Honda Motorcycles starts the second phase of production at Tapukara plant

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Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has reportedly announced that it has increased its production capacity to 2.8 million units annually with the start of the second phase of operations at Tapukara facility in Rajasthan.

HMSI Vice President (Sales and Marketing) N K Rattan said "To meet the growing demand of customers, the second phase with 0.6 million units capacity has started today, taking the total capacity to 1.2 million units. With this, we shall be able to service our customers of Activa and CB Shine in a more speedy manner. The company has an annual capacity to roll out 2.2 million units from Manesar and Tapukara plants. The Tapukara plant initially started operations in July last year with annual production capacity of 0.6 million units."

The company said "HMSI has invested more than Rs 1,000 crore at the second plant and doubled the annual production capacity of this plant. The second assembly line inaugurated today is flexible to manufacture both scooter and motorcycle models." Continuing to produce from Manesar plant, HMSI will be manufacturing its scooter Activa, motorcycles CB Twister and CB Shine also from the Tapukara plant.

The company said "The second plant generated over 3,500 associates with full capacity after commencing the second phase. We will set up a third plant in Bangalore that is scheduled to be operational in the first half of 2013, with an annual production capacity of 1.2 million units. This capacity expansion plan will increase HMSI's total annual production capacity to 4 million units, including 1.6 million units at the first plant, 1.2 million units at the second plant and 1.2 million units at the third plant, preparing HMSI for further and rapid growth of the market."

Tags : Honda MotorcyclesTapukara, HMSI, N K Rattan

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