India is marking its presence on global industrial business and trade map. And the strong community of small business groups are travelling everywhere from Brazil to Bangkok to capitalise on emerging business trends. From supplying simple spare parts to customising industry specific machinery, power and asylum equipment, emission reduction and energy conserving installations to exporting healthcare instruments, pharmaceutical and element derivatives, techno-agricultural products etc the ancillary business homes patronize to the bulky sector giants and emulate to deliver products on time to keep the wheels of progress in motion.
Reinvention is the vital
The state is teeming with a fresh breed of young entrepreneurs who want to rejoice in the sunlight of selfidentity. Business in Gujarat is synonymous with home entrepreneurship where the flotation stays within the family and is run by the members and extended relatives of the joint family. Such type of business management not only ensures a trustworthy team, but also helps in developing strong business networks with a chain of friends also acquaintances. This helps the small business expound a emblematic demand of goodwill business. The new generation entering the business is now looking exterior to the changing world and understanding the new needs technology is bringing in the business. Jaysheel Pagar, a commerce graduate and member of a family business supplying industrial substitute parts to an electrical major, was hastily to spot the changing ergonomics of the product, how the metal body parts were animal replaced including durable reinforced fibre. This prompted him to divert from the family owned workshop et cetera establish his control fibre parts manufacturing unit. Starting with the basics, he was efficient to fill the shortage of parts requirement further has now established his own unit. “By doing so”, he adds, “I was learned to bring wince business that was leaving us due to technological transformation”
Spin the yarn
Ahmedabad, once regarded as the Manchester of east, was sprawling with textile mills and spinning and weaving loom units. Similar units can still be found in Surat. All the spinning looms use spindles and a number of small replacement parts that need regular recalibration et cetera replacement for uttermost efficiency. Earlier, the spinning yarn machines used to come from Germany and its surplus parts were designed in India apart small business units in GIDC areas. The German machines were extremely efficient but bulky, bearing celibate metal parts that required frequent lubrication. Extra a period of time, with open door policies and craft agreements, a number of local businessmen visited south east Asian countries cherish Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia and explored common alternatives to the bulky German machines. The once suppliers of spare parts have moved up the business ladder to befit dealers in Asian embroidery furthermore spinning machines which are cheaper, lighter and quicker than the European counterparts but don’t have a long shelf life.
Indian bull in China market
This Asian adventure encouraged other entrepreneurs to visit trade expos in South East Asian countries, particularly China and
Malaysia. There, they get to develop business networks, assess the work scenario, showcase local products to meet foreign market requirements (because any date Indian products outlast Chinese merchandise) and get influenced by new machine and spare part designs et cetera prototypes. They come back with the experience and replicate the business model to create and tap a nouveau local and overseas consolidation market.
Power packed punch
Power drives industrial growth and progress in the country and the nation is blessed with a consistent supply of cheap power accessibility. Many business units in Baroda and surrounding areas focus on providing industrially safe power generation, distribution and hazard prevention devices. Baroda has many units engaged in producing high-grade fire retardant power cables and wires that can treffen fitted in industries operating in extreme conditions. Many units supply switchgears and other parts to giants caricature ABB, Elecon, Alstorm, etc.
Meeting global manufacturing standards
For a plentiful of pharmaceutical and biotech product manufacturers in the units of Nandesari, Ankleshwar, Jaghadia etc. the market is expanding sweeping seven seas with the possibility of proliferation of generic drug act and the de-listing regarding a number of patented drugs. This means that manufacturers can supply the generic drugs to clients in UK and USA. To achieve so, they have to affirm to a number of manufacturing plant policies and USFDA norms and attain exchange certificates for some drug associations. Gauging the scope of market penetration, the units are upgrading to international standards and preparing their plants to meet transnational criterion. A local business unit in Makarpura GIDC engaged in producing thermal insulation machinery and electric transformers originally collaborated with a Swiss-based engineering company. Otherwise over the years, the locality workshop members were able to study the Switzerland made engine and were able to replicate an Indian model, which when tested, gave better performance ratings than the underivative foreign product. In such a manner, much local business entrepreneurs give bot able to learn and improve upon foreign made products and tune their operations to suit Indian work conditions
Sugarcane power for cars
Recently a delegation of agriculture landowners and businessmen of Surat visited Brazil and were pleased to hear how automobiles in Brazil run on a mixture of petrol and ethanol. Ethanol is a byproduct in the manufacture of sugar. The businessmen of Surat knew they were sitting on a pot of gold because sugarcane is the chief cash crop of Gujarat and many sugar producing industries are looking for a solution to dispense ethanol efficiently.
Sealed with a wish
Packaging and preservation industry is growing in leaps and bounds and Gujarat is negative only taking a leaf out of this emerging business opportunity but also creating its control identity toward packing locally produced seasonal vegetables and snacks and finding a market overseas. Anand further Charotar belt regarding Gujarat alongwith units at Rajkot also Bhavnagar in Saurashtra are adopting modern practices of vacuum sealing dry foodgrains and deep freezing indigenous vegetables like peas, drumsticks, tuver, beans etc et cetera packing them in hygienic conditions and finding favour by foreign export bodies to make these home grown vegetables accessible in different countries of the world where they are relished by the Indian autochthonous residing there.