TWI’s Manoj Kuma Patra and Gokul Krishna demonstrate phased array ultrasonic testing
to Vince Cable during a tour of TWI training facilities.
As part of the Great British Festival, Business Secretary Vince Cable led a UKTI
delegation to India this December to showcase UK companies operating successfully
in the region and to encourage new companies to follow suit.
During his tour, Dr Cable visited TWI India in Chennai where he saw how the company’s
training and examinations and technical support services have seen rapid growth
in the past year of operation alone. The visit coincided with the timely announcement
by TWI that, in response to this success, it plans to open further offices in Mumbai,
Trichy and Cochin.
TWI India Regional Manager Jim Kerins said: ‘We were delighted to be invited to
take part in the Great British Festival, and for the valuable opportunity to welcome
Dr Cable to our Chennai office to meet staff and students, and to discuss our expansion
Training and examinations
TWI has delivered high-quality training and examination services in India to both
non-member and member companies for more than two decades. Covering a wide range
of industrial sections, demand is high in the region for fully certified non-destructive
testing (NDT) operations, notably in the power, renewable energy, and oil and gas
TWI India, based in Chennai, has been operational since January 2012, and co-ordinates
courses on-site, as well as in Mumbai, Kolkata, Cochin, Trichy, Surat, Vishakaptinam
and Hyderabad. The planned expansion into permanent offices in Mumbai, Trichy and
Cochin will provide new opportunities for local business partnerships and help TWI
to develop its tailored training portfolio.
With its focus on NDT and inspection techniques, TWI India is also a base for technical
services in all TWI competences, providing support to 18 Industrial Member organisations.
Such companies are investing in engineering quality and productivity by embracing
new processes and technologies. By accessing TWI’s unique, multidisciplinary range
of technology engineering, training and information services offered – together
with the expertise offered by its materials joining and engineering staff across
the world – organisations can add significant value to their operations. Current
areas of interest include:
For further information, please contact Jim
Kerins, Regional Manager.
TWI India, 78 Chamiers Road, Nandanam, Chennai 600-018, India. Tel: +91 (0)44 4318
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