Quality For Industry – 4.0 Program: No. 14
In line with our Chairman’s mission of sensitising 20000 minds this year, we have moved north to Delhi NCR belt. Our 14th program was organised at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Gurgaon on 27th May 2017. It was a grand success with 300+ participants.
The young and energetic Ashok Leyland team under the guidance of our Chairman was well supported by NIQR Delhi NCR team in organising such a mega event in a short notice of one month. Kudos to them for arranging two sponsors for the event namely, M/S Siemens and M/S Marshall Machines (P) ltd. and arranging for sharing their technical knowhow and experiences in Industry 4.0.
Mr. K Sridharan Balaji, National Secretary, NIQR welcomed the Eminent Guests and Participants. Mr. K. Manikandan, Chairman, NIQR Chennai Branch elaborated on the need to sensitise minds to enable India to embrace Industry 4.0 and described NIQR’s mission.
Mr. A.K. Tomer, Chairman NIQR Delhi NCR Branch briefed the audience about the present Global Scenario in Manufacturing sector. India which is lying in the 11th position in the Global Manufacturing Competitive Index is projected to be No 5 by the year 2020.
Mr. P. K. Aggarwal, National President – NIQR in his presidential address appreciated the overall progress made by Indian Mfg. Industry in the new millennium which is reflected in the fact that out of 56 Deming Awards, India has bagged 22.
The Chief Guest, Dr. K. Kumar. former Director – Engg, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Gurgaon outlined the continuously changing TQM and the ever-changing expectations of the customers. He made a mention of the contributions made by Quality Gurus in this aspect.
Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary NIQR Chennai Branch invited all the participants to become Life members of NIQR and announced that NIQR is pleased to make all the participants as Individual Members for one year.
The four modules were presented by the faculties Mr. P. T. Bharani Perumal, Mr. G. Pandurengan, Dr. V. M. Gunasekaran, Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar and Ms. K. Geetha.
Mr. S. Rajasekaran, National Vice President NIQR explained the progress made in his plant to make it a smart factory.
Siemens Representative Mr. Rakesh Pandey, Automotive Solutions made a presentation on “Journey on Industry 4.0 with Closed Loop Quality”. He explained the ‘RAMI 4.0 – The Reference Architectural Model for Industry 4.0’; it breaks down the complex processes into easy-to-grasp packages, including data privacy and IT security.
Mr. Gaurav Sarup, MD of Marshall Machines gave an interesting presentation on “THE ART OF TURNING…intelligently”. He explained the three pain points in turning with CNC machines namely Rejection/Rework of Jobs, Poor Tool Life and Unexpected Breakdowns of Machines and how their IoTQ – “Internet of Things for Quality” addresses them.
The Q&A session was very lively and was extended due to lot of interest shown by the participants. Mr. Lokesh Pandey, Secretary NIQR Delhi NCR Branch summed up the proceedings and proposed the vote of thanks.