Energy efficiency is the main trend in electrical and electronics
Established in 1971, EPC Electrical Pvt Ltd over the years has earned a name for itself in the manufacture of a wide and highly efficient range of exhaust fans, axial flow fans, mancoolers, air-circulators, centrifugal blowers and motors.
Established in 1971, EPC Electrical Pvt Ltd over the years has earned a name for itself in the manufacture of a wide and highly efficient range of exhaust fans, axial flow fans, mancoolers, air-circulators, centrifugal blowers and motors. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Tollygunge and Baruipur in Kolkata, EPC is in relentless pursuit of upgrading its products with the changing times. In this interview, Joydeep Paul, Managing Director, EPC Electrical Pvt Ltd, highlights on the emerging trends in ventilating systems market and how his company is gearing up for the future.
Could you brief us about your company and its product & service offerings?
EPC Electrical Pvt Ltd designs, develops, manufactures exceptional quality of ventilating systems like exhaust fans (ISI Certified), pedestal & bracket types air circulator fans, axial flow fans and Mancooler fans. We have been meeting the demands of clients via pan-India dealer network for the last 50 years.
What is driving the demand for your products and solutions?
EPC products have their usages mainly for industrial purpose. We cater to the industrial requirements of ventilation system. The presence and growth of food and beverage industry is also contributing to the growth of our organisation as we cater their need of ventilation system.
How do you view the current status of electrical and electronics industry in India? What are the key challenges and opportunities before the industry?
The Indian economy is a mixed economy. The rise of India as a super economy has reflected in the growth and development of electrical industry both in the power generation as well as manufacturing of electrical equipment. In electronics industry, the consumer electronics segment is the leader and has a market share of 53 per cent.
Electrification is increasing across industries. Against this background, what kind of new opportunities are you looking at in India?
There is large potential of industries in India, both existing and upcoming ones. So as Indian industry grows, so shall we. As we manufacture our products under stringent quality control, we ensure that EPC product complies with the highest level of accuracy with optimum efficiency. So, we are committed to cater to all the industries by our continuous development process.
What are some of the emerging trends in the electrical and electronics industry? How do you intend to tap these trends?
The main trend in electrical and electronics is the BEE star rating which means that all the products should be energy efficient. In this regard, we already have IS:2312 /1964 for entire range of exhaust fans, ie 9” to 36” which speaks for itself.
India aims to make manufacturing a $1 trillion sector by 2025. How important will be the role of electrical and electronics industry in achieving this target?
Summation of different industrial sector would be $ 1 trillion by 2025. So, as far as the thumb rule goes, electrical industries should contribute atleast 20-25 per cent of the projection. Power generation industries should contribute the most.
What are your growth plans for the company?
Already, we are in expansion mode. We have done serious capex in last few years. Our production is up by 10-12 per cent year-on-year (YoY) and our target is to grow 15 per cent annually
On the eve of Elecrama 2020, could you like to give any message to the industry?
The only message is ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikaas’, ie together we can do it. Nothing is impossible.