29th September, 2015, Hyderabad – Panasonic Welding Systems in association with CII - Confederation of Indian Industry and JICA - Japan International Cooperation Agency, today organized a technical seminar and workshop at Taj Deccan Hotel with an objective of promoting High Precision Arc Welding Technology in India. The seminar served as an opportunity to promote welding technology which remains the most critical for industrial sectors required to assure long-term reliability across applications such as Fabrication of Building, Bridges, Process Plant Equipment, Manufacturing of Automobiles, Railways, Ships etc.
Some of the key dignitaries present at the occasion were Mr. D.S.P. Rao, Vice President, Tecumseh Products India P. Ltd, Mr. Toshi Takahashi, Managing Director, Panasonic Welding Systems India and Mr. Sougata Choudhury, Director - Skills, CII. The seminar served as a platform to promote Japan’s latest high-precision welding technology in India. The eminent faculty included Prof. Amitava De from IIT Bombay, who delivered a valuable lecture on productivity improvement with the use of latest welding equipment & processes, and Mr. Masaharu Sato from Japan Welding Engineering Society who covered topics including the importance of welding quality control, certification systems as practiced in Japan. With an aim to support ‘Make in India’ vision, this initiative is expected to foster the growth of personnel engaged in the manufacturing sector, Welders and Welding Technologists in particular.
Expressing his views on the occasion, Mr. Takahashi, said, “This initiative by Panasonic Welding Systems supports the government’s vision of raising India’s share of GDP from an existing 16% to 25% by the year 2022.” Stressing the need for advanced Technology infusion along with Skill development he added “Application of advanced intelligent welding machines which synergise with the Skill of Welders to achieve superior Quality Welds with higher productivity, as being the next big thing of the future for Indian industry”.
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Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics products and system solutions.
Panasonic Welding Systems India is a part of Panasonic India, involved in manufacturing and making available, the latest technology arc welding machines and robot in India.
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