Strengthening India’s Defence: CUMI’s Seven-Decade Journey In Advanced Materials

CUMI’s Innovations and Collaborations for a Self-Reliant Defence Ecosystem in India In this interview, Subbu Venkatachalam, Head of Marketing at Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI), shares valuable insights on CUMI’s significant contributions to India’s defence ecosystem over the past seven decades. As a leading player in materials science, CUMI has played a vital role in strengthening… Continue reading Strengthening India’s Defence: CUMI’s Seven-Decade Journey In Advanced Materials

CUMI inks MoU with DRDO’s RCI Laboratory for Ceramic Radome Technology

180326-N-UK333-189 PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2008) An unarmed Trident II D5 missile launches from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) off the coast of California. The test launch was part of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Program’s demonstration and shakedown operation certification process. The successful launch certified the readiness of an SSBN crew and the operational performance of the submarine’s strategic weapons system before returning to operational availability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ronald Gutridge/Released)

Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology (ToT) handed over at Aero India 2023 in Bengaluru will enable CUMI to supply Ceramic Radomes for use in defence applications Chennai, 15 March 2023: Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI), is a pioneering organisation in the field of material sciences and part of the 120-year-old Murugappa Group today announced that… Continue reading CUMI inks MoU with DRDO’s RCI Laboratory for Ceramic Radome Technology

Industrial production of graphene begins in Kerala

Manufacturing starts under Carborundum Universal Limited in Kochi Industrial production of graphene has commenced in Kerala with the manufacturing beginning at Carborundum Universal Limited under the Murugappa Group here. The product has tremendous possibilities in the electric and electronic industries. The State has made a major leap in its industrial progress by initiating the production… Continue reading Industrial production of graphene begins in Kerala

Aligned with India’s Vision to Drive Self-Reliance in Aerospace & Defence sector: CUMI MD Ananthaseshan

The rocket launchpads of the Indian Space Research Organisation at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh use refractory material supplied by CUMI for flame deflection. The organization also supplies thermal spray powders to the global aircraft engine industry to protect engine components from extreme heat. “As a world-class solutions provider in advanced ceramics, electro minerals, super refractories,… Continue reading Aligned with India’s Vision to Drive Self-Reliance in Aerospace & Defence sector: CUMI MD Ananthaseshan

The Key Role of Material Science in Modern Warfare

Throughout history, the science of materials has wielded considerable influence in the art of warfare, with breakthroughs in metal alloys, ceramics and polymers playing crucial roles in weaponry, armour, and vehicle evolution. From safeguarding soldiers with durable armour to propelling cutting-edge aircraft with advanced composites, material science stands as the driving force behind innovation, enabling… Continue reading The Key Role of Material Science in Modern Warfare

Fortifying Defence Capabilities

Innovation in materials has emerged as a critical enabler in achieving several national objectives such as self-reliance and innovation in the defence sector and ensuring the safety of soldiers. By Subbu Venkatachalam, Head of Marketing, CUMI CUMI, with its focus on material science, nanotechnology, and polymer chemistry and commitment to research and development, is pushing… Continue reading Fortifying Defence Capabilities

Defence UAVs: A Bird’s Eye View on Manufacturing Sector’s Next Opportunity

With the advances in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones, as they are commonly referred to, there is a growing recognition of their potential in defence applications across surveillance and combat.  By Akshay Kashinath (Read the complete authored article in Publish Industry India magazine here.)

CUMI earns Global Certifications for Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing

Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI), a pioneering organization in the field of material sciences and part of the 120-year-old Murugappa Group announced a slew of advanced certifications such as EN9100 and STANAG 4569 that endorse its capabilities, regulatory compliance, and expertise in aerospace and defence manufacturing. (Go here to read the complete article in Modern Manufacturing… Continue reading CUMI earns Global Certifications for Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing

Honey traps, cyberattacks and the world of safeguarding defence capabilities in the digital age

IDSA’s Cyber Security Report reveals a staggering 130% increase in ransomware attacks in 2022. A separate report estimates that the worldwide yearly cost of cybercrime is forecast to hit USD8 trillion by 2023, with damages projected to increase to USD10.5 trillion by 2025. So what can be done to protect defence assets? On May 3,… Continue reading Honey traps, cyberattacks and the world of safeguarding defence capabilities in the digital age

How Innovative Materials Can Bolster Defence Capabilities

For unmanned aerial vehicles, carbon fibre-reinforced polymers provide the agility and range necessary for successful reconnaissance and surveillance missions. By Subbu Venkatachalam Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of our soldiers on the front lines demands equipping them with the finest materials. In the modern defence landscape, materials play a critical role in providing protection for… Continue reading How Innovative Materials Can Bolster Defence Capabilities