BLACK+DECKER launches safety eyewear and ear plug in India under PPE range

The comprehensive range of products would include, Safety Eyewear BXPE0502IN, lifestyle range of safety goggles BXPE0503IN - BXPE0505IN for optimum eye protection and Corded Ear Plug BXPE0852IN under its hearing protection range in India. Read more...

Honeywell starts N95 face mask production in India for healthcare workers

The company to produce to produce approximately 24 million face masks annually at its Fulgaon facility in Pune. Honeywell’s Fulgaon factory specialises in providing automation solutions and field instruments. Read more...

Disposed PPEs can be transformed into biofuel: Observes study

The research team reviewed many related research articles as they looked to explore the current policies around PPE disposal, the polypropylene content in PPE, and the feasibility of converting PPE into biofuel. Read more...

CEAT forays into PPE business with GoSafe S95 face mask

The mask - priced at Rs 249 - can be washed and reused up to 30 times. They are available across CEAT Shoppes (exclusive branded stores) and on leading e-commerce websites such as Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra, Seniority and many more. Read more...

SCHUNK develops Co-act EGL-C gripper for collaborative applications

The German company offers a new league of components with the Co-act EGL-C, and, for the first time, opens up the potential in the human-robot collaboration (HRC) for handling weights beyond the small parts assembly Read more...

Danish firm OnRobot launches tools for robotic systems in India

Along with One System Solution - which enables a seamless integration of OnRobot’s products with a wide range of leading collaborative and light industrial robot brands - the company has launched two products - Screwdriver and Gecko Single Pad (SP) gripper. Read more...

Demand for automation in India to rise due to COVID 19 pandemic

VDMA India organised a virtual panel discussion to understand the readiness of Indian manufacturers to adopt automation. By monitoring only two variables (temperature and vibration), MSMEs can reduce maintenance cost by 45% throughout the life of the machine. Read more...

Paint makers launch sanitiser products as demand grows due to COVID 19

The market share of the top 3 sanitiser brands fell to 39 per cent in March from 85 per cent in January and February. Over 150 new manufacturers have started making sanitisers in March and now account for 61 per cent market share, says Rakesh Rao. Read more...

Nippon Paint forays into PPE segment with launch of facial masks, hand gloves

To combat the spread of COVID 19, the company has launched PPE products under MEDIFRESH brand. The company plans to introduce a range of other products like surface disinfectants, aerosols, full cover gear and face shields in future Read more...

Sawalka KEL is first to make Nitrile-dipped gloves in India

In this interview, Avinash Sawalka, Director, Sawalka KEL, focus on safety gloves market and readiness of the company to resume operations after lockdown, due to Covid 19, is lifted. Read more...

Exempt chemical industry from lockdown due Covid 19: ICC

Chemicals are key ingredients for essential commodities like pharmaceuticals, foods, medical devices, PPE, etc. Manufacturers are not able to produce chemicals even if permitted to operate Read more...

IIT Guwahati team develops LED-based disinfection system to fight Covid 19

IIT Guwahati will collaborate with Excel Tech and Ultimate Aeroaqua Filter Pvt Ltd to develop the technology. Read more...

India is at the top of Accurpress list

With over 40 years in the marketplace, Accurpress is globally known for manufacturing innovative and complete line of press brakes and shears for every bending and shearing application. Read more...

Honeywell Technology Solutions celebrates 25 years in India

During the celebrations, around 300 children of employees received first-hand knowledge in a series of educational, interactive and inspiring activities. Read more...

Cable & Wire Fair: Making real business happen

With about 200 exhibitors from around 25 countries, Cable & Wire Fair 2019 (to be held in New Delhi from November 6-8) promises to give players a good opportunity to network and to exhibit their products. Read more...

Flagship gripper is now also available in a dust-proof and ATEX-certified version

SCHUNK’s expansion of its PGN-plus-P universal grippers is not merely restricted to making it dust-proof and ATEX, it will also add some more sizes, covering all lengths as standard. Read more...

Budget 2019: Putting economy back on track

India is at an inflection point where high growth rate will be the key for overall development. The primary focus of budget 2019 has been towards reversing the weakening growth, boosting domestic and foreign investments, rapid infrastructure building and also at creating a conducive business environment for start-ups and entrepreneurship. IPF spoke to industry leaders to know hits and misses of the budget. Read more...

Steel users collectively appeals over duty hike on steel imports

The 25 per cent safeguard duty on imports of steel will likely impact and affect many SME and MSME steel users across India and will lead to serious disruption in steel sector. Read more...

