Chennai: The buoyant
demand for industrial and instrument cooling fans from the telecom sector has
made ebm-Nadi International Pvt Ltd to expand its production and storage capacities.
The Rs1.5 crore equity based company is a 51:49 joint venture between ebm-papst,
Germany and India''s Kamdar family.
company has built a 1,000 pallets capacity warehouse in Chennai. The pallets have
radio frequency identification technology so that the inventory levels are managed
the production front, the company has increased its per day output capacity by
200 units to 800 units. Both the expansions have cost the company €1 million.
the media here on Tuesday, J B Kamdar, managing director said, the company is
mulling further expansions as the demand for industrial and instrument cooling
fans are expected to boom from retail, refrigeration and cold storage industries.
to Hans Jochen Beilke, CEO, ebm-papst Group, the Indian joint venture has chalked
out plans to invest Euro 5 million for further expansion of production and warehousing
facilities in Chennai by the year 2010.
to that Kamdar said, the company''s turnover after that would be around Rs2000
million. "The next demand boom for industrial fans is expected from refrigeration,
cold storage and retail sectors."
expects the company to close this fiscal with a turnover of Rs85 crore.