Special Correspondent

TIRUPATI: Rockworth Office Systems Furniture, a joint venture between Dubai-based Al Reyami Group and the Thailand-based Rockworth Public Company Ltd, has on Wednesday broke ground for its new manufacturing facility at Sri City, claimed to be India's largest private sector multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ) set up at Sathyavedu, 65 km from here.

Phases

The Rs.100 crore unit to come up in phases on a 1.4 lakh sq feet site, is the company's first manufacturing facility in India.

The production capacity is estimated at 22,000 modular work station units per annum and it is expected to commence production from January 2011, according to a press release issued by the Sri City. Among those who participated in the ‘ground breaking' ceremony were the Directors of the Rockworth besides the president of Sri City, Ramesh Subramanian.