Sundaram-Clayton Inaugurates New Foundry In Chennai
Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. (SCL), a member of the TVS Group, has inaugurated its new foundry at Oragadam, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. The new facility was inaugurated by Mr. Young Key Koo, Managing Director and CEO of Hyundai Motor India Limited. The Oragadam plant has been set up with an investment of over Rs. 150 Crores. This major capacity expansion aims to meet the rapidly growing demand for its products from the automotive industry and will primarily serve Hyundai Motor India Limited. With a capacity of 8000 tonnes, the plant will produce machined castings ranging from 1.9 kgs to 7.2 kgs.
SCL produces more than 50,000 tonnes of castings annually for the passenger car, commercial vehicle and two-wheeler segments, supplying to key customers like Hyundai Motor Company India Ltd., Cummins, Volvo, Daimler, PACCAR, BMW, Honda, Ford, HANON, WABCO, ZF and TVS Motor Company. SCL is known for its industry leading quality practices and its best practices in manufacturing, driven by Total Quality Management (TQM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and lean manufacturing.