Industrial Automation & AI to Transform India into a $1 Trillion Mfg Economy by 2025


Rockwell Automation to take the lead in developing industry 4.0 ecosystem allowing Indian manufacturers to collaborate and compete globally.

If India aims to triple its combined factory output in gross value added (GVA) terms to $1 trillion by 2025,the country should adopt 4.0 technologies.The industry experts have emphasized the need of 4.0 technologies in the recent automation event ‘Rockwell Automation on the Move’ 2019 (RAOTM).Industry partners and customers are invited to showcase and discuss latest digital transformation solutions and business opportunities at the event.

To accomplish the ambitious target, Rockwell Automation is taking the lead by  expanding its Partner Network in India to help local manufacturers access to a collaborative network of companies mutually focused on developing, implementing and supporting best-in-class manufacturing solutions across industry verticals. 


Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India stated that they want to take the lead in building India’s first industry 4.0 ecosystem of partner companies that will create solutions for The Connected Enterprise that can analyze machine conditions in advance to avoid breakdowns and enhance productivity but also improve on quality and compliance parameters.

John Watts, Regional Marketing Director, Asia Pacific at Rockwell Automation commented that  Globally, digital-induced disruption is inevitable. To maintain and improve global competitiveness, Indian manufacturers need to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0. While India has a lot of catching up to do in this respect, it can accelerate digital transformation by leveraging its strengths in the IT services sector and tapping the entrepreneurial spirit seen in the start-up sector.

  • The Connected Enterprise: New analytics and digital solutions that can help transform data into understandable information, empowering users to confidently make more informed decisions – from the plant floor to the enterprise.
  • Data Analytics and Augmented Reality: How Rockwell Automation is expanding its portfolio and tapping into its partnership with PTC to help customers increase productivity and plant efficiency, reduce operational risk and provide better system interoperability.

Earlier,Rockwell Automation has colloborated with L&T, Cisco, Microsoft, Endress+Hauser, and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering to develop smart manufacturing solutions in India.This year the conference hosted over 25 exhibits and 50 technology sessions.



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