Gleason Launches Manufacturing Facility in India

Gleason Corporation has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial Area located in Bangalore, India, to accommodate Gleason’s expanding product offerings and capabilities in India.

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Gleason Corporation has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial Area located in Bangalore, India, to accommodate Gleason’s expanding product offerings and capabilities in India. Gleason has long had a presence in the Indian market, first through representatives and then through Gleason Works (India) Private Limited. Gleason Works India has machine and cutting tool manufacturing operations in Bangalore, a cutting tools service center in Chennai, and sales and service offices in Delhi, Jamshedpur, Mumbai and Pune.

John J. Perrotti, president and CEO of Gleason Corporation, says, “We continue our belief that the Indian market offers significant near-term and long-term growth opportunities, and we are pleased and excited to take the next step to position Gleason to better serve the Indian market."

The Gleason facility will produce a range of products and services for aerospace customers as well as markets including automotive, heavy truck, construction, agricultural equipment, energy and others. Phase 1 of the new Gleason Works India facility is planned for completion in the second half of 2016, and includes 50,000 square feet (4,650 SQM) of space for manufacturing, sales, service and administration.