Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson to hire about 1000 employees for its pune plant. The Pune plant being set-up with an initial investment of up to $20 million at the Indospace Industrial Park in Chakan by sepetember 2016.It will manufacture 2G, 3G and 4G mobile broadband gear along with Microwave products. The company already had a manufacturing unit in Jaipur as it is producing an average 60,000 base stations per year. “2016 is a milestone year for Ericsson in India. Setting up of the Pune plant will generate employment as well as lead to development of vendor ecosystem in and around Pune,” Said Ericsson MD.