Hero MotoCorp Launches Its 'Garden Factory'

Hero MotoCorp is India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer and seller. Other than that they too are searching ways to promote sustainable growth. Their other agenda is to improve the overall ‘Green Concept' around its factories.

The Indian manufacturer has a state-of-the-art platinum class manufacturing facility at Neemrana, Rajasthan. This facility will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje Scindia of Rajasthan. This will be a Garden Factory claim Hero MotoCorp, demonstrating their environmental conscious attitude.

Pawan Munjal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. commented, "It is a momentous occasion for us as we synergise environment and cutting-edge technology to unveil our fourth manufacturing unit, which is a garden of health and productivity, where we don't only manufacture products but also nurture life."

He further added, "We believe in giving back to the environment as much as we take from it. And that is why Hero has kept the 'green concept' in focus while building this 'Garden Factory'. As leaders in the automotive industry, we fully realise our responsibility as an opinion leader in the fast changing industrial environment."

So far Hero MotoCorp tells us that they will be investing over INR 5000 crore across the world. The Indian manufacturer will be setting up new facilities in Colombia and Bangladesh. They have new plants also coming up in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, along with a Global Centre for Research and development in Kukas, Rajasthan.

Besides Hero MotoCorp's facility is their Global Parts Centre, which sports an automated storage and retrieval system. It also has an automated parking and sorting system with online tracking of parts through their Warehouse Management System. They have also implemented a lean manufacturing system, along with a similar Green Building Concept.

Story first published: Monday, October 20, 2014, 19:02 [IST]
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