Bharat Bijlee handed over its 10,000th AC drive to its customer, Ferromatik Milacron India (FMI), on April 21st 2017, during a celebratory function at its factory in Airoli, Navi Mumbai. The machine was received by Shirish Divgi, MD, FMI.
FMI, a part of Milacron Inc., USA, is a leading manufacturer of Plastics Injection Moulding Machines, Blow Moulding Machines and Extrusion Systems, serving the entire gamut of plastics applications. FMI focuses on the technologies that assist their customers to reduce both overall per piece production cost and energy consumption.
Mr. Shirish Divgi, Managing Director, FMI receiving partnership trophy from Mr. Nakul Mehta, Managing Director, Bharat Bijlee
On the occasion, Divgi said, “I would like to congratulate the entire team of Bharat Bijlee on achieving the milestone of 10,000 drives. Looking back, we feel that we made the right decision by associating with Bharat Bijlee as our automation partner, as they bring in the latest knowledge of the industry and applications, and have a deep understanding of a customer’s needs. Automation is going to play a vital role in the coming years, and it will be important for machine manufacturers like Milacron and automation experts like Bharat Bijlee to collaborate to help businesses expand.”
Bhadresh Dani, VP, drives & automation, Bharat Bijlee, commented, “Over the last seven years, we have learnt a lot from our partner, FMI, that has helped us refine our products and services in line with the needs of the plastics industry. We hope to take this partnership to the next level by providing custom automation applications for the plastics industry, increased troubleshooting support, SLAs, and new integrated offerings with torque motor and IE4 motor.”
He added, “Servo solutions form a majority of our installed base. With our specialised application skills and wide service network concentrated around major industry clusters, we’re confident of supporting customers on servo solutions across a wide range of applications in multiple industries such as machine tools, packaging, metal and textiles.”