Industrial visit to IFFCO 3rd August 2014
About IFFCO Ltd.: Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited, also known as IFFCO, is the world’s largest fertilizer cooperative federation based in India which is registered as a Multistate Cooperative Society. IFFCO has 40,000 member cooperatives. IFFCO has been ranked#37 in top companies in India in 2011 by Fortune India 500 list
Oakbrook Business School’s Induction Programme’s Day 3 commenced with the Industrial visit at IFFCO (Kalol). The students were excited and took keen interest in knowing more about the functions of the plants. They interacted with the Plant’s Coordinator and satiated their “Curiosity Bugs” by asking several questions.
Industrial Visit to Sintex Pvt. Ltd. (Kalol) 3rd August 2014
About Sintex Ltd.: Sintex Industries (Earlier known as The Bharat Vijay Mills Ltd) is the world largest producer of plastic water tank. It is also Asia’s largest manufacturer of corduroy fabrics. Sintex has a strong presence in the European, American, African, and Asian markets including countries like France, Germany and USA. It is primarily in manufacturing textiles & plastic products. Its manufacturing includes a wide range of plastic products including prefabricated structures, industrial custom molding products, monolithic constructions and water storage tanks. In the textile segment, the company focuses on niche segment specializing in men’s shirting.
The students of Oakbrook Business School were taken for an industrial visit to Sintx Pvt. Ltd located at Chattral, Ahmedabad. The students were shown the whole plant with a number of workshops that manufactured plastic products such as tanks, doors, window panels and other furniture articles. The students were surprised to see that plastic could be used to produce so many household products and could be so heat resistant, water resistant as well as durable.
Industrial visit to Arvind Ltd. 5th August 2014
About Arvind Ltd. : Arvind Limited (formerly Arvind Mills) is a textile manufacturer and the flagship company of the Lalbhai Group. Its headquarters is in Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It has units at Santej (near Kalol). It manufactures cotton shirting, denim, knits and bottom-weights (Khakis) fabrics. It has also recently ventured into technical textiles when it started Advanced Materials Division in 2011. It is India’s largest denim manufacturer  apart from being world’s fourth-largest producer and exporter of denim.
Sanjaybhai Lalbhai is the Chairman & Managing Director of Arvind & Lalbhai Group. In the early 1980s, Sanjay Lalbhai led the ‘Reno-vision’ whereby the company brought denim into the domestic market, thus starting the jeans revolution in India. Today it retails its own brands like Flying Machine, Newport and Excalibur and licensed international brands like Arrow, Lee, Wrangler and Tommy Hilfiger, through its nationwide retail network. Arvind also runs a value retail chain, Megamart, which stocks company brands
The industrial visit to the Arvind Mills was organized to give a glimpse of Corporate and industrial experience to the students. The visit focused on various functions of the industry right from manufacturing unit to dyeing, yarn making and other processes of textile manufacturing. The tour coordinator also explained how the cloth is packaged and how fast is the distribution of the complete product to the retailers. The students were shown all the units of the plant including the Marketing and HR department. The students asked a number of questions to the coordinator t which they replied humbly.
Industrial Visit to Navneet Publications 9th October 2014
About Navneet Publications Ltd. : Navneet Education Limited is in the business of Educational and children Books Publishing, Scholastic paper stationery and non-paper stationery products. It operates in three segments – Publication, Stationery and Others. Its products are Navneet, Vikas, Gala, Boss and Navneet Nxt. It also produces various titles in the children and general books categories, which includes activity books for children, board books, story books, health related books, cookery books, mehendi and embroidery books. It has more than 5000 titles in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and foreign languages.
The students were taken to Navneet Publications for an industrial visit, where they were given a tour of the factory and the way it functioned. The students were stunned to see huge machines and wagons used to transport materials to and fro. The students were very excited and curious, they asked several questions to the guide.
