HELLA opens second Indian electronics plant

HELLA has opened a second electronics plant in India. The new production facility in Mehsana, India, north of the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat, will meet the growing demand for electronic components and strengthen proximity to its local customers.

Production at the new location will initially focus on sensor solutions for accelerator pedal sensors and will gradually be expanded by further electronic products. In the first expansion phase, the plant will comprise a building area of around 5,000sqm and ultimately, employ up to 200 people. The investment required amounts to a lower-double-digit million euro figure.

‘India is one of the largest and most promising automotive markets in the world,’ said HELLA CEO Dr. Rolf Breidenbach. ‘The Indian market therefore plays an important strategic role for HELLA. With the opening of a second electronics plant, we are reaffirming our commitment and laying the foundation for further profitable growth in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.’