Hero MotoCorp begins production at Chittoor plant

Hero MotoCorp has commenced commercial production at its new greenfield manufacturing facility, situated at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh

This is Hero MotoCorp’s eighth manufacturing plant and sixth in India. The company, which is the country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, had laid the foundation stone for the plant on March 23, 2018.

Hero MotoCorp has invested around Rs 1,600 crore for the greenfield plant, which is said to create around 12,000 new direct and indirect employment opportunities in the region.

The Chittoor facility is developed over a 600-acre site in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, and will have an annual installed capacity of 1.8 million units, which will be achieved in three phases. Hero’s combined installed production capacity currently is the highest in the country.

This takes the company’s cumulative installed manufacturing capacity to 11.6 million units per annum.

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