Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a Dover company that delivers advanced fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, opened its manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai, India, the company announced.
The facility demonstrates the DFS culture of continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, health and safety, quality and customer focus. It spans 90,000 square feet and has the capacity to produce 20,000 fuel dispensers a year.
"We’re confident our new manufacturing facility in Mumbai aptly showcases the steps we have taken to innovate our manufacturing practices, as well as the significant time invested by our global leadership team to understand and address the unique needs of this market,” said Sankha Bhattacharya, general manager of DFS and OPW India. “This is an exciting day representing DFS’ strong commitment to deliver quality products to the fuel retail industry not only globally but in this region. Through our persistent actions and investment, we aspire to become the chosen partner for fuel retail end-to-end solutions.”
Along with DFS dispenser products with advanced fraud prevention technologies, the factory will produce fuel retailing offerings of DFS sister company OPW. All are specifically designed for the requirements of the Indian, African and Middle Eastern markets.
The company also has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., U.K., the Netherlands, Sweden, France, China and Brazil, said David Crouse, president of Dover Fueling Solutions.
“Dover’s aspirations for this market and surrounding region require an exceptional manufacturing facility, which we are creating with this new factory,” Crouse said. “India is one of the key best-value countries from a manufacturing and sourcing perspective. We now seek to expand our strategic partnerships with our customers by bringing cutting-edge technology and solutions in the dispenser and automation systems space.”