Manufacturers

  • No commercial interest in e-rickshaw: Nitin Gadkari 01-07-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday dismissed reports that his family has links with a firm manufacturing e rickshaws and asserted that he has no commercial interest in the sector manufacturing them. An official statement explaining his position came in the wake of media reports claiming that PGT,...
  • Factory owner killed, two others injured in blast at plastic sheet manufacturing unit 28-06-2014 02:46 PM

    A factory owner was killed and two others were injured following a blast in a plastic sheet manufacturing unit in Govindpura Industrial area here, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred last evening when the unit owner identified as Devendra Gupta (40) accidentally mixed a chemical with another resulting in...
  • Manufacturing, ease of doing business discussed in PM's meeting 24-06-2014 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: Steps to boost manufacturing and ease of doing business in India were discussed at a meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with officials of four ministries on Tuesday. Secretaries at departments of industry, heavy industry and public enterprises apprised Modi of various issues related to their sectors...
  • Narendra Modi-led government likely to boost job market in India: Experts 14-05-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: With exit polls predicting a Narendra Modi-led government, experts are anticipating a spurt in the job market on the expectation that the BJP leader would revive the economy, particularly the manufacturing sector. HR consultancy firm Unison International has estimated the job market to grow by at least 30...
  • Six killed in firecracker manufacturing unit explosion 13-05-2014 10:23 AM

    At least six people were killed in an explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday. The accident occurred on Monday in Sultanpur district's Jaitapur village and killed six members of a family - Chand Babu (20), Islam (18), Ajay Bheem (20), Mohd Ramzan (12),...
  • Manufacturing PMI rises to highest since March 2013 03-02-2014 12:27 PM

    Bangalore: Indian factories started 2014 on a high note, with activity growing at its fastest pace in nearly a year as domestic and overseas orders increased, according to a survey that also showed inflation accelerated. The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, bounced to 51.4 in January,...
  • Apple to open manufacturing plant in Arizona 05-11-2013 05:42 PM

    Seattle: Apple Inc will open a manufacturing facility in Arizona in partnership with mineral crystal specialist GT Advanced Technologies Inc to make sapphire materials for Apple's popular electronics devices. The project will provide 700 manufacturing jobs in the first year and 1,300 construction and associated jobs in Mesa, Arizona, according...
  • Haunted house business gets boost as techs up thrill ante 19-10-2013 05:30 PM

    Philadelphia: Ed Terebus was an 18-year-old high school student when he and his big brother Jim, a laid-off auto worker, decided to build their first haunted house 34 years ago. The Terebus brothers charged visitors $1.50 per head to tour their creation, which was set up in a trailer and...
  • Maruti Suzuki September sales up 11.7 per cent 01-10-2013 04:00 PM

    Country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported 11.7 per cent increase in total sales in September at 1,04,964 units as against 93,988 units in the same month last year. The company said its domestic sales increased by 1.8 per cent during the month to 90,399 units as...
  • Rupee fall causes an increase in the prices of gadgets 30-08-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: People planning to upgrade their gadgets might be forced to think again as most manufacturers are being forced to increase the prices of their products despite the fear of losses with the price rise coming just ahead of the festive season. The customers who want to upgrade their...
  • Oil rises as China, Europe factories ramp up 23-08-2013 02:59 AM

    Oil headed for its first gain this week, boosted by a rebound in manufacturing in China and Europe. US benchmark oil for October delivery was up 46 cents to USD 104.31 a barrel in Thursday afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil fell USD 3.61 a barrel, or...
  • Industrial output contracts 2.2 per cent in June 12-08-2013 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: India's industrial production contracted 2.2 per cent in June, more-than-expected from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday. May's output growth was revised down to an annual 2.9 per cent contraction from 1.6 per cent earlier. Manufacturing sector, which constitutes about 76 per cent of industrial production,...
  • Paints and coatings firm Azko Nobel to open new manufacturing unit near Gwalior 09-08-2013 02:42 PM

    Paints and coatings firm Akzo Nobel India will open a new manufacturing unit near Gwalior in next two months time, a top company executive said on Friday. The company, which has around 30 per cent market share in the country, would invest Rs 100 crore to set up the unit,...
  • China's test; controlled slowdown or unemployment nightmare 19-07-2013 07:17 AM

    Beijing: The success or failure of China's efforts to revamp its giant economy may rest with workers like Hu Zhao and Deng Jindong. They were both at a job fair in Beijing this week. Hu, a 30-year-old former factory worker, was looking for a higher paid office job. Deng, a...
  • Gas leak at Intel Arizona plant sends 11 to hospital 30-06-2013 09:02 PM

    Phoenix: A gas leak at Intel Corp's second-biggest manufacturing plant, located in Chandler, Arizona, sickened up to 43 people, including 11 who were taken to a local hospital, company and local fire officials said on Saturday. One of the buildings at the sprawling processing plant was evacuated after the leak...
  • Samsung plans Rs 500 crore investment to ramp up mobile production 30-06-2013 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: South Korean electronics major Samsung is planning to invest over Rs 500 crore to ramp up its mobile production capacity in India, industry sources said. "Samsung is working to invest Rs 500 crore in its mobile production facility in India. It had approached government in this regard to...
  • BHEL to invest Rs 500 crore in Maharashtra 14-05-2013 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: State-run BHEL on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 500 crore for setting up a manufacturing facility at Bhandara in Maharashtra. "BHEL is setting up a new Power Equipment Fabrication Plant at Bhandara in Maharashtra. The greenfield unit is being set up by the company at an initial...
  • Building collapse: Pressure on retailers to fix factories 04-05-2013 01:51 AM

    Dhaka: In the aftermath of a building collapse that killed more than 500 people, Bangladesh's garment manufacturers may face a choice of reform or perish. Home to five factories that supplied clothing to retailers in Europe and the United States, the shoddily constructed building's collapse has put a focus on...
  • Samsung to start manufacturing Galaxy S4 in India soon 29-04-2013 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Samsung India today said it will soon start manufacturing its flagship high-end smartphone Galaxy S4 in India. "We are planning to start manufacturing of S4 soon at our Noida facility," Samsung Mobile and Digital Imaging Country Head Vineet Taneja told PTI. He, however, refused to share any time...
  • Court orders winding up of Dunlop India 31-01-2013 05:35 PM

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  • Economic growth expected to slow down further: Experts 30-11-2012 11:40 PM

    There are more concerns on the economic front as quarter 2 GDP dipped to 5.3 per cent from 5.5 per cent in the first quarter. ...