Globally, manufacturing is at the cross roads. First of all, the sophistication in automation of manufacturing processes has almost reached – what can be called as the “nano” scale – second, the customer demands on product innovation and efficiency continues to grow exponentially.
On one side, Indian industries face challenge of global competitiveness & on the other side, they need to be dependable. It’s not that the industry does not or does not want to adopt automation. If the business case and the business goals are well defined, most would adapt and adopt such a transformation.
At S. L. Kirloskar Center For Executive Education (SLKCEE), we debated on how we support Indian industry to become competitive and dependable. This, in turn, will “Make in India” dream a reality. For the industry, the objective is simple – it should accelerate the growth in the top line by an order of magnitude, and also ensure that this growth is predictable and sustainable.