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Dayco Strengthens Global Heavy-Duty Capabilities In India

The company has added a new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line in Manesar, India.


Leveraging its global manufacturing and R&D capabilities, Dayco, a leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer for the automotive, heavy-duty and industrial market segments, has announced the addition of its new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line in Manesar, India, serving commercial vehicles, off-highway and light-duty OEMs across the globe.


This new production line, fully equipped with industry 4.0 and next-gen advancements, is capable of manufacturing premium-quality viscous dampers with cutting-edge laser welding technology that supports heavy-duty OEMs in reducing vehicle engine NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) and vehicle downtime, the company says.

Dayco says it provides best-in-class tailored solutions as per customers’ requirements with full system support, making its viscous dampers 35%* more durable than industry benchmarks. 

“As the industry strives to reduce CO2 emissions, Dayco will be supporting the Indian and global OEMs in this endeavor with its value-added premium viscous dampers from India. Our viscous dampers offer higher efficiency and reliability for a wide range of engine applications up to 20 litres, serving leading heavy-duty and light-duty OEMs globally,” said Wouter Nijenhuis, executive vice president of OE Sales and Business Development.


“At Dayco, we design scalable, efficient and reliable solutions and deliver premium-quality products worldwide to meet stringent customer requirements and offer system solutions towards transforming the future, reducing carbon footprints, and making the world sustainable with zero emissions,” Nijenhuis added. “As we start viscous damper production in India, we’re rapidly globalizing in China, Europe, South America, and North America, to provide innovative technological solutions for all our customers’ current and future mobility challenges.