Minda Industries has announced forming a joint venture (JV) with Japan’s Kasei Group to manufacturing moulds for alloy wheels.
The proposed name for the JV company is Kasei Minda Mould Pvt Ltd, in which Minda would hold 49.9 per cent equity while Kasei Group would hold the rest 50.1 per cent.
The JV firm would be set up in Bawal, Haryana. The initial investment outlay for the plant is Rs 25.50 crore, and the first phase of facility is expected to be commissioned by April 2019.
Minda Industries said in a regulatory filing: “This is in line with group strategy to invest in capability building and develop competitive edge.”
Minda Industries CMD Nirmal K Minda said: “With mould manufacturing technology we are taking a step further to integrate and strengthen end-to-end process of alloy wheel technology.”
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