New Production Lines established for T&D equipment are ready for full scale operation
for Gas Insulated Switchgears, Solid Insulated Switchgears & UHVAC Transformers
Augmentation of transformers Capacity by 50%
04 Feb 2016 - Hyderabad, India - Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
(TTDI) today announced the completion of a major 3-billion Yen investment (approx.
US$30-million) at its Hyderabad factory, that has boosted production capacity for
transformers up by 50%, and established a new line for production of "New Technology"
switchgears like Gas Insulated Switchgears and Solid Insulated Switchgears. The expansion
will allow TTDI to meet growing demand in India and globally.
Commenting on the new facilities of increased capacity at the Hyderabad factory, Dr.
Katsutoshi Toda, Chairman & Managing Director of TTDI said, "Since the foundation
of TTDI, we have always endeavored in Introducing New Technology Products and
Solutions and also to improve Product Quality through technology transfers from Japan. In
line with our 'Make in India' commitment, we have augmented capacity of existing lines
and commenced new production lines with 3-billion Yen investment. TTDI will seek to
expand its business through full-scale operations and provide cost-competitive products by
localizing procurement, design and manufacturing within India."
TTDI currently manufactures small, medium and Extra High Voltage transformers. It will
use the new line to start production of Ultra high voltage transformers up to 1200kV and
will also improve the manufacturing and operating efficiency of distribution transformers.
The new line for Gas-insulated switchgear will also accomplish the anticipated demand
growth in this product, especially in urban areas.
"The comprehensive upgradation and expansion is as per our strategy of securing a 20%
share of the Indian T&D market in the coming years. We will also reinforce TTDI as a core
T&D production base for other major markets, including Europe, ASEAN, and Africa", Dr.
In India, demand for transmission & distribution (T&D) products is being spurred by rapid
population growth and the need to upgrade its grid. TTDI will offer High quality, high
efficiency products that are needed to ensure a stable & Reliable power supply. TTDI is not
only focusing on bringing in Technologies in India but also on the 'Skill Development' by
bringing the Expertise of Japanese Specialists which is resulting in a major change in the
Manufacturing process and Product Quality.
Toshiba continues to contribute to the development of Indian society with Toshiba Group's
wide range of technologies and solutions in three areas crucial for building a better
tomorrow: 'Making Energy', 'Transmitting and Storing Energy' and 'Smart Use of Energy'.
TTDI aims to improve the quality of life for the Indian people and to create abundant value
that contributes to a sustainable society
Gas Insulated Switchgear
TTDI Factory, Hyderabad
About Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Private Limited (TTDI)
Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Private Limited is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation Japan. Toshiba Transmission & Distribution System
group is a world leader in the supply of integrated solutions for energy Transmission &
Distribution (T&D). Its systems effectively control T&D in order to deliver reliable &
efficient electricity from power plants to factories, transportation systems and other
Toshiba Corporation, Japan has acquired the business of Power Transformers, Distribution
Transformers and Switchgears from Vijai Electricals Limited, Rudraram Works, Hyderabad,
Telangana State, India in December 2013 and thus formed TTDI. TTDI will emerge as the
Global Manufacturing hub of Toshiba Corporation to offer products & solutions across the
About Toshiba India Private Limited (TIPL)
Toshiba India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation Japan,
functions as a headquarter of Toshiba in India, and also encompass the following business
- Hydro Power Systems Business
- Social Infrastructure Systems & Community Solution Systems Business
- Semiconductor Business
- Multi-Functional Peripherals / Devices (copy/print/fax/scan etc.) Business
- Digital Products & Services Business
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