B&R’s CEO Summit 2018 marks 20 years of operations in India

Celebrating 20 years of operations in India, B&R Industrial Automation recently hosted CEO Summit 2018 which saw top chief executives of top machine builders engage in knowledge sharing sessions.

17 Jul 2018 | By Rushikesh Aravkar

Peter Gucher, chairman, B&R India and member of management, B&R Austria kickstarted the event by expressing gratitude to its customers and partners for being part of B&R’s 20 years journey in India.

Gucher focused on the importance of long-term strong and solid partnership with customers. Commenting on ABB and B&R synergy, he said, “B&R has closed the historic gap within ABB’s automation offering. This is a perfect fit and will make ABB Group the only industrial automation provider offering customers the entire spectrum of technology and industrial automation solutions.”

Jhankar Dutta, managing director, B&R India, said, “Since last 20 years, many machine builders have placed their trust in B&R’s world-class products and technologies. We are in pole position today to get the maximum benefit out of technology evolutions and adoption, which are supported by policies of the Indian government. We aim at doubling business in coming three years.”

A senior corporate leader and an author of several books, R Gopalkrishnan, who has led businesses at Hindustan Unilever, and is a former executive director at Tata Sons, spoke about distinguishing between fulfilment and success with examples of teashops, blue jays and colloidal science.

The Summit also witnessed the launch of the third edition of Automotion India, a B&R technology magazine, comprising of customer success stories from various industries as plastics, automotive, printing, packaging, and pharmaceuticals. The launch took place at the hands of B&R management and customers who contributed towards the articles published in the magazine.