Samsung Reaffirms Commitment to India with INR 1,588 Crore Investment to Set Up New Compressor Plant for Refrigerators;

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Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics and smartphones brand, today announced an investment of INR 1,588 crore in India to set up a new compressor manufacturing plant in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai. The new facility, spread over 22 acres, will have a capacity to produce 8 million compressor units a year, which will be expanded in the future. Compressors produced at the plant will be used in refrigerators that Samsung manufactures in India and also be exported. On Tuesday, the Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu for the new plant, expanding and strengthening the component ecosystem in the state. The MoU signing ceremony held in Chennai was graced by Mr MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Among other dignitaries present were Mr Thangam Thennarasu, Minister for Industries, Mr S Krishnan, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries, Ms Pooja Kulkarni, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Industrial Guidance and Export Promotion Bureau, Mr T Anand, Managing Director, State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu, Mr Ken Kang, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia and Mr ByongJin Kong, Managing Director, Samsung Chennai Factory. Mr MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu said, “Samsung has been a shining example in Tamil Nadu’s industrial growth story, driving investments and creating jobs. This new investment is yet another step by Samsung towards strengthening the manufacturing ecosystem in the state.” Mr. Ken Kang, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, said, “This new investment of INR 1,588 crore is a testimony to our continuing commitment to the people of Tamil Nadu, who have been our longstanding partners since we set up our factory in 2007. Over the years, we have received strong support from the state and local authorities, helping us drive our vision of ‘Powering Digital India’. This new compressor manufacturing facility will help us cater to the growing demand for Samsung’s innovative digital appliances across the country and also drive exports.”

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