Industrial visit at Brisk Surgicals Cotton Limited, 11th October, 2014
About Brisk Surgicals Cotton Limited : Brisk Surgicals Cotton Ltd. was started in the year 1978 by the Promoter, Mr. Ganapati B. Patil. Before starting this unit, he himself worked in one of the International pioneer surgical cotton manufacturer in Mumbai. he started Brisk Surgicals Cotton Ltd. in the year 1978 in Kalol, a city near Gandhinagar, Gujarat located in the western part of India. Since then, he never looked back and today, Brisk brand is now a well – known name in the Pharmaceutical, Surgical and Cosmetic Industry. Brisk brand is one of the well known Brands in India that is having an experience of more than 3 decades in the Surgical Cotton Industry.
The First Year students of Oakbrook Business School visited the campus of Brisk Surgicals Cotton Limited on 11th October, 2014. It was started in the year 1978 by Mr Ganapati B Patil. He started Brisk Surgicals Cotton Limited in the year 1978 in Kalol. Since then, he never looked back and today, Brisk brand is now a well-known name in the pharmaceutical, surgical and cosmetic industry
Industry visit to Windsor Industries Pvt. Ltd. 27th March 2015
About Windsor Industries Ltd.: Windsor is a global plastics processing machinery manufacturer based in India. Windsor is one of the few domestic companies engaged in manufacturing Injection Moulding, Pipe Extrusion and Blown Film machineries under one roof. With quality products and latest technologies in its kitty, Windsor has constantly served varied needs of the plastics processing industry across 65 countries. highlights in the global arena include takeover of the Italian firm ITALTECH, long standing collaborations with KUNHE group (Germany), KUAG (Austria) and THE Switzerland which we consider as our superior technological advantage over the competition. And duly recognized as a positive force in the industry, over 50 years Windsor has excelled in its ultimate mission of creating happy customers.
The third day of the EAC started with Industrial visit to Windsor Industries in Chattral, Ahmedabad. The students were very excited to visit the industry, they were taken to show all the units of the production department right from welding to paint workshop to the manufacturing. The students enjoyed their visit and also asked several questions to the coordinators about machines.
Industrial Visit to Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) IIT Powai, Incubation Centre 25th March 2015
About SINE, IIT Powai: INE, Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, hosted by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay- IIT Bombay is an umbrella for promotion of entrepreneurship at IIT Bombay. SINE administers a business incubator which provides support for technology based entrepreneurship. Thus, SINE extends the role of IIT Bombay by facilitating the conversion of research activity into entrepreneurial ventures.
At IIT SINE Business Incubator, Students got an opportunity to meet various incubates and understand different business model, fund raising, marketing, etc. The students visited more than 11 start ups which showcased not just innovative products but economic and creative as well. The students were stunned to see the immense talent and technological advancement. They were encouraged and imbibed a positive attitude that if one has an innovative idea and hard-working ability, there are several resources to give them an impetus.
Industrial Visit to ICICI 26th March 2015
About ICICI, Mumbai: ICICI Bank is multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. As of 2014 it is the second largest bank in India in terms of assets and market capitalization. It offers a wide range of banking products and financial services for corporate and retail customers through a variety of delivery channels and specialized subsidiaries in the areas of investment banking, life, non-life insurance, venture capital and asset management. The Bank has a network of 3,880 branches and 12,269 ATMs in India, and has a presence in 19 countries
At ICICI Headquarters, Mr. Vineet Dhar, Zonal Head talked about history, insights, range of financial products, future development and career opportunities at ICICI. He interacted with the students in a playful manner and made them feel comfortable. He further talked about his professional journey and advised the students to be determined and dedicated towards their goal.
Industrial Visit to Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai 26th March 2015
About BSE Institute Ltd.: Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Indian stock exchange located at Dalal Street, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1875 and is considered to be one of Asia’s fastest stock exchanges, with a speed of 200 microseconds and one of India’s leading exchange groups and the oldest stock exchange in the South Asia region. Bombay Stock Exchange is the world’s 10th largest stock market by market capitalization at $1.7 trillion as of 23 January 2015. More than 5,000 companies are listed on BSE.
The students visited BSE and ICICI Headquarter. The first session was on the topic “Insights of Stock Market” at BSE. The faculty, Ms. Krupa Desai and Vice President, Mr. Aranha Roy at BSE Institute shared the insights of Stock Market. The speakers shared their experiences and encouraged the students to look forward to a career in finance and have great prospects in the future.
