Bosch Packaging Technology opens new state of the art manufacturing facility in Goa
Verna/Goa, India – Bosch Packaging Technology, the packaging machinery division of the leading global supplier of technology and services Bosch, inaugurated its new state of the art
manufacturing facility in Verna Industrial Estate (Goa/India) early in December.
The new facility with 2600 square meters produces and assembles packaging technology equipment for requirements such as candy wrapping, solid food and biscuit packaging as well as packing
vials, ampoules and syringes.
«The Bosch brand is synonymous with quality, technology and innovation which are reflected in the tailor-made solutions that we offer our customers across the globe. Our machines are
today a preferred choice for large businesses worldwide,» says Friedbert Klefenz, President of Bosch Packaging Technology.
Bosch Packaging Technology has already sold over 400 packaging machines and process equipment in India to leading names in the pharmaceutical, confectionery and food processing industries and
exported an additional 75 machines mainly to the food industry. The Goa facility employs 80 associates and has an initial installed capacity of 120 machines a year with plans to increase this
to 240 machines in three years.
«Bosch is proud on its responsibility to the community. We envision a sizable increase in the turnover of the local supplier base in Goa wherein every Bosch employee will contribute to a
tenfold growth in manpower at the supplier and service provider end. In addition, the packaging technology we bring in will also benefit the local technical training institutes,» says
Thomas Buehler, Business Head of the Indian Operations of Bosch Packaging Technology.