Chennai, Tamil Nādu, July 25, 2023:Post signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK. Stalin in the month of May 2023, OMRON Healthcare Manufacturing India (a subsidiary of OMRON Healthcare Corporation Japan) has begun the construction of its new plant in Chennai with a groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony was held with SMCC Construction India -the Indian subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., a leading Japanese general contractor supporting OMRON for the construction of the facility.
This state-of-the-art facility will mark OMRON's debut in the healthcare manufacturing space in India and will further strengthen its presence in the home healthcare device industry in the country as well as its global network of production facilities with locations in Japan, China, Vietnam, Italy, and Brazil.
Team OMRON and SMCC at the ceremony
"The new manufacturing plant will house advanced machinery and cutting-edge technologies to ensure efficient and precise production processes. Also, I would like to state that OMRON is committed to putting safety as a top priority at every stage of the manufacturing as well as the construction process. One of our key objectives is to ensure all workers come to work and go back home safe and happy. So, to start with, every precaution will be taken to ensure the safety of the staff during the construction period," says Takuto Iwanaka, Director, OMRON Healthcare Manufacturing India Limited.
He further added, "This milestone event is also a gesture for us to recognize the significant role played by the Indian government in creating a favorable business environment for the healthcare industry. The company is grateful for the support and encouragement received throughout the planning and execution of this project. The new manufacturing plant will not only generate employment opportunities and will also contribute to the overall economic development of the region."
The new manufacturing plant will commence operations by March 2025
Profile of the factory
Name: OMRON HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Date of establishment: July 14, 2022
Operation start date: March 2025 (TBD)
Area size: approx. 24,000 m2
Items to be manufactured: Blood pressure monitors.
Rendering of the factory:
Source: OMRON Healthcare Co., Ltd.
About OMRON Healthcare
Committed to helping people live more active and fulfilling lives, OMRON Healthcare is a global leader in the field of clinically proven, innovative medical equipment for health monitoring and therapy. Throughout its history, OMRON Healthcare has been striving to improve lives and contribute to a better society by developing innovations that help people prevent, treat and manage their medical conditions, both at home and in clinical practice in over 110 countries.
The OMRON Healthcare Group, headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, provides World's No.1 blood pressure monitors (Global Home Appliance Market Comprehensive Survey 2023 by Fuji Keizai Co., Ltd.(2019)). The company's additional core product categories are respiratory care, pain management devices, and wellness products. It also develops and activates remote patient monitoring services in the field of cardiovascular condition management.
Established in 2010, OMRON Healthcare India is a key player in the home healthcare monitoring segment in the country providing high-quality blood pressure monitors, respiratory therapy devices, body fat monitors, digital thermometers, pain management devices, etc.
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