Daikin India, is looking to make India its manufacturing hub and is in the process of expanding its India operations - setting up its third factory, ramping up its R&D facility and planning to manufacture climate-friendly air conditioners said Kanwaljeet Jawa, MD Sr CEO Daikin India. Member of the Board and Regional General Manager, AC business, India and East Africa, Daikin Industries Ltd.
Daikin India hopes to expand in markets from India into East Africa by exporting from its Indian subsidiary. The planned India factory. expected to cover 40 to 45 acres, would boost capacity to meet any requirements for growth regardless of the economic impacts felt from the Covid-19 crisis. "Covid-19 hasn't dampened our investment interest. We have already bought the land to set up our third manufacturing facility in the country to cater to local and overseas markets including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Africa where we are looking to expand our presence," con-firmed Jawa, adding that 'development work should start by the end of 2022."