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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
Quality engineering and manufacturing drive South India forefront

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 July 2, 2015 Cover Story
Bosch making emergency braking responsive, not reflexive

Bosch making emergency braking responsive, not reflexive

As a new safety measure in cars, Bosch has introduced a new emergency braking system that works with a stereo video camera so that action can be initiated even if the driver’s response is not as quick. Text: Leon Martin Ray Many a time, and this is especially true in India where driving is rather maniacal and the rules pretty[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Cover Story
“Sense, Plan, Act comprises integrated active and passive safety technologies that save lives and enhances vehicle dynamics”

“Sense, Plan, Act comprises integrated active and passive safety technologies that save lives and enhances vehicle dynamics”

Continental Automotive Components India (P) Limited develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tyre manufacturer and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately Euro 34.5 billion with its 5 divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tyre, and ContiTech. Continental[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Cover Story
Safety systems that meet the costs

Safety systems that meet the costs

The need for safety systems and related technologies have a new brief to care for, and it is termed as costs. Text: Bhargav TS & Bhushan Mhapralkar The definition of safety has been shifting throughout the life of auto industry world over and India is no exception to it. Concern for automotive safety despite the strong control of the government[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Cover Story