ELGi's Initiative 'State of the Art' to Boost the Futuristic Technology and Raise Innovation
ELGi Equipments launched ‘State of the Future Art’- an initiative focused on fostering innovation on its 1st edition of Technology Day 2018, at the Le Meridien, Coimbatore. The event saw keynote speakers Dr. Tessy Thomas, Director- General, Aeronautical Systems (DG-Aero) - Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and Shailesh Zinge, Marketing, Sales & Product Planning, Cummins India addressed the audience that highlights how product innovation is poised to interrupt the technology landscape.
Jairam Varadaraj, MD, ELGi Equipments, comments, “ELGi’s goal is to be the No. 2 player in the global air compressor market by 2027. Our technology breakthroughs will transform the conventional boundaries of compressor technology with a relentless focus on increasing performance and energy efficiency. The ‘State of the Future Art’ is an ELGi initiative aimed at identifying and developing advanced technology and nurturing innovation”.
ELGi Global’s Technology Day is celebrated on the 15th of December every year and acts as a platform to engage and build collaboration between the young engineering minds and industry experts. Since its beginning, ELGi has adopted innovation as a key differentiator, keeping pace with global compressor technology trends and evolving customer needs. The event recognizes the significant contribution and complex engineering achievements of ELGi’s technology team. With an aim to bring industry and academics together, ELGi has closely partnered with reputed key universities in India to develop engineering and technology specialists for the future. ELGi also invited engineering students to author papers oncompressor efficiency, reliability and performance enhancements.
Founded in 1960, ELGi Equipments is one of the leading air compressor manufacturers with a broad line of innovative and technologically superior compressed air systems. It earned global distinction for designing sustainable solutions that help companies obtain their productivity goals and keep the cost of ownership low. ELGi offers a variety range of compressed air solutions from oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw compressors, o oil-lubricated and oil-free reciprocating compressors and centrifugal compressors, to dryers, filters and downstream accessories.
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