The Gujarat Plant of Toyoda Gosei Minda India Pvt. Ltd., an Indian subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., began operations in October 2018.
The Gujarat Plant will supply airbags, the demand for which is growing with the increasing automobile production and stricter safety regulations in India, plus supply steering wheels, weatherstrips and other parts to Suzuki Motor Gujarat Pvt. Ltd.
The plant is located in Dekavada, Gujarat, spread over an approximate area of 75,000 square metres. The plant building covers an area of nearly 18,000 square metres. It is expected that the plant will employ at least 300 people by the end of March,2021.
India is a key market for Toyoda Gosei, and the company has been enhancing its development and production network there, including the establishment of a new technical and sales office (Gurugram Office) in a suburb of Delhi in April 2018. Toyoda Gosei plans to increase its sales volume in India to 35 billion yen by fiscal 2025, more than twice the current level.