Industry 4.0 lab 'SUMAN' unveiled at Kirloskar Institute

Date: November 5th, 2019

Publication: Times of India

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PUNE: Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies recently inaugurated a center of excellence for innovation and industry 4.0 laboratory - SUMAN - (Sustainable Universal Manufacturing Augmented Node) at their campus in Pune.

'The industry 4.0 lab is established in association with C4i4 lab (Centre for Industry 4.0), which is one of the four centres set up by Department of Heavy Industries, Government of India to help Indian industry be better prepared for the technology revolution. The lab will be engaged in promoting industry 4.0 and will be providing training programs and consulting in areas of technology disruption, data analytics and digital transformation. The lab will give opportunity for students and faculty to work on live industrial projects in areas of disruptive innovation and will also hold awareness workshops for industry professionals and faculty members', said the official note.

"With the establishment of the lab, students and industry will be able to come together to understand the practical implementation of Industry 4.0 and gain insights into improved production efficiencies, reduction in time and cost through better data management .The lab will provide much needed assistance to industry in training professionals to incorporate technology driven manufacturing," said Atul Kirloskar in a written statement to the press.