Chennai, March 2018:LJUNGSTRÖM,a division of ARVOS Group,has made significant investment in their manufacturing operations in India by setting up new air preheater manufacturing site at Mahindra World City, Chennai.With a significantly higher production capacityof 16,000 metric tons per annum, and an upgraded state-of-the-art manufacturing process and equipment, the new facility will be the leading heating element manufacturer in the region catering to increasing demand for heating equipment in India and support LJUNGSTRÖM’s growth strategy.As thenumber one supplier of air preheaters and gas-gas heaters globally with unrivalled size, scope and capability, LJUNGSTRÖM is committed to developing advanced technologies to provide customers with products and services delivering value added solutions.
Spread across 12,000 square meters, the new LJUNGSTRÖM facility is dedicated to heating element manufacturing, quality, testing and inspection. The facility will produce Baskets with LJUNGSTRÖM’s latest profile of heating elements like DNF+, DNF, and DUN8 which offer most efficient heat recovery and superior cleanability. It is equipped with the most advanced manufacturing and testing equipment including advanced element crimping capabilities. With the opening of the new site, LJUNGSTRÖM is committed to expand production capacity of the highest quality heating element in India to better meet the customers’ demands.
“India is one of the largest single marketsfor LJUNGSTRÖM in many areas and will also be one of the fastest growing markets as the installed base grows. As India’s economy is developing ata rapid speed, the country’s demand for energy will remain high,”said LJUNGSTRÖM President, Dave Breckinridge. “We are committed to bring genuine advanced LJUNGSTRÖM heat exchanger technology to India to support the existing power plant installed base with efficiency and environmental upgrades using proven LJUNGSTRÖM solutions.The new facility will improve our production capacity, support our continuing growth strategy, and help us service our customers in India better.”
“We are on an exponential growth trajectory,offering high technology products to address the energy constraints by maximizing the utilization of flue gas heat recovery, thereby increasing the performance of plant equipment.This new facility will help us leverage future technologies that will focus on the triple constraints of energy efficiency, reduced emission and cost effectiveness at the same time,” said LJUNGSTRÖM India Managing Director, Pankaj Chopra.
The new facility in Chennai is fully operational. With focus on continued innovation in products and manufacturing processes,LJUNGSTRÖM will continue to adapt and strategically expand capacity in India to support its regional and global growth.
LJUNGSTRÖM, headquartered in Wellsville, New York, a division of ARVOS Group, is a global technology and innovation leader, specializing in full life-cycle services and solutions for thermal power plants and industrial facilities. With a history of heat recovery advances spanning 95 years, LJUNGSTRÖM is redefining clean thermal power technologies through its deep customer and technical knowledge, worldwide.
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