Suzuki to open a new manufacturing plant
Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan is all set to build a new two wheeler plant at Rohtak in Haryana. The Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan (SMC) had set up SMIPL in 2004 for the manufacturing and sales of two wheelers. SMIPL started wheeling out two wheelers from 2006 from its Gurgaon plant in Haryana. SMIPL has plans to build an additional two wheeler and components plant. Planned production capacity of this plant is 5lac units, and the plant is expected to be completed by the end of 2014. If the two wheeler market in India expands, expansion of this SMIPL plant may also be on the cards. In SMIPL , at present 2 models of scooters and 2 models of motorcycles are being produced in the Gurgaon Plant and production achievement of year 2011 was 3.5 lakh which is up by 122% of the previous year.