HARTING Technology Group recently announced the official opening of a new production plant in Chennai, India. Elaborating on this initiative, Andreas Conrad, Senior Vice President –Operations, HARTING Technology Group, said, “In a step by step process, we are expanding the HARTING global production network.” He further shared that the demand for HARTING products and solutions in India and the proximity to other customers in the Asian region were the impetus for this particular step. The company also sees good potential for growth in the country, especially in the important markets of machine and facilities manufacturing, energy generation and transportation.
The new production plant covers 1,200 square metres, accommodating the production of housings, extruded cables and cable harnesses. The company is one of the world's leading providers of industrial connection technology for data, signal and power. It also produces retail checkout systems, electromagnetic actuators for automotive and industrial series use, as well as hardware and software for customers and applications in automation technology, robotics and transportation engineering.