Shell Lubricants organised the 5th edition of its Metals Technology Forum in Mumbai. The forum was attended by leading industry experts in the metal and steel industry, to discuss the challenges faced by the lubricants industry and find solutions for the same. In addition, the forum was aimed at showcasing Shell Lubricants’ innovative technology and its holistic solutions, with a special focus on offerings for modern day steel plants. The event witnessed over 90 participants from different metal and steel companies including Tata Sponge & Iron Steel, JSW, Bhushan Steel, Kalyani Steels and Essar Steels, among others. The key trends discussed during the forum included: dynamics of increasing energy efficiency and reducing maintenance costs; the best lubricant-related operation and maintenance practices; outlook on growth of the metal and steel sector; and challenges of controlling leakages in pumps and valves.
The sessions at the technology forum were addressed by DP Deshpande, Managing Director, Tata Sponge Iron Ltd; Arvind Kumar, CEO, Kaytek Solutions OU; Prashant Godbole, Sr. Manager Sales & Predictive Maintenance team, PRIMETALS Technologies; and Mukesh Dubey, Sr. Vice President – Mechanical, Kalyani Steels. The forum was led by Akhil Jha, Vice President – Technical, Shell Lubricants India; Ajay Agarwal, Technical Team Lead, Shell India and Umesh Dwivedi, BDM, Shell India, and was concluded with a vote of thanks by Vineet Thakar, Vice President – Sales, B2B, Shell India.
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