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Our 10,000th Drive!

 04 May 2017

We have achieved a significant milestone of manufacturing of 10,000 drives!

The 10,000th A.C. drive was handed over our customer Ferromatik Milacron India Ltd. (FMI), in a celebratory function held in our factory at Airoli, Navi Mumbai on April 21st 2017. The machine was received by Mr. Shirish Divgi, Managing Director, FMI.

Ferromatik Milacron India (FMI), a part of Milacron Inc., USA, is a leading manufacturer of Plastics Injection Molding Machines, Blow Molding Machines and Extrusion Systems, serving the entire gamut of Plastics applications. FMI focuses upon the technologies that assist their customers to reduce both overall per piece production cost and energy consumption.

On the occasion, Mr. Divgi said “I would like to congratulate the entire team of Bharat Bijlee on achieving the milestone of 10,000 drives. Looking back, we feel that we made the right decision by associating with Bharat Bijlee as our automation partner, as they bring-in latest knowledge of the industry and applications and have a deep understanding of customer’s needs. Automation is going to play a vital role in the coming years, and it will be important for machine manufacturers like Milacron and automation experts like Bharat Bijlee to collaborate to help businesses expand.”

Mr. Bhadresh Dani, VP, Drives & Automation, Bharat Bijlee commented “Over the last 7 years, we have learnt a lot from our partner FMI that has helped us refine our products and services in line with needs of the Plastic industry. We hope to take this partnership to the next level by providing custom automation applications for Plastic industry, increased troubleshooting support, SLAs, and new integrated offerings with torque motor and IE4 motor.”

He added “Servo solutions form a majority of our installed base. With our specialized application skills and wide service network concentrated around major industry clusters, we’re confident of supporting customers on servo solutions across a wide range of applications in multiple industries such as machine tools, packaging, metal and textiles”

Bharat Bijlee’s Drives & Automation division was created in 2007 to offer Variable Speed Drives/ Servo drives and engineered automation solutions. They are exclusive partners of KEB, Germany and have an ISO 9001-2015 compliant plant for assembling KEB drives as well as a full-fledged service centre. Over 7000 servo solutions have been supplied to the plastics machinery industry, which remains a key growth driver. Automation solutions have also been supplied for demanding applications in other industry sectors like textiles, packaging, cranes, printing, and machine tools.

Award One
Mr. Shirish Divgi, Managing Director, FMI receiving Bharat Bijlee’s 10000th drive from Mr. Bhadresh Dani, VP, Drives & Automation, Bharat Bijlee
Award Two
Mr. Shirish Divgi, Managing Director, FMI receiving partnership trophy from Mr. Nakul Mehta, Managing Director, Bharat Bijlee