Opening ceremony of Wirtgen India
700 guests joined opening ceremony of Wirtgen India on August 1, 2011.
Wirtgen India, a 100% subsidiary of Wirtgen Group, has commenced its new production facility at Bhandgaon, near Pune. The company's new factory in Pune comprises a 2700 m2 administration centre and training building alongside a 3600 m2 factory, built to the same standard as Wirtgen Group's production facilities in Germany. It includes a shot blasting system, a paint facility and a spare parts depot, while machines are assembled on a 60 m long production line, equipped with overhead cranes, with a load bearing capacity of 10 tonnes each and supported by slewing pillar cranes.
Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director of Wirtgen India ,Stefan Wirtgen, President of the Wirtgen Group, Dr. Stefan Klumpp, CTO of Hamm AG and Frank Betzelt, Business Development Manager of Wirtgen Group, performed the ceremonial ribbon-cutting, marking the official opening of Wirtgen India in it’s new Pune facility.