customers with high quality, sustainable and cost-efficient products, solutions and service”, he added.
AVS Murthy, Managing Director, DESMI India, said “We will look forward to support our customers not only with high quality and locally manufactured products but also with superior after sales service. By second quarter of 2017, we will be ready with the assembly center for the production of pumps and pumping solutions for the local market.” The objective of setting up facility in Hyderabad is due to the good Industrial Policy of Telangana Government and also this being Centrally Located in India, well connected and most importantly the Pharma Hub of India. We are currently serving lot of Pharma Companies for various Process Cooling Applications and the company is very keen in working with the Government of Telangana on the Mission Bhagiratha Water Supply Project which is a very prestigious project for the newly formed state of Telangana”. (NSS)