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The inauguration of the Chakan plant which became operational few months earlier was attended by Senior Management Representatives of M&M, General Motors India, and Volkswagen India along with members of the JV partner groups, suppliers and associates.
Mr. Laurent Burelle, Chairman, Plastic Omnium Group, Mr. Tarang Jain, MD, Varroc Group, Mr. Marc Szulewicz, President Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior along with Customer dignitaries inaugurated the manufacturing facility of Plastic Omnium Varroc Pvt. Ltd. at Chakan, Pune on 1st September, 2010.Plastic Omnium Varroc is a Joint venture of Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior and Varroc Polymers for producing exterior automobile parts in both thermoplastic and thermoset technologies.The inauguration of the Chakan plant which became operational few months earlier was attended by Senior Management Representatives of M&M, General Motors India, and Volkswagen India along with members of the JV partner groups, suppliers and associates.The dignitaries participated in Traditional Lamp Lighting ceremony to mark the occasion.The guests visited the plant and the product galleries showcasing the technologies that will be available through POV to meet the upcoming safety and environmental regulations in addition to offering substantial weight saving thereby increasing fuel efficiency of the vehicles.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tarang Jain elaborated on the growth potential of Indian Automobile Industry and the need for setting up new plants equipped with latest and efficient technologies to cater to the ever growing demand for the auto components.Mr. Marc Szulewicz emphasized the importance of lean manufacturing and frugal engineering for sustainable growth in the very competitive Indian Automotive market.Mr. Laurent Burelle later expressed his satisfaction with the progress of the Joint Venture and thanked the customers for their support.Mr. Hemant Sikka and Mr. R. Sridhar from M&M, Mr. Mahesh Kodumudi and Mr. Ralf Lorenz from VW India, Mr. Tilak Ahuja from GM India addressed the gathering with words of encouragement for the POV team.The event was hosted by Mr. Gagandeep Singh, Executive Director of Plastic Omnium Varroc Pvt. Ltd.
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