Rockwell Automation organises Smart Manufacturing Summit in New Delhi
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Rockwell Automation organises Smart Manufacturing Summit in New Delhi

Indian manufacturing sector is shifting towards adoption of smart manufacturing technologies

  • By ICN Bureau | May 30, 2024

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, successfully organized the Smart Manufacturing Summit 2024 in New Delhi.

The Summit was attended by 250+ people from the Automotive and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) sectors. Participants gained valuable insights into the use of data analytics, enabling information-driven manufacturing, and adopting sustainable practices. Attendees had the opportunity to engage in keynote sessions, live demonstrations, and networking activities.

Nivruti Rai, CEO and Managing Director, Invest India, said: “Manufacturing is critical for India’s future economic growth. It is imperative for industries to adopt automation to drive growth and develop industry 4.0 solutions, which is a crucial part of the fast-evolving electronics and semiconductor ecosystem in India. This will attract substantial FDI, create high-skilled jobs, and support India’s vision to become a global manufacturing powerhouse. At Invest India, we are committed to driving this acceleration in smart manufacturing, ensuring it fuels our nation's economic growth while securing its position on the global stage.”

Addressing the audience, Shirish Yadav, Executive Vice President - Manufacturing & Technology, ITC Ltd, emphasized that: “Digitalization is essential, not optional, in today's FMCG manufacturing industry landscape. Emerging trends in distributed manufacturing and hyper-localization stress the importance of cost-effective automation to stay competitive. It’s crucial for businesses to adapt swiftly to market demands, optimize production processes, and enhance operational efficiency; ultimately driving growth and sustainability in the FMCG manufacturing sector.”

Veena Lakkundi, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development, Rockwell Automation, said: “Manufacturers, globally, are increasingly using cutting-edge technologies for more intelligent automation, improve business outcomes, and achieve sustainability. Indian manufacturing sector is shifting towards adoption of smart manufacturing technologies. We see huge potential in the Indian market and look forward to playing our part in its future growth and development.”

Speaking on the occasion, Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India, said, “Embracing smart manufacturing and digital transformation is critical for staying ahead in today's competitive market. By harnessing the power of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, we can unlock new levels of productivity and agility. At Rockwell Automation, we are committed towards enabling our customers to achieve superior business outcomes by leveraging these technologies, and thriving in this digital age.”

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