The Electrical Insulation Materials (EIM) Division of IEEMA comprises of manufacturers and users of electrical insulating materials. The indigenous insulating material industry has been catering to the needs of most of the insulation materials. Of late Indian industry has been making inroads into export markets in developed countries. Over the years the industry has built the infrastructure for the manufacture and application of composites, mica based insulating materials, synthetic resins & enamels etc.
Demand for insulating materials is a derived demand. The key segments contributing to this derived demand are Rotating Machines, Switchgear, Transformers and Industrial Cables.
Members felt that 2018-19 would be better than 2017-18.
European Markets are improving and the price realization is better. Payment cycle continues to long and delayed. Gradual shift to Electrification by Railways will definitely help in growth of Electrical Industry.