LJUNGSTRÖM unveils state-of-the-art Air Preheater Manufacturing Facility in Mahindra World City
Chennai, 09 March 2018:LJUNGSTRÖM,a division of ARVOS Group,has made significant investment in their manufacturing operations in India by setting up new air preheater manufacturing site at Mahindra World City, Chennai.With a significantly higher production capacityof 16,000 metric tons per annum, and an upgraded state-of-the-art manufacturing process and equipment, the new facility will be the leading heating element manufacturer in the region catering to increasing demand for heating equipment in India and support LJUNGSTRÖM’s growth strategy.As thenumber one supplier of air preheaters and gas-gas heaters globally with unrivalled size, scope and capability, LJUNGSTRÖM is committed to developing advanced technologies to provide customers with products and services delivering value added solutions.
Spreadacross 12,000 square meters, the new LJUNGSTRÖM facility is dedicated toheating element manufacturing, quality, testing and inspection. The facilitywill produce Baskets with LJUNGSTRÖM’s latest profile of heating elements likeDNF+, DNF, and DUN8 which offer most efficient heat recovery and superiorcleanability. It is equipped with the most advanced manufacturing and testingequipment including advanced element crimping capabilities. With the opening ofthe new site, LJUNGSTRÖM is committed to expand production capacity of thehighest quality heating element in India to better meet the customers’ demands.
“India is one of the largest single marketsforLJUNGSTRÖM in many areas and will also be one of the fastest growing markets asthe installed base grows. As India’s economy is developing ata rapid speed, thecountry’s demand for energy will remain high,”said LJUNGSTRÖM President, DaveBreckinridge. “We are committed to bring genuine advanced LJUNGSTRÖM heatexchanger technology to India to support the existing power plant installedbase with efficiency and environmental upgrades using proven LJUNGSTRÖM solutions.Thenew facility will improve our production capacity, support our continuinggrowth strategy, and help us service our customers in India better.”
“We are onan exponential growth trajectory,offering high technology products to addressthe energy constraints by maximizing the utilization of fluegas heat recovery, thereby increasing the performance of plant equipment.Thisnew facility will help us leverage future technologies that will focus on thetriple constraints of energy efficiency, reduced emission and costeffectiveness at the same time,” said LJUNGSTRÖM India Managing Director,Pankaj Chopra.
The new facility in Chennai is fully operational. Withfocus on continued innovation in products and manufacturingprocesses,LJUNGSTRÖM will continue to adapt and strategically expand capacityin India to support its regional and global growth.