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IMTMA to focus on skill development and innovation through R&D

IMTMA to focus on skill development and innovation through R&D

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association (IMTMA), the nodal body of the machine-tool manufacturers is looking to enhance the skill development and R&D projects for the next 2 years. The machine tool industry is becoming increasingly competitive; customer requirements at the same time are also becoming stringent with regard to reliability, productivity and cost. Competition is intensifying from foreign players who[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Subros targets Rs 1750 crore revenue in next fiscal

Subros targets Rs 1750 crore revenue in next fiscal

Subros Limited, the leading manufacturer of thermal management systems for automotive applications, targets Rs 1750 crore revenue in the next financial year as most of its business verticals are set to perform well in 2016-17. Last year, the company grew 11% to Rs 1479 crore, much above the industry average growth rate of 7.24% (growth rate of passenger vehicles), as[Read More…]

by June 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story, News
We will recast marketing strategy: Vivek Kamra, President, JK Tyre

We will recast marketing strategy: Vivek Kamra, President, JK Tyre

Q: What are you views on the present industry performance for passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and two-wheelers? Karma: In passenger vehicles I don’t see a problem. It will remain at the same level. It will go up and down based on product launches as people have a tendency to buy new products. Commercial vehicle will continue to grow as the[Read More…]

by June 27, 2016 Cover Story, Interview
NEI expands bearings capacity; to step up exports to new markets

NEI expands bearings capacity; to step up exports to new markets

The Jaipur-based National Engineering Industries (NEI), that makes bearings under the NBC brand for passenger vehicles, two-wheelers, commercial vehicles and industry applications, is all set to expand its exports to new markets through capacity expansion, acquisition and diversification. The company is present in over 25 countries in the NAFTA region, Europe, SAARC and West Asia, and Japan. Sanjeev Taparia, SVP[Read More…]

by June 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story, News
Autolite plans new facilities in China, Europe by 2020

Autolite plans new facilities in China, Europe by 2020

Text: Anusha B Autolite, the flagship company of the Autopal-MPG group, has been providing lighting solutions to the automotive industry since 4 decades. The Group supplies automotive head lamps, work lamps, LED lamps, fog lamps, turn signal lamps, halogen bulbs, incandescent bulbs and miniature bulbs to various vehicle manufacturers in India and abroad. Its products are exported to 56 countries,[Read More…]

by June 6, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Hella India to bring innovative lighting products for two-wheelers

Hella India to bring innovative lighting products for two-wheelers

Text: Deepanshu Taumar Hella India Lighting (HIL), a leading German automotive lighting manufacturer, with its strong focus on safety products, will be addressing the safety needs of two-wheeler drivers by bringing its innovative solutions to India. The company has recently developed full LED headlamp modules which can be mass customised to be used as headlamps for various customer segments including[Read More…]

by June 6, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

PPAP Automotive to begin Chennai operations next year

The Noida-based PPAP Automotive, manufacturer of automotive sealing systems and injection moulding parts, plants to commence production of sealing systems at its Chennai plant, mainly for Renault- Nissan, from next year. The plant is awaiting regulatory approvals to commence the construction. Abhishek Jain, Executive Director, PPAP Automotive said,” we are ready to start the construction work at Chennai. Only the[Read More…]

by May 26, 2016 Cover Story
Yeshshree Components edges itself with newfangled patented play

Yeshshree Components edges itself with newfangled patented play

Text: Anusha B Aurangabad-based Yeshshree Press Components capitalises itself with its Research and Development (R&D) centre which constantly watches the market and come up with updated technologies. The technology which they develop named ‘pipe scooping’ gives end to end solutions for automotive pipes. This technology is patented by them and gives thorough solutions for automotive pipes. With this new technology[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

Setco ‘casts’ all the clutch components right

A joint venture between Setco Automotive Ltd. (Setco) and Spain-based Lingotes Especiales SA, Lava Cast Pvt. Ltd. will supply world-class CV clutch parts to Setco. It is early afternoon and I have completed the tour of Lava Cast’s sprawling facility at Kalol, some 50 kms from Vadodara, Gujarat. Adjacent to Setco’s clutch manufacturing plant, the Lava Cast facility has just[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

Precimetal Cast checkmates fellow players with its critical component manufacturing

Text: Anusha B Precimetal Cast, Ahmedabad headquartered component manufacturer claims its technology to be unique in their league and stands eccentric in their manufacturing vertical. The company is successfully thriving in their cruise supplying quality components manufactured through investment castings process to its customers locally and globally. The company manufactures stainless steel casting and claims that the technology move they[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story