SCHUNK offers clamping stations with compact dimensions

The mini clamping stations lock in a self-retaining and form-fit manner via spring package. They do not consume any energy when actuated. Read more...

What Are the Advantages of Progressive Die Stamping?

With a range of benefits — from more durability to cost-savings — progressive die stamping is the best way to produce countless geometries from a sheet of metal, says Megan Ray Nichols. Read more...

For the first time India’s auto component exports exceed imports

The industry clocks turnover of Rs 1.19 trillion ($ 15.9 billion) in the first half of 2020-21 (April-September 2020) registering a de-growth of 34%, as per the data released by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA). Read more...

Continental to expand truck tyre manufacturing capacity at Modipuram plant

The expansion will include an increased product range for 20” and 22.5” truck tyres. The plant will see consistent growth with the fourth planned expansion in the truck tyres production facility to cater to domestic and export markets Read more...

Bosch Power Tools’ Chennai plant reaches milestone, rolls out 10 mn products

The plant, driven by its motivated women workforce, has won three consecutive Bosch excellence awards for quality from 2016-2018. The plant currently makes over 60 power tools, which includes eight types of power tools for artisans and tradesmen. Read more...

Proposed Indian Ports Bill, 2020 aims to attract investments and boost economic activity

Formulation of specialised tribunals, affordable grievance redressal mechanism and a dedicated tribunal to curb any anti-competitive practises in the port sector are some key reforms to empower exporters in the long run. Read more...

Kirloskar Brothers supplies fire-fighting pump sets for Atal Tunnel project

FM approved & UL listed fire-fighting pump sets of Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) are deployed along the 9-km Atal Tunnel, which is the world’s longest motorable tunnel that connects Manali to Leh Read more...

Tyre maker TVS Srichakra to invest Rs 10 bn for expansion

The company will make this investment over a period of 3 years in its Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) plants to increase 2 & 3 wheeler tyre capacity by 25-30 per cent and doubling its off-highway tyre capacity from current levels. Read more...

First virtual IPF Industrial Excellence Forum to be held on Jan 15-16, 2021

With 4 Panel Discussions, more than 20 Speakers, 50 Exhibitors, over 30 Industry Awards and 1000+ Audience, “IPF Industrial Excellence Forum 2021” (Awards, Conferences and Exhibition) will bring key stakeholders on one stage - an ideal branding platform for companies. Read more...

Siemens, BMZ, and MSDE launch technical education initiative IGnITE

Indo-German Initiative for Technical Education (IGnITE) aims at developing highly qualified technicians based on the German Dual Vocational Educational Training (DVET) model with a focus to make them industry and future ready. IGnITE aims to help develop around 40,000 skilled workforce by 2024 Read more...