Thermax Limited, the leading energy and environment solutions provider inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. The company’s latest state-of-the-art production unit, deploying high levels of digitisation, will manufacture a wide range of vapour absorption machines comprising chillers, heat pumps and heaters in its first phase.
Constructed on a 40-acre plot in the Domestic Tariff Zone at Sri City with an investment of Rs. 166 crore (23 Mn USD) in Phase I, the unit has a capacity to produce 400 machines per year. The world-class facility is aligned to the vision of ‘Smart Thermax’ and is a significant step in diversifying its operations to leverage the infrastructural advantages of strategic locations such as Sri City. The company has invested in digitisation and automation to facilitate zero-defect processes that will ensure superior quality products.
Located around 75 km from Chennai, Sri City is emerging as a preferred business destination that provides seamless connectivity by road, air and seaports. The new facility will be an important manufacturing hub for Thermax’s global operations that will augment its export capabilities. With the increasing demand for green and energy efficient solutions globally, the vapour absorption products manufactured in this plant will be an ideal fit towards sustainability. All manufacturing processes are designed to create a safe and healthy working environment, and comply with the stringent green building norms.