Skipper commissions transmission line testing station in West Bengal
The testing station also has an in-house R&D centre
Skipper has commissioned a transmission line testing station on 23 March 2020 at Barunda village in Howrah district of West Bengal. The facility has an annual testing capacity of 1,800 tonne of transmission and distribution towers and poles.
The testing station also has an in-house research and development (R&D) centre which has been approved and recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), the government of India.
The facility will help the company to conduct in-house load testing for tower and pole structures and boost its engineering capabilities. The unit has been set up at an estimated capital expenditure (capex) of Rs 68.77 crore.