SCALING MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

Vallam Vadagal manufacturing facility

Setting new benchmarks in motorcycle manufacturing

Royal Enfield commissioned the first phase of its third manufacturing facility at Vallam Vadagal near Chennai. Spread across 50 acres, the modern production facility features state-of-the-art vehicle and engine assembly, paint shop and machining. The plant has a manufacturing capacity of 3 lac units per annum in its first phase, taking Royal Enfield's overall production capacity to 9 lac units per annum. The new facility will play an instrumental role in meeting the rising demand for Royal Enfield motorcycles.

The plant sets new benchmarks in production environment led by innovative concepts implemented by the project team. Equipped with modern techniques and a ‘Zero Liquid Discharge’ facility, the plant adheres to ISO 9001 quality standards as well as all environment and safety guidelines.

Each day, 1,500 employees together manufacture one motorcycle every 45 seconds at the Vallam Vadagal plant.

India Technology Centre

Spread across 4.5 acres, the Royal Enfield Technology Centre is located at Sholinganallur on the Old Mahabalipuram Road in Chennai, India.

Scaling-up research and development

Royal Enfield's India Technology Centre will be its second product development centre after the first facility was operationalised in UK last year. The new tech centre will enable Royal Enfield to scale R&D activities. Spread across an area of 4.5 acres, the India Technology Centre is located at Sholinganallur on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai. It is intended to be a self-contained facility, having provisions for production and assembly of prototypes, testing of engines and vehicles. Designed with modern architectural settings, the Centre will facilitate higher operational efficiency and have an environment-friendly set-up. This Centre is built on the guiding principle of being a creative and collaborative set-up and will work closely with the UK Technology Centre enabling Royal Enfield to expedite and set new standards of product development. Post its planned completion in April 2019, the facility will have the capacity to accommodate 800 people.