November 2018 Issue
Vol. 12 No. 9
The Indian electronic components manufacturing industry: Sunny days ahead
The growth of the electronic components manufacturing industry is crucial for the Make in India programme. The more developed the domestic EMS industry becomes, the faster and easier it will be for large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to set up operations here. Let’s take a look at where this industry is headed.
Make in India: The story so far
The ‘Make in India’ call from the Indian government has encouraged global investors operating in different verticals to make investments in the country and boost their business by promoting their brands in the country. But has the initiative lived up to expectations?
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
The potential of the new wave of electronics was discussed at the ELCINA-EFY Awards
The best in the electronics industry were recognised at the 43rd ELCINA-EFY Awards, an event co-hosted by ELCINA and the EFY Group.
"We occupy around 25-30 per cent of the India market at present"
Set up primarily to ‘Make in India’, Ambrane India aims to become a top notch global player in the power bank sector. In an interaction with Baishakhi Dutta of Electronics Bazaar, Ashok Rajpal, managing director, Ambrane India Pvt Ltd, shares how the company also plans to make a mark in the wearables domain.
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Ministry of Commerce asks MeitY to develop PMP for mobiles
The Ministry of Commerce has asked the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to work on the Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP) for mobile phones.
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•Fanzart introduces the Fandelier series of designer fans
•Ultrasonic diffuser and humidifier with LED lights
•JVC launches 5.1 speaker with LED lights
The benefits and challenges of using smart energy meters
Smart meters come with exciting new opportunities for energy and utility companies as well as for consumers. From an industry perspective, they can integrate new technologies and innovations into the grid. For users, these meters can reduce costs, provide transparency and flexible pricing. Smart meters can also improve energy efficiency, grid reliability and outage management.
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Use the right ESD and cleanroom products for your electronics
The adverse effects of electrostatic discharge (ESD) on electronic components and products need to be controlled in all manufacturing processes. There are many products and solutions that can do so, to meet the needs of the electronics manufacturing industry.
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Jharkhand: Attracting investments in sunrise sectors
Jharkhand has emerged as a strong competitor for investments, even as Bengaluru, New Delhi and Pune are creating headlines for bagging big ticket projects. Whether it is in the field of IT or electronic systems design and manufacturing (ESDM), Jharkhand is doing all the right things to make its presence felt as a lucrative investment hub.
Disruptive innovation and EVs will bring unprecedented changes to the Indian automotive industry: Hyundai
By 2030, the Indian government plans to have only electric cars on the roads. This is a challenging target to achieve. In spite of a range of obstacles, most auto giants are preparing to foray into the Indian market. In an interaction with Baishakhi Dutta of Electronics Bazaar, Y.K. Koo, managing director and CEO of Hyundai Motor India Ltd, shares how the car manufacturer is gearing up to launch its first electric car in India. Excerpts follow...
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The power of ingredient branding
In the first article in this series, I defined what ingredient branding is, covering its benefits as well as the importance of being the first in a product segment to implement it. I shared the case studies of Intel and Dolby to illustrate this. Two more very interesting case studies, that of NVIDIA and Zeiss, endorse the power of ingredient branding further.
What’s new in dispensing, coating and curing equipment
The greater demand for manufacturing equipment and the arrival of Industry 4.0 have prompted suppliers to come up with more advanced selective conformal coating and dispensing machinery.
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"The government should set up financing lines to promote solar panel manufacturing in India"
India is moving towards becoming a global solar superpower. The country has set itself the ambitious target of generating 100GW of solar energy by 2022, 40 per cent of which is to come from rooftop solar projects. But how is the Indian solar industry performing? Can it make this dream come true? Shravan Sampath, CEO of Oakridge Energy, in an interaction with Baishakhi Dutta of Electronics Bazaar, shares how the organisation is aiming to build a stronghold in the solar rooftop category.
“In the last two years, we have seen a growth of over 20 per cent”
The Indian LED lighting market is evolving at a fast pace. This change is being steered by an increasing number of Indian manufacturers foraying into the LED space. In an interaction with Baishakhi Dutta of Electronics Bazaar, Mahesh Bellad, director, Online Instruments (Orange LED Plus), talks of how the company is aiming to increase its share in the Indian lighting market.
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The latest LED drivers are efficient and consume less power
Reduced chip sizes and the increasing constant pressure per watt of lumens is forcing LED chip manufacturers to retrofit LED drivers that come with the latest technology. These drivers are highly efficient and have built-in protection.
Soon, LEDs to illuminate Agra roads
A stretch of National Highway-2 passing through Agra city, its busy M.G. Road and several other main roads will soon be illuminated by LED lights...
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Seoul Semiconductor has announced that German LED producer Lumitronix has selected its SunLike LED to develop three optimal modules...
“I am blessed to have been part of a fast growing industry that underwent many changes and transformations as it evolved”
By being passionate about ensuring the sustainable long term growth of the company and following a strict discipline in every aspect of his life, Uma Pingali, business president, sales and marketing-Asia Pacific, element14, has contributed significantly to the electronics distribution and supplier ecosystem of India for nearly three decades. In an interaction with Baishakhi Dutta of Electronics Bazaar, he shares the highlights of his professional journey.