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Brain gain

R&D is the pillar on which manufacturing stands. A company with a strong focus on R&D and innovative products will face a lower attrition rate. by Jayashree Mendes Everyone talks


Advantage Steel

With steady demand from the automotive industry and many infrastructure projects in the pipeline, things are looking up for the steel industry. by Bindu Gopal Rao Ratings agency ICRA has


Cloud Manager

Today’s robust ERP solutions are essential for manufacturing companies to map and integrate a range of critical processes, and further manage them through Cloud Computing. by Mitalee Kurdekar “I don’t


In the Fast Lane

Having experienced success locally, India’s automotive & ancillary auto components industry is now chasing attractive export markets to further its growth. by Mitalee Kurdekar The automotive industry in India is

Features Heavy Engineering Sectors

Digital transformation is a trend that OEMs cannot afford to ignore

With the industrial sector evolving at break-neck speed, the role of operations and information technology is becoming increasingly important for smart manufacturing production. In fact, digital transformation is changing the

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Voice of the Vanguards

Pioneering professionals from leading manufacturing companies divulge their strategic plans for 2018. by Jayashree Mendes & Mitalee Kurdekar CEO speak It helps when manufacturing companies talk about what they do,


Leading Light

Ajay Saraf, business head, professional lighting, Havells India, shines the spotlight on how the company’s strong manufacturing setup and innovations are helping it climb its way to the top. Interviewed


Maintaining Supremacy

There will be a greater emphasis on manufacturing as this is the only sector that can bail out the economy. by Jayashree Mendes & Mitalee Kurdekar The country has to


Growth drivers decoded

Rising environment consciousness and the need for automation have been creating demand for the drives and encoders category in India. by madhukar joshi In the field of industrial mechanics, drives


Being Effective

Principle-centric supply chain design is critical to ensure greater availability to customers on a sustainable basis. by Bindu Gopal Rao Effective supply chain management (SCM) is key in any business.