We are pleased to take this further step in one of the world’s largest growth regions and to contribute to the sustainable expansion of this market together with our customers,” said Dr Peter Mrosik, owner and CEO of profine Group, at the opening ceremony.With its Kömmerling brand, profine has been active in India for six years, and its subsidiary based in New Delhi is regarded as the leading profile importing company on this market.The new production site will be manufacturing systems marketed spe-cifically in India, including the outward opening 58 mm “Gold Asea” and the sliding system “Orta”.profine has invested a total of more than €4m in this location of about 14,000 m2.Dr Peter Mrosik: “The production plant in Vadodara is a clear sign of our commitment to the Indian market and to its extraordi-nary growth opportunities.”
At the opening ceremony attended by more than 120 guests, Dr Mrosik and profine COO Gerhard Schwager stressed in particular the personal commitment of Farid Khan, Country Manager for India, and Christian Amling, Head of Operations Asia, whose teams had managed to set up the plant in just a few months.
Located in the northwestern state of Gujarat, Vadodara is one of the emerging metropolises of India and is regarded as a significant trade and logistics centre. Populated by 1.7 million inhabitants, the city has also been expanding for some time as an industrial location – with the corresponding infrastructure and a large potential of qualified skilled workers.
On 25 May 2013, Dr Peter Mrosik, owner and CEO of profine Group (left) and COO Gerhard Schwager officially put the new production plant in Vadodara into operation, together with more than 120 guests.
At its new production site in Vadodara, India, the profine Group will be manufacturing its country specific systems like “Gold Asea” and “Orta”.
profine GmbH – International Profile Group – is a worldwide leading manufac-turer of PVC-U profiles for windows and doors and a renowned provider of shutter systems and PVC sheets. With its KBE, KÖMMERLING, and TROCAL brands, the Group has an excellent international standing at 29 sites in 22 countries. profine Group manufactures at production facilities in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, the USA and China, with its head office in Troisdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, and a payroll of 3,000.