One Nation, One Grid will ensure power availability: Sanjeev Ranjan

Electric vehicles will become affordable to the consumers due to incentives offerd in budget 2019-20, says Sanjeev Ranjan, MD, International Copper Association of India Read more...

Users play it safe with PPE

Industries such as manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, healthcare, transportation, firefighting, food and others are going to bring a huge demand for PPE in the Indian market. Read more...

“Copper heat exchangers are now recapturing market share”

Heat exchangers are an integral part of any AC unit. Market share of copper heat exchangers in the room AC market reached over 80 per cent in 2018 (after it witnessed a low point in 2014 with 55 per cent market share). Read more...

VDMA’s India Day at Hannover boosts Indo-German trade

The Indian unit of VDMA (the German Engineering Federation) hosted India Day at Hannover Messe 2019 to project India as huge market and investment destination for investments in the heavy engineering and power control and transmission technologies. Read more...

Pepperl+Fuchs’ Perception Asset Tracker offers cloud-based monitoring

Users of the service can view the data in the cloud at any time and from anywhere Read more...

Kraton to set up semi works latex plant in Brazil

Kraton Corporation, a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, has approved the construction of a semi works latex unit in Paulinia, Brazil. Read more...

VDMA’s India Day at Hannover Messe 2019 boosts Indo-German trade

The Indian unit of VDMA (the German Engineering Federation) hosted India Day at Hannover Messe 2019 to project India as huge market and investment destination for investments Read more...

“Copper scores over aluminium in winding wires”

Slimlites Electricals Pvt Ltd (SEPL) is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified company specialising in various types of copper conductors and winding wires since 1998. In conversation with IPF, Vimal Jalan, Managing Director, Slimlites Electricals, explains the dynamics of the industry. Read more...

ICA hosts national seminar on energy efficient motor standards

International Copper Association (ICA) India hosted the national seminar on ‘Energy Efficient Motor Standards & Emerging Challenges’ in New Delhi. Read more...

ICA holds seminar to discuss scope of small diameter copper tube

The small diameter copper tube heat exchangers find their usage in making refrigeration equipment, heat pumps and air conditioners. Read more...

Pepperl+Fuchs’ new optical sensors effective for longer operating distances

The new R200 and R201 series offer all photoelectric functional principles: thru-beam sensors, retro-reflective sensors with a polarization filter or for clear object recognition. Read more...

SCHUNK EGS gripper swivel unit now available in 40 size

SCHUNK is continuing to expand its 24 V modular system for assembly automation: SCHUNK EGS - the world's most compact electrical gripper swivel unit – is now available in size 40, and thereby parts weighing up to 0.55 kg can be handled and rotated in extremely compact spaces Read more...

DVComm launches India's first tech supported e-store

The company will soon add a wide range of Blue Tooth equipment, head phones along with electronic musical instruments and a wide range of cameras. Read more...

“Mallcom is in sync with tenants of Make in India ideology”

The demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) is growing in India with rise in awareness levels in industrial sector of worker safety and government statues for the implementation of safety norms Read more...

OPC Foundation appoints Stefan Hoppe as President

Thomas J Burke, the former President and Executive Director, nominated Hoppe as his successor before resigning during the last Board of Directors meeting Read more...

India Copper Forum focuses on innovation & transformation

During the 4th ICF, organised by International Copper Association India, leaders from industry and government presented insights and views to further encourage and provide a fillip to the copper industry Read more...

KSB pumps clear water in flooded Alleppey district of Kerala

This will help to clear the flooded area more efficiently and will give relief to the local residents Read more...

SCHUNK launches world’s first gripper with certified PROFINET interface

With the intelligent SCHUNK EGL PROFINET parallel gripper, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology SCHUNK has been exploiting the potential for highly flexible applications for users in the diverse Industry 4.0 environment. Read more...

Teamwork between humans and robots in the electronics industry

The automated system – consisting SAR 1700 depanelling machine and a UR5 six-axis robot arm from Universal Robots equipped with a SCHUNK Co-act EGP-C gripper - increases production efficiency in electronics industry Read more...

Copper association launches awareness campaign for electrical safety

International Copper Association (ICA) India to raise awareness on the need for electrical safety to prevent electrical mishaps at homes & workplaces Read more...

SCHUNK launches world's first gripper with certified PROFINET interface

With a variable gripping force between 50 N and 600 N, SCHUNK EGL PROFINET parallel gripper covers an extremely wide range of components. Read more...

