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Atlas Copco launches five new air compressors

Atlas Copco recently launched five new products in the air compressor segment for the Indian market. This new range includes piston air compressors, screw air compressors, and on-site nitrogen generator series to cater to the changing demands of customers from different sectors across India. The key industry segments which will benefit from these compressed air solutions are food and beverages, cement, textile, foundry & forging, general engineering, metal, auto & ancillaries, paper and many more. The company also offers a wide range of compressed air, including oil-free screw air compressors, screw blowers, scroll air compressors, tooth air compressors, turbo air compressors, water-injected screw air compressors, reciprocating air compressors, and more. Stating the motto of the company, Conrad Latham, General Manager, Compressor Technique, Atlas Copco India, adhered, “The new range of air compressors in piston and screw technologies are a result of the company's continued commitment to work with manufacturing companies to reduce their energy bills in line with the governments focus on energy efficiency.”

CECRI to make EV batteries

Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), a Tamil Nadu–based research institute under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, recently decided to set up a factory to produce batteries for electric vehicles. It plans to invest ₹100 crore to set up the unit at its campus in Taramani, Chennai. CECRI already has a small manufacturing unit, which can produce 100 cells a day, at its Chennai campus. The capacity of this plant will first be raised to produce 1,000 cells a day, in about nine months. CECRI is also in the process of getting technical help from Fraunhofer Institute of Germany to improve battery performance and with the manufacturing unit. Deliberating the further plans, S Mohan, Chief Scientist and In-Charge of Taramani unit, CECRI, asserted, “There was good demand from the industry. Many small e-vehicle-makers (mainly of e-rickshaws, e-scooters and e-bikes) had evinced an interest in buying batteries from CECRI.”

Junker Group to showcase product portfolio at the EMO Hannover 2019

The Junker group with the JUNKER, LTA and ZEMA brands are showcasing their product portfolio at the EMO 2019 in Hannover. JUNKER and ZEMA develop and produce concepts and solutions for individual and complete grinding in one clamping as well as for complex production lines while LTA filtration systems supplies an efficient and sustainable air cleaning in the production plants of the metal-working industry. The extensive product portfolio offers grinding machines for each task, batch size and requirement. Highlighting the company’s concern for flexibility, digitalisation and increased competition for innovation, Rochus Mayer, CEO, Junker, stated, “Our experience and innovative spirit help us to realise new and viable solutions for these sectors and to deliver the grinding technology of the future. The reliable and effective service team - close to the customer, creates the service offer individually according to the requirements.”

ExxonMobilTM renews its partnership with GoMechanic

ExxonMobil Lubricants recently announced the renewal of its partnership with GoMechanic as their exclusive lubricant partner to provide complete car care to customers. The company has been GoMechanic’s exclusive lubricant partner since 2018 and its support has enabled GoMechanic to provide best in class services to its customers and workshop partners. With the efficiency of the lubricants, GoMechanic has been able to serve more than 300,000 cars till date. Speaking about the renewal, Deepankar Banerjee, CEO, ExxonMobil’s lubricants business in India, asserted, “We have had a highly successful partnership with GoMechanic in increasing the reach and availability of Mobil branded lubricants to discerning customers who seek out our brands along with convenience and excellent service for their vehicles. We are extremely happy to extend our partnership with GoMechanic and look forward to serving an even broader set of customers.”

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