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Drillmec SpA inks MoU with Telangana govt.

Hyderabad, Jan. 31: Drillmec has inked an MoU with the Department of Industries and Commerce, government of Telangana, for the establishment of Drillmec International Hub for manufacturing oil rigs and ancillary equipment in Telangana.

Drillmec SpA, a global leader in oil-drilling rigs manufacturing, is proposing to invest over USD 200 million in the upcoming facility for the setting up of the global hub, which would include Manufacturing, Research and Development, and a Centre of Excellence to impart cutting-edge training to people.

Simone Trevisani, CEO Drillmec SpA, said, “We are interested in future investment in the Hydrogen fuel project in India. The Hyderabad manufacturing hub will focus on rig manufacturing and ancillaries. This facility also sets up the R&D and training centre of excellence. We have already 3 manufacturing facilities in Italy, USA (Houston), and Belarus. After considering many offers from various countries, we choose Telangana, India, as it has a progressive industrial policy and investor-friendly.

Drillmec SpA is a global leader in design, manufacturing and supply of drilling and workover rigs for onshore and offshore applications as well as a wide range of spare parts for drilling equipment. Drillmec enjoys a worldwide reputation of reliability. It is a reflection of extensive engineering development, timely deliveries and effective after-sale service.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr K T Ramarao, minister for industries and commerce says, “We feel proud and welcome Drillmec establishes its manufacturing unit in Hyderabad. The State government is committed to making the most industrial progressive state in India. We will hand over the land and fiscal incentives as soon as possible. We are happy to get employment opportunities for the younger generation in the state. We requested Drillmec to bring entire drilling rig ecosystems to Telangana.”

Uma Maheshwar Reddy, CEO, Drillmec International, said, “This MoU is the first step towards creating a global manufacturing hub in Hyderabad. It will definitely meet the demands of the worldwide market. We have already had an order book $1bn. “

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