Hyundai Motor India state of the art manufacturing plant rwith ‘Technologies of Tomorrow’ for the next 20 years
Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest car exporter since inception today announced that its Sriperumbudur based Manufacturing plant is Future Ready to meet the Safety and Emission Norms well in advance before its mandatory industry implementation in 2019. The Hyundai Mega Manufacturing Plant has adopted Futuristic Technologies to Make India’s Most Loved and Trusted Modern Premium cars. The Hyundai Plant achieved the milestone of becoming the fastest Indian Automobile manufacturer to roll out 8 Millionth Car in the shortest span of 19 years 9 months.
The Hyundai Mega Manufacturing Plant is spread across a total area of 535 acres and along with advanced Manufacturing 4.0 production equipped with over 590 – Generation 4 Robots, Quality and Testing Capabilities along with Flexible Engine Plants to cater for India as well as global Market.
- The Hyundai Plant is running at almost 100% Capacity Utilization
- Production capacity of 7 Lakh Units will be enhanced through Value Engineering to 7.50 lakh Units in 2019 without any future investment.
- Keeping up with the Government of India’s vision to bring Electric Vehicles in India, the Hyundai Smart Plant is gearing up to produce Electric Vehicles in India.
- Equipped to meet the BS VI technology, Car and Pedestrian Safety Norms along with Airbags and ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) as standard in all models
Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. Said – “The Hyundai Motor Future ready Plant is a true expression of Manufacturing Excellence. Our journey in India started with SANTRO equipped with Multi-point Fuel Injection and Bharat Stage – II technologies, the first in the industry and today through our Smart and Value engineering we have been producing the most Iconic and awarded cars from our Plant. As a young and dynamic brand, Hyundai has implemented Smart Manufacturing 4.0 Practices with focus on Digitalization, Big Data and Data Analytics to produce superior and Zero Defect Cars with Robust and Fool-Proof Quality Checks and Assurance Systems. At our plant, the seamless synergy between human intelligence and precision of machines is a combination of science and arts to create the finest cars that are loved by the customers across the world. “
‘As we look forward to the journey of next 20 Years, we will strengthen our commitment to the Indian market by launching 8 new products between 2018 – 2020 including and Electric SUV.” – He said.
The digitalized operations at the Hyundai Smart Plant captures over 1.2 Billion Data points across the manufacturing processes to gain insights to Prevent and Preempt Errors for producing Zero Defect Vehicles and ensuring Plant Safety. The Global Body Build line has 100 % Weld Automation along with flexibility to produce 5 models in a single line is a testimony of Plant’s technical Prowess.
The Chennai Mega Plant has been recognized by the Hyundai Motor Company and awarded as the number one performing overseas plant amongst entire HMC group with ‘The Platinum Award for Excellence 2017’ and ‘Plant Safety Award 2017’
The Hyundai Motor Plant has Robust Quality Check Systems – ‘Hyundai Integrated Vehicle Inspection Systems’ and ‘Hyundai Integrated Power –Train inspection Systems’ for Full Proof Systems and three Stage Inspection at Factory, Pre-Delivery Inspection and Delivery for complete quality assurance.
The Hyundai Motor Plant is environment conscious and focuses on ‘Green Manufacturing’ with ‘Self Sustainable Resources’. There are 4 ponds spread across 15 Acres for rain water harvesting. As a part of the Energy Conservation initiative, we have installed LED Retrofit Bulbs that have not only brought down the energy consumption but have saved the plant over Rs 13 Crore Per year in electricity cost.
The Hyundai Mega Manufacturing Plant is working on 4 Core Principles for its next 20 Years of Journey of Excellence under the initiative – My Place My Pride (MPMP). The initiative aims to instil the pride in minds of Hyundai employees and align their goals and skills with company goals.
The 6 Pillars of My Place My Pride are based on –
- Weight Reduction
- Cost Reduction
- Work Place Cleanliness
- Work Place Morale
Hyundai Motor India is celebrating 20 Years of Production and Sales in India with the vision for the next 20 years to become the Most Loved and Trusted, Modern Premium Brand, attain Market leadership and be a Great Place to Work.
As pioneers of Make In India for the World, Hyundai Motor has been the largest car exporter since inception and currently exports to 88 countries. The company won the award for ‘Most Diversified Exporter’ and ‘Best Five Star Export House’ at ECGC Ltd. Indian Exporters Excellence Awards 2017 and ‘Star Performer Award 2016-17’ in the product group – Motor Vehicles (Large Enterprise) at the 49th EEPC India Export Awards.