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EPCOS expands power capacitor production in Nashik


TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS India Pvt Ltd, has significantly expanded the manufacturing capacity for power capacitors at its plant in Nashik. In order to meet the growing demand from both Indian and international customers, EPCOS India has erected a new 16,800 sq.m production and warehouse building, which is now operational. The Nashik plant now has a total area of over 40,000 sq.m and manufactures India’s broadest range of film power capacitors. These state-of-the-art products include capacitors for low-voltage and medium-voltage power factor correction (PFC), power capacitors for power transmission systems, as well as AC capacitors for pumps and household appliances and DC capacitors for EMI suppression.

“Nashik has seen exponential growth since it was established in 1996. After the expansion, the Nashik factory is one of the largest film capacitor manufacturing facilities in India,” said H. S. Banerjee, the CEO of EPCOS India. “And we expect it toprovide further benefits in terms of scale and synergies.”

With its EPCOS products made in India TDK serves all industries in India with a special focus on industrial electronics, renewable energy, traction, automotive, and home appliances. These are all markets that stand to be impacted positively by a wide range of initiatives of the Indian government such as Make in India, Digital Governance, Infra Development, and others.

Natarajan Balakrishnan, Managing Director of EPCOS India explains, “Our success and leadership position in Indian market with film capacitors is attributable to our world class manufacturing capability right here in India. The expansion of our facility in Nashik will enable us to be an even stronger partner to support India’s ambitious goals.”

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