Pune, July 28, 2023: WIKA India (WIKA Instruments India Pvt. Ltd), a wholly-owned subsidiary of WIKA Global (WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG, Germany), has inaugurated its Force Measurement Production Unit in Pune.
The Unit brings together the company’s expertise to create customized force measurement solutions for the industry.
Force measurement devices find critical applications in various industries including automotive, oil and gas and medical equipment, among others. WIKA India has a wide range of force measurement devices, which includes tension and compression force transducers, shear and bending beams, shackle load cells, ring force transducers, load pins, tension links, wire rope force transducers and strain transducers.
Said Alexander Wiegand, Chairman and CEO, WIKA Group: “Our key strength lies in our global presence. We continuously aim to strengthen our global operations to provide optimum local services to our customers and are proud to have the strength of a big company with the flexibility of a local business. Our product range caters to every industry need and India is an important center for our global operations and growth. Pune is where our India story began and it is a proud moment to see the successful expansion of the operations here.”
Added Andreas Keiger, Executive Vice President - EMEA/India, WIKA Group: “WIKA Group's growth strategy places India at its core, driving our vision and expansion plans. In line with our unwavering commitment to advancing our operations and fostering excellence, we proudly unveil the advanced Force Measurement Production Unit in Pune, a symbol of our commitment to innovation, quality, and technology. With firm dedication, we empower growth and propel towards unparalleled achievements. Together, we look forward to embarking on an exciting journey of progress, innovation, and mutual prosperity.”
“Establishing a Force Measurement production unit has always been an integral part of our vision for the growth of WIKA in India. Round-the-clock dedication by the team towards the project has made it such a success. The Unit will play a vital role in catering to the robust demand for test and measurement equipment arising in India. The unit makes WIKA future-ready to meet the requirements of the market,” said Gaurav Bawa, Senior Vice President, WIKA India, who was recently awarded the Most Dynamic CEO’s to Watch in 2023 by CEO Review Magazine in recognition of his outstanding professional Achievement and Inspiring Social Contributions.
WIKA India has manufacturing plants in four states—Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. The inception of WIKA India began in Pune in 1997 with the establishment of WIKA Instrument. Along with its first calibration facility, the Pune operation is also home to the company’s unit for level, calibration and SF6 gas.