Nextgen Plasma: Imparting excellence and expertise in the welding industry
The arc welding industry is witnessing exponential growth over the past few years. This industry significantly contributes to the metalworking industry by optimizing the cost in the metal fabrication process that plays a pivotal role in the development of infrastructure in a country. This sector majorly thrives on the appropriate expertise and relevant acuity of some decade-old corporations that are in a continuous process to offer value-added services.
Nextgen Plasma is one such well-reckoned name that brings conventional methodologies and modern innovative techniques under the same umbrella to serve this industry with unparalleled offerings. In our brand-new edition, we take you to a short tour to witness what makes this vintage organization, a matchless player in the industry.
An overlay of the company
Incepted in the year 2012, Nextgen Plasma has emerged out a leader in its niche domain- welding & cutting systems. Evolving from a family-owned business that was set up in 1988, Nextgen Plasma has raised the bars of service standards in the respective industry, since its inception. Intending to grant effective economic solutions to the customers for enhanced productivity via automation, defect-free welds, services for joining difficult materials, energy conservation, man-power optimization and enhanced mean-time between failures, the company is making a name in the game.
At present, with its headquarter in Kolkata and Manufacturing & Service facilities in Howrah, Nextgen Plasma Pvt. Ltd. manufactures Automated Welding and Cutting systems at its manufacturing plant. Additionally, the veteran company is prominently representing multiple enterprises as an authorized OEM Distributor for Victor Thermal Dynamic in the USA for Plasma Cutting systems and Premium Distributor for Kemppi Oy, Finland.
Nextgen Plasma has ensured its steadfast presence in the industry bringing major enterprises from diverse sectors under the umbrella of its clientele-Defence Units, Public Sector Undertakings and MNCs in the sector of Shipbuilding, Power Plant, Railways, Material Handling & Construction Equipment.
Meet the brains behind the success of Nextgen Plasma
- Sharmita Paul, the Chair Person of Nextgen Plasma, keeps the whole workforce motivated via her inspirational beliefs, thought process and business acumen. Her excellent prudence in fiscal management and product pricing has allowed Nextgen Plasma to ensure the growth in leaps and bounds. Her guidance has been a beacon of hope to the associated individual amid troubled times.
- Devasis Paul, the Technical Director, has helped the company excel in the industry via comprehensive application engineering of arc welding and thermal cutting. His exclusive technical knowledge has allowed Nextgen to be in symphony with tech trends.
About its Competitive edge
Nextgen Plasma prioritizes customers’ satisfaction by comprehending their genuine requirements and granting them with product and services, that entirely sync with their aspirations. The team takes pride in its core business philosophy, where acknowledging the customer’s problems related to welding & cutting and catering to those issues accordingly as per their best ability, is quite crucial. Keeping its integrity and morality intact, Nextgen Plasma believes in delivering credible solutions to its adored clientele.
Enriched with three decades of experience, the connoisseur offers application engineering solutions making it a preferred choice over its peers. Nextgen’s expertise is well-reckoned by some of India’s premium business houses. And most of most, what ensures its absolute edge in the market, is a wholesome package of best-suited products, training and after-sales services.
An outstanding business model
A unique business model can allow a company to stand out of the crowd. Nextgen’s business model is also an exemplar of how to set sail in the industry by being relevant at the same time. Leading the industry at the forefront, they never rely upon OEM services and offer explicit services to the fullest extent to their adored end-customers.
Amid the pandemic, they operated from home and stood beside their customers by offering constant online support. As soon as the business world resumed its operations, Nextgen brought its operations back on track which testifies their versatile model. Harmonizing with the new normal drive, the company executed export orders amid strict nationwide lockdown that proves their dedication and determination to serve the client’s needs, irrespective of the circumstances.
Scalability in continuation with out-of-the-box offerings
To escalate the ladders of success and prosperity, Nextgen has come up with a Solution Centre partnering as per its principals like Kemppi (a world-leading Finnish Digital Welding Equipment manufacturing ) & Victor Thermal Dynamics (a Member of ESAB Group), the welding giant of the world, reckoned for providing an absolute solution to the manufacturing industry.
Moreover, the company strives to bring forth Robotic solutions for its end customers for ensuring state-of-the-art solutions. To scale greater heights and expand its reach, Nextgen will introduce Classroom Training sessions for Welders via Virtual Reality. This innovative drive will transform the overall dimension of conventional welding training and making them a pioneer in the domain.
Here and there, Team Nextgen keeps itself in harmony with the latest tech trends. “We always endeavour to keep ourselves updated to the time and technology and align our product portfolio as per the market demand.”, states the Chairman.
About its team management competency
Nextgen Plasma adeptly manages to enhance the team’s skills and competencies. They firmly believe that the latest technologies keep the present generation energetic and motivated enough to seek innovative solutions and contribute majorly to the growth of the organization. The performance-based appreciation allows them to keep each team member inspired enough to be the best version of oneself. The management well acknowledges the fact that customer satisfaction is an outcome of collaborative efforts of all the service department and thereby, a great symphony is maintained among them all.
Expressing their insights on encountering criticism, the leaders assert that they consider criticism as a firm challenge to their thought process and a way to improve their performances. To them, it is an aspect that allows them to be sensible enough to make better decisions while snapping off their conceited image if any.
Amid difficult times, at Nextgen Plasma, the management ensures to motivate the workforce by frequent training sessions and road-map planning discussions. Both the key officials, firmly emphasize the utilization of latest concepts, advanced mode of operation, automation in the business process that make the employees forge ahead with high-spirits and prove themselves as a beneficial asset to the company.
Glimpses of the achievements and accolades
Nextgen Plasma has remarkably contributed to the welding industry, be with its trendiest processes for mass production of LPG cylinders or energy-efficient inverter technology, facilitating faster and cheaper business operations. Earlier, prominently know as Paul Engineering & Consultants, the company bagged Distributor of the Year Award in 2009 from Kemppi Oy, Finland for in Dusseldorf.
Furthermore, Nextgen Plasma was recognized with an award for its highest sales in a specific high-end brand in 2018, by Kemppi itself.
The company foresees an effulgent future ahead as it is in continuous process of introducing Robotic system for demonstration and application engineering. Being a pioneer with this initiative, it will revolutionize the industry with an exclusive automation process. To make pace with the ‘New Normal’ and add value to the society, soon they will grant more employability to the youths via their extensive Training on CNC and Robotic Machine Operations.