EV Battery Maker Grinntech Opens New Plant in Chennai

EV Battery Maker Grinntech Opens New Plant in Chennai

Tamil Nadu Industry Review Team

Grinntech, a specialist in production of Lithium-Ion batteries for EVs and energy storage systems has announced the inauguration of its larger manufacturing plant. The facility has been constructed on a one-acre plot located in Chennai’s Ambattur Industrial Estate.

The plant will have the capacity to produce 400 MWh per year of Lithium-Ion batteries suitable for 2-wheelers, 3-wheelers, farm tractors, and light vehicles. In October 2020, Grinntech had executed an MoU with the Government of Tamil Nadu involving an investment of Rs. 100 Crores.

“Our state-of-the-art plant is a modern facility that will leverage the infrastructural and supply chain advantages of our strategic location. We have installed an optimal level of automation and have deployed contemporary quality control principles keeping in mind the quality expectations of our customers and our own productivity and safety targets,” said Puneet Jain, Co-Founder of Grinntech.

In addition to a wide range of batteries, the facility will also manufacture Grinntech’s proprietary and award-winning Battery Management Systems to address the anticipated growth of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in India. The new site is equipped with state-of-the-art features and maintains high standards for quality and safety.

“We have had a growing number of enquiries and are engaged in a number of projects across our target segments from start-ups, established OEMs, and also overseas customers. This new facility also includes a modern R&D wing, which will help us address the growing demands more rapidly,” said Nikhilesh Mishra, Co-Founder of Grinntech.    

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