Made in India: Havells Looks Beyond Electricals
More than a year after it acquired the consumer durables business of Lloyd Electric & Engineering, Havells has firmed up plans to expand its horizons. POWER TODAY takes an overview of the strategy of one of the country's leading electricals players in also becoming a big boy of electronics.
The biggest opportunity comes from government sector
We had started lighting division in 2004. Till then Havells had presence in switches, switch gear, wires and cables. Last year, our turnover in lighting was close to Rs.1000 crore, in which LED component is now more than 75 per cent.
Automation & integration will drive smart cities
The entire country is focussing on it. It is expected to change the face of major Indian cities in the next 10 years. Implementation of smart cities initiative involves many things, including automation and integration at various levels and increasing comfort level of people living in urban areas.
Powering Smart Cities
The Smart Cities Mission that the Centre embarked upon is set to change the face of cities in the country. But this is a humongous task calling for a 3600 vision and effort.
Tightening the Knuts and Volts
One of the most versatile electrical products with a wide application spectrum ranging across computers, televisions, appliances, automobiles, aircraft, domestic and industrial equipments, power electronics, drivers and UPS, capacitors are not just energy storage devices, but are also used for signal filtering, processing and power conditioning, power factor correction and transient suppression (harmonic filtering).