Forbes Marshall takes Sri Lankan industry towards intelligence

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Forbes Marshall Lanka organised a seminar on “Forbes Marshall & The Intelligent Plant” at Waters Edge, Battaramulla on Friday, 18th November 2016. The Theme of the programme was how Forbes Marshall can help manufacturing plants to be more intelligent and productive by using its technology and services. 

Forbes Marshall also introduced its new product in Sri Lankan market namely Microcon plus, Process Control System for power, water and all process plants. 

Mr. Sunil Badami, a board member of Forbes Marshall and the director of International Business for the group, in his address highlighted latest developments of Forbes Marshall including world’s largest steam trap manufacturing facility and having Asia’s 2nd largest Flowmeter calibration test rig. He also emphasised on   ‘why plants should be intelligent now a days  in terms of ensuring quality, improving productivity, reducing all utility costs, etc. and secondly  how Forbes Marshall is equipped and can help companies to be more intelligent and productive using their products and solutions’. 

Mr. Sachin Mahajan who heads steam system business for international markets, spoke about how Forbes Marshall applied intelligent approach and helped companies to save on their energy costs and enhanced their operational efficiency. He shared few case studies of manufacturing plants from varied industries from different parts of the world.

Mr. Jayesh Suratwala who is divisional head for process control system, introduced ‘Microcon Plus’ product  to Sri Lankan market and emphasised on how this intelligent system empower the daily needs of manufacturing plants with its inbuilt product technology aids like data analytics, intelligent energy management, augmented reality and so on whether it is power,  water or any other process plant.

The programme was well attended by more than 450+ eminent customers from various industry segments.

Forbes Marshall is a leader in process efficiency and energy conservation for Process Industry, with over seven decades of experience building steam engineering and control instrumentation solutions. Their unique complementary expertise enables them to engineer customised systems that improve manufacturing processes, conserve energy and are environmentally sustainable. They offer their customers a comprehensive range of services, products and solutions for utilities and process control. Forbes Marshall is present in over 50 locations globally, with 5 manufacturing facilities. They have over 40,000 sq mtrs of factory space in four locations at Pune and Hyderabad. The newest is a state of the art manufacturing facility at Chakan, spread over 50 acres. Their knowledge, innovative solutions, reliable products and global presence make us a trusted partner.

Forbes Marshall Energy Conservation Audits, systems and customised solutions have been able to save energy and fuel costs for their customers. They design and manufacture a wide range of advanced technology instrumentation for continuous stack emission monitoring, road tunnel atmosphere sensing, and plant safety equipment that is capable of meeting today’s tough environmental and legislative demands.

For 70 years, they have partnered process industry in providing solutions in process efficiency, energy conservation and environmental monitoring. Highly skilled and dedicated engineers spend considerable time visiting process plants to identify solutions. 

With focused investments in manufacturing, R&D and services, Forbes Marshall create value for our stakeholders. They consistently bring new and innovative products to the market. Several of thier products have received awards for innovation. The Minimax Modular Boiler, the Effimax (a unique boiler efficiency monitoring system), the Wireless Trap Monitoring System for remote monitoring of multi-location traps Thermodynamic Trap, Two Orifice Float Trap, Distributed Control system, Thermocompressor, and the Electronic Compound Regulation Burner Operation and Control System, Stack Analysers, Vortex Flowmeter, the MAC (Master Air Controller) and Biosens, a revolutionary new analyser for instant BOD analysis, are examples of our cutting edge research and development.  

Forbes Marshall Presents in Sri Lanka since 1992 and is the market leader for steam boilers and accessories. Their control instrumentation systems are helping the industry with more economical solutions with high system reliability.  They have helped to establish the steam engineering training centre in University of Peradeniya and involve with knowledge sharing to the Sri Lankan Engineers.