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Imported tyres affects Apollo Tyres net sales in India

As the China’s Central Bank moved to devalue its tightly controlled currency, Chinese exports becomes cheaper which fuels the stoking fear. A devalued currency will make Chinese goods cheaper which in-turn affects the tyre companies especially in India. The increase in imports, especially the commercial vehicle tyres has rolled down Apollo Tyres revenue in the first quarter. The tyre maker[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 Cover Story
EMAG makes gear hobbing easier with KOEPFER K 300

EMAG makes gear hobbing easier with KOEPFER K 300

The machine acts as an universal solution for the manufacture of a multitude of geared components The gear is one of the earliest machine components in the history of mankind. For thousands of years, gears have served the purpose of movement and power transmission – first the power of flowing water, then that of steam and today numerous kinds of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Renishaw’s Ballbar training multiplies machine tool accuracy and sets revised benchmarks

Renishaw’s Ballbar training multiplies machine tool accuracy and sets revised benchmarks

Advanced ballbar training enables shop to achieve “better than new” machine tool accuracy and extend machine life for unconventional silicon processing. Semiconductor industry supplier now understands its machine tool’s performance better than OEM service technicians. Ballbar data supports TPM and emerging SPC and OEE programs. Ballbar testing is nothing new to those who use fleets of machine tools, including people[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Janatics opines Make In India invigorating and impending

Janatics opines Make In India invigorating and impending

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS Automation of industries has become pervasive now. As the campaign ‘Make In India’ rooted its deep, many offshore players are earmarking India as their hub for several arms of their business. Coimbatore-based Janatics India deliberating on automation as India has umpteen man power to carry out the business effectively. Automation in pneumatic industries is a[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Portable 3D Coordinate Technology – Mobile Precision Made Easy in Automotive Applications

Portable 3D Coordinate Technology – Mobile Precision Made Easy in Automotive Applications

By Anthony Lur, Product Marketing Specialist, FARO Technologies Today, manufacturing practices are evolving to highlight ‘cyber-physical’ production systems controlled with smart products and the far-reaching internet cloud. With regards to quality control for the automotive industry, the ‘smart’ factory revolution has brought about changes in manufacturers’ measurement needs. For an industry such as automotive manufacturing that carries out high volumes[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Honor Seiki challenges global markets with its cost-competitive design technology

Honor Seiki challenges global markets with its cost-competitive design technology

Text: Anusha B Honor Seiki, Taiwan-based vertical CNC lathe manufacturing company is expecting to double its exports to Indian market within a span of 2-3 years. Honor Seiki products gives viable economic solutions for component manufacturers like brake drum, brake disc, wheel machining and other related components. Honor’s high speed series machines are the mostly accepted solution across globe for[Read More…]

by September 23, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story

BFW cornerstones turning machine development

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS Bengaluru-based Bharat Fritz Werner Limited (BFW) one of the largest machine tool building company in India plans for new product launch in the fiscal 2015-16. As of now BFW has introduced 25 turning machines and 5 more are queued up to get launched. Recently the company acquired the Chennai-based engineering firm Proteck Machinery to have[Read More…]

by September 23, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Machining industry heading towards next-phase

Machining industry heading towards next-phase

Text: Bhargav TS & Anusha B Over a period of time, the auto component manufacturing industry in India has evolved significantly in terms of quality, cost and delivery. For the evolution of auto industry, machine builders have been the backbone and supporting them for ages. For more than a century machines have begun making their presence felt in manufacturing as[Read More…]

by September 23, 2015 Cover Story

Quality engineering and manufacturing drive South India forefront

Text: Bhargav TS The 6 South Indian states; Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana differ in language, food and in culture but it shares a commonality by having enormous talent pool, quality engineering and manufacturing. This helped them to have global companies R&D centres and manufacturing facilities in these states. According to experts the quality of the[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Cover Story
Gates Unitta to drive the two-wheeler space with its Polychain Belt Drive

Gates Unitta to drive the two-wheeler space with its Polychain Belt Drive

Text: Bhargav TS Gates Unitta India, a joint venture company between Gates and Nitta Corporation redefines automotive and industrial market with its cutting edge technology. The company manufactures wide range of belts catering to two-wheelers, passenger cars, commercial vehicle and industrial applications. Gates banks on its inimitable technology, material innovations for a range of applications in the industry and stand[Read More…]

by July 2, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story