Ceratizit SA has announced the expansion its cutting tool business in India with the establishment of a new production unit at its 6.2 acre site in the industrial area of Uluberia, West Bengal.
Ceratizit India has been manufacturing hard metal products in Bengal for some seventeen years and the new production plant will see a further 200 job opportunities created.
“To meet the increasing demand of cutting tools in Asia, this continuous expansion and strengthening of our activities in the important Indian market is key to our success,” stated Thierry Wolter, member of the Ceratizit Executive Board.
The official inauguration ceremony took place on 24 April 2013, in presence of the Ambassador of Luxembourg to India, Gaston Stronck, the Managing Director of Ceratizit India Pvt. Ltd., Ashwani Sareen, as well as the Ceratizit Representative for the Executive Board Jacques Lanners and Executive Board member Thierry Wolter.