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Grupo Antolin expands capacity in India with Sanand plant

Business Standard:  June 15, 2016

Ahmedabad: In order to consolidate its presence in the burgeoning automotive industry in India, Grupo Antolin, the Spanish manufacture of interior components for automobiles (overhead, doors, seats and lighting), recently opened its production facility in Sanand (Gujarat), which is emerging as a manufacturing hub for global auto giants.

Reinforcing its industrial presence in India, the sixth largest producer internationally with over 4.1 million automobiles in 2015, the new plant will produce overhead systems, sunvisors and plastic parts for the interior of automobiles for customers such as Ford and Tata.

In this new location, the Burgos (Spain) based company will employ more than 130 people and these are in addition to the more than 1,200 Grupo Antolin employees in India, where it has been present since 1996 and now has five factories, two just in time centers and a technical-sales office.

Grupo Antolin is one of the largest players in the car interiors market internationally and the leading supplier of headliner substrates. It offers products with high added value to outfit automobile interiors - overheads & soft trim, doors & hard trim, seats & metal, lighting and cockpits & consoles.

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