K3 note from Chennai? Yes, Lenovo starts manufacturing in India

|August 18, 2015 0
To generate a capacity of six million units and your next Moto E could be coming from Sriperambudur's floors

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Lenovo has announced that it will start the local manufacturing of smartphones in Sriperambudur, Chennai.

For the current financial year, Lenovo and Motorola will generate a capacity of six million units. The Moto E has already started rolling out from the plant and the K3 note will follow very soon.

“Lenovo is not new to manufacturing in India. We recognized the potential of India and we invested in PC manufacturing several years ago. Lenovo’s investment in the new manufacturing plant represents the potential we see in the Indian market and our long term commitment to our customers,” said Chen Xudong, President MBG Group, Lenovo and chairman Motorola Mobility Operating Board.

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“In the past ten years, our brand has grown manifold in India. We are excited to expand our presence and tap into India’s competent talent pool that will enable us to develop cutting-edge products for our customers across the world.”

The campus will house 1500 employees for manufacturing lines, quality assurance, product testing, etc. Both Lenovo and Motorola will have separate manufacturing lines at the same facility.

Both companies have started integrating the manufacturing and supply chain operations and are working towards to combining many back-end operations as well.

“Currently for smartphones, India is the third largest smartphone market in the world, according to IDC and we believe this an opportune time,” said Amar Babu, COO, Asia Pacific & Chairman, Lenovo India.

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