Digital Transformation at Grasim Industries

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Team Pro MFG Media

The Pro MFG Digital Transformation Senior Leadership Roundtable, powered by Altair had Mr. V S Srirangarajan, Chief Information Officer - Pulp & Fibre, Grasim Industries as one of the coveted speakers at the event.

Grasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of the global conglomerate Aditya Birla Group is a leading global producer of Viscose Staple Fibre, the largest Chlor-Alkali, Linen and Insulators player in India. It is going through a digital transformation to improve operational efficiency & Sustainability.

In this segment, Mr. Ravi Rama Rao former Chief Architect – Industries 4.0/IIoT/Smart Mfg Platform Solutions at Robert Bosch Engineering, is in conversation with Mr. V S Srirangarajan, where shares his lessons of how Grasim has embraced technology to drive efficiency and change, he underlined that implementing digital transformation is all about getting people to accept the change.

Here are key topics we discussed:

● How Grasim uses data to improve operational efficiency & sustainability?
● How to deal with IOT sensors & machines?
● How has Grasim built its Digital Twin?
● Is the digital transformation journey ever complete?

Mr. V S Srirangarajan is the Chief Information Officer- Pulp and Fibre, Grasim Industries. In a career spanning over more than three decades, he has led multiple leadership roles across various verticals of Aditya Birla Group.

A postgraduate in Computer Applications from the University of Hyderabad, Mr. Srirangarajan holds a Strategic IT Management diploma from the prestigious IIM, Ahmedabad and a CIO Certification in Business Innovation & Governance from the Indian School of Business.

Prior to joining the Aditya Birla Group in the year 2000, he had held leadership positions across ITC Ltd. and Praxair India.