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Shaping the ‘Make in India’ dream

Shaping the ‘Make in India’ dream

India’s manufacturing industry has traditionally never been an important contributor to the nation’s GDP although it always held huge potential. Now with the current regime’s ‘Make In India’ campaign aiming at boosting local manufacturing, Sandeep Menezes looks at the many challenges making entrepreneurs wary of setting up new manufacturing facilities.     Although there always has

The evolving water heating industry in India

From boiling water on stove to having solar powered heaters on the roof, the water heating industry in India has seen a phenomenal change; Mathew Job traces the growth story. If you trace the history of water heating, we need to go back to the 1st century BC when ancient Romans used to bathe in

Make in India: Mantra for Indian lubricant industry

K Murali expects the Indian lubricants market would grow at a considerable CAGR rate thus exceeding $7713 million by 2017. Also the industrial lubricant business foresees a simultaneous growth as all the manufacturing sectors gear up for its ‘Make in India’ campaign and the government keen to shape business friendly policies, especially in the oil

BITZER Multipac unit

Evolving scenario: Cold Chain Industry in India

(Pic: BITZER Multipac unit.) Rob de Bruyn states that the Indian Cold Chain industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28 per cent over the next three years and reach a market size of $13 billion in 2017. India ranks first in the world in production of fruits and second in vegetables accounting

HVAC set to ride on manufacturing wave

With the recently elected government putting renewed thrusts on manufacturing sector growth, the need for specialized HVAC solutions for new industrial units will become a huge business opportunity. Sandeep Menezes looks at the HVAC growth opportunities across India’s industrial and manufacturing segments. Today the Indian HVAC market is growing at a rapid pace which can

Life Cycle services solutions

HVAC Solutions: Energy efficiency in buildings

(Pic: Life Cycle services solutions.) As India seeks to meet housing, infrastructure and carbon reduction goals, Thanik B feels it is imperative to have energy efficient buildings that bridge the deficit gap between these targets. With the NDA Government quickly getting into its stride, it now wishes to fulfil manifesto promises of better infrastructure, affordable

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan - net zero energy green building in New Delhi

‘Fragmentation of HVAC industry is one of the main challenges’

Voltas is India’s largest air conditioning company with projects and products in air conditioning and refrigeration. The company offers engineering solutions for a wide spectrum of industries in areas such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration, electro-mechanical projects, textile machinery, mining and construction equipment, water management & treatment, cold chain solutions, building management systems,