In an interaction with Industry Outlook, Niraj Seth, President, AMADA India, shares his views on the current evolution of press brakes market in India, the challenges involved, and the ways to address them.
As per a report by Technavio, the global press brakes market is expected to become worth USD 413 million by 2025.How do you see its market evolving in India? What are the major factors driving the growth of this market?
The Indian sheet metal market has been growing at rapid pace in last decade. Major investment from Government on infrastructure, telecom, smart city, affordable housing, high speed metro system has initiated setup of new sheet metal producing factories across country.
In every sheet metal shop, bending is very important and critical process. With the invention of new high speed Fiber laser machines, blanking process productivity has improved manifold. However, the bending process productivity is not increased so much which puts a bottleneck on overall factory output.
So, it is the right time for the industry to think about high productivity, automated Press brake to improve productivity and reduce dependency on skilled manpower. Therefore, we can say the next few years, Press brake requirements will increase considerably.
How is AMADA India positioned in this market?
During pandemic, every factory has suffered production losses due to unavailability of manpower. AMADA as a group has always focused on developing new machinery and technology which can improve productivity with minimum skilled manpower dependency.
We have introduced Robotic press brake system suitable for Indian Industry. Also our new series of Press brake are highly energy efficient, high speed which can be operated by unskilled manpower.
These user-friendly press brakes are well received by our customers in India. Our press brakes are known for reliability, consistency and high accuracy. We have largest market share among imported press brakes in India.