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Is Deming Exclusive?

Story: T Murrali Component manufacturers in India have qualitatively evolved over a period of time due to a range of factors, the prime one being the drive from OEMs. When vehicle manufacturers raised the bar in terms of quality, cost and delivery, vendors had to rise to the occasion and match expectations; The impetus came with opening up of the[Read More…]

by June 11, 2014 Cover Story
The Tech Centre revolution!

The Tech Centre revolution!

Story: T Murrali   With opening up of the economy, global auto majors migrated to India to capitalise on the accessible market potential. Developing affordable, hightech India-specific products eventually made the country emerge as a hub for small cars and smaller commercial vehicles. Suppliers have also made India a focal point to develop and manufacture cost competitive parts for domestic consumption and for their respective plants worldwide. Development in India is[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 Cover Story, Web Exclusive
Can counterfeit be contained?

Can counterfeit be contained?

Story: T Murrali Technological advancement is always welcome as it minimises the efforts of human beings – be it in services or manufacturing. While innovation, in the field of application engineering and rapid prototyping, helps in faster product development, it has simultaneously fortified the parallel economy by way of fake parts manufacture. Rapid prototyping aids copycats in making spurious parts[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 Cover Story
Visctronic drives BorgWarner

Visctronic drives BorgWarner

 The electronically-driven fan drive promises to optimise fuel-economy while ensuring compliance with increasingly stringent emission norms. This development is the latest symbol of BorgWarner’s multifaceted presence in India. BorgWarner Cooling Systems India, the wholly-owned subsidiary of BorgWarner Thermal Systems based in the US, is currently working on about ten projects for different OEMs in India to deploy the Visctronic –[Read More…]

by January 30, 2014 Cover Story