Webel-Fujisoft-Vara Centre of Excellence Challenges the Conventional way of Idol-Making
14 February 2022: Challenging the conventional way of how an idol is made, Webel-Fujisoft-Vara Centre of Excellence (CoE), an initiative of the Govt. of West Bengal in association with Department of Information Technology & Electronics and Directorate of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt. of West Bengal recently unveiled a deity of Maa Saraswati, which was completely crafted and printed in the laboratory of CoE, through Additive Manufacturing. This symbolic project demonstrates the distinctive benefits of Additive Manufacturing and the scope it has in the Indian manufacturing sector.
The CoE which is a state-of-the-art facility in Kolkata, has been developed by Fujisoft Vara (P) Ltd., a joint venture between Fujisoft Inc., Japan and Vara Technology, India. It is India’s first platform that harnesses the full scope of the technologies of Industry 4.0 to power industries through innovation, incubation, and develop future-ready talent, delivering an unmatched value proposition through collaboration with the world’s finest institutions and knowledge organizations.
The CoE has collaborated with one of the world’s leading 3D equipment manufacturing company, Stratasys, to set up a state-of-the-art 3D Printing lab with 7 industrial grade machines – the first of its kind in the Eastern India. The CoE offers services in 3D consulting, design and printing services to corporates and MSMEs to transform their ideas into quick reality. The large number of industrial grade machines available in the CoE also allows for batch manufacturing capabilities. The CoE offers a variety of courses to train young graduate engineers and professionals in all aspects of additive manufacturing and 3D Printing as well as design.