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Voith completes 25 years of Hyderabad facility

Em News BureauWednesday, December 12, 2012, 12:39 Hrs  [IST]

Dr.Hubert VoithVoith Group of Companies recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of its production site in Hyderabad. Set up in 1987, the production site of Voith in Hyderabad has its own modern foundry, manufacturing and testing facilities. Voith in Hyderabad has been producing hydrodynamic couplings for material handling systems in power stations and mines. Recently, the company started production of servomotors, hydrodynamic retarders and components of Scharfenberg couplers for domestic as well as export market.

Voith regards India as one of the promising growth regions and important markets on the globe. The company has been present here since 1911 and is represented through its markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Voith technologies are used in key points along value-added chains that could be unable to function without Voith plants, systems, components or maintenance services. Today, Voith couplings regulate pumps or fans in more than 90 percent of Indian thermal power plants for instance. Other recent milestones of significance are projects such as metro rail projects in New Delhi, Bangalore and Jaipur or the commissioning of Voith banknote paper machines which will altogether be able to meet the current demand for banknotes in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Hubert Lienhard, Voith President & CEO, said, "Voith in India is a long-standing, rich and successful partnership. We will make sure that this success continues for many years to come. We are proud of being part of this rising nation. We are committed to further contributing to the country's sustainable, economic and social development through our presence here."