Craftsman III (IFC-40781)

  • India
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 29, 2018
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  • Construction
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 13, 2018

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Project Description

This project is an investment for Craftsman Automation Private Limited in India for capacity augmentation and modernization of the existing facilities through purchase of new machinery and for the expansion of the company. Craftsman Automation Private Limited is a diversified engineering company, with vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities, primarily catering to the automotive and industrial and engineering segments. 

The proposed project is expected to achive the following four project development objectives:

(i) Employment creation and knowledge transfer: The Project will create additional high skill jobs as it expands its operations

(ii) Impact on customers: Customers will benefit from the increase in capacity which will provide a consistent and reliable supply of quality auto component parts

(iii) Impact on suppliers: Craftsman will impact the suppliers through the increase in its business with the existing local suppliers through additional purchases and a broader range of purchases of components

(iv) Increase in taxes: Contribution to the domestic economy through increased tax revenues

Investment Description
Private Actors Description

Craftsman Automation Limited operates as a engineering company in India. The company’s Automotive - Powertrain and Others segment provides cylinder blocks and cylinder heads, camshafts, transmission parts, gear box housings, turbo charges, and bearing caps.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
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Contact Information

For inquiries about the project

Craftsman Automation Private Limited
D Thiyagaraj
Chief Operating Officer
+91-422-3021000, 2209100
Senthel Towers, 4th Floor1078, Avanashi RoadCoimbatore – 641 018 India

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IFC Communications
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Washington DC 20433
Telephone: 202-473-3800
Fax: 202-974-4384

Local access for project documentation

Craftsman Automation Private Limited
Senthel Towers, 4th Floor
1078, Avanashi Road
Coimbatore – 641 018.
Tel: +91-422-3021000, 2209100
Fax: +91-422-3021056


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