Pune: Demonstrating its commitment to support the local communities in the fight against the COVID-19 crisis, Bonfiglioli Transmissions Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of Bonfiglioli, Italy, and a leader in the power transmission equipment market in the country, has so far contributed Rs 2.80 crores towards India’s pandemic relief.
This included Rs 70 lakh worth of medical equipment and essentials to the ‘jumbo’ COVID-19 hospital being set up in the city. The contributions, made in consultation with the government authorities, included mobile toilets / bath units, oxygen cylinders (7000 litre capacity), video laryngoscopes, defibrillators and other essentials. It has also distributed COVID19 kits for the frontline workers, besides offering financial support to community-level medical and vaccination camps.
In Tamil Nadu, Bonfiglioli donated on-site imported O2 generation plants for producing hospital-grade oxygen and filling cylinders, thermal scanners, oximeters, medical imaging systems, advanced diagnostic equipment, among others to the government hospitals.
Bonfiglioli, an Italian MNC, is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and distributor of a complete range of gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters.
The company has been in India since 1999 and is the market leader in India. It has two manufacturing plants in Chennai and one in Pune. In coming years, it is planning major capacity expansions in both Chennai and Pune.