October 5, 2007 — /PRWEB/ — KALAMAZOO, MI — Hapman has opened its new manufacturing facility in Vadodara, India. More than 250 guests and local dignitaries attended the grand opening celebrations on September 18, 2007.
“The new facility will strengthen our position in the Middle East and Asia and provide us a platform for continued growth in the region,” says Greg Patterson, vice president/general manager of Hapman. “We are very excited about this milestone and the expansion of our operations within India — It is a testament to the long history and bright future of Hapman.”
Hapman’s Vadodara facility will house sales, administration, engineering, manufacturing, and customer service. Naresh Gandhi is the managing director.
“Finding the right partners in good markets is key to Hapman’s international growth,” says Joe Provenzano, Hapman’s vice president of global operations. “We’re very pleased to be working with partners who understand the markets and will help us provide excellent local service to our customers.”
Hapman has enjoyed strong growth in North America and has plans for continued expansion in Europe and Asia. “We are continually identifying and reviewing our key markets and aggressively positioning ourselves to serve our current and future customers in those regions,” says Patterson.
Hapman, based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is one of the world’s foremost providers of powder and bulk material handling conveyors and equipment. For 60 years, Hapman has designed and manufactured material handing solutions that assist in the efficient processing of food, chemical, and pharmaceutical powders and bulk solid materials throughout the world.
Hapman India’s new address:
D-24 Sardar Estate, Ajwa Road
Vadodara 390 019