ORIGINS by Mahindra World City, Chennai, a joint venture between Mahindra World City Developers and Sumitomo Corporation of Japan, has signed its third Japanese client, USUI Susira International. USUI Susira is a global manufacturer of engine components for automobile & non-automobile applications. The Company is a preferred supplier of valve-train components, transmission parts and non-engine components for major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in India and globally.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the facility was held in the presence of Akiko Usui, Vice Chairman, USUI Co; Hiroshi Yamanashi, President, USUI Co Ltd.; and Hideto Mano, MD, USUI Susira International. USUI Susira will establish a 5-acre manufacturing facility for automobile parts at ORIGINS, Chennai in the first phase; followed by a second phase of five acres. The 10-acre facility will be USUI’s largest in India and will employ 500 persons, when it is fully operational by 2024.
Hideto Mano - MD, USUI Susira International Pvt. Ltd, said, “We selected ORIGINS, Chennai for its high-quality infrastructure, proximity to ports and the availability of amenities. This new facility, once completed, will help us significantly scale up our production in India. Our partnership with ORIGINS, Chennai will help us realize our vision of ‘Make in India’.”
Vaibhav Mittal, Business Head, Mahindra World City, Chennai and ORIGINS, Chennai, said, “We are delighted to welcome USUI Susira International to ORIGINS, Chennai. With the ground-breaking ceremony held within just a week of signing the agreement, ORIGINS, Chennai has firmly established itself as a holistic industrial ecosystem for accelerated business growth in India via world-class infrastructure and focused operations support.”
USUI Susira has its main factory in Ambathur and five operational units at Kakkalur in Tamil Nadu.
ORIGINS, Chennai is also the preferred business destination for Yanmar Group, an over 100-year-old Japanese business conglomerate and manufacturer of diesel engines; and Nissei Electric, a leading Japanese manufacturer and trader of optical fiber products and electrical components. Both companies have chosen ORIGINS, Chennai to establish their first manufacturing facility in India.
ORIGINS by Mahindra World City, Chennai is an industrial cluster of international standards. Once fully complete, it will span across 600 acres. It is located in the high growth corridor of NH-16 in Tamil Nadu, which connects Chennai with Kolkata and is a part of the Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor. The project is expected to generate direct employment for 7000 persons when fully operational. Companies located in ORIGINS, Chennai can avail various benefits including faster time-to-market; clear land titles; plug-and-play infrastructure; and a range of business support services. ORIGINS, Chennai also incorporates environment-friendly and smart monitoring systems for operations & maintenance; and is pre-certified as a ‘Platinum’ rated industrial cluster by IGBC (Indian Green Building Council), India.
@EPC World Media