Aisan Auto Parts India (AAI), a subsidiary of Aisan Industry Co., Ltd., Japan, has inaugurated its auto parts production facility at Sri City today.

Junji Hiramatsu, Managing Director AAI administered the dedication ceremony and declared the plant inaugurated in the presence of Nobuo Kobayashi, President, Aisan, Yamaguchi, Deputy MD, AAI, Ramesh Subramanyam, President, Sri City Foundation, and senior officials from Aisan's customer companies including Toyota, Nissan and Yamaha.

Hiramatsu in a statement said, “We like to contribute more to the development of Indian auto industry and wish to grow together.”

Ravindra Sannareddy, Managing Director, Sri City said, “Aisan's success in Sri City will attract more Japanese SMEs to have their presence here. We look forward to seeing Aisan charting its growth path in Sri City, and we extend our dedicated support in all its endeavours.”

Aisan Industry Co., manufactures and markets automotive fuel systems, throttle bodies to fuel pumps, fuel injectors, intake modules and electronic fuel injection systems for motorcycles. The company operates three plants in Japan and about a dozen production units in China, the Czech Republic, France, Indonesia, Korea, and the US.

The Sri City plant, which is the very first plant of Aisan in India is slated to commence commercial production of throttle bodies, diesel throttle bodies and exhaust gas recirculation systems among others.

Japanese company Isuzu has also set up a unit in Sri City close to Chennai in Andhra Pradesh.