December 2, 2022

Positioned in Jhajjar, Haryana, Panasonic’s mega manufacturing manufacturing unit was arrange in 2012 for the manufacturing of air conditioners, fridges, welding machines and washing machines. The Japanese multinational electronics company has accomplished 100 years globally and in India, gives client and B2B based mostly merchandise. Adopting the Make in India imaginative and prescient, the corporate ensures that 80 to 100 per cent of every product offered by it within the nation, is produced in India. We just lately visited the manufacturing unit positioned close to the Dadri Toi, the Jhajjar Mannequin Financial Township (MET), Haryana. 

Arrange with an funding of Rs 115 crore for Fridges, Rs 300 crore for Air conditioners and 100 crore for Washing Machines, the manufacturing unit is unfold throughout 76 acres and has a capability of producing 10,00,000 units of ACs, 4,00,000 units of washing machines, 25,000 units of welding and reducing machines and 5,00,000 units of Fridges. The USP of the plant is it operates on the platform of 0 per cent scrap, which implies that the corporate doesn’t produce any waste throughout manufacturing of varied merchandise. All sort of scrap is reused for producing another element. 

Photograph of a employee busy in manufacturing technique of one of many element:

Manufacturing technique of a great at Technopark facility, Panasonic, Jhajjar, Haryana. (Picture: Zeebiz)

Saurabh Rawat, Manufacturing unit Head, Technopark, Panasonic, Jhajjar informed Zee Enterprise On-line that this is likely one of the greatest, giant home equipment facility in India. “We produce fridges, air conditioners and washing machines right here. Our tv manufacturing unit is located in Noida, UP, then there are different vegetation that are positioned in center and south of India. We’re producing add washing machines, break up air conditioners (1 ton to 2 ton) and Fridges (270 to 345 litres),” he stated. 

Photograph of the workers members on the plant:

Manufacturing unit Head Saurabh Rawat, together with different workers members at Technopark facility, Panasonic, Jhajjar, Haryana. (Picture: Zeebiz)

Rawat revealed that nearly 1,500 individuals are deployed on the manufacturing unit, out of which 300 are engineers and workers, whereas round 1200 are on contract or seasonal demand foundation,.

The plant exports Panasonic merchandise to international locations like South Asia- Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Center East- UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Africa- Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast. Rawat defined that the big equipment phase has huge socpe in India and Panasonic is engaged on new applied sciences yearly. 

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”Giant home equipment have an enormous scope of enlargement in India and we’re engaged on new applied sciences and newest fashions yearly. We intend to extend plant’s manufacturing capability and exports in future. There’s a scope of scalability throughout the plant, for subsequent to 2 to a few years the unit shall be working in the identical mannequin. Whereas after that we will accommodate sure B2C or B2B merchandise too,” he added.

The plant operates on the platform of vitality administration with vitality monitoring system and has a system of 100 per cent water recycling. Even the left over meals on the plates is used in the direction of surroundings pleasant functions. The plant is unfold over an enormous space on the outskirts of Jhajjar district and every product is manufactured on the allotted phase. There are screens that present the targets on hourly foundation. There’s a large canteen for employees and all different staff that serves freshly cooked meals to them.

Photograph of a employees throughout manufacturing course of:

Staff throughout manufacturing of Break up Air conditioners at Technopark facility, Panasonic, Jhajjar, Haryana. (Picture: Zeebiz)

Explaining why Panasonic chosen Jhajjar as the placement of producing unit, Rawat defined, ”Jhajjar district of Haryana is stratigically positioned, 45 KM away from Airport, adjoining to huge tier cities like New Delhi, Gurgaon and Manesar. Additionally North India is a client hub of huge home equipment, there may be an availability of appropriate workforce right here.”

The GST council’s determination to deliver giant home equipment like fridges and washing machines underneath 18 per cent tax slab from 28 per cent, has additionally come as a lift for the corporate, defined a Panasonic Spokesperson. 

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”From a producer’s perspective, GST has helped to usher in effectivity for us. Whereas from a merchandise’s perspective, all the big client home equipment had been underneath 28 per cent GST slab on the timne when it was carried out. It has impacted the marketplace for final two years, however final 12 months Fridges and Washing Machines had been introduced underneath 18 per cent GST slab, which helped get some tempo within the general demand within the H2FY19, and can prone to deliver extra tempo on this FY. We advocate the authorities to deliver giant home equipment underneath 12 per cent slab, retaining in thoughts the necessity and vitality effectivity the brand new expertise brings in,” the Spokesperson stated.

Photograph of the buyer items after processing and packaging:

Items able to dispatch after processing and packaging at Technopark facility, Panasonic, Jhajjar, Haryana. (Picture: Zeebiz)

The model additional goals to enlarge Panasonic India’s enterprise operations by accelerating the localizing, manufacturing and gross sales actions to develop merchandise that match the intrinsic native wants. 

”We’ve got simply launched our new Air Conditioner fashions for this 12 months. Now now we have three fashions general, one is the Aero sequence, Advance sequence and Arch sequence (Inverter Air Conditioners) launched this 12 months. The brand new Arch sequence relies on the consolation, well being, magnificence and sturdiness fashions. There was an enormous development within the Inverter Air Conditioners phase, serving to in to deliver extra vitality effectivity at an incredible scale,” added the Spokesperson. 

Photograph of a Break up Air conditioner vary of Panasonic India:

Break up Air conditioner vary of Panasonic India proven at Technopark facility, Panasonic, Jhajjar, Haryana. (Picture: Zeebiz)

Panasonic is 100-year-old Japanese client items firm that manufactures merchandise like Air conditioners, washing machines, fridges, cell phones, cameras, magnificence & care, dwelling leisure, chilly chain and anchor electrical (sub-brand).

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