Demand for material handling automation and equipment has increased exponentially.
Investments are flowing into packaging, food processing, pharmaceutical, hospitality, retail, commercial, FMCG, textile, dairy, poultry, agriculture and automotive sectors. Construction activities in India are opening opportunities for high-speed automated entrance doors. Growing awareness about energy efficiency and environmental impact on using automatic doors have resulted in wide acceptance in residential sectors as well as educational institutions. Technology upgradation in the automatic doors market ensures better cost savings in the long run, despite the higher initial cost as compared to conventional doors.
The material handling industry is responding with new equipment, technology, and systems that enable complete supply chain visibility, thus allowing customers to see how their investments are impacting their overall operation. The demand for material handling automation and equipment has increased exponentially over the past few years. It is because of the increasing production capacity, reducing man hours and meeting deadlines. Now with more and more companies streamlining their processes, use of material handling equipment for any industry is a must. Demand for such automation is the need for the hour; and also to deliver faster, hassle free loading / unloading functions to reduce supply chain operating costs.
Technology advancement combined with material handling equipment will change the functioning of logistics and supply chain management function.
How efficiently materials move through a manufacturing or warehouse facility will affect the cost of production as much as any other part of the supply chain. Given its importance, companies have found ways to leverage technology to improve this process.
In future, we feel technology advancement combined with material handling equipment will change how companies engaged in logistics and supply chain management function. Looking at the current situation at hand, the future of material handling sector looks very promising as it is not just helping companies perform better but also saving money whilst increasing their production capacity. Thus, we at Gandhi Automations are always innovating and learning new technological advancements to help improve processes for all kinds of industries.
Development of electronics and the PLCs used in our products is being researched constantly for bringing energy efficiency.
More and more of energy efficient products are being manufactured and considering the power crunch we face; this is a major contribution to saving energy. The development of electronics and the PLCs used in our products is being researched constantly for energy efficiency. We provide customized solutions as per the specific needs of the sector. For example, pharmaceutical, chemical, automobile, food, cold storage etc - each of these sectors have a unique material handling and warehousing requirement. Because of our expertise in this field, we bring value addition to our customers through technology and we design, manufacture, supply, install and maintain highly sophisticated products.
Our project engineering team uses the latest design software combined with technologically advanced machinery to offer customers a well-engineered product that conforms to the high standards of safety.
Our products can be installed on new fixed /retractable warehouses or integrated into existing ones.
Our products are in conformance with the highest standards and can be installed either on new fixed /retractable warehouses or integrated into existing ones. The synergy between the different processes allow us to offer our customers high quality products. We work closely with contractors, architects, and owners and manufacture a system that meets the customer brief or can retrofit to meet the requirements of an existing structure. Our aim is to improve customer retention levels, as it is far more cost effective to service and retain existing customers.
We have invested in R&D, factory-trained sales & service teams pan India, 24x7 customer care.
Gandhi Automations is known for its research & development, quality and commitment towards customers. We cater to industries like Chem-Pharma, Food, Automotive, Logistics, Warehousing, Shopping Malls, Marine, Aviation and many more. Our customers have helped us grow by entrusting us with demanding and challenging requirements.
We have invested in R&D, factory-trained sales & service teams pan India, 24x7 customer care, a 300,000 sq.ft. factory and warehouse to meet all the challenges and requirements of our customers. Due to our constant efforts towards innovation with focus on the latest technology, the market has acknowledged our products and solutions for reliability and sustainability. Our pioneering solutions and technologies have extended to global markets through our strong dealer network in International markets.
By 2020, our target will be 50% revenue from exports.
2019 was once again a good year for Gandhi Automations. We strengthened our position as market leader with a strong growth in electro-mechanical products, new smart and sustainable access solutions and acquisition of 19 companies. Sales increased with organic growth of 5%, driven by strong growth in India, South East Asia, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.
With increased globalization and countries opening up for business expansion, we see a great opportunity in neighboring countries also. For instance, in Myanmar, over the last few years, foreign investments have increased significantly. The Myanmar government has relaxed import restrictions and abolished export taxes. Such productive business policies boost confidence for venturing and investing in such countries.
Our current focus is to increase our exports in Middle East Gulf countries as well as European countries. In the coming years, we will be aiming to expand business in neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and a few African countries. I have visited a few of these countries and we have much better products to offer them, than the ones they are using. By 2020, our target will be 50% revenue from exports.
The CE industry will escalate to new heights with construction activities taking place in many Indian cities.
Entrance Automations and Loading Bay Equipment are closely knitted with the construction industry. Construction accounts for nearly 65% of the total investment in infrastructure and is expected to be the biggest beneficiary in the surge in infrastructure investment over the next five years. Government policies, expenditure in infrastructure, and regeneration projects will provide the growth impetus. The industry is seeing a change in the way industrial, commercial buildings and warehouses are being constructed by using automations. Companies are also adapting to these trends.