Japanese auto parts maker starts operations at Sri City
NS Instruments India Private Ltd., (NSIP) a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Seiki Ltd., of Japan inaugurated its production unit in Sri City on Wednesday.
Sri City: NS Instruments India Private Ltd., (NSIP) a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Seiki Ltd., of Japan inaugurated its production unit in Sri City on Wednesday.
At a colourful ceremony held on the factory premises, Mamoru Kawada, Director, Nippon Seiki administered the dedication ceremony and declared the plant inaugurated in the presence of Motohiko Ogawa, Managing Director, NSIP, Ravindra Sannareddy, Managing Director, Sri City, and a host of dignitaries from the automotive and electronic industries.
Addressing the gathering, Mamoru Kawada said, "I am thankful to the management of Sri city and the state government for extending excellent cooperation in building this state of the art plant on time. Besides meeting the demand from the Indian market, in future we wish to export to other countries from the Sri City plant, as it is located close by to sea ports. I solicit the support from all our customers."
Speaking at the ceremony, Ravindra Sannareddy said, “Today’s event is the 2nd inauguration within a week, and NSIP is the 8th Japanese company that became operational. When two other auto components makers Kikuwa and Kusakabe, and the three biggies from Japan viz., Isuzu, Unicharm and NHK Spring become operational, a strong ecosystem for Japanese companies gets developed here.”
As NSIP produces a wide variety of electronic based instrument clusters for automobiles, he said, “This plant makes entry into the automobile-electronic sector in Sri City.”
Besides the Sri City unit, Nippon Seiki has one more plant at Manesar, Haryana. In both these plants the company produces instrument clusters for automobiles and motorcycles.
Since 1946, Nippon Seiki has been manufacturing and selling instrument clusters for automobiles, motorcycles and other applications, office automation appliances , remote controllers, LCD and OLED. Besides its three production plants in Japan, Nippon Seiki operates through 26 units spread in 11 countries.