Alstom inaugurates new manufacturing facility in Coimbatore

Alstom has inaugurated its new components manufacturing facility with an average investment of EUR 25 million in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

It is the largest components manufacturing facility in Asia spanning 15 acres. It has an installed capacity of 2.1 million hours, that will offer a higher degree of production diversity and complexity integration and testing of tractions, auxiliary convertors, cubicles, driver desks and rolling stock looms. The Coimbatore site currently delivers to Alstom’s Indian sites as well asthose in France, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, UAE etc.  The facilityhas undertaken several sustainability measures like such as targeting 80 per cent of regular activities to be run on green energy, utilising 100 per cent of natural light during daytime, rainwater harvesting, reusing 100 per cent of the sewage treated water, etc.

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