Chennai, India – The third edition of Manufacturing Day 2018 hosted by Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW), brought together a wide range of companies from the manufacturing world.
The day-long conference focused on three pillars – Innovation, Factories of Future and Entrepreneurial spirit. The theme for this year is ‘Towards Globally Competitive Indian Manufacturing’. Kamal Bali, MD, Volvo India; and Sonam Wangchuk, Ramon Magsaysay awardee, Engineer, Innovator and Education Reformist, graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker respectively. Speaking on the importance of making Indian manufacturing globally competitive, Bali said, “To be a global leader, India has to create the culture of manufacturing.” Stressing on innovation, Ravi Raghavan, MD, BFW, said, “Innovation is never out of fashion. Today, innovation means new solutions that bring significant value to the innovator as well as the users.”
Wangchuk spoke on innovation in real life. He said, “Innovation is important, but we have to also keep sustainability in mind. Innovation solves problem, in every area of life – be it education, living standards or any other area of life.”