Industrial Visit-Forbes Marshall

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–          We visited Forbes Marshall plant at Kasarwadi, Pune on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

We were a batch of 34 students accompanied by Ms. Shobana Anand, Head, Corporate Relations & Placements, MITSOT, along with two faculty members.

–          On behalf of the company, we were welcomed by Ms. Shirley Ignatius. She briefed us about the company profile and the manufacturing plant.

–          Later one of the manufacturing team member introduced us to the manufacturing process of boilers at the plant. We were told and demonstrated the entire process of production from molding of the components to assembly of the deliverable product. He shared valuable information with us regarding the use and working of the CNC, BMC, HNC, Pressure powered pump package unit (PPPPU) machines and other equipments in boiler manufacturing.

–          After this, a Q&A round was conducted in which the doubts and queries of students were answered by Mr. Raghu Nair(Head – Training ). He explained to us the strategies they used in management of the company. When asked about their close competitors and what factors keep them ahead of others, Mr. Nair intellectually answered that the USP of their company was “KSP” i.e. Knowledge, Service and Product.  Focus on these three factors of the organization has helped them to maintain a premium position in that sector.

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The visit concluded in 3 hours.   In short the visit to Forbes Marshall gave an insight  about working, manufacturing technology used in Forbes Marshall,  knowledge of boiler (main product) and WIP (work in place).Also we got an interface with actual working of one of the reputed companies and could study their management strategies.

-BATCH 2014-16 Students

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