Milacron Marks Milestone in India
At the beginning of September, Milacron Holdings Corp., an industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, announced the delivery of the 10,001st injection molding machine from its Ahmedabad, India manufacturing facility.
Milacron’s CEO, Tom Goeke stated, “This is a significant milestone in our India based operations. India continues to be a global plastics processing powerhouse. A number of analysts predict that by 2020 India will be 2nd to only China in the global polymer processing market.”
On September 2, 2015, Milacron’s manufacturing team in India presented its 10,001st India manufactured injection molding machine. The Milacron Hydron Servo 150 machine was presented to Mr. Ghisulal Rathod, Chairman, of Cello Group by Ron Krisanda, Milacron’s Chief Operating Officer, Advanced Plastic Processing Technologies at the Vatva, Ahmedabad facility.
Milacron’s Managing Director in India, Shirish Divigi, on Milacron’s plans to expand the company’s service offerings in the region: “Milacron has an aggressive growth plan for the future. We plan to introduce new value added products and services. Milacron is focused on strengthening its team to provide faster response times. We plan to station Service Engineers closer to the customers' operations. Our primary goal is to provide complete life cycle support and management services to our customers.” To meet the increasing demand in India and support existing customers, Milacron’s Vatva, Ahmedabad facility will complete its current expansion project (announced August 21st, 2014) on January 1st, 2016. The expansion will allow Milacron to increase its annual output of 1,500 injection and blow molding machines to 2,100 machines per annum, a 40% increase.
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