On May 2018, the Domestic Appliances division of the Liebherr Group opened a new plant in Aurangabad, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Numerous personalities and dealers from all over the country were present at the opening ceremony, which was also attended by two of the Group's shareholders, Dr. Isolde Liebherr and Stéfanie Wohlfarth.
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Liebherr Appliances India Private Limited specializes in the production of high-quality refrigerators and freezers for the Indian market. The new production plant covers an area of 50 acres. The Liebherr Group has invested some 5 billion rupees in the ultra-modern and flexible production facilities. The current production capacity is around 500,000 units per year, and can be expanded when necessary.
Liebherr expects demand for refrigerators in India to grow substantially in the years ahead due to the positive economic development.