Aequs Private Limited broke ground for a new plant at the Hubballi Consumer Durable Goods Cluster (HDC) earlier today.
With a capacity to manufacture 1.5 million+ Non-stick cookware units every year, the vertically integrated facility spread across 1 Lakh sq. ft will be ready in 5 months.
The Hubballi Durable Goods Cluster (HDC) spread across 400 acres, will be an internationally competitive, fully integrated, and self-sustaining ecosystem catering to the durable goods industry.
The HDC will consist of nearly 4.5 Million Sq.ft of Factory area and other facilities. The cluster will offer co-located capabilities and seamless access to manufacturing infrastructure.
The facilities at the HDC include Centres for Warehouse and Logistics, Skill development, Free Trade Zone, MSME & Vendor zone along with WTO, STP, Power, and Water distribution within the campus.
The facility will also include a Common Multi Amenity center that includes Occupational Health Center, Creche, Canteen, Backup power, Transport facility and Dorms & Quarters for the staff and the workers.
Hubballi is endowed with many critical facilities that are vital for sustaining the global supply chain to function seamlessly. Hubballi Airport is equipped with a Cargo terminal to handle shipments easily.
Strategically located in between Mumbai and Bengaluru, Hubballi is a part of Bengaluru Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC) and Dharwad has been identified as an important node in the BMEC project.
Hubballi is also well connected with many ports namely Mangalore, Goa, Karwar, and Mumbai situated within 6 to 8 driving hours.
Hubballi has also been recognized as a trading hub, also called ‘Valve City’ is home to many precision engineering products backed by a strong trading community.