Students of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology (SET), Ansal University, were given an opportunity to visit UNO Minda, Switch Division Situated at Naharpur Village in Manesar, on 16th November, 2019 for Technical Exposure and interaction with the industrial experts and Technological updation,
Founded in 1960, Minda Industries Limited – Switch Division is the largest manufacturer, by volume, of two wheeler automotive switches in the world, nominated as a global supplier to Honda, Japan. With approximately 3000 employees, the Switch Division operates five plants in India and two overseas plants in Indonesia and Vietnam. The products are manufactured, catering to many Two-Wheeler Domestic OEM customers like Honda, Bajaj, TVS, Yamaha, Royal Enfield, Suzuki, Piaggio, Mahindra Two Wheeler etc and 2 Wheeler International customers like Honda Japan, BMW, Motoguzzi, KTM, Aprilia, Piaggio Italy, Polaris USA, Kawasaki and preferred suppliers to Japanese OEM’s in ASEAN region. Off Highway & other customers includes JCB, Mahindra, Escorts, Tafe, International Tractor, New Holland, Eicher, Tata, Honda Power Products etc.
Students had a wonderful opportunity to witness practical operations in Machine shop, Injection moulding unit, Die-Casting Unit, Powder Coating unit and CNC machine Unit. They got a chance to closely observe operations like, Multi-sized drilling, indexing, plastic and aluminum injection mouldings, tool-profile making on CNC milling machines and Wire EDM machining. Students also learnt about quality certifications like ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO/TS 16949:2009 and ISO/IEC 17025. Special thanks to all the experts in various shops and units for displaying great cooperation and enthusiasm while explaining critical concepts and answering all sorts of queries raised by students.