For the design, manufacture and installation of material handling systems like floor conveyers, electric monorail systems the Pune-based Abrasion Resistant Engineers has joined hands with ATS Group-Hero Fordertechnik, Germany to form a single enterprise Enviro ATS Conveyors Pvt Ltd. Near pune at Talwade a facility is being set up as the ATS Group holds a 51% stake while Enviro Abrasion holds a 49% stake in the JV called as ATS Conveyors Pvt Ltd. The merged company wil provide hi-tech kandling systems and the latest material handling technology to various Indian customers in the field of automotive industry ,food industry, pharmaceuticals to enhance their productivity and quality of operations. The company aims to cater to the fast growing automotive and other segments of the industry in India, which needs the state of the art material handling systems. Michael Letzeler,Chairman, Enviro ATS Conveyors Pvt Ltd said, "This joint venture will not only cater to the domestic needs but we also intend to supply the componentsand systems overseas. The ATS Group already caters to Indian Companies like Daimler Chrysler, Ford, Audi, Rolls Royce, Toyota, etc while Enviro Abrasion Engineerscaters to customers like NTPC, BHEL, SAIL, NALCO-L&T, ACC, TISCO, Ambuja Cement etc.