Chennai, July 26 : Flex, formerly Flextronics, on Friday opened its new manufacturing facility--Flex Chennai Industrial Park-3--at Walajabad about 70 km from here.
Union IT Secretary Ajay Prakash Sawhney inaugurated the 159,000 sqft facility, which would further expand the company's manufacturing operations in India. “We are thrilled to celebrate the inauguration of our latest manufacturing facility in India that offers one-stop solutions ranging from engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and logistics services to increase our customer’s competitiveness and decrease time to market', Flex Senior Vice President, Operations Richard Hopkins said.
'This further reiterates our continued commitment towards the Indian Government ‘Make in India’ vision and entrenches India’s position as an important manufacturing base for Flex,” he said according to a company release. In addition to Flex Chennai Industrial Park-3, Flex has ten other facilities in India totalling more than one million square feet providing world class manufacturing, after-market services and global business services.
“Flex has been in India over the last 18 years and has the right building blocks to help our customers who wish to innovate, create, and gain access to markets both domestically and globally,” said Hopkins. Flex is a Sketch-to-Scale solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products globally.
With about 200,000 employees across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes across industries and markets. (UNI)