Elecon Engineering builds one-of-its kind plant in Indian engineering industry


By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Elecon Engineering Company Limited, one of the India’s largest Material Handling Equipments and Transmission Products manufactures, today announced that it has built a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant as an expansion of the Elecon Gear Division. Located near Prayas Engineering (Anand), this modern engineering plant has been built to double the gear box manufacturing capacity using world class quality and to ensure on-time delivery within a short span of time.

The new plant will produce internal components of the helical gear box and has a capacity of manufacturing 1000 gear boxes per month. The “Lean Manufacturing” system with different types of lean tools like 5 S, 7 waste, SMED, TPM, KANBAN, KAIZEN will be implemented at the plant. The overall efficiency and condition of the equipment as well as the selection of m/cs, work holding devices, tool management, swarf management, coolant management and work handling systems will be optimal, thus minimizing labour fatigue. The components will be produced in a dust-free & eco-friendly environment.

Mr. Prayasvin Patel, Chairman and Managing Director, Elecon Engineering said “The construction of this modern facility is another step towards our motto ‘Always a step ahead in Technology.’ The new shed is designed to be an icon and will represent the image of the Elecon Group of Companies. With this enhanced facility we aim to increase our turnover by 33% within the period of one year.”

With interior dimensions of 92 meter x 42 meter x 11.2 meter (L x B x H), contemporary aesthetics and construction, this is certainly a one-of-its kind plant for any Indian engineering company.


Introduction to Gear Division:

Ever since it came into being in 1951, the Gear Division of Elecon Engineering has successfully consolidated its position as Asia’s largest gear manufacturing company, with a significant presence in India as well as abroad. Elecon Gear were the pioneer in introducing the modular design concept, case hardened and ground gear technology in India. Elecon has a proven track record in designing and manufacturing worm gears; parallel shaft and right angle shaft; helical and spiral level helical gears; fluid geared and flexible couplings, as well as planetary gear boxes. As far as special gears are concerned, Elecon is the supplier of choice in core sectors such as power, sugar, cement, chemicals, fertilizers, steel, plastic extrusion and rubber. State of the art manufacturing facilities include fully automated machine lines; comprehensive production capacity; a dedicated work force and a responsive after sales service.


About Elecon Engineering Company Ltd.:

Established in 1951, Elecon Engineering Company Ltd of Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India, pioneered the manufacture of material handling equipment http://www.elecon.com. During these five decades, Elecon has designed and implemented several landmark projects in India as well as abroad. From a modest start of design and manufacture of Elevators and Conveyors from which incidentally,the company derives its corporate identity. viz. “Elecon”. It has grown over the years to be known as a pioneer of the concept of mechanized way of Bulk Material Handling Equipment in India. During the span of more than 5 decades, Elecon has encompassed all the major core sectors through its supplies of highly sophisticated equipment bearing ample testimony of the symbolic mark of Elecon’s unbeatable technology. Elecon has thus, made its presence felt through consistent and satisfactory performance of its equipment in such core sectors as fertilizer, cement, coal/power generation, chemical, steel plant and port mechanization etc., across the country.



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