Tecno System to expand its presence in the defence and aerospace industry

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04Since 1990, Tecno System has offered industrial design services as well as manufacturing services for electronic assemblies and complete products for OEMs in a wide range of sectors

By Baishakhi Dutta

Tecno System offers solutions that cover the entire life cycle of an electronic product—from design through the production phase, certification, electronic manufacturing and electronics integration into sub-assemblies or finished products, to after-sales services. Operating since 2015, the firm’s management believes that an Indian base is the solution for all companies that distribute their products in Asia.

How the journey started
Tecno Systems India Electronics Pvt Ltd is the Indian plant of Tecno System, which is strategically situated to serve the Asia-Pacific region. In 1990, Tecno System started its operations in Italy. In 2010, the second facility was set up in Tunisia, and in 2015, Tecno System started its operations in Bengaluru, India.


Certifications achieved
The Tecno System Group has achieved the following certifications:

  • UNI EN ISO 9001:2008
  • UNI EN ISO 14001:2004
  • UNI EN ISO TS 16949
  • IPC Trainer certification for standards J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, IPC-7711 and IPC-7721

Areas of business
Tecno System’s major focus areas include EMS (electronics manufacturing services), AMS (after market services) and ODM (original design manufacturing).
The company has developed significant know-how in industries such as automotive, automation, power management and lighting, and also in the niche markets characterised by high levels of technology, such as railways, avionics, defence, metrology and broadcasting.

KEY FACTS AT A GLANCE
Year of establishment in India: 2015 (Bengaluru)
Factory location(s): Italy, Tunisia and India
Factory area: 3000sqm
Workforce 15+ (India) and 200+ (overall)
Annual turnover About ₹ 1.1 billion
Areas of expertise: Design and development, NPI, prototyping; low, medium and high volume production; box-builds, turnkey projects, after sales service
Contact details:  Hariharan Katharajan, project manager (India operations), info.bangalore@tsie.in, sales.bangalore@tsie.in, www.tecnosystem.it

Products manufactured
Since 1990, Tecno System has been developing and manufacturing electronics products for a very wide range of industries. The firm’s major customers are OEM leaders, whether in a niche market or a mass market.
The company offers the entire range of its services, from design to after-sale services, in compliance with the specific requirements and regulations of a particular industry. For Tecno System, industry and product diversification are its strength. Diversification has, in fact, allowed the firm to acquire extensive know-how, which creates added value for its customer thanks to the ability to exchange technologies, skills and processes across different industries.

10The focus on quality
Tecno Systems has a long-standing reputation for its quality, which is evident from its increasing turnover in niche markets like railways, defence and aerospace, where sensitive operations are handled using control boards. In fact, Tecno System has stepped into the Indian market on the back of its reputation for quality products.

MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT AT THE FACILITY
Machine Brand
Solder paste printers Yamaha
Pick-and-place machine Yamaha
Reflow ovens Heller
AOI machine Yamaha
Wave soldering machines Vitronics Soltec
Solder paste inspection  ASC

Take on ‘Make In India’
Like many international companies, Tecno was attracted to India after the launch of the‘Make in India’initiative.
The manufacturing unit was strategically placed in Bengaluru to serve an existing client, locally. Tecno System feels that this initiative could pave the way for global players to scale up manufacturing in India and thus create a healthy supply chain within the industry.


Manufacturing strategy
The company follows a strategy to remain in high quality electronics manufacturing with a special focus on segments like automotive, railways, telecom, industrial, medical, railways, defence and aerospace for low to high volumes.


Expansion plans
Tecno System is likely to expand its presence in the defence and aerospace industry. Its target is for this sector to account for 10 per cent of its annual turnover.
Tecno System plans to be very aggressive in positioning itself with the railways and the automotive sector to tap the huge local and export markets. With a rising number of requests for manufacturing services, the company plans to scale up its human resources too, to match its evolving needs.

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