CoE for Micro Motors and Robotics Launched By Pricol and PSG College of Technology

Pricol Limited (BSE: 540293; NSE: PRICOLLTD), one of India’s leading automotive technology companies, announced the inauguration of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in association with PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

The PSG - Pricol Centre of Excellence was inaugurated jointly by Mr. Vikram Mohan, Managing Director, Pricol Limited and L. Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee, PSG Institutions in the presence of top management personnel from Pricol and the Management, Governing Council members, faculty and students of PSG College of Technology.

Pricol has identified several new Technology products and innovative processes to meet demanding requirement of automotive OEMs in India and International Markets. The Centre of Excellence has been conceptualized to develop high efficiency micro motors and Robotics and Artificial Intelligence based processes and equipment. With Pricol’s strong foot print in product domain and customer connect and PSG Institutions’ expertise in first principle fundamentals, the Centre of Excellence will certainly benefit the community at large to come out with world class new technology products and processes.

Commenting on the CoE inauguration, Mr. Vikram Mohan, Managing Director, Pricol Limited said, “This Centre of Excellence is a small effort from our end towards bringing industry and academia together. Pricol has identified and is implementing several new technology solutions and innovative processes to meet the requirements of automotive OEMs both in India and overseas. We are delighted to be partnering with PSG College of Technology in this venture. PSG will support us in the development of high efficiency micro motors, robotics and artificial intelligence based processes and equipments. This CoE inside the PSG College of Technology campus will help students to proactively be part of real-world challenges and also add value to our product and process.”

Pricol Limited is one of India’s leading automotive technology companies headquartered in Coimbatore. Pricol commenced its operations in the year 1975 in Coimbatore, South India and today it strides as a reputable global brand in the automotive component and products business, highly recognized by top automotive OEMs across the world. The company carries out its business and operations in Driver Information Systems and Sensors, Pumps and Allied Products, Telematics and Wiping Systems catering to leading automotive OEMs in Two / Three Wheeler, Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Farm Equipment and Off-Road Vehicles across India and in International Markets (45+countries) with 2000+ product variants.

Today the company has 7 manufacturing plants across Coimbatore, NCR, Pantnagar, Pune and Sricity, 1 subsidiary manufacturing plant in Satara, 1 manufacturing unit in Indonesia; and 2 international offices in Tokyo and in Singapore. Pricol Group is powered by 5000+ strong, dedicated workforce which resolutely pursues the mission to be PASSIONATE, SUSTAINABLE, DYNAMIC and EVOLVING. The logo addresses the synergistic relationship between the four stakeholders (Customers, Employees, Shareholders and Suppliers) working in a convergent manner in order to create value for each other. As, Indian markets are on the flow to march towards Electric Vehicles manufacturing, Pricol has already switched its gear to be EV ready across its product verticals.

PSG College of Technology is committed to providing world-class Engineering education by fostering Research & Development, evolving innovative applications of technology and encouraging entrepreneurship. PSG College of Technology, is a Govt. Aided, Autonomous, Affiliated to Anna University and ISO 9001:2015 certified Institution. This is one of the foremost institutions founded by the PSG & Sons' Charities Trust (1926). The College was established in the year 1951 and the Founders wisely decided to locate it in the same campus as the PSG Industrial Institute for effective industry-institute interaction.

The College today has a student strength of about 8518 with 15 engineering and technology departments besides the computer applications, management sciences, basic sciences and humanities departments. Among the various Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programmes offered by the college, as many as 18 programmes were accredited in the year 1997 itself by the National Board of Accreditation of AICTE. More than 505 research scholars are pursuing research programmes leading to Ph D / MS / M Tech degrees and the college is a recognized QIP centre for Postgraduate and Ph D programmes.

Several advanced centres are set up with financial support from the Ministry of Human Resources Development, DST and other agencies. These include: the CAD/CAM/CIM Centre, Virtual Reality Centre, Virtual Instrumentation Centre, Educational Technology Centre, Centre for Non-Formal and Continuing Education, PROJECT IMPACT Centre (a project funded by the World Bank, Swiss Development Corporation and the Government of India), UNDP Jute Project Centre, TIFAC - CORE, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Centre, Festo-PSG Centre for Pneumatic and Control Engineering, Metals Testing and Research Centre, Industry Institute Partnership Cell and CII - TDB TNET Centre.


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