Champion Computers announces phone manufacturing facility in Himachal Pradesh

Champion on Tuesday announced plans to set up its manufacturing facility for mobile devices in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Champion Computers, which competes with major Indian phone vendors such as Micromax, Lava, Karbonn, Spice, etc. plans to launch 3 to 4 devices every month after the commencement of the manufacturing unit.

The company will initially start manufacturing mobile phones and subsequently will concentrate on tablet PCs.

Champion in association with BSNL sold over 1 lakh devices including smart phones, tablets, data cards and wireless networking products.

Kapil Wadhwa of Champion Computers, said: “Our facility will be operational from June end and we expect to manufacture 1 lakh units per month in the initial phase. We are targeting to triple it by the end of the year.”

Champion Computers has a network of about 3,000 dealers in India and has a distribution network of 14 branch offices and 400 service centers. Champion

The company is also planning to expand its channel partners and focus on reach and development.

Meanwhile, Juniper Research said that mobile device production will generate over 115 million tons of greenhouse gases (GHGs) per year by 2019. This level –  equivalent to 60 years of flights from London Heathrow airport, or the annual emissions from 22.6 million cars – represents an increase of over 30 percent on the 2014 figure.