Pipe, Tube & Pipe fittings articles

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

We expect pipe demand to be robust

Finolex Industries Limited (FIL) is one of India’s largest rigid PVC–U pipes and fittings manufacturer and the second largest PVC resin manufacturer. FIL is headquartered in Pune and operates through its state of the art manufacturing plants located in Urse (Pune), Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) and Masar (Gujarat). Saurabh S. Dhanorkar, Managing Director – Finolex Industries Ltd

Driving business impact with predictive analytics

Noshin Kagalwalla writes about predictive analytics being a blend of tools and techniques that enables organisations to identify patterns in data that can be used for making predictions of future outcomes. It has applications across multiple business functions in the manufacturing industry. The global and Indian manufacturing industry has seen many revolutions over the past

Essar Steel Pipe Mill

‘We are seeing projects being released in Indian market’

(Photo Caption: Essar Steel Pipe Mill.)   Essar Steel is a global producer of steel with a footprint in India, Canada, USA, the Middle East and Asia. It is a fully integrated flat carbon steel manufacturer – from iron ore to ready-to-market products. H S Bedi, CEO, Pipe Mill – Essar Steel India Limited told

Corrosion challenges facing submersible pumps

Pradhyumna Ingle explains that corrosion in pumps is the first sign of spoilage especially when one talks of submersible pumps; the concern for corrosion is manifold as it is used in heavy industries and deep well drilling. Corrosion affects efficiency of the pump and can even lead to pump failure.   A submersible pump is

‘Future Growth and main demand drivers across India’s pipe industry’

-By Hiranand Savlani, Chief Financial Officer – Astral Poly Technik Ltd. Over last ten years plastic piping industry has been seeing a very strong demand mainly from new construction earlier five years in metro cities and last five years from the Tier II and Tier III cities. Besides new construction demand, there is a huge

‘We need to rekindle the spirit of growth’

Tata Steel Group is among the top-ten global steel companies being the world’s second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. Ashish Anupam, Executive-in-Charge, Tubes SBU, Tata Steel told Sandeep Menezes that the Tubes and Pipes industry is hopeful that the new government augurs well for