SPX FLOW opens 300-seater facility in Bengaluru

SPX FLOW India currently has a workforce strength of 550 people across cities and contributes to less than 5% of the global revenues.

SPX FLOW, a US-based global manufacturing and industrial equipment supplier, has launched a 300-seater facility in Bengaluru to expand the IT and Engineering services and a factory in Ahmedabad.

This is a part of the India investment and expansion programme. SPX FLOW has a significant global presence in pumps, valves, mixers, dehydration, hydraulic tools and heat exchangers. As part of the growth and expansion, SPX FLOW is looking at hiring 200 people by 2020, including key leadership talents in India.

SPX FLOW India currently has a workforce strength of 550 people across cities and contributes to less than 5% of the global revenues. Some of the clients in India include Danone, Amul, Bamul, ONGC, Reliance, NTPC, among others. The Engineering and IT centre in Bengaluru already cater to global operations across various sites.

Marc Michael, Global CEO and President, SPX FLOW, said that expansion of capabilities in India is an important part of the company’s growth strategy. “Over the past year, we have made significant investments to build our team and expand our operations in India with emphasis on improving our ability to serve customers in the local market and to support certain areas of our global business activities.”

In the last year, the company has expanded its engineering, IT and HR functions; and increased its manufacturing and office footprint in Ahmedabad. It has also doubled its engineering team in India. He added that company plans to expand its capabilities in India as business grows. The company has also significantly expanded its range of its industrial and energy products.

Debashish Chatterjee, VP – HR (Asia Pacific) & Head of Global Compensation Center of Expertise said, “India has been a focus area for growth in terms of manufacturing base, Engineering and IT delivery centres supporting global projects."

Rajendra Karandikar, Managing Director of SPX FLOW India said, "In addition to serving as important global engineering hub, this rapid expansion of High Value Centre in Bengaluru helps us bring our globally proven technology of mixing and pumping of fluids closer to fast growing industrial sectors in India”.

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