We will grow at a much faster pace than the overall market in India

Premier Farnell is a leading multi-channel, high service distributor of electronic components, electrical parts, industrial and maintenance and repair and operations products. It supports millions of engineers and purchasing professionals throughout Europe and Asia and recently participated in a survey conducted by the Electronics Bazaar research bureau to assess the impact of the global recession on the electronics sector in India. On the occasion, Mr Salman Syed, director, Asia Pacific (APAC), Farnell, spoke to Sudeshna Das of Electronics Bazaar about the company’s business-augmenting strategy for its India business and how it plans to stave off the economic lethargy that grips the business world today

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India is a meaningful market for Indium

Indium Corporation finds a “meaningful” market in India as it foresees its economy to grow significantly in the coming years. A principal materials supplier to the global electronics assembly, semiconductor fabrication and packaging, solar photovoltaic and thermal management markets, Indium was founded in 1934. This eminent solder developer proffers a gamut of products and services as well as varied technical support pertinent to advanced materials science. With factories in China, Singapore, UK and the US, this ISO 9001-registered company is also a four-time Frost & Sullivan Award winner. Ross Berntson, vice-president of Solder Products Business Unit, Indium Corporation, spoke to Atanu Kumar Das of Electronics Bazaar in an exclusive interview about the company’s India plans and how it intends to combat global recession

What’s daunting SMT’s usage?

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March 2009

When the going gets tough… The tough get going

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SMPS Dominates Power Supplies Market

The market size is huge and estimated to be over Rs 5000 million in India.

Funds Generating is our Major Challenge

All India Manufacturers Organisation (AIMO), an apex organisation of manufacturers, is recognised as an effective spokesperson of the industry and business by the Central and state governments. Amit Kumar Sen, president, AIMO, speaks to Jesus Milton Rousseau S. of Electronics Bazaar about the organisation and its activities.

Will 2009 Weaken the Global Electronics Industry?

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Indian power market will continue to enjoy double digit growth in the coming years

Delta Electronics, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of power supplies, organised a seminar on ‘Power Supply Efficiency Technologies’ at Delhi and Bangalore, recently. On the occasion, Dr. Milan Jovanovic, CTO, Power Systems Business Group, Delta Electronics Inc, holder...

German electronic firms flourishing in India

German products have a good reputation and acceptability in India. Therefore, investing in India is the best opportunity to enlarge the market for its products. By: Jesus Milton Rousseau S. Friday, February 18, 2009: World’s third largest economy and the largest...

We will be a force to reckon with in near future

Incap Contract Manufacturing Services Pvt Ltd has expanded its manufacturing operations to India in June 2007 with a view to provide its customers with local services in the Asian market. Incap’s acquisition of the contract manufacturing unit of TVS Electronics Ltd has facilitated it to have modern manufacturing facilities in Tumkur near Bangalore. Jarmo Kolehmainen, managing director of the company, speaks to Jesus Milton Rousseau S. of Electronics Bazaar about its success.

Need of the hour is to embrace latest technology and volume gain of products

S. K. Ray Chaudhuri is the managing director of G.P. Tronics Pvt Ltd (GPT) and Pulse Power Technologies Pvt Ltd (PPT). A graduate in engineering in electronics and telecommunications, Chaudhuri has 30 years experience in the field of solar technology and industrial electronics. He is a leading manufacturer of inverters, electronic equipments, high efficiency solar power inverter and charge controller. The company GPT was founded in 1978 and has its well designed state­of-the-art factory in its own premises at Salt Lake Electronic Complex, the hub of industrial development in resurgent West Bengal. GPT has established large and regular domestic sales as well as export sale of its entire range of products. GPT is a channel partner of Emerson Network Power (India) Pvt Ltd for marketing various capacity UPS system and also distributor of British Consol Solar Water Heating System in India and neighbouring countries. PPT manufactures various higher capacities solar power plants ranging from 5KVA to MW capacity, technical collaboration with Optimal Power Solutions (Pty) Ltd, Australia. Moumita De Das spoke to Chaudhuri to find out more about the company.

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