Chennai, India — Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. kicked off an expansion plan in India with fanfare, hosting local leaders and corporate officials at its Chennai campus.
The plan, which will be enacted this year, calls for additional capacity for manufacturing hot runners as well as a new injection molding system that produces blood collection tubes for medical market processors.
Bolton, Ontario-based Husky also will add space for parts inventory.
Robert Domodossola, president of Husky's Rigid Packaging business, attended the event in India, which he called an exciting and dynamic market.
"This celebration reaffirms our commitment to the strong relationships we've been building with our customers in this region since 1999. As we enter our 70th year in business, this investment truly acknowledges the opportunities for growth and demand for Husky's diverse range of complete solution offerings in India," Domodossola said in a news release.
Husky's first sale in India was a PET system in 1999. The company now has more than 250 systems running in the field and it delivers more than 500 hot runners annually, the release says.
Founded in 1953, Husky provides injection molding systems, hot runners, controllers, tooling and other services to the medical, packaging, consumer and other markets.