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Johnson & Johnson India to Set up New Consumer Products Manufacturing Facility in Telangana

Sep 18, 2014   19:49 IST 
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • To invest Rs 400 crore to create its largest manufacturing facility in India

  • Facility to create over 1500 direct and indirect employment opportunities in Telangana in phase 1




Honorable Chief Minister of Telangana, Mr. K Chandrasekhar Rao, today laid the foundation stone for the new manufacturing facility for Johnson & Johnson India near Kothur in Mahabubnagar district, Telangana, in the southern part of India. Mr. Vikas Srivastava, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Consumer (India), Mr. A.P Jithender Reddy, Member of Parliament, Mahabubnagar, Mr. Y Anjaiah Yadav, Member of Legislative Assembly, Shadnagar and the Johnson & Johnson India Management Board members, were also present.


Spread over 47 acres, the facility will be Johnson & Johnson’s largest manufacturing facility in India. The company will invest around Rs. 400 crore in phase 1 to build a world-class facility to manufacture personal hygiene and skin care products. The facility will also create significant employment opportunities for the local community and the talent pool in the region.


Commenting on the occasion, Mr.Vikas Srivastava, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Consumer (India) said: “We are very excited to begin work on what will become our largest manufacturing facility in India. Johnson & Johnson has been serving the healthcare needs of India by providing safe, innovative products to consumers. With this new facility, we aim to further strengthen our commitment to consumers in India to improve the health and wellbeing of the society. We are very grateful to the State Government of Telangana for extending their support as we expand our operations here. We are especially thankful to the Chief Minister for his active involvement in enabling a conducive environment for industrial development in the state.” 


The plant design will incorporate many innovative elements to ensure energy efficiency, water consumption patterns and waste management in a sustainable manner. It will leverage radiant cooling technology, natural lighting and water recycling. The facility will be developed as per WHO’s good manufacturing practices.


About Johnson & Johnson:

By caring for the world one person at a time, we aspire to help billions of people live longer, healthier, happier lives. This aspiration inspires and unites the approximately 128,000 employees of Johnson & Johnson across more than 275 operating companies in 60 countries. We embrace research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. For more than 125 years, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has been committed to caring for people around the world.


With $71.3 billion in 2013 sales, Johnson & Johnson, through its family of companies, is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets.


About Johnson & Johnson India:

Johnson & Johnson spread its roots into India in1947 marketing Johnson’s Baby Powder which was manufactured by a local company in Mumbai. It was registered in September 1957 as Johnson & Johnson Limited and production began in 1959 from the first Johnson & Johnson plant in Mumbai. The company today employs more than 3000 people and the businesses span Consumer, Medical Devices & Diagnostics and Pharmaceuticals segments.


In over 67 years of operating in India, Johnson & Johnson Limited has gained a reputation for delivering high-quality products. Johnson & Johnson India has won several Best Employer Awards and is clearly recognized as an employer of choice. It is also very active in reaching out to those in need through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects.

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