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KEC International Commences Commercial Production of High Tension Cables

by wireworld on 07/07/2012 - 05:12 pm

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KEC International Ltd. (KEC), a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group company, is pleased to announce that it has completed the phase‐1 expansion by commencing the commercial production of high tension (HT) power cables (up to 33 kV) at its green‐field facility in Vadodara, Gujarat w.e.f. 2nd July 2012. This will have annual production capacity of approx. 1,800 kilometers of cables.


 


 


In phase‐2, the company is in process of expanding its product portfolio by commencingmanufacturing of extra high voltage (EHV) power cables (up to 220 kV) at its' above mentioned green‐field facility. This facility will also have capability to manufacture 400 kV EHV cables. The Company expects to complete phase‐2 expansion shortly.


 


 


On completion of both the phases, the facility will have total annual production capacity of approx.4,000 kilometers of cables."Our green‐field cables plant at Vadodara is a world class facility and has state‐of‐the‐art machineries matching global standards. This facility will play an important role in expanding our presence in the growing HT and EHV cables segment" commented Mr. Ramesh Chandak, MD & CEO,KEC International Ltd.