Karbonn sets up phone manufacturing plant in Haryana

Karbonn Mobiles mobile manufacturing plant
Indian smartphone maker Karbonn Mobiles has set up a mobile manufacturing plant at Bawal in Haryana.

The phone manufacturing plant, which has 22 assembly lines, is expected to manufacture 30 million mobile units per year. The facility is currently manufacturing 1.5 million units in a month and slated to increase to 2.5 million by end of 2016.

The manufacturing facility would be skilling 4,000 employees to be a part of its workforce.

Karbonn Mobiles will be making an investment of Rs 2,000 crore over the next year. The Indian phone brand aims to become the largest mobile phone manufacturer in India.

Pradeep Jain, managing director of Karbonn Mobiles, said: “With an aim to bring the benefits of Smartphone telephony to the masses, the manufacturing facility will help us in providing customized products for Indian market at a faster time.”

Karbonn Mobiles is also setting up a facility in Tirupati, which will have surface-mount technology (SMT) production and assembly lines, along with charger and battery units for the supplies. Karbonn will be manufacturing accessories and battery in September, 2016.

Karbonn Mobiles has a presence across India with over 85,000 retail partners and 900 service centers.