Mr.Manish Walia,Head Automation,Delta Electronics India
Delta Group is the world's largest provider of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans, as well as a major source for power management solutions, components, display solutions, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions. Delta Group has sales offices worldwide and manufacturing plants in Taiwan, China, Thailand, Mexico, India, and Europe. For more than 50 years, Delta Group has pursued the mission: "To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow." With its focus on continuous innovation, Delta has become a global leader in a range of products and has received the Forbes Asia "Fabulous 50" Award for several consecutive years.
Delta is committed to environmental protection and has long implemented green manufacturing processes, recycling, waste management programs and has constructed environmentally-friendly green buildings.
With market leadership positions in several product categories and as the "Centre for Technical Excellence" for SAARC Region, Delta has an impressive installation base with regional support centers all over India and the SAARC region. Besides catering to the Indian market, Delta exports to several countries including Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Products & Solutions
As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in multiple sectors, Delta's business categories include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure.
● Power and System
● Fans and Thermal Management
● Automotive Electronic
● Industrial Automation
● Building Automation
● ICT Infrastructure
● Energy Infrastructure & Industrial Solutions
● Display and Visualization
Delta Electronics India operates in three business categories: Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure. It has a legacy of operating in India with market leadership in Telecom Power Solutions, Renewable Energy Solutions (Solar Inverters), and Display Solutions. It is also a leading provider of Industrial Automation Solutions, UPS & Datacenter Solutions, EV Charging Solutions, Rail Transportation Solutions, Energy Storage Solutions, DC Fans & Blowers, and Components. With sixteen regional offices, three manufacturing facilities (Rudrapur, Gurgaon, and Hosur), and two R&D centers (Gurgaon and Bengaluru), Delta has a strong presence across India with more than 200 channel partners.
The company has been awarded ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2007, and OHSAS 18001: 2008 certifications for Quality, Procedures, and Environment management.
With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, an ever-expanding extensive product portfolio, and a penetrative reach across India, Delta Electronics India is a prominent player in the Industrial Automation space. Delta Electronics India is committed to enabling companies to achieve their vision of smart factories by providing advanced, end-to-end solutions.
The focus is to power Green Automation
Delta has devoted itself to environmental protection and energy-saving. Delta's contributions to sustainable development include energy-efficient products, the use of alternative energy sources, recycling, life cycle thinking, process development, green manufacturing processes, personnel training, waste management programs, and taking environmental issues into account when building facilities. It uses a green product management system that takes into account not only Delta's environmental performance but also that of its suppliers.
“At Delta Electronics India, our focus is to provide a complete range of solutions that can deliver the industry’s best technology to support the growing ecosystem. To become a smart factory companies require flexible systems that communicate independently with each other. At Delta Industrial Automation Solutions, we implement our expertise in smart production lines and integrate our automation products, equipment networking, system software, IoT technology, and big data analysis to build innovative and reliable automation solutions with a vision of ‘Delta Powering Green Automation’, says Manish Walia, Business Head, Delta Electronics India.
Delta believes that while leading towards smart green factories, the emphasis will be on energy-saving solutions, which can enhance factory system operation and equipment efficiency, optimize power efficiency and achieve energy saving and management strategy for equipment, system, and operation. Smart green factories can result in enhanced product competitiveness, minimize downtime, and reduced risk.
"In line with our vision of powering green automation, we have a solid portfolio of energy-efficient solutions. We integrate our automation products, equipment networking, system software, IoT technology, and big data analysis to build innovative and reliable green automation solutions", adds Manish Walia.
Automation is the need of the hour
With the economy becoming more accessible to global market players, Indian companies are realizing that modernizing their production plants and processes is not an option but a necessity. They are constantly looking for technologies to ensure better and consistent product quality, enhanced productivity, and at the same time ensure plant safety. These requirements are the key factors driving the adoption of automation in India.
“We are seeing immense growth potential in intelligent automation, which marries Artificial Intelligence with automation.”
In the post-Covid era, demand for intelligent automation is on the rise, to reduce the dependence on labor, while increasing productivity. Apart from this, energy efficiency is another big area propelling the demand for automation. Delta, with its vast array of industrial automation products and firm focus on innovation, is well-placed to meet the requirements of a broad range of industry applications, including electronics, textiles, food, pharmacy, rubber and plastics, packaging, printing, woodworking, and machine tools, to name a few. From AC motor drives, servo and motion control systems, meters, and sensors to robotics, Delta is well-equipped to help the companies integrate their entire solution at the machine, factory, and process levels to meet their business requirements.
"COVID-19 has played a significant role in speeding up the adoption of automation and we expect the momentum to continue in the coming years. At Delta, we are well-positioned to serve this rapidly rising demand for automation. Moving ahead, we will continue to focus on machine automation, which is our global expertise. At the same time, a lot of investments will be channelized for promoting process and factory automation," asserts Manish Walia.
Piece of advice to budding Entrepreneurs
"There's a lot to do in the field of automation at every level of different industries. The enthusiasts should focus on making the process, system, and operations more smarter to channelize the extraction and acquisition of data for better decision making and innovation. Entrepreneurs have a lot of opportunities to pick among various improvements & solutions at software, hardware, production, delivery, or any operational level. As an entrepreneur, you should start investing in automation to define a better future", expresses Manish Walia.
Plans for the Ever-Evolving Future
India is a key market for Delta and its focus on localized production is a testimony to the fact. Delta's upcoming factories in Krishnagiri are equipped to manufacture products that are currently being manufactured in other Delta facilities. This is in line with their commitment to invest more in India to create the best in terms of technology, provide end-to-end solutions, and create more job opportunities.
Being a strong catalyst in India's growth story, Delta is partnering with various GOI's initiatives like "E-Mobility Mission," "Smart Cities Mission," "Vocal for Local," and "Make in India" being in line with its vision of #DeltaPoweringGreenIndia. Further, with its upcoming plant in Krishnagiri, Delta is aiming to add more products to localize the production and export, reinforcing the company's contribution towards #MakeInIndia initiative. Also, with the government emphasizing on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, Delta is further bullish on the opportunities in the automation space.
“We would continue to focus on machine automation which is our global expertise. At the same time, we would be investing also in promoting process and factory automation. With all this, we have a bright future.”
"Delta has been able to influence in the last 50 years and we are embracing the next 50 years with both hands open to acquiring more and more knowledge, to acquire more and more business and to have more satisfied customers in products and offerings", concludes Manish Walia.