Coin is an innovative and secured app that allows you to make payments through your mobile devices. It replaces cash everywhere! Home delivery, Restaurants, Shopping
igrenEnergi is creating disruptive products for the renewable energy and storage markets. Devices built using its patented ‘Energy Packetization’ technology enable superior harvesting, conversion, storage and application of electricity across a wide spectrum of use cases.
Atomberg Technologies has developed a series of data acquisition systems capable of acquiring data from upto 32 channels in real time. The software package allows data saving, analysis and plotting capabilities in real-time. ATOMBERG Technologies has already established presence in diversified field and currently offers products in data acquisition, vehicle tracking, industrial machine monitoring and industrial automation systems.
Omnikart makes strategic procurement on behalf of customers. They provide an online catalogue of products with all the technical guidelines, price and lead time from various suppliers. It is assigned to a group of people trained and skilled in negotiating, contractual terms and conditions, cost reduction and other purchasing techniques
Lucideus, a cyber space security leader, is the trusted standard for companies that need to protect their brands, businesses and dignity from debilitating Cyber attacks. A select group of Cyber Analysts who lay bare before the concealed faces of World Wide Web. We Teach, Analyze, Train and Remediate. We deliver easy-to-use security products and services, both generic and customized to keep your web-space and networks protected.
NanoSniff Technologies is an IIT Bombay based Product R&D organization, working in the sphere of MEMS and NEMS technologies. It is one of the first Indian companies to offer specialist products around Nano-scale devices, having already commercialized the Microcantilever Sensor technology successfully.
Computer Masti is a program to teach computer science in schools. It is currently being used by 4,00,000 students spread across India. CM addresses the need for an active computer learning through a cutting edge Computer Science core curriculum. It is a collaborative product of IIT Bombay and InOpen Technologies. Computer Masti Learning Solutions constitutes of graded Text Book (or ebook) with support of Teacher Training, Handholding and Assessments. The Program is available for CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE and SSC Boards.
They are based at SINE, IIT-Bombay incubated company, organizing customized industry visits for college students. They partner with companies large and small, bridging the gap between campus and corporate.
kWatt Solutions Private Limited
kWatt Solutions Private Limited is a company incubated in Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or SINE at renowned institute, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. The company is operational in Renewable Energy space focusing on energy optimization and technology customization to endow with economic renewable energy solutions by creating and nurturing network of entrepreneurs; and by doing so, kWatt Solutions is working towards economizing renewables.
Urjas started in the labs of IIT Bombay as an attempt to bridge the energy gap between needs and availability in remote India by a team of young engineers passionate about renewable energy. Highly qualified team of IITians, megawatts of cumulative experience in installation of renewable energy power plants and a strategic relationship with our suppliers provide us with the edge needed to achieve that target. From system design to product installation, t he team works with one vision – “A smiling earth … a smiling partner”
SWEEP Enviro is an IIT Bombay (SINE) based Environment solution organisation founded by four IITB graduates to serve public and private organisations from in-house experts as well as experts from IITs on a wide range of strategic and site specific environmental and sustainability issues. We specialise in providing strategic advice to clients in energy, air, water and waste management sectors. SWEEP Enviro is committed to deliver quality and feasible solutions in timely bound manner.
Appvigil addresses the core problem of security and vulnerability in android mobile applications right from the very start of development. Appvigil’s core focus is a security audit service for mobile applications on the android platform and is committed to track and tackle any security vulnerabilities.
Knit offers teachers a free and simple way to text parents. Keeping safety into mind they made messaging one-way and kept phone numbers private. Now every teacher can use it to send out reminders, homework, group pics and thereby give progress reports to the parents regularly.
SensiBol develops proprietary, patentable audio-processing technologies for the Media, Entertainment, Telecom, Music and Education industries. Their solutions are integrated and optimized across platforms – Mobile App (Android, iOS), Web, IVR, and desktop App (Windows). Their team consists of mostly PhDs and Masters from IIT Bombay, who share an immense passion for audio and technology. Their technologies and solutions are available for licensing to interested clients and partners.