CG inaugurates its first global design centre for motors

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:23 administrator

Laurent Demortier, CEO and MD, CG, with Anil Raina, Executive VP and President, Industrial Business Unit addressing the press.The centre aims to reduce time to market for technologically advanced products.


Mumbai. Avantha Group Company CG, a player in the management and application of electrical energy, has opened its first global design centre in Bhopal, India thereby boosting its support to customers globally for ever-evolving market needs in areas such as oil and gas, cement, mining and metals. The global design centre’s key markets would include countries spread across South East Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

CG’s global design centre will synergise teams across regions, cross-pollinate ideas, co-create, and deploy best practices leading to the optimisation of CG’s global network of engineering resources and manufacturing facilities to consequence highly integrated innovative products and technologies.

The product portfolio would cover commercial motors and highly engineered medium voltage motors and generators that will be developed as per customer demand in a single location. Other offerings include LV/MV Motors up to 25 MW, Synchronous Machines up to 70 MVA and the LV/MV development of AC drives.

G.D.C. currently has over 150 designers working globally.  The centre is designated to offer a centralised system of customising CG’s products that would reflect global standards across geographies.

Commenting on the inauguration of the new facility, Avantha Group Company CG’s CEO and Managing Director Laurent Demortier said “The centre enables synergies of expertise by closely integrating CG’s centres of excellence around the globe, for the purpose of fuelling innovation and accelerating development”.