Danfoss unit starts production line for hydrostatics in India


Eaton Fluid Power Ltd., a member of the Danfoss Group, has launched a brand new hydrostatic production line at its plant in Pimpri, Pune, to meet demand from the local agricultural sector, the company said. “Danfoss is the first organization to have manufacturing capability for hydrostatic transmission solutions in India,” the company said in a statement. “Danfoss has a long and proud history in India, and the addition of our sites in Pimpri and Magarpatta will add to our footprint and new opportunities in India, a market that will see significant investment from Danfoss in the years to come. given its immense growth potential,” said Eric Alstrom, President of Danfoss Power Solutions. “Our strategic investments towards digitization are yielding great results and the new hydrostatic production line is a testament to that. We are confident that our customers will receive an unparalleled level of service and expertise from us and will be well placed to meet the growing demand from the Indian market,” he said. The recent global acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business has strengthened Danfoss Power Solutions’ offerings, which now include the broadest selection of mobile and industrial hydraulics and fluid handling solutions available on the market, the company said. . “This merger has made Danfoss a world leader in mobile and industrial hydraulics, for the construction, agricultural and other off-road vehicle markets,” he added. The addition of this new hydrostatic line will help improve the energy efficiency and durability quotient of applications where these solutions are deployed, he said. Prasanna Kumar, who heads Eaton Fluid Power Business in India, said, “In line with the government’s vision of ‘Made in India’, approximately 95% of all products manufactured at our plant use materials and components made in India. India. The company aims to invest in increasing its product offering in India and remains firm on its mission to ensure a minimum localization level of 75% for sourcing and manufacturing in future product lines. »


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