Oppo India has announced the completion of the first phase of its manufacturing facility in Greater Noida (UP). The company is betting big on the booming Indian smartphone market and reiterating its commitment to ‘Make in India’. Oppo has massively scaled-up production at the 110-acre industrial park, which is currently producing 4 million smartphones.
Oppo also plans to export to South Asia, Middle East and Africa markets from the Greater Noida facility post becoming fully operational by 2020. To ensure quality, the campus has over 10,000 strong workforces engaged across manufacturing line, quality assurance, and product testing. The manpower capacity is expected to cross 15,000 by 2020.
Also, Oppo is planning to increase investment in the Hyderabad R&D center, which is the largest outside of China. The Hyderabad facility has played a crucial role in the development of RENO- Oppo’s recent flagship series and will be a key contributor to all the upcoming smartphones in India.
Last month, Oppo witnessed a huge surge in the demand for its Reno 10x Zoom and they had to scale up the production capacity to better meet the demands of its customers and is steadfastly working on rushing more stocks.
Commenting on the occasion, Sumit Walia, VP-Product & Marketing said “Our Greater Noida factory is a symbol of OPPO’s strong commitment to India, and a shining example of the success of the Government’s ‘Make in India’ programme. Currently, we are producing 4 million smartphones a month and by the end of 2020, we will double our existing capacity. With the increased production and future export plans, we aim to achieve our dream of making India a global export hub for smartphone phones.”
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