BANGALORE, India (Aug. 26, 2011)—Tokai Rubber Industries Ltd. has begun trial production of antivibration components for the automotive industry in India.
The company is currently testing the production process, which is expected to begin commercial operations by January 2012 and reach full capacity in 2015.
The new company is called Tokai Rubber Auto-Parts India Private Ltd. and is set up to make and sell automotive antivibration rubber components.
The factory is 86,000 square feet, on a site of 430,500 square feet.
Employment is expected to reach 210 by the time full capacity is reached in 2015, the company said.
Tokai said it set the plant up to address the increased demand for these products because of market expansion.