Monday, December 28, 2015

#Amway opens its first manufacturing facility in #India ; Joins #MakeInIndia bandwagon

One of India’s largest direct selling FMCG Company Amway India the wholly owned subsidiary of Amway Corporation, USA has opened its first Manufacturing facility in India.Amway’s newest manufacturing facility in India is located at Nilakottai in the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. This is Amway’s third manufacturing plant located outside of USA. The other plants are located in China and Vietnam. Amway has spent in India, more than 30% of the USD 335 million allocated for global expansion.Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Selvi. J Jayalalithaa inaugurated Amway’s new manufacturing facility at a function held at the secretariat in Chennai today.

The new plant will have one of the biggest roof-top solar plants in Tamil Nadu and the company is targeting to conserve 30-50,000 cubic meters of rain water every year. This plant would be amongst the few LEED GOLD Standard manufacturing plants in the country, and will be a Zero Discharge Waste Facility. All in all, the world class green manufacturing facility is designed to achieve energy optimization and operational efficiency.

The new facility consists of 9 production lines for Nutrition, Cosmetics and Oral Care products including 4 lines for nutrition supplements, 2 lines for Protein supplements, 2 lines for Cosmetics and 1 line for the Glister toothpaste. The plant will have the annual capacity to manufacture 1.2 Billion tablets and soft gels, 7 Million canisters of drink mixes, 19 million cosmetic jars, bottles and tubes and 60 million tooth pastes.
Amway India has recently signed Farhan Akhtar as its Nutrilite's brand ambassador.