Enclosures are critical aspects of any industrial automation system. It helps to ensure the safety of electronics, process controls, power systems, and other business-critical equipment from water, dust particles, corrosive liquids, and other contaminants.
They provide security for systems in remote locations and climate fluctuations. Thus, it is crucial to find a highly reliable manufacturer to ensure the long service life of your components. Helping various businesses in search of the right enclosure manufacturer is Shell Enclosures.
Hailing from Pune, India, Shell Enclosures was established in 2019. Within a short period of time, the firm became the youngest and the most reliable player in the market by constantly updating itself with the latest technologies and pushing the industry forward with its quality products.
The main factors behind its success are its consistent product quality, timely delivery, and design expertise. Shell Enclosures assists customers in custom designing the best solution in the market in less time using contemporary technologies.
In a recent interaction with Industry Outlook Magazine, Vishal Kate, Founder of Shell Enclosures, shares more about the firm, let’s read.
How has been the journey of the company since its inception? Please walk us through the professional milestones achieved.
As mentioned, the company was incorporated in 2019 and we are one of the enterprises which were not affected by the pandemic or the pandemic-imposed restrictions. As our customers are mostly from the food and beverages and pharma sectors, we were allowed by government officials as well as by our customers to operate through the pandemic.
As per the milestones we achieved, right into the second year of our business, we were able to bag an opportunity to export our enclosures to the European market. Similarly, by last year we also got the opportunity to enter the US market as well.
Shell Enclosures is a growth-oriented company and thus it is our primary focus to find the right employees. All our employees are skilled, motivated, self-reliant, dedicated, and function in teams. Without any doubt, our success is deeply rooted in our employees, and we value every single one of them.
What are the technologies used and how advanced are they?
Shell Enclosures are mostly into stainless steel enclosures. We have a well-established in-house manufacturing setup that uses the latest laser cutting and CNC machines. All our equipment complies with European standards and is audited by European customers as we are also into exporting. We export our products to Europe as well as to the U.S.
What is the USP of the company that differentiates you from other players in this segment?
Quality is our USP. We have never failed to keep up the industry standards and it has helped us to gain a competitive edge in the market. When it comes to stainless steel enclosures, the quality of the finished product matters. We are judged based on the quality we deliver. Thanks to our in-house material handling facility and the methods we adopt, we are able to deliver world-class products.
What is some of the customer feedback Shell Enclosures have received and how it has helped in the growth of the company?
We at Shell Enclosures always challenge ourselves by comparing ourselves to international players. As a result, we follow international standards in manufacturing and deliver the same quality as the big names in the industry. The other factor that contributed to our success in the delivery time of the product. We are able to meet the client’s expectations every time and our customers prefer us over our competitors because we never had any major issues in those aspects.
Quality is our USP. We have never failed to keep up the industry standards & it has helped us to gain a competitive edge in the market
What certifications does the company have?
All our enclosures are IP-certified up to IP 66. We are also an ISO-certified company and we have recently applied for explosion-proof enclosures which will be certified by the month of March or April next year.
What are the expansion plans you have for the company? Where do you see the company in the next five years?
From a business perspective, the company has come a long way since its inception and we will continue to strive for business excellence. In the coming future, we will be implementing automation into our workflow to overcome labour issues and increase our speed and efficiency. We will be shifting entirely to automation in the next few years.