Lumax Cornaglia Auto Technologies Private Limited (“LCAT”), a subsidiary / joint venture Company between Lumax Auto Technologies Limited (“LATL”) and Cornaglia s.p.a., Italy, has expanded its operations by opening a new manufacturing facility at Chakan in Pune.

LCAT is engaged in the business of providing emission products i.e. Air Filters, Fuel Tanks, etc. for both two-wheelers and four-wheelers.



The new facility is spread across a total area of 2.5L sq. ft. and a dedicated 7,000 sq. ft. in-house R&D laboratory and is a one-stop solution for complete vehicle-level emission products requirement of any auto OEM, in India and beyond. An initial investment of over INR 30 crore has been made.

With a workforce of over 200 employees, including 30 highly skilled and experienced engineers, this facility will serve the emission products requirements of the Indian Auto industry.

The facility is equipped with modern precision European machines for best-in-class high-quality production for a diverse product range of Air Filtration Systems, Snorkels, Various Blow Moulded products like AdBlue Tanks (Urea Tanks), Degassing Tanks (Expansion or Coolant Tank), etc. This plant for the first time will manufacture Plastic Fuel Tanks for commercial vehicles.  A unique and niche technology of 3D Blow Moulding products like Hoses & Ducts will also be manufactured here. All the products comply with the new regulations laid by the Government of India and CAFÉ and RDE norms.

LCAT has also entered the roto-molding segment for manufacturing plastic fuel tanks, fenders, roofs, and mudguards along with design and development facilities.

LCAT earlier had its manufacturing facility at Chakan with a smaller area of 32K sq. ft. Given the increased business opportunities, the management decided to relocate the said facility to the above new and bigger facility.

The brownfield construction is eco-friendly thanks to solar panels, covering the roof, with a capacity of 990KV and water recycling. Besides sales, product management, research and development, laboratory, machining, and assembly, the brand-new site houses a large warehouse that is intended to serve JIT to our valued customers.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anmol Jain, Managing Director, Lumax Auto Technologies said, “LCAT has been active in the Indian auto sector since 2007 and it is gratifying to see a world-class facility being built in India to manufacture its emission and molded product range locally. This investment represents the Group’s long-term commitment to its customers, employees, and business associates in the country.”

With this new facility, LCAT will enhance its current production capacity by almost 40%, in a phase-wise expansion.

Also speaking on the occasion, Mr Deepak Jain, Director, Lumax Auto Technologies said, “Our partnership with Cornaglia Group enters its 16th year and together we have been offering the world’s best technologies to the evolving Indian auto market. StreLumax-DK Jain Group is a prominent player in the Indian automotive industry. They provide a wide range of automotive solutions, including lighting systems, frame chassis, interior vehicle systems and components, gear shift levers, shift towers, power window switches, oxygen sensors, intake systems, seat frames, urea tanks, and integrated plastic modules. Lumax has a market leadership position in automotive lighting solutions, gear shift levers, and interior vehicle systems and components. They have been the preferred supplier to almost all leading OEMs in India, including Tata Motors, Skoda Volkswagen India, Toyota India & Indonesia, Mahindra, Stellantis, MG Motors, SEAT, Skoda Czech, and VW Poland.

The group has strengthened its R&D base to better support its customers and has witnessed growth and stability in its partnership with Cornaglia Group, Italy. Their relationship is like a marathon, strong and steady. The OEMs have shown encouraging interest in Lumax’s product category, and they are looking for healthy traction in the years to come. This is a win-win partnership.

Lumax-DK Jain Group has established a new facility that is perhaps the only Indian company establishment to have plastic molding technologies in-house all under one roof, including injection, 2D blow, 3D blow, and rotational molding. They have become a one-stop solution for complete vehicle-level emission product requirements of any auto OEM. The company has 11 partnerships with leading companies in the global automotive industry, 15 entities spread across 38 manufacturing locations across the country, 12 product lines, and 6 engineering and design centers in India, Taiwan, and the Czech Republic.


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