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Amara Raja commissions India’s Largest Two-Wheeler Battery Plant

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Mumbai : Strengthening its presence as the leading battery manufacturer, Amara  Raja  Batteries  Ltd (ARBL) today  commissioned  its Two-Wheeler  Battery  Plant at the Amara Raja Growth Corridor in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The plant was inaugurated  by  Mr. George R Oliver, Chairman and CEO — Johnson Controls, showcasing yet another milestone in the successful  joint  venture  between  the two companies.

 

The first phase of the  plant  which  was  commissioned  will have  a capacity  of  5 inn  units. The plant will have an ultimate capacity of  17  inn  units  with  an estimated  investment  of  Rs 700Cr  taking the total capacity for two-wheeler batteries to 29Mn units. The plant will employ 1300  people  at  full  capacity. It is the most advanced production facility in the country pioneering the use of  advanced punched grid making technology for two—wheeler battery manufacturing. The technology ensures best-in-class  product  performance,  higher  productivity  and  improved  environmental standards.

 

The plant infrastructure too reflects Amara Raja’s commitment to deploy  energy efficient processes to minimise carbon emissions. For harnessing solar energy, the plant is also installed with 2.7 MW of roof top solar power which generates 4.5 inn KWh of energy. The high-speed assembly lines and advanced Robotic system will help minimise human intervention making the process highly reliable.

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