We plan 10% growth in 2018: Skaat MD
G Radhakrishnan, Managing Director of SKAAT Machine Works India Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore is an MBA Graduate with diverge knowledge in different sectors such as solar, medical and also in the field of textiles. During an interaction with ITJ team members – Karthik Muthuveeran and Sripathy B – during the recently-concluded Texfair 2017 event in Coimbatore, G Radhakrishnan says, “I’ve been reading ITJ since my college days and happy to say that ITJ plays an important role in making me a successful textile entrepreneur.”
"We are No. 1 in our field"
The swan in the Nestling logo stands for elegance, purity and inspiration, says Chandrasekaran PS, CEO, Nestling Technologies, in an interaction with Karthik Muthuveeran and Sripathy B of ITJ. Nestling has almost 70 per cent market share in Tamil Nadu, and he is highly optimistic about the Tamil Nadu market. He adds, “In Tamil Nadu, we should able to touch the 90 per cent mark within a year or so.
R9500, star of Indian rapier market: C. Straubhaar
Itema, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced, high-performance weaving machinery and integrated services, has always been at the forefront in providing best-in-class weaving solutions for the textile industry. “R&D has always been our forte at Itema. We have [always] been bringing in new developments for the textile industry,” says Christian Straubhaar, Group Sales & Marketing Director at Italy-based Itema S.p.A., during an interaction with ITJ Senior Sub Editor, Karthik Muthuveeran.
"Our products are completely made in India"
Coimbatore-based Pranav Systems, which has been manufacturing micro dust extractors and power saving devices, believes in the concept of Make in India. The company’s Marketing Manager, S Shivaram, a B.Text in textiles from DKTE & MASTERS from the UK and the son of the Managing Director, brings in a loads of experience, which is required in this field. He says, “We are happy that our product is completely made in India and we want to promote India in the global market.”
"Consul Neowatt's UPS provides 98% efficiency"
With the full mechanisation of all parts of the process in the textile industry, power quality and its effects on the efficiency, quality of output have started gaining a lot of importance. There is also an increasing consciousness among unit operators and textile manufacturers to protect factory equipment, which can be adversely affected by sudden fluctuations and power failures. Downtime due to power failure is a threat to textile units that are supplying for global customers with tight deadlines and quality norms to meet.
Our colour sorters give 99% accuracy
Coimbatore-based Genn Controls India Private Limited believes in its vision of innovation through research, development and most recent technology to make the outcomes and establish the company growth in accordance with the value of customer.
"There is strong need for R&D in technical textiles"
AUTOTECH Nonwovens was set up in 2012 recognising the need for a focused high quality nonwovens producer in India. AUTOTECH Nonwovens is one of the leading manufacturers of nonwoven fabrics for the automotive industry in India. AUTOTECH has carved a niche for itself as a manufacturer of choice for needlepunched nonwovens in India.
Ankit Desai, Director, AUTOTECH Nonwovens, speaks to ITJ’s Sr Sub Editor Karthik Muthuveeran on the market for nonwovens in India, and its prospects and problems.