“There is a need to build a strong and competent MSME base to support large companies involved in the defence equipment manufacturing.”
How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected the industry in general and your organisation in particular?
The Covid -19 pandemic had actually at first brought in a lot of uncertainty in the industry. In the initial phase the industry was not able to actually fathom what the repercussions could be. But thereafter, when things started becoming a bit clearer, the realities started hitting the industries. There was, at many places, a total shutdown and also closure of the supply chain mechanism which impacted and brought down the industry to a stand still for the first month. The second worry was whether the end customer will lift the goods if it is even manufactured and how the order inflow will be impacted.
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TRANSFORMING THE MACHINE BUILDING INDUSTRY
With machines becoming more sophisticated, equipment builders have the challenge to meet cost, quality, timing and functional requirements essential to their customer’s needs.
Fuelled by the agriculture growth, the company’s products have been in high demand and contributed significantly to the business, says Takahiro Ueda, President, CEO & Managing Director, Honda India Power Products Ltd.
3D printing is helping Honda Cars India Ltd. to stay ahead on multiple fronts.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
While consolidating the number one position in South India for CLAAS, Mrityunjaya (Jay) Singh, MD, CLAAS Agricultural Machinery Pvt Ltd., is now aiming to acquire the top position in North India as well as in West India.
LVD LAUNCHES NEW LARGE-FORMAT LASER CUTTING MACHINE
LVD launches Taurus FL, a new large-format gantry-style fiber laser cutting machine engineered for extra-large sheet metal cutting capacity.
DRIVEN BY SUSTAINABILITY!
Next generation entrepreneurs – Naivedya Agarwal - Founder & CEO Runaya Metsource & Annanya Agarwal - CEO Runaya Refining – explain their journey as well as the importance of technology and innovation in the modern-day resources and manufacturing space to The Machinist.
CABLES WEIGHING TONS GUIDED BY QUICKLY MOUNTED IGUS ENERGY CHAIN
Harnessed and tested e-loop energy supply system increases safety and reduces procurement and installation time
ALL PUMPED UP!
Sloan is working towards designing and making products at our manufacturing and assembling unit at the Gurgaon facility, says Anup Tripathi, General Manager, Sloan India
Covid-19 And Lessons For The Future
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic will trigger an overhaul of the power generation sector and will redefine the way electricity is generated, controlled, distributed, and consumed.
Adapting To The New Normal
Improved demand will help Indian manufacturers to secure new orders, says Sreeramachandra Murthy K, President, Lakshmi Machine Works Limited (LMW)
LiDAR MAPPING A GOLD MINE
When Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia, wanted to open more of its areas to public tours, they asked Inspired Intelligence, a family owned and operated drone business in Buford, Georgia, to help. Inspired Intelligence CEO and founder Nir Pe’er explained, “Besides drone technology, we also used new, amazing cutting-edge technology called LiDAR.
How four master builders defined the path of the 2021 BMW R 18
Yoyo Chang turned a hunch born in an English high school cafeteria into a next-generation payments app backed by serious, well-heeled investors
The Fintech Revolution Is Finally Here— And So Are the Regulators
SPEAKING IN OCTOBER to his banking brethren at the world’s biggest payments confab—the annual Sibos conference— Jamie Dimon didn’t mince words.
HOSPITALS CAN CARE FOR MEDICARE PATIENTS AT HOME IN PANDEMIC
Hospitals will be allowed to care for Medicare patients in their own homes during the pandemic under a government program announced Wednesday to help hospitals deal with the latest surge.
GLOBAL TECH GIANTS THREATEN TO LEAVE PAKISTAN OVER NEW RULES
Internet and technology companies have threatened to leave Pakistan after the government granted blanket powers to authorities to censor digital content, a move critics say was aimed at curtailing freedom of expression in the conservative Islamic nation.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, SELL: RETAILERS WANT YOU TO WATCH AND SHOP
When Jenna Powell gets in front of a camera, she can sell $10,000 worth of sparkly dresses and tie-dye hoodies in 40 minutes.
PFIZER: COVID-19 SHOT 95% EFFECTIVE, SEEKING CLEARANCE SOON
Pfizer said this week that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective, is safe and also protects older people most at risk of dying — the last data needed to seek emergency use of limited shot supplies as the catastrophic outbreak worsens across the globe.
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TAIWAN PROCESSOR CHIP MAKER TO SET UP $3.5 BILLION U.S. ARM
A Taiwanese maker of processor chips for Apple Inc. and other customers plans to invest $3.5 billion to set up its second U.S. manufacturing site amid American concern about relying too heavily on sources in Asia for high-tech components.