Capital goods industry body Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) who represents a pool of talent in engineering and management skills have strongly persuaded the government to ban all non-standard stainless steel being used for consumer ware in the country.
PPMAI Chairman Yatinder Pal Singh Suri said Tuesday “The steel ministry has been requested by PPMAI to modify the stainless steel products quality control order to stop an influx of seconds, and defective and non-standard products in all grades of stainless steel from foreign and domestic sources”.
“Stainless steel is the top choice for cookware for its versatility, durability, and safety the non-standard grades of stainless steel are currently being used for consumer ware, including utensils in the country. In a low-end industrial application, such grades are used by small fabricators for critical smaller equipment in industrial applications which can lead to failures, accidents, and fatalities. It accounts for more than 60% of the Indian market and surprisingly is not included in the quality control order,” Suri said
Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) represents a pool of talent in engineering and management skills have proven track record in basic design, multidisciplinary detailed engineering, and manufacturing of plant and equipment.