Rajiv Sethi, Managing Director, Gemini Power Hydraulics Pvt Ltd

Tell us about your company and its product range and solutions
Gemini Power Hydraulics Pvt. Ltd., is a multidisciplinary organization serving various industries in India for almost 30 years now.  We are an ISO 9001 – 2008 compliant company. Our aim has always been to deliver technologically optimum solutions to our customers.

We are in the business of: Distribution and after sales support of premium Industrial products and Aerial Work Platforms. We are the Authorised Distributors in India for many world renowned brands like Enerpac USA, Pascal Japan, Cembre Italy, Hilman Rollers USA, Haulotte France, Gruniverpal Trachero, Italy etc. Specialised Mechanical Field Services such as Controlled Bolting, Cold Cutting, Hydraulic Jacking, Heat Exchanger Bundle Pulling, Hydro-jetting Cleaning etc. Manufacturing of Construction Equipment e.g. Mobile Bridge Inspection Units, Vehicle Mounted Aerial Work Platforms. For this we have partnered CTE of Italy and Klubb of France.

Your views about the Indian Machine Tool Industry?
India is one of the key player in the machine tool industry. CNC lathes and vertical machining centres are the two product lines that are the largest and most important categories of CNC machine tools made in India. Indian customers are highly price-sensitive. Since the manufacturing industry is growing rapidly, the Indian machine tools sector offers several opportunities for investment.

What are the top trends you observe in the industry?
BS-VI Compliant & Electrical vehicles are the core trends that are changing the dimensions of the machine tool industry.

What are the new machine tool technologies that are gaining acceptance in manufacturing industry?
Artificial Intelligence for accurate metal cutting, The industry is moving towards increasingly sophisticated CNC machines

How do you see the future of Indian Machine Tool Industry?
The Indian machine tools sector is driven by demand from key user segments like automobiles and consumer durable, etc. Machine tool manufacturers need to cater to this demand and investments in this area could yield long term benefits.

Tell us about what are you showcasing at the IMTEX 2019?
We are showcasing products such as work holding systems for machining centers like Hydraulic & pneumatic Swing clamp, link clamp, push/pull clamp standard & sensing models, work supports, rotary joints, pal couplers, Expansion clamps, pallet clamps, power pack, etc from Pascal Corporation, Japan who are one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of Factory Automation Equipment and Systems.