Sundaram-Clayton (SCL) has inaugurated a new foundry at Oragadam, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. The Oragadam plant has been set up with an investment of over Rs 150 crore. This major capacity expansion aims to meet the rapidly growing demand for its products from the automotive industry and will primarily serve Hyundai Motor India. With a capacity of 8000 tonnes, the plant will produce machined castings ranging from 1.9 kgs to 7.2 kgs.
Sundaram-Clayton is one of the largest automotive components manufacturer in India. The product range of the company includes Crankcase, cylinder head, cylinder barrel and wheel hub castings for two wheelers.