SCHUNK builds first certified industrial gripper for collaborative operation

SCHUNK is building on its advantage when it comes to grippers for collaborative operation: with the SCHUNK Co-act EGP-C gripper, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology. Read more...

Tata Aerospace delivers first combat chopper fuselage to Boeing

Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited has delivered the first AH-64 Apache combat helicopter fuselage ahead of schedule from its state-of-the-art facility in Hyderabad. The fuselage was transported to Boeing’s AH-64 Apache manufacturing facility in Mesa, AZ, for integration into the final assembly line. This delivery comes within a year of the aerospace joint venture facility becoming operational. Read more...

SCHUNK models digital gripper twins for high-performance

Chicken or egg? By going digital of assembly systems, this famous question will soon be cleared up. For the Hannover Messe, SCHUNK is beginning to digitalise its entire gripper range and thus paves the way for virtual commissioning and simulation of complete handling solutions. Read more...

EV is the Mobby Dick of the copper industry

Electric vehicle (EV) usage is expected to grow 9x over the next decade resulting in a 7% increase in copper demand. Read more...

Solving challenges of aging T&D infrastructure

Aging transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure is challenge before any country. Bentley Technology shows how challenges of aging T&D infrastructure can be dealt with innovative solutions. Read more...

Vibro sifter for sieving copper powder

Adishiv Forge achieves consistent product quality and reduces product wastage with the installation of a high-performance Russell Finex vibrating sieve Read more...

India Copper Forum: At the forefront of technological evolution

The third edition of ICF discussed in-depth the Indian and global copper industry trends, challenges and opportunities. Read more...

Copper industry received a major boost since GST

The Government of India has undertaken initiatives such as digitalization, Housing for All, Make in India, electrification of vehicles, renewable energy capacity target of 175 GW, etc. Read more...

SIS India to offer end-to-end solutions for Industry 4.0

Smart Industry Solutions India (SIS India) will be a one-stop platform to access end-to-end manufacturing solutions exhibited by technology-leading companies Read more...

International copper association India announces third edition of the India copper forum

International Copper Association India (ICA India) will host the third edition of India Copper Forum (ICF) in association with Hindalco Industries Ltd and Vedanta Ltd on 8th November 2017 at Shangri-la’s Eros Hotel in New Delhi. Read more...

PPE industry of India 2020

With the help of industrial analysis, Kavita Nigam helps us foresee various aspects of Personal protection equipment sector by this decade . The demand for personal protection equipment (PPE) in modern ages is of utmost importance in the league to minimize the risk of serious injuries from either contact with radiological and chemical substances, or mechanical, electrical and other workplace hazards. Read more...

Incremental rotary encoders with new BlueBeam Technology by Pepperl+Fuchs

June 2017 – The new BlueBeam technology for incremental rotary encoders with optical sensing principle increases efficiency when generating signals. Read more...

Our machines are equipped with high-quality parts from genuine brands

In conversation with Shailesh Mehta, Director, Mehta Cad Cam Systems, about the company’s profile and CNC-laser technology. Read more...

Ethernet IO modules from Pepperl+Fuchs support all common Ethernet protocols

The integrated IO-Link master function allows comprehensive diagnosis and parameterisation. The L-coded M12 power plug provides a current of up to 16 A and reduces installation costs. Modules with an integrated logic function can tackle autonomous applications, completely replace control panels, or deal only with status messages. As such, these fieldbus modules form the foundation for Industry 4.0 solutions. Read more...

ICAI s 2nd India Copper Forum concludes with analysis of Indian copper sector

International Copper Association India (ICA India) in association with Hindalco Industries Ltd and Vedanta Ltd organised the prestigious India Copper Forum earlier today in Mumbai. The event brought together experts and thought leaders from the copper fraternity to congregate and deliberate on opportunities, challenges and future of the country with copper. Read more...

Pepperl+Fuchs launches wireless inductive system 2 for wireless sensor connection

The new WIS 2 (Wireless Inductive System 2) is the ideal way for Pepperl+Fuchs to round off its portfolio for the wireless connection of sensors to moving machine parts with a higher-performance system. Read more...

Siemens supplies the world's biggest gearless conveyor drive system

Nuremberg, Germany, October 06, 2015 – Siemens has supplied the world's biggest gearless conveyor drive system to the Cuajone Mine in Peru, which is operated by the Mexican mining company Southern Copper Corporation (SCC). The modernisation project will entail the installation of a new gyratory crushing and conveyor system by 2016. The belt conveyor will replace a railway system currently used to transport the ore out of the mine to the processing plant. The Integrated Drive System (IDS) used to Read more...