Amway Manufacturing Plant
Chennai, December 28, 2015:
Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Selvi. J Jayalalithaa inaugurated Amway’s first Manufacturing facility in India at a function held at the secretariat in Chennai today. The Chief Minister, in the presence of senior management of the company, connected with select employees via a video conference and officially inaugurated the plant. Present on the occasion were Shri. P. Thangamani, Honorable Minister for Industries and Transport, Government of Tamil Nadu, and Mr. Anshu Budhraja, CEO, Amway India.
Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd is India’s largest direct selling FMCG Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Amway Corporation, USA. Amway’s first manufacturing facility in India is located at Nilakottai in the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. This is Amway’s third manufacturing plant located outside of USA. The other plants are located in China and Vietnam. Amway has spent in India, more than 30% of the USD 335 million allocated for global expansion.
Highlights of the manufacturing facility
The plant will have one of the biggest roof-top solar plants in Tamil Nadu and the company is targeting to conserve 30-50,000 cubic meters of rain water every year. This plant would be amongst the few LEED GOLD Standard manufacturing plants in the country, and will be a Zero Discharge Waste Facility. All in all, the world class green manufacturing facility is designed to achieve energy optimization and operational efficiency.
The new facility consists of 9 production lines for Nutrition, Cosmetics and Oral Care products including 4 lines for nutrition supplements, 2 lines for Protein supplements, 2 lines for Cosmetics and 1 line for the Glister toothpaste. The plant will have the annual capacity to manufacture 1.2 Billion tablets and soft gels, 7 Million canisters of drink mixes, 19 million cosmetic jars, bottles and tubes and 60 million tooth pastes.
About Amway India
Amway India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amway Corporation with headquarters located in Ada, Michigan, USA. Amway Corporation is one of the largest Direct Selling companies in the world with presence in over 100 countries & territories. Globally, Amway is over 55 year old, US $ 10.8 billion, manufacturer and direct seller of high quality consumer goods. Amway’s innovation and industry-leading R&D has seen more than 1,100 patents granted and another 600 patents pending. Amway has more than 900 scientists, engineers and technical professionals across 75 research and development and quality assurance laboratories worldwide. Amway India sells more than 130 daily use products across categories like Nutrition, Beauty, Personal Care and Home Care through individuals who make personal recommendations regarding the use of distinctive high quality products. Amway products are widely recognized and appreciated for their quality and value. These products are backed by a money back guarantee for 100% satisfaction of use. Amway products are popular not just in India but across the world. Nutrilite is the world's No. 1 selling vitamins and dietary supplements brand while Artistry is among the world’s top five, largest selling, premium skincare brands. (Source Euromonitor International Limited. www.euromonitor.com/amway-claims)