Tata International DLT inaugurates plant with Trailer Type Code AIS 113 capability
October 24, 2016
Tata International DLT, a joint venture between Tata International and Dutch Lanka Trailers Manufacturers, Sri Lanka (a Tata enterprise), inaugurated its fourth plant on October 7, 2016. The plant is located in Pune (Maharashtra, India) and has the capability of manufacturing AIS 113-certified products and special trailers. Mr NN Tata, Managing Director, Tata International, and Mr Arun Kumar Vora, Chairman, Tata International DLT, were present for the inauguration.
Tata International DLT received the ‘Trailer Type Code AIS 113′ certification from the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), Pune. This makes it the first and only company in the trailer industry whose products are certified as per the safety standards introduced in April 2016.
Mr Badshah Akbar, Senior Deputy Director, ARAI, handed over the certificate that covers most products manufactured at the company’s facilities. Mr Rajeev Batra, COO, Tata International DLT, was also present at the event and highlighted the features of the company’s trailers. Mr Batra explained that with the addition of this facility, the Tata DLT product basket has been enhanced to include car carriers, trucks, tractor carriers and tip trailers along with standard trailers. The facility will ramp up the company’s production capacity to meet increased market demand in the heavy commercial transportation industry.
Tata International DLT is based in Waki, Pune, and leads the industry with products that meet global safety norms. The company manufactures all kinds of standard trailers such as flatbed, skeletal, sidewall, semi low-bed, bomb-cart; special trailers such as truck chassis carrier, car carrier, tractor carrier, tip trailer and curtain slider coil bed carrier; customised trailers for equipment manufacturing companies and special trailers for defence requirement. These models encompass almost all heavy applications.