Pune, September 2017, with two branch offices in India, Fulda-based engineering experts EDAG Production Solutions GmbH & Co. KG have already highlighted the importance of the Indian market for their international strategy.
EDAG Production Solutions have now successfully taken a further step towards establishing the company on the Indian market with the project award by the Indian OEM Force Motors LTD. The official contract was signed by both the CEOs in Pune on 6th September, 2017. With its long-standing expertise in production engineering, EDAG Production Solutions is now set to carry out the simultaneous engineering, body shop planning and product validation for the development of a new Vehicle which will be manufactured at Force Motor’s Pithampur in India. This will comprise around 22,000 man hours in next 12 months.
„This project represents a further development of our local activities in India,” explains Rainer Wittich, Chairman of the Executive Board of EDAG Production Solutions. “Through the close-to-customer support by our local team in Pune and the strong backbone of our concept engineers in Germany, we are a reliable partner to our customer Force Motors, and can offer them optimum support in their endeavor. As a globally positioned company, we are also fully conversant with intercultural matters. We are really looking forward to this cooperation.“
About Force Motors LTD
Force Motors based in Pune (India) is an Indian manufacturer of commercial and off-road vehicles and part of the Dr. Abhay Firodia group. Its range includes small commercial vehicles, multi-purpose vehicles (MUV), light commercial vehicles (LCV), Special Utility Vehicles (SUV) and agricultural tractors. As a fully, vertically integrated automobile company, with expertise in design, development and manufacture of the full spectrum of automotive components, aggregates and vehicles Force Motors provides appropriate solutions for transport for every need – both goods as well as passengers. Force Motors has approximately 8,000 employees at five manufacturing sites in India.