Articles by: Bhargav S

BFW works on communicating machines for smart factories

BFW works on communicating machines for smart factories

Story by: Sricharan R What happens if a machine communicates to the concerned people about its requirement? This is exactly what the machine tool manufacturer Bharat Fritz Werner is looking at. Popularly known as BFW, the company in its R&D centre is working on a machine that communicates directly to the respective department and gets its work done quickly. “What[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 Cover Story, OEM
EOS offers training on additive manufacturing technology

EOS offers training on additive manufacturing technology

Story by: Sircharan R EOS, the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is working with various OEMs to set up consultancies and training programmes in India. This is to raise people’s knowledge to a higher platform and to have experience in additive technology. “I think it is very important to bring the knowledge level of[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 Cover Story, OEM
ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2019 gives big boost to Indian aftermarket

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2019 gives big boost to Indian aftermarket

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi, which concluded on 17 February drew 515 exhibitors from 16 countries and 13,267 visitors from 42 countries – establishing its internationality once again. With the aim of shaping the future of vehicle repairs, ACMA Automechanika New Delhi brought new innovations under the segments of parts, components, repair and maintenance. Sharing stage spread across 20,033 sqms were[Read More…]

by April 1, 2019 Events, Focus, OEM
SIAM meet discusses future of vehicle recycling in India

SIAM meet discusses future of vehicle recycling in India

With a focus on sustainable material management and environmentally safe disposals, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) in association with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC), Government of India, and Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), organised a day-long conference titled, “International Material Data System (IMDS) and End of Life Vehicle (ELV) Regulations” in New[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 Events, News, OEM, Special Report
Hoffmann launches new variant of GARANT Tool24

Hoffmann launches new variant of GARANT Tool24

Hoffmann Group, Europe’s leading system partner for quality tools, announced the introduction of a new cabinet variant of their dynamic goods issuing system, GARANT Tool24. The new locker system contains spacious compartments with rechargeable battery charging ports, which enable larger power tools, rental devices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to be issued on an individual basis and in a controlled[Read More…]

by February 27, 2019 News, OEM

Koller Formenbau reduces finishing operation time by 85%

Koller Formenbau GmbH discovered for itself the advantages of Parabolic Performance Cutting (PPC) from the Hoffmann Group. With PPC, Koller has not only reduced the finishing operation time for tool molds and mold plates by 85 percent, it has also improved the surface quality. In the tranquil Altmühltal, between Ingolstadt and Nuremberg, Koller Formenbau GmbH develops and manufactures tools, injection[Read More…]

by February 27, 2019 By Invitation, News

Groupe PSA’s Citroën to be made in Chennai

 During the presentation of FY2018 financial results and the second phase of its strategic plan Push to Pass for the period 2019-2021, Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the Managing board, confirmed the Group ambition to conquer new markets and announced that the Citroën brand has been chosen to enter the Indian market. At the heart of the automotive market, Citroën has asserted itself[Read More…]

by February 26, 2019 News, OEM

TVS launches Kargil edition of StaR City+

TVS Motor Company, manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers, launched the Kargil edition of TVS StaR City+. The rollout of this edition is a tribute to the spirit and attitude of a soldier, which resides in every Indian. The new edition gets its design inspiration from snow peaks, rough terrains and disciplined lives of the soldiers who protect the nation day[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 News, OEM
ZF expands Pune Plant

ZF expands Pune Plant

Four years after its inauguration in 2015, business at ZF Group regional headquarter in Chakan, Pune is growing and requires a next extension step. The current facility with its 16,770 sqm built-up space is fully utilized with  Commercial Vehicle, Car Powertrain and Aftermarket business. By year-end a new production complex with 4,000 sqm will be completed and offers additional space[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 News
Transcending the four walls to embrace the digital disruption

Transcending the four walls to embrace the digital disruption

By: Suresh Komirishetty, CIO of Mercedes-Benz India and Sri Karumbati, Head of technology committee of ACMA, CIO – SSS Group We all are witness to a revolution fueled by intelligent digital technologies. The automotive industry is undergoing a transformation on a scale, not see since its founding. The consumer who necessarily had to own an automobile now has a choice between owning[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 By Invitation, Web Exclusive