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Rockwell Automation India Concludes “India Inc. on the Move,” Aims to Make India Global Manufacturing Hub

To discuss how technologies are changing the face of manufacturing, CNBC-TV18 and Moneycontrol in collaboration with Rockwell Automation, brought together experts and industry leaders in an engaging and insightful two-day virtual summit - ‘India Inc. On The Move’.

October 30, 2021 / 11:35 AM IST

Advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), robotics, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), etc., are catalyzing transformation and reshaping the global manufacturing landscape. As India is gearing up to become ‘Atmanirbhar’ in the truest sense, the manufacturing sector is poised to drive this growth riding on digital technologies. Hence, to discuss how technologies are changing the face of manufacturing, CNBC-TV18 and Moneycontrol in collaboration with Rockwell Automation, brought together experts and industry leaders in an engaging and insightful two-day virtual summit - ‘India Inc. On The Move’.

Dilip Sawhney, managing director, Rockwell Automation India, kicked off the event which began on 26th August 2021. He said, “The focus of this two-day event has been on sustaining and accelerating the growth of manufacturing, especially emphasizing on the critical role of innovation. As we go through leading our organizations and the industry in these very challenging and exciting times, it’s not just technologies or business operations that are going to make us successful, there is a whole new dimension around what it takes to unlock the hidden potential of the human capital.”

The event saw an eminent gathering of the manufacturing industry's brightest minds who shared their thoughts on how we can build smart manufacturing ecosystems to gain a competitive edge in the new normal. It was honored by 52 veteran industry speakers that inspired viewers with numerous ideas, innovations, and strategies to reset the manufacturing industry to make it future-ready. Emphasizing the theme for this year, “Innovate Your Future,” the event focused on leveraging technological innovations to uncover untapped possibilities to assist India’s transformation into a global manufacturing hub, and thereby also furthered Rockwell Automation’s commitment to further digital transformation and industrial automation in India.

Some of the prominent industry speakers included business leaders like Cyril Perducat, senior vice president & chief technology officer, Rockwell Automation, Scott Wooldridge, president, Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation, Neeraj Sinha, advisor (S&T), NITI Aayog, Harsh Mariwala, chairman, Marico, George Young, global managing director, Kalypso, Atanu Roy, senior vice president & group CIO Info-tech, Biocon Ltd., Dr. Avadhut Parab, global CIO, Wockhardt; Kamal Bali, president and MD, Volvo Group, India  just to name a few. The event also saw enthusiastic participation from various exhibitors like PIMA Controls Pvt. Ltd., MultiVista Global Pvt. Ltd., Rexel India, Sonepar India, BASE Automation India, Claroty & Kalypso.