- The company plans to add another 5000 employees as part of the second phase of the expansion plan
- The new facility will produce eight million devices annually
According to a recent report by ET, BBK electronics-owned company, Vivo has added 2000 names in its employee roll. The company reportedly rolled out phase 1 of the manufacturing facility in WTC Tech Zone, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, taking its annual manufacturing capacity to 33.4 mn units. The facility will produce 8 million devices annually.
Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, Vivo India told the news daily that they have been wholly aligned with the ‘Make in India’ initiative since their inception in 2014.
He further stated that with the help of our new facility in Greater Noida, they will be able to meet the growing demands for our products in India.
Another 5000 employees as part of the second phase
The company also plans to add another 5000 employees as part of the second phase of the expansion plan which is likely to roll out by the middle of next year. Vivo’s existing manufacturing set-up in India had a capacity of 25 million units per annum and a workforce of 8000 people.