New Delhi, 12th December 2020: Panasonic India, a leading diversified technology company, today marks the 8th anniversary of its largest manufacturing facility – Technopark - situated at Jhajjar, Haryana. The company’s Panasonic Smart Factory Solution India (PSFSIN) division at the facility is now the largest* producer of manual welding equipment in India. The company has manufactured and sold thousands welding machines since its inception catering to the demand arising from automobiles, infrastructure, and oil & refinery sectors.
The Panasonic Smart Factory Solution India’s welding business has a significant market share in the automobile sector, which is the largest in the country. It is the preferred supplier to leading two wheeler and four wheeler companies amongst others. The company also has a prominent market share in the Infrastructure original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sector. The facility also offers smart manufacturing solutions propelled by the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), industrial robots, and process automation in the manufacturing plants.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia said, “Our passion for technology, skills of our people, and industrial roots of more than a century have been the force behind our daily efforts to invest in new capabilities and continuous innovations for our customers and partners. The Jhajjar plant has been fulfilling our commitment to make in India and making India a manufacturing hub. Moving forward, the rapid adoption of new-ages technologies such as 5G, IoT, AI will see more investment to meet the growing demands, and help manufacturers scale their activities with the right and smart capabilities. We are extremely focused on building solutions that cater to the real needs of our customers and will significantly ramp up our portfolio of smart factory solutions”
Masafumi Himeno- Div. Managing Director – PSFSIN, Panasonic India said, “We are among the largest supplier of welding machines in the Indian automobile sector. We are significantly focusing to increase our market share in the non-auto sector, including infrastructure, oil and refinery, power, agriculture OEMs, etc. We are not only manufacturing for India but are also exporting the machines to Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, South East Asian, and Middle East countries. Further, PSFSIN is heralding the implementation of digitization, which also scales up the welding process to the next level. We have an integrated welding and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) equipment business that offers end-to-end integrated smart manufacturing solutions to our partners by seamlessly consolidating software and hardware capabilities.”
Panasonic’s Jhajjar facility was established on December 12, 2012. Along with the welding unit, it has a manufacturing capacity of over 4,50,000 units of air conditioners, 3,00,000 sets of washing machines, 5,00,000 refrigerators besides other products and solutions. The products produced at the plant are “RoHS-2” compliant which are Panasonics Global Standards for the minimized presence of harmful substances like Lead, Cadmium, etc. The plant is also certified with the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) and ISO 9001-2015.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, has expanded globally and now operates 528 subsidiaries and 72 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.49 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2020. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. To learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.
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*based on internal data