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Setting up production facilities in India – What to consider

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    Production facilities in India

    14th September, 2021 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (MEZ) / 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (IST)

    China is known as the workbench of the world, but what is actually going on with India? Can the country be considered as a manufacturing base? There are many reasons to take a closer look at India as a production location; the high quality of labour, a western-oriented society with English as the official language, political stability and legal security, the low wage level as well as the great growth potential, to name just a few reasons.

    Benefit from the extensive practical experience of the experts SHRIYANS JAIN – MD Viega India Pvt. Ltd. and SHAVIKESH GOEL – VP Maier+Vidorno. In the course of an interview, the two experts will show you which particularities you have to consider when setting up a production facility and how to overcome possible stumbling blocks, market entry barriers and bureaucratic hurdles.

    Target group: Managing Directors and Board members interested in setting up production facilities in India, persons responsible for business in India, specialists and managers responsible for India

    Seminar language: English

    This webinar includes:

    09:30 a.m CEST

    Interview with SHRIYANS JAINMD Viega India Pvt. Ltd. and SHAVIKESH GOEL – VP Maier+Vidorno on the topic of “Setting up production facilities in India”.

    – India after the second Corona wave – short update
    – India as a market – decision support for the choice of location
    – Establishment of a production site in India – use of existing manufacturing facilities or joint venture
    – Financing & local cost structures
    – Priority issues when setting up production facilities in India – What needs to be considered?
    – Bureaucratic hurdles – Dealing with Indian authorities
    – Quality factors – Local or external suppliers?
    – Infrastructure & Logistics
    – Personnel selection, qualification & working conditions
    – Cultural aspects – local cooperation

    10:40 a.m. CEST

    Questions and answers



    SHRIYANS JAIN, currently Managing Director at Viega India Pvt. Ltd. in Ahmedabad (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Viega GmbH & Co. KG), is responsible for Corporate HR, Corporate Finance, Operations, Supply Chain and Product Management/Development for Viega in India. Previously, JAIN led the development of Viega’s greenfield manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, which initially met only local demand, but later quickly evolved into an export hub for Central Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Australia/New Zealand.

    In the past, JAIN spent 11 years with Kohler Co. in the U.S. and India on overseas assignments. During that time, he helped Kohler enter the Indian market and established the company’s local operational presence.

    SHAVIKESH GOEL has a professional career of more than 22 years as a management and business consultant at M+V Altios. During this time, he was not only responsible for marketing and international business development, but for many years his main area of responsibility was the coordination and implementation of production facilities in India. GOEL has hands-on experience with the difficulties and challenges companies face in this context. With this wealth of experience in the Indian manufacturing and service industries, he is a proven expert in the successful market-entry and market expansion of foreign companies in India.



    MAARTEN VAN DER SCHAAF, director and co-founder of IndiaConnected, helps Dutch companies become successful in India. VAN DER SCHAAF graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a Master’s degree in International Relations and Journalism. Earlier in his career, he worked as a correspondent in India for several years, covering a wide range of topics, including Indian business, politics, culture, sports and religion.



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