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Interview

DIRECTOR

( NEXT GEN EQUIPMENTS PVT. LTD. )

ATHER SALIM

1. What NEXTGEN is all about? Also brief us about the success of NGEPL?

NEXT GEN was started in 2009 and within the short span of 10 year we have established our-self as major player in T& M business offering complete range of product in T& M business. With the growing business we are now more focus on End to end solution to our customer with more focus on quality & service. We have created the separate service vertical to have more focus service and better client experience with shortest turn around time. We have been adding different products complementing our product portfolio to provide one stop solution to our customers. We are now also ISO 9001-2015 certified company. We have also deliberately choose European companies for state of art equipment with highest quality & Reliability. Also focus on our core competence & understanding the customers requirement has also enabled us to provide better solution and acceptability in the industry.

2. What are the new technologies you used to sustain in the market?

As we are mainly representing European companies in India, we always focus on High Quality, reliability and units with best accuracy and repeatability. At the same time we are providing the feedback to our manufactured on real time basis to develop the product best suited to requirement of customer. The Selection of new products and companies in our portfolio is done with utmost care. Ease of use and highly accurate & repeatable results are the hallmark of all our products. Most of the principal’s companies also provide very quick response to support our valued customers. We have also added few very innovative products in our portfolio. Raytech new C & tan Delta for Transformers is a very unique products added in our kitty. Its unique design backed by continuous support from Raytech is going to be another benchmark in the industry. We have also added a new INSULATION TEST TAN DELTA for SOLID INSULANTS from EPRO Gallspach GmbH, Austria. Measurement of Tan Delta of Solid insulants under controlled temperature and pressure is also a very unique feature of our products. With the growing requirement of PD Testing in the industry, everyone require a very good quality HV & LV Filters for accurate measurement and with ISOFARAD Innovative T - Filters & PI- Filters, we have got a  great success in Indian market. ETL from Germany has also got a very good acceptance for their high voltage tester in the Indian market and with growing focus on EV’s where a lot of battery is going to be used, ETL HV Tester has got a very good acceptance in the companies like EXIDE, AMARA Raja etc. We expect that ETL High Voltage equipment will be very useful for the EV segments in the near future.

3. How NGEPLhas been steadily expanding its footprint to support this growth in India as well as globally?

NEXT GEN is having wide presence not only Indian Territory in T& M business but also in neighboring counties i.e.  Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and UAE for sales and services. Our service engineers are available 24*7*365 for any service need of our customer. We are continuously expanding the territory keeping in mind the requirement of the customers and providing best support services of our portfolio products. However we are always focused on our core business of Testing & Measuring Equipment. Excellent service support for all our products and understanding the customer’s requirement before quoting or supplying any equipment has also helped us to have a good inroad in to the electrical industry across India.

4. NGEPLhas completed over ten years. What are the major milestones that you look back on with satisfaction and pride?

NEXT GEN Has completed 10 years of successful business in India. We are pride to have successfully supplied Testing Equipment to all major Transformer manufacturers in India and neighbouring countries. We feel proud in saying that Raytech equipment has become a brand name across Transformer Industry and its our pride to say that more than 50% of the Large rating Transformers manufactured in India are being tested with Raytech Winding Resistance meter. Also major Third Party testing Lab like ERDA and CPRI has been using Extensively our products. We also feel proud in saying that we are the most preferred supplier for ERDA for Transformer Testing Equipment. Also we executed a very large Transformer Testing Equipment order from APDCL in Assam where we have supplied more than 25 units of Raytech Equipment in one go. Also products from EPRO for Calibration of CT’s & PT’s are being widely used by ERDA & CPRI with full satisfaction.

5. What are the major sectors, you are focusing on and what kind of growth can we expect in the coming year?

As we all know the Micro and Macro environment is challenging in India and at global level , however there is lot of positive about Indian power sector :

  • Growing population with increasing electrification and per-capita usage backed by Many Govt. Scheme  
  • Increasing growth avenue in the renewable energy
  • Higher FDI inflow in the power
  • Electrification of Railway network

Our major focus in on State electricity boards , Transformer manufacturing companies, Railways, BHEL, NTPC, NHPC, PGCIL etc.  There will be more focus on Electric vehicle in the future and that will be opportunity of growth in this segment

6. Are you are going to contribute in Elecrama, 2020? Is there any product launch from your side in Elecrama exhibition or does Elecrama will help you to make profit?

We are participating in the ELECRAMA from last 3 edition i.e. since 2016 and found that the ELECRAMA is very helpful for expansion of business where you can meet carious customer / business leads at unified platform.  EELECRAMA is also helpful for identifying new trend in technology business and future request for expansion of business in new areas. We are hopeful that people visiting our stall at H10C07 will be amazed to see the latest technology and some state of art latest equipment. We will be exhibiting complete range of Testing Equipment used in Power sector at our stall. Also as experts from our principals companies are available at the stall, it gives more in depth knowledge and discussion for our valued customers.    We will be launching some very new and unique equipment in this year ELECRAMA and wishes that all the customers/ Visitors should visit our stall at H10C07 to have a on hand experience on these equipment.