JCB has recently opened two new manufacturing facilities in Jaipur. These new facilities are positioned to enable JCB to keep pace with future economic growth and to further strengthen its position as a market leader in the construction equipment industry. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, and JCB Group Chairman, Lord Bamford, inaugurated the facility on 14 November 2014.
Located on 115 acres of land just 35 km from Jaipur city, the site is home to JCB´s single largest manufacturing footprint in India. When operating at full capacity, it will employ Around 1000 people. Component manufacturing is already underway at one of the Jaipur plants and next year production will begin of telescopic handlers and skid steer loaders for the Indian market. The facility will also provide additional backhoe loader capacity from 2015.
The new factories have been built in record time and incorporate world-class ecological developments, including water management, rainwater harvesting, solar power and daylight optimization. The Jaipur site has also been attractively landscaped to JCB´s very Exacting global standards.