July 2018 Issue
Vol. 12 No. 5
The Indian Aerospace and Defence Electronics Industry, at a glance
The Indian government has outlined a number of policies to promote indigenous production in the aerospace and defence (A&D) electronics sector. With the Indian market growing rapidly for A&D products, local manufacture has progressed, but not at the required rate, and a few challenges remain.
There is an urgent need for standards and quality checks in the solar energy sector
The growth story of the Indian solar industry is already creating a buzz globally. The good news is that more projects are getting commissioned and new players are entering the fray. However, the performance of existing plants and the output of the solar rooftop sector must be reviewed to help achieve the revised solar targets within the given time frame.
What’s making new ACE players optimistic about the industry?
Recognising the high potential of the Indian appliances and consumer electronics (ACE) sector, many new firms are trying to make an impact in this market. This article analyses what’s making these new players happy and helping them to boost their market share.
The prospects for the Indian security and surveillance sector
Indian security and surveillance market is at a fascinating stage. We are moving from security in closed spaces to security of public places. This has led to spending from both government and the private sector.
Electronics Bazaar Advisory Panel
Thought leaders of India’s ESDM sector, who are advising us on how to facilitate faster growth of electronics industry in India
Maharashtra: The preferred destination for industrial investments
Maharashtra is one of the largest states in India, both in terms of area and population. The state continues to enjoy a lead in the manufacturing and services sectors, with Mumbai as the commercial and financial capital of the country.
Solar roadways: Feasible for India?
Solar roads could put an end to India’s electricity woes. But, to make these technically and financially viable, there is a long list of challenges to overcome—ranging from indigenous solar system development to infrastructure and investment.
In The News|
Bilateral trade ties between India and Taiwan are on the rise
India and Taiwan have developed a close relationship in recent years, particularly with respect to trade. The bilateral trade volume reached US$ 6.3 billion in 2017, making Taiwan India’s 18th largest trade partner in the world.
The product development process: The difference a partner’s support can make
The path that needs to be followed to take a new product from the concept to the customer is filled with hurdles. Partnering with product development experts, who help through the many phases of launching a cutting-edge, relevant product in the market, makes the journey easier.
Advances in thermal management solutions for electronics manufacturing
The amount of heat radiated during the electronics manufacturing process needs to be reduced to improve efficiency. This is where thermal management solutions (TMS) play a key role.
Be market-ready with the latest stencil and screen printer systems
The quality of a PCB depends on the quality of the initial solder paste deposits. Today, the smaller lead pitches and components make it more difficult to achieve accurate, unflawed and perfectly printed PCBs. This requires a high-quality, precise printer that can handle small, medium and high volumes. A solder paste screen printer for SMT machinery is required to screen-print solder paste onto the PCB before placing the surface mounted components.
Opportunities and risks in the emerging solar charge controller market
The transition from conventional power sources to solar power systems has opened up the market for solar charge controllers. Although the demand is substantial, the lack of mandated standards has resulted in locally made controllers that are of poor quality.
“Goals can be achieved by applying ordinary abilities with extraordinary persistence”
For Rajesh Jogani, CEO, Rajguru Electronics, shouldering the responsibilities of running the family business at a very early stage in his life was indeed a struggle. The mantra, “When you take on a challenge, you could win or lose, but you must continue the struggle” is what motivated him to keep going and finally achieve success. In an exclusive interaction with Baishakhi Dutta, senior business journalist, Electronics Bazaar, Jogani talks about how he kept his family’s business afloat, and eventually built a reputation in the competitive and ever-growing electronics industry.
"The state governments need to understand that the subsidy should be on solar power generation and not on the installation of solar panels"
Established in 2002, Eastman Auto & Power Limited (EAPL) has emerged as a leading manufacturer, supplier and exporter of all kinds of energy storage and solar solutions, with manufacturing and research units in India. In a conversation with Baishakhi Dutta, senior business journalist, Electronics Bazaar, Saurabh Srivastava, president - marketing and product strategy, Eastman Auto & Power Ltd., discusses the current Indian solar power consumption scenario and the lithium-ion battery market.
"We would like to expand our sales force in India"
Having more than 80 years of experience in manufacturing electronic soldering and reworking equipment, JBC Soldering is finally ready to explore the growing Indian market. In a conversation with Baishakhi Dutta, senior business journalist, Electronics Bazaar, Anand Selvaraj, India sales manager, JBC Soldering Tools, shares the company’s plans for the Indian market.
S.S. Ahluwalia takes charge as MoS for electronics and IT
The newly appointed Minister of State (MoS) for Electronics and IT, S.S. Ahluwalia, said it is important that workplaces enable digital and paperless systems to help build a greener environment for the coming generations, reported PTI...
• Components & Modules
• Test & Measurement
“We aim to appoint more than 100 distributors and have around 10,000 retail counters by the end of FY 2018-19”
NTL Electronics India Ltd has become a leading name in the Indian as well as global lighting industry. In a conversation with Baishakhi Dutta, senior business journalist, Electronics Bazaar, Tushar Gupta, executive director, NTL Lemnis, shares the company’s growth statistics and its plans to stay ahead in the race.
New age SMT equipment for LED manufacturing
Makers of surface mount technology (SMT) machines are enhancing their manufacturing capabilities to meet the escalating demand for LEDs used in consumer and automotive electronics. This article features some of the new age SMT equipment being used extensively by LED manufacturers.
LED lamps to light up Red Fort this Independence Day
This Independence Day, Delhi’s Red Fort will have a fresh look. The existing façade lights at the 17th century Mughal fort...
LED Consumer Products|
•An illuminated pet leash that lights up, from end to end
•Astrum unveils its Bluetooth speaker-cum-LED clock
•Cooler Master launches addressable RGB MasterLiquid coolers
LED New Products|
Osram’s Traxon launches ProPoint wall washer series
Traxon Technologies has announced the launch of the ProPoint wall washer series, which the company says is its most complete offering of products for wall wash and flood applications...