“The first thing that lights up when we hear the name Supervac is “VACUUM”. Supervac is a technology-driven company that has beaten European MNC giants both in quality and volume. This company mainly caters to the food packaging industry. Led by an engineer, Supervac has very ambitious plans. In order to know more about Supervac, read the article till the end.”
GLIMPSE ABOUT SUPERVAC INDUSTRIES
In India, the Vacuum sector has witnessed a sustained growth of above 17% yearly. The pandemic has further highlighted the importance of Metallized Packaging, a major user of Vacuum Technology. Customers increasingly are insisting on hygienic Metallized packaging of food items on account of hygiene, easy disinfection after buying and increased shelf life. In addition to food packaging, the high-tech Engineering sector and Defence sector are also major users of Vacuum applications. But the situation was not so favourable a few years back, most of the equipment was imported, and there were no reliable manufacturers and suppliers of vacuum products in India.Mr. Anshuman Punj (Founder and CEO, of Supervac Industries LLP) took a marvellous step of establishing the foundation of Supervac Industries LLP that was not only able to cater significantly to the vacuum equipment industry in India but started an undying revolution across the country by manufacturing vacuum consumables indigenously. Mr. Anshuman holds more than 17 years of experience in the Vacuum Industry. Supervac has emerged as a highly successful Indian company and supplies 37 countries all over the world.
FLYING WHEEL OF THE COMPANY
Mr.Anshuman holds a degree B.Tech(Mechanical Engineering), M. Tech (Tool Design and Manufacturing), and an MBA with a specialisation in Logistics and Materials Management. Before plunging into entrepreneurship, Anshuman was a Director with Indian Railways where he worked as a Class 1 officer for 18 years. Prior to entering bureaucracy, he worked as an Industrial consultant and also worked at various management positions in the private sector in companies like Eicher Goodearth, Modi Xerox and Hero Motors. Anshuman is an inventor, a keen Technical Blogger and the author of the famous book Vacuum Technology Simplified.
The automobile sector, Pharmaceutical industry, steel manufacture, glass manufacture and defence sector are the major verticals where they supply.
WHAT MAKES SUPERVAC UNIQUE?
Very-large-scale production and operation at a global level give them a pricing advantage. To maintain its reputation as an ace manufacturer of vacuum equipment, they have understood that it can never compromise the quality of its products. They have all major quality certifications, ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001:2015 (Environment Management System), OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems), SA 8000 (Social Accountability System), MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification and more. They are certified by the Quality Council of India as well as the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Germany.
GOAL (s) OF SUPERVAC
The main goal is to provide the customer’s world-class products at reasonable prices. They want to be the largest company in the vacuum field.
CHALLENGES FACED DURING PANDEMIC
Since they cater for the food packaging industry, they had to work throughout the pandemic. Managing production under strict covid regulations by Govt of India was a major challenge. They divided themselves into 3 teams that worked in tandem to make sure that they stuck to their committed delivery dates.
TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR IMPACT
Supervac continues to be a very professional organisation that is very young by heart, They are an organisation of innovation. Though young at heart they follow a very system-driven approach to servicing their customers. Apart from reaching customers across every nook and corner of India, they are currently exporting their products to 37 countries around the world. Ranked as one of the top manufacturers of vacuum equipment at a global level.
TRENDS IN INDUSTRY
Because of the pandemic, the major industry was the food packaging industry. People prefer hygienically packed food on account of hygiene, easy disinfection after purchase and increased shelf-life. The food packaging industry is coming up with innovative, strong and transparent materials and the focus is on extremely fast production.
Mr.ANSHUMAN’s IMPORTANT DECISIONS
The products are extremely technical and were not being manufactured in India before Supervac. They faced a lot of bias as to how an Indian company can make products so far
made by European companies only. This was the extreme challenge faced by him. As the leader, his major work remains strategy and problem-solving. The entire Supervac family works for one goal – To provide our valued customers with world-class quality at reasonable rates.
They Completely focused on becoming bigger and better every day. They have no plans for any diversification or forward integration.
BOND WITH EMPLOYEES
Supervac is a very professional organisation with KRA’s, everyone being clearly defined. The entire Supervac family works for one goal – To provide their valued customers with world-class quality at reasonable rates.
They have paid a lot of attention to the globalisation of their operations and the technological upgradation of their products.
They drive motivation primarily because, as a company, they have always felt extremely responsive to their customers. Today, they have a customer base across the globe. Users in any country can buy their products from anywhere and it’s a promise that they won’t be disappointed.The faith they put in motivates them to deliver quality and continuously improve their products as an industry leader. To meet the expectations of their valued customers, they keep trying to innovate and deliver better products faster at reasonable rates. Rather than waiting for the change that they wish to see across the industry, they are eager to take the necessary steps to be the change. Their success mantra- Quality on time every time.
ADVICE TO THE READERS
Anshuman stated “Entrepreneurship is quite an important decision irrespective of the industry you are focused on because the rules to succeed as an entrepreneur remain the same for everyone. My advice for budding entrepreneurs will be to have a long-term vision for the company. Also, emphasis should be on building a team rather than wearing many hats by the entrepreneur”.