Transformers and Rectifiers opens new plant in Gujarat

May 29th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, May 29 (IANS) Power transmission and distribution major Transformers and Rectifiers India Friday inaugurated its new facility for manufacturing and testing high capacity transformers at Moraiya near here.
The Moraiya unit is the company’s third facility in the Gujarat after its plants in Odhav and Changoder.

The Rs.100-crore new unit has the capability of manufacturing and testing 765 KV transformers, company chairman and managing director Jitendra Mamtora told reporters.

“We look at exciting possibilities in integrated power companies, transmission companies, distribution companies, large industrial power users, infrastructure companies and renewable energy suppliers to sell our products,” Mamtora said.

He said investment in the transmission and distribution industry would grow 100 percent in the next two decades.

“We see rapid strides to be made in India in the areas of power grid development to meet the increasing demand for equipment for power grid expansion and interconnection development,” Mamtora added.

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