Ashok Leyland - Essay

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Ashok Leyland has seven manufacturing plants - the mother plant at Ennore near Chennai, three plants at Hosur (called Hosur I and Hosur II, along with a Press shop), the assembly plants at Alwar, Bhandara and state-of-the-art facility at Pantnagar. The total covered space at these seven plants exceeds 650,000 sq m and together employ over 11,500 personnel.

Spread over 135 acres, Ashok Leyland Ennore is a highly integrated Mother Plant accounting for over 40% ALL production. The plant manufactures a wide range of vehicles and house production facilities for important aggregates such as Engines, Gear Box, Axles and other key in-house component

Hosur – Unit1
Established in 1980, Hosur-I is the engine-manufacturing center within the Ashok Leyland production system. Apart from producing various types of diesel engines (including the engines manufactured under license from Hino of Japan) and CNG engines, the plant also manufactures and assembles heavy duty and special vehicles, Axles, AGBs, Marine Gear Box, etc.

The facility is spread over 103 acres and is innovatively laid out, optimising the use of all resources. Hosur – Unit2
Ashok Leyland established this state-of-the-art production facility in 1994 at Hosur. Spread over 236 acres, Hosur II houses finishing and assembly facilities including sophisticated painting facilities. The complex also houses one of the largest press facilities in India for pressing frame side members. Laid out with an eye for the future, Hosur II has won acclaim from several automotive experts who have visited the facility. Hosur –Unit 2A

Ashok Leyland’s brand new Cab Panel Press Shop is an imposing addition to the industrial skyline of Hosur. At 800 m above sea level, it is also the tallest in the Hosur industrial belt. This state-of-the-art facility is housed in a 99-acre expanse with a built up area of over 15,000 sq.m. The Shop is equipped to stamp select panels for Cargo cab, G-45 and C-45 FES - totally, 55 panels...
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