On 28th January 2015 the students of ISBR had the opportunity to visit Karnataka Hybrid Micro Devices where they learnt about the various processes of production and management.
Karnataka Hybrid Micro Devices Limited (KHMDL) is a diversified Electronics company specializing in design, development and manufacture of custom-built Hybrid Micro Circuits for Aerospace, Automotive and other high-reliability applications. It has an ISRO approved state-of-the art manufacturing line for Space grade Hybrids with comprehensive in-house Environmental Screening facility for MIL requirements.
KHMDL uses ERP to support its manufacturing, marketing and recruitment process. Being one in only four companies manufacturing such hybrid IC’s, it approaches better relationship and to the quality approach to meet client needs. It has also got clients in U.S. To compete BHEL which is one of the competitors, Organization uses on time delivery approach with better technology to meet client targets.
It also takes care of supply chain department using ERP and Better relationship approach to counter competition. To determine cost reduction and meet market prices, it also uses cheap raw materials which are passed through quality test. The best example of their success is Mission Mars of ISRO.
Beside their product quality, it also speaks about a better management and co-operation between departments that can lead to success.
It was overall a great learning experience for all the students.