India, Switzerland partner for robotic cleaning plant in Mysuru
India and Switzerland ushered in a new partnership in manufacturing robotic cleaning equipment in Mysuru after experiencing a surge in COVID-19 infections around the world.
Cleanfix Reinigungssysteme AG, a global leader in robotic hygiene and cleaning machines has partnered with Mysuru-based cleaning solutions manufacturer Schevaran Laboratories Pvt Ltd to launch the Cleanfix-Schevaran Manufacturing facility in Mysuru. The facility will produce high-end cleaning machines and equipment, read the press release of the company. The Cleanfix India Manufacturing Facility located in Thandya in Nanjangud Taluk, Mysuru was inaugurated at the hands of the Chief Guest Dr Ralf Heckner, Ambassador of Switzerland to India. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, Maharaja of Mysore also graced the occasion as a Guest of Honour.
The joint venture is in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Swachh Bharat Mission" (SBM), aimed to generate awareness and bring about a behavioural change regarding sanitation practices.
Moreover, post-Covid pandemic, the danger of infections with human touch has increased, robotic cleaning is a way forward to prevent the rise in infections.
"This Indo-Swiss JV in manufacturing will pave the way for Cleanfix-Schevaran to emerge as a strong player in the cleaning equipment industry. We look forward to a growth that is not just sustainable but also responsible. There will be tremendous focus on automation and robotic cleaning which is really the need of the hour," said Alex Cherian Kumbukattu, Managing Director, Cleanfix- Schevaran India.