The CNH Industrial plant located in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh, India, produces a wide range of products including loader backhoes, compactors and crawler excavators. The facility services the Indian domestic market and exports to more than 75 countries in Africa, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region North and Latin America.
The factory was built in 1989 and in 2022 celebrated the significant milestone of 50,000 loader backhoes produced. Today, the manufacturing complex is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is aligned with the Indian government’s initiatives such as Make-in-India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat, with its compactor and loader backhoe production being more than 90% localized. Its production activity is supported by an advanced Research & Development Center, and in 2022 it inaugurated a new Operator Training Center.
The facility operates with a strong focus on sustainability. Its environmental initiatives include the installation of solar panels, which provide up to 25% of its energy, as well as recycling and re-using practices that have significantly reduced its waste materials and water consumption.
The plant operates according to the company’s CNH Business System (CBS), which involves all employees across the entire organization to drive greater accountability, agility, efficiency and safety. It achieves consistently high quality with its class-leading and automated production technologies, which include robotic welding, laser cutting and high-precision machining. It has ISO certifications for its Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental and Energy performance.