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Indian lead acid battery market: Leading from the front

  • 01-Sep-2017

Automotive sector, smart cities, digital India program, shift towards data driven telecom services, etc will lead to surge in demand for lead acid batteries in India, says Karan Chechi.

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Increasing productivity through rejection control

  • 01-Sep-2017

Through this case study, Narayan Joglekar offers practical tips to prevent product rejection and improve productivity

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Surveillance to act as a catalyst for secure cities

  • 01-Sep-2017

Smart Cities Council India along with Western Digital, a leading global provider of storage solutions, co-hosted a Roundtable Conference on “Technology Modernization for Safer and Smarter Cities” in Mumbai, recently. The conference primarily aimed at discussing initiatives to fuel the growth of surveillance security in India, the challenges faced, and methods to address them. The discussions also focused around numerous initiatives that support and accelerate the vision of ‘Smart Cities’ and help urban planners understand the framework of a smart city and take steps for collective and progressive growth.

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SCC and Western Digital discussed the role of surveillance for safer and smarter cities

  • 01-Sep-2017

Emplacing the manifesto for cooperation between authorities, civil bodies and technology providers, the Smart Cities Council India (SCC) and Western Digital on Friday held a round table conference session on “Role of Video Surveillance Systems in making cities safer” which brought alive the current state of surveillance security in India, the challenges and sustainable solutions to help urban planners understand the framework of a smart city and take steps to improve infrastructure. This initiative is in unison with realizing PM Modi’s vision of ‘Smart Cities’ for which the role of data and IT, especially video surveillance in enhancing security will play a pivotal role. The panellists for the discussion were industry experts who shared their insights in this domain. The event witnessed a welcome address by Pratap Padode, Director & Founder, Smart Cities Council India, a keynote address by Subhash Chandra, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Government of Karnataka and Khwaja Saifuddin, Senior Sales Director - South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Western Digital delivered the industry perspective on the subject. The discussion highlighted the limitations of Indian standards in video surveillance and the importance of emergence of stronger safety and surveillance policy in India with the focus on possible solutions to make Bengaluru a Safe and Smart City.

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Automation Expo 2017: Another step towards smart solutions

  • 01-Sep-2017

The 12th edition of the expo created another benchmark with its grand success encapsulating the complete foray of automation at one spot.

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It’s not just about Make in India, but it has to be to make world class products in India

  • 01-Sep-2017

With focus on the themes of quality, safety and environment, to support manufacturing innovation worldwide by unique sensing and controlling technologies, OMRON Industrial Automation is a global leader providing complete automation solutions for industrial applications. It brings innovation to manufacturing sites through automation with integrated, intelligent and interactive concepts.

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Digitisation will enable companies to better productivity and reduce Opex

  • 01-Sep-2017

In a marketplace where every company is striving to corner every inch of the market, developing innovative products is one of the best strategies to take on the competition. Helping companies gain this competitive edge is the US-headquartered PTC with its field-proven solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service products.

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SuMax Enterprises reduces part set-up time by 90% using Primo system

  • 01-Sep-2017

The company also eliminates scrap (previously 12%) caused by machining using Renishaw’s machine tool probes

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T&D equipment segment is operating at 70% capacity

  • 01-Sep-2017

Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) represents companies across the whole value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution equipment. In this exclusive interview IPF, Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA, analyses the performance of the industry and its growth prospects.

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GST will take battery recycling industry to organised domain

  • 01-Sep-2017

…says Rajat Agrawal, MD of the Jaipur-based Gravita India, one of the leading recyclers of non-ferrous metals in India offering eco-friendly lead battery recycling technology. Agrawal is first generation entrepreneur and has over 24 years of experience in the manufacturing sector. In this interview with IPF, he sheds light on the status of battery recycling industry in the country.

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