Milacron has made additional investment in its machinery manufacturing facility in India, saying it is a market that “continues to impress.”
The company recently completed another round of expansions to its injection, blow and extrusion moulding machine manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, as well as its hot runner manufacturing facility in Coimbatore.
“The Indian plastic market continues to impress, and Milacron continues to grow alongside it to ensure we’re able to make our customers possibilities a reality,” said Milacron CEO, Tom Goeke.
The completed addition to the Ahmedabad site adds an additional 9,304 square meters, bringing the total footprint to 65,000 square meters.
Milacron’s says the facility will enhance its manufacturing capabilities and boost its production volumes to meet the “increasing demand” for its machines. Milacron’s Indian machine plant manufactures a large variety of hydraulic, servo and electric injection moulding machines, blow moulding, PET, as well as extrusion machines.
“The Indian injection market continues to outperform estimates and remains a key geographical area of focus for Milacron’s brands,” added Ron Krisanda, Milacron COO.
Meanwhile in Coimbatore, India, Milacron’s hot runner brand, Mold-Masters, completed a 10,000 square foot expansion in Q2 2015 and has recently added a large brazed furnace, allowing the India operations to manufacture Mold-Masters proprietary iFLOW manifold technology.