Progressing further with its expansion plans, Siemens recently inaugurated the second phase of its steam turbine and compressor manufacturing facility at Vadodara. The factory was inaugurated Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat. This expansion has added three production bays to the existing production facility covering the area of approximately 17,000 sq m and tripling the production capacity of the factory. The factory will now be able to manufacture steam turbines up to 150MW and manufacture and package process compressors for the domestic market as well as other emerging markets. Dr. Armin Bruck, Managing Director, Siemens said, "Siemens with its wide infrastructure portfolio is the perfect partner for the infrastructure development in India. In the area of energy too, we have always been in the forefront of bringing world class technology to address the growing market needs. Going forward, technology will play a vital role in the energy sector in India and Siemens being the integrated technology company will be perfectly positioned to leverage the huge potential."