The world manufacturing landscape is changing very fast. Future markets will favor manufacturers that demonstrate responsible behavior with regard to energy usage, waste disposal and recycling. To compete, future manufacturers must maximize economic value-addition, intellectual operation as part of a larger ecosystem of linked environmentally responsible global manufacturing methods.Read More...Industrial Engineering
In an effort to achieve a competitive advantage via cost reductions and improved market responsiveness, organizations are increasingly employing outsourcing as a major component of their supply chain strategies. Outsourcing refers to the practice of a firm entrusting to an external entity the performance of an activity that was erstwhile performed in-house. The outsourced activity could either be the manufacturing of a good or the performance of a service. Outsourcing to third party firms based in other countries is commonly referred to as offshore outsourcing. Offshore-outsourcing entails the service being conducted by sub-contractors in other countries, who are not employees of the organization. Offshore outsourcing refers specifically to using an independent supplier outside of the country of client’s organization. Read More...Energy and its Utilization
Energy consumption in the built environment has become a significant issue on a global scale. Escalating energy costs and environmental concerns have made energy use optimization a viable option for buildings. With more number of commercial office buildings coming up, requiring large amount of energy in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning system amounting to nearly 30% - 40%, there is an urgent need to mitigate this ever increasing energy crisis. Read More...Advanced Materials
In response to increasing competition and growing concern for environment the automobile manufacturers have been encouraged to meet the conflicting demands of increased power and performance, lower fuel consumption, lower pollution emission and decreased noise and vibration. In order to fulfill these newer and emerging demands the automotive industry has recognized the need for material substitution. Metal Composites are coming up as an alternative material for automotive components such as piston, cylinder liner, engine valves, brake discs, brake drums, clutch discs, connecting rods etc.Read More...