NS Instruments India Private Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Seiki Ltd of Japan engaged in the production of a wide variety of electronic instrument clusters for automobiles, inaugurated its production unit at Sri City on Wednesday.

Mamoru Kawada, Director, Nippon Seiki administered the dedication ceremony in the presence of Motohiko Ogawa, Managing Director, NSIP, Ravindra Sannareddy, Managing Director, Sri City, and representatives from the automotive and electronic industries.

Mamoru Kawada in a statement said, “Besides meeting the demand from the Indian market, in future we wish to export to other countries from the Sri City plant as it is located close by to sea ports.”

Ravindra Sannareddy said, “Today’s event is the second inauguration within a week, and NSIP is the eighth Japanese company that became operational. When two other auto components makers Kikuwa and Kusakabe and the three biggies from Japan--Isuzu, Unicharm and NHK Spring become operational, a strong ecosystem for Japanese companies gets developed here. This plant makes entry into the automobile-electronic sector in Sri City.”

Besides the Sri City unit, Nippon Seiki has one more plant at Manesar, Haryana. In both these plants the company produces instrument clusters for automobiles and motorcycles.

Since 1946, Nippon Seiki has been manufacturing and selling instrument clusters for automobiles, motorcycles and other applications, office automation appliances, remote controllers, LCD and OLED. Besides its three production plants in Japan, Nippon Seiki operates through 26 units spread in 11 countries.