Nittan unit in Sri City goes on stream

December 10, 2014 11:58 pm | Updated 11:58 pm IST - TIRUPATI:

Nittan India Tech Pvt. Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto major Nittan Valve Co Ltd, on Wednesday, inaugurated its production unit at Sri City near here.

Nittan Valve President Hisao Takahashi, who inaugurated the facility, maintained that this step would enable them to respond better to the order for engine valves from domestic original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).Sri City Managing Director Ravindra Sannareddy elucidated on the proactive industrial policy, and said the government was planning to promote an investor-friendly ecosystem, including its plans to develop an ‘Automobile Hub’ in the Nellore-Chittoor region, close to metropolitan* cities such as Chennai and Bengaluru.

Construction work on the facility was carried out by Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., and was completed in a short span of eight months.

Nittan Valve Executive Managing Director Toshimichi Kimbara, Nittan India Tech Managing Director Kazuhiro Tasaka and others took part.

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