Schneider Electric lays foundation of its new state-of-the-art smart factory in Telangana

Schneider Electric, the global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, hosted the ground breaking ceremony of its upcoming state-of-the-art smart factory at GMR Industrial Park in Hyderabad.

Spread over 18 acres, the upcoming unit will be the company’s second factory in Telangana, serving as a harbinger of growth while strengthening resilience in supply chain operations. The new facility will be developed in two phases. The first phase with 200,000 square feet facility area is expected to be completed in September 2023. The company will be investing over Rs 3 billion in this project, which will in turn create additional 1,000 jobs. The vision behind this facility is to cater to the needs of its customers and be more resilient against future disruptions. The upcoming smart factory will harness the power of Industry 4.0 technologies to make better and faster decisions for enhanced customer experience. This new facility with 75 per cent export volume capacity will strengthen Schneider’s position as a reliable export hub for its global customers. The company’s manufacturing base expansion in Telangana will also amplify its contributions to Make In India program. Schneider Electric is constantly leveraging new-age technologies to meet ever-changing customer needs. The company’s success is resonated across the world. The existing Schneider Electric Smart Factory in Hyderabad recently earned the recognition of an Advanced Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum.  Manufacturing the mission-critical products, this Hyderabad smart factory has leveraged Schneider Electric’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) based EcoStruxure Solutions backed by artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning, industrial internet of things (IIoT) infrastructure, and both predictive and prescriptive analytics.