GKN Driveline expands with precision forge in India


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​GKN Driveline today opened a new precision forging facility at Oragadam near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

Located 50 kilometers from Chennai, the 5,000-square-metre facility will supply precision forgings to GKN Driveline’s Oragadam CVJ Systems manufacturing plant which annually produces 1.2 million sideshafts for automotive manufacturers in South India. The CVJ Systems plant was opened in 2008 to meet the rapidly growing automotive market in India.

GKN Driveline has invested nearly 48 crores INR (£6.6m UK) in the new forging facility which will ensure that its CVJ Systems benefit from GKN Driveline’s proprietary forging technologies and quality. It will initially employ 60 people.

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