Hengst Filtration inaugurates advanced manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

The newly inaugurated facility, covering 36,000 square feet, is set to produce a wide array of products catering to different industry verticals.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 14 Mar 2024 Views icon5365 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Hengst Filtration, a Germany-based filtration manufacturing company, has unveiled its cutting-edge facility in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. With an initial investment of 2 million Euros, the company is laying the groundwork for its operations in India, recognising the country's importance as both a key market and a potential export destination.

Christopher Heine, Group CEO, Hengst Filtration said, “India represents a significant growth opportunity for Hengst Filtration. The country's expanding economy, coupled with its growing demand for filtration systems across industries, makes it an ideal fit for our expansion plans. We are confident that our innovative solutions that bundle filtration for industry and the environment will be well-received by our Indian customers.”

In terms of application, the company say they can be used on- and off-road automotive applications including stationery engines, hydraulic applications, industrial processed air, and in indoor air quality set-ups. Proprietary technologies are patented products for separation of particles and chemicals for oil air fuel and water.

The Yelahanka facility, spanning 36,000 square feet was set up in less than six months, will manufacture a diverse range of products across multiple verticals. The company says the current production capacity is 30,000 units scalable to 1,00,000 units annually.

Sandip Mehta, MD, Hengst India said, “We are excited about our latest and most significant expansion into this pivotal market, poised to contribute to reducing emissions in the production environment and enhancing air quality for the people of India. From automotive to medical technology, our mission is unequivocal: to mitigate emissions, safeguard machinery, and elevate air quality. Each of our products acts as a catalyst for positive change, fostering a cleaner, greener planet.”

Hengst Filtration is a family company founded in 1958 in Münster, Germany. With more than 3,500 employees at 23 locations worldwide, it develops innovative solutions in filtration and fluid management.

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