Tag: 2023

Green manufacturing leading to economic and ecological gains


Faced with increased regulatory pressure, chemical manufacturers, especially pharmaceutical and fine chemicals makers, are taking green route for processing Chemicals industry is under increased pressure across the supply chain with a traditional reliance on non-renewable resources (that are becoming increasingly scarce and have uncertainties over continuity of supply); old processes (most chemical processes are based… Read More ›

Tata Motors launches campaign against spurious spare part makers


This is part of a systematic campaign against the sale of spurious spare parts under the Tata Genuine Parts brand.  PUNE: Cracking down on counterfeit spare parts makers, Tata MotorsBSE 0.15 % conducted a raid at 33 parts manufacturers and duplicate packing suppliers in Maharashtra. This is part of a systematic campaign against the sale… Read More ›

Adding value to polymer waste through recycling


Presence of metals, such as aluminum, in plastic waste makes it difficult to recycle. Specialty additives can offer a solution to this challenge by converting polymer waste into quality products Plastics have become a necessity in our daily lives. The wide variety of applications of plastics has made them indispensable but at the same time plastics… Read More ›

Target is to raise non-auto share: Steffen Berns


Interview with Managing Director, Bosch Ltd Having fared comparatively better than the Indian automobilemarket in 2013, which declined by 3 per cent on the production volume (without two-wheeler segment), the automotive business of Bosch Limited registered a marginal decline of 0.7 per cent. Steffen Berns, managing director, Bosch, explains, in an interview with Mahesh Kulkarni, how the… Read More ›

Autoline Industries soars on stake sale plan in US unit


The board will meet on March 11 to explore various avenues of raising funds to meet the funding requirements of the company. Autoline Industries has soared 9% to Rs 70.30 after the company said its board will meet on March 11 to consider fund-raising options, including selling stake in U.S. unit. The board of directors of… Read More ›

Auto part makers unsure about revival in demand


Will benefit only if excise cuts on cars and SUVs are retained by incoming govt The excise duty cuts announced in the interim Budgettriggered a sigh of relief in the Indian automotive industry, which has been in the grip of a demand slump over the past two years that hurt not only OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) but component suppliers as… Read More ›

CMOs Eye CEO Office, But Need CIOs to Get There


CMOs are among the most important executives at a company — and they know it and want to take the next step to the CEO’s office. The good news for CIOs is that they can’t do it without you. A couple of years ago, many CMOs aspired to move up the ladder by becoming the… Read More ›

Recover heat to regain profitability


Heat recovery unit is an integral part any manufacturing set up, and if put to good use companies can reap rich dividend According to some experts, processing industries utilise 50% more energy than required, thus escalating the cost of manufacturing manifold. Situation can be worst in developing countries, where manufacturers are still using old technologies… Read More ›

Planning to buy a car? Now is the right time


MUMBAI: Car prices have started coming down after the finance minister announced a cut in excise duties last week. Maruti Suzki has reduced prices by as much as Rs 8,000 for its Maruti 800 model to Rs 30,000 for the SX4. Hyundai Santro has cut prices by Rs 10,000 to Rs 1.35 lakh, while Volkswagen… Read More ›

India needs to boost manufacturing, agriculture, services: Modi


New Delhi: Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, said on Sunday that there is a need to boost manufacturing to revive the domestic economy. Modi said the three pillars to develop the country were that agriculture should have a one-third share of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), manufacturing sector should account for… Read More ›