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Samsung Invests Rs. 517 Crores On Expansion Of Noida Plant Where Tizen Z1 Will Be Manufactured

Samsung India has invested Rs. 517 crores for the expansion of its Noida plant under the UP mega policy, reaffirming its commitment and contribution towards India’s manufacturing sector. Samsung’s state-of-the-art mobile phone plant was inaugurated today by Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow, in the presence of H.E. Joon-gyu Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India and Mr. Hyun Chil Hong, President & CEO, Samsung India Electronics, and other dignitaries.

Lucknow2__1422363456_76036Speaking on the occasion, Akhilesh Yadav, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, said: “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the expansion of Samsung mobile plant in Uttar Pradesh. The plant not only contributes to the economic development of the state but also helps in skilling the youth and creating enormous job opportunities in the region. Uttar Pradesh has always promoted and encouraged corporates to establish their factories and R&D centers in the state.”

Samsung India Electronics has completed 20 years in India and today has three research labs and two manufacturing plants in the country with a total of 45,000 employees. The new phone “Samsung Z1” running on Tizen OS, and which was launched recently, will also be manufactured at the Noida facility with most of the phone’s software developed at the Noida Research Centre.

In order to adhere to and meet Global Quality Standards, an online monitoring system has been put in place to monitor the processes on a real time basis. Samsung India Electronics has invested in a modern training facility spread over 35,000 sq. ft. within its manufacturing premises to focus on capability building and skill enhancement of its employees. Samsung India Electronics is committed to strengthen its manufacturing infrastructure and will gradually expand capacity at this plant to meet the growing domestic demand for mobile handsets, as stated by the company in its press statement.

Speaking at the inauguration event, Hyun Chil Hong, President & CEO, Samsung India Electronics, said: “Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important states for Samsung and the expansion of the Noida Mobile unit will further strengthen our presence in the country and enhance our manufacturing operations. The Noida factory is a star performer and rates as one of the best facilities across the globe. Currently over 11,000 Samsung employees are working in U.P. and we are looking forward to create more job opportunities in the state. Under the leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Samsung India Electronics has made significant investments in the state. The CM’s trendsetter UP Mega Policy has given Samsung India Electronics the opportunity to have the state of Uttar Pradesh as a partner in its growth in India.”


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