Pune is one of the premier industrial centres of India. It is home to
one of the world's three largest two-wheeler manufacturers, Bajaj Auto.
Other global automobile names like Telco, Mercedes Benz and Bajaj Tempo
also have huge manufacturing facilities here.
Apart from the
auto giants, a large number of engineering, electronic and electrical
industries have set up base in the large, medium and small scale
sectors. The industrial township of Pimpri Chinchwad, adjacent to the
main city, is dotted with over 4,000 manufacturing units. This vast and
well established industrial base has imbibed the city with a
'professional' ethos and work culture.
Corporate Headquarters Among the
large corporate headquartered in the city are : Atlas Copco, Bajaj
Auto, Bajaj Allianz, Bajaj Tempo, Cummins India, Deepak Fertilizers and
Petrochemicals, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kinetic Engineering, Mercedes
Benz India, SKF Bearings, Sandvik Asia, Tetrapak India, Thermax, Zensar
.Multinationals Fiat, Whirlpool and Sharp are some of the big brick'n
mortar names that have made huge investments near Pune in the recent
past Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Cummins Generator Technologies India Ltd.,
Cummins India Ltd, Haier Appliances India Pvt. Ltd., LG Electronics
India P Ltd, Valeo India Pvt. Ltd., Whirlpool of India Ltd, Dow Corning
India Pvt. Ltd., Foseco India Ltd., Fresenius Kabi India Pvt. Ltd., are
also located in Pune region.
Pune is also home to vast number of IT and
ITES companies spread across Magarpatta, Aundh, Viman Namgar, Kharadi,