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AxleTech International builds first axle in new manufacturing facility in India

AxleTech Team in India with first axle builtTroy, Michigan – AxleTech International produced the first axle from its new dedicated manufacturing facility in India. The 45,000 square foot (4,180 square meter) plant, located in Pune, represents AxleTech’s first greenfield project in the country.

“Our new facility strengthens our commitment to support the specialty off-highway vehicle industry in India. This is an important milestone in our growth strategy as we continue to position ourselves as a global drivetrain components supplier”, said Bill Gryzenia, CEO of AxleTech International. The company has operating facilities in the United States, Brazil, France, and China. The new manufacturing site utilizes an extensive network of local components suppliers. AxleTech’s India-based customers can expect quality products that are engineered to meet their specific vehicle requirements, while also leveraging from a domestic supply base.

The facility is scaled to meet a growing customer demand with opportunity for future product line expansion. Furthermore, it will supply planetary axles for commercial off-highway applications in material handling, construction, and transportation as well as vehicles for the defense sector.

The grand opening ceremony will take place this coming March and the plant will be fully operational in early 2016. For sales inquiries in India, please contact Amit Verma via phone (+91 97 1719 4132) or email (amit.verma@axletech.com).

About AxleTech

AxleTech International, based in Troy, Michigan, is a supplier of off-highway and specialty vehicle drivetrain systems and components to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket for commercial and defense customers around the world. AxleTech has nine vocational markets: agricultural, aircraft ground support, construction, forestry, material handling, defense, mining, specialty truck, and transit. AxleTech has manufacturing, distribution, and engineering facilities in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Chicago, Illinois, Saint-Étienne, France, Osasco, Brazil, and Pune, India.

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