Industrial Manufacturing

Aranca's team of technical experts in areas like material sciences, production technologies, industrial engineering and mechatronics have executed a variety of patent related assignments in different fields such as heat transfer, material science, metallurgy, automation, welding, clutch & gearing systems, press tools, bearings, air conditioning and packaging.

From start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, our 30+ clients in this segment have leveraged our technical knowledge in this field for novelty, invalidation, freedom-to-operate and landscape studies, as also performing design searches for different products.

Track Record


200+ Industrial Manufacturing IP Research Projects conducted

200+

Projects conducted.

150+ Industrial manufacturing technologies covered

150+

Industrial manufacturing technologies covered by our consultants.

30+ Industrial Manufacturing IP Research Clients

30+

Clients including packaging, automotive, and other manufacturers.

100,000+ Man hours of IP research experience

100,000+

Man hours of research experience.

Domain Expertise

Significant breadth and depth of experience across the Industrial Manufacturing domain.


Machines/Equipment

  • Motors/Pumps
  • Earth Moving Equipment
  • Material Handling Systems
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Defence Equipment

Manufacturing Processes

  • 3D Printing
  • Micro-drilling
  • Injection Moulding
  • Extrusion
  • Blow Moulding

Materials

  • Alloys
  • Carbon/Glass Fibres
  • High Performance Polymers
  • Bio-materials
  • Smart Materials

Heat Management

  • HVAC
  • Refrigeration
  • Humidifiers
  • Heat Control Systems
  • Heat Insulation Systems

Sustainability

  • CO2 Reduction
  • NOx Management
  • Waste Treatment
  • Cost Effective Solutions
  • Safety Systems

Peripheral Systems

  • Packaging
  • Labelling
  • Printing
  • Tooling
  • Surface Treatment Systems

Examples of Our Work in Industrial Manufacturing


Technology Intelligence


R&D Strategy Roadmaps

  • Future applications of polylactic acid (PLA) in additive manufacturing (AM) for the sports industry
  • Identification of alternative technologies for laser micro-drilling
  • Technology roadmap for extrusion dies for electrical discharge machining (EDM)

White Space Analysis

  • Identification of unmet needs pertaining to existing environmental test equipment
  • White space analysis related to dye-sublimation printer
  • Identifying potential areas of development in plasma welding technology

Technology Landscape | Innovation Focus

  • Identifying technologies pertaining to CO2 emission reduction in a steel production plant
  • Technology classification in the domain of abrasive water jet technology
  • Technology landscape study for different pressure control mechanisms in an injection molding machine

Monetizing Existing Technical Know-how

  • Valuation of a patent related to a thermocouple-based refrigerating system
  • Identification of potential licensee for a technology related to a process for multi-layer blow molding
  • Estimation of licensing fee for a patent related to a carbon-fiber composite ultrasonic milling device

Technology Scouting and Acquisition

  • Scouting technologies for low-cost and light weight material handling systems
  • Solutions to problems pertaining to recycling of PET bottles
  • Feasibility analysis for using high powered water-jet machining as a replacement to wire-cut machining

Product Design for Emerging Technologies/ Markets

  • Use of laser sintering technology for precision watch gear designs
  • Scouting for low-cost diaphragm pumps used in a liquid dispenser
  • Technology assessment related to use of additive manufacturing for producing tennis racquets

IP Strategy


Prosecution Support

  • Novelty search pertaining to a drill support for counter boring applications
  • Patentability study for technology related to hydraulic power coupling for agricultural equipment
  • Patent drafting for technology pertaining to PDC cutters used in drilling and mining operations

Prior Art Searches

  • Invalidity search for technology related to a method of cleaning stamping dies
  • State of art search for technology pertaining to submerged-arc welding of light metals
  • Freedom-to-operate search to identify potential infringement possibilities for foot pedal valves in earth moving equipment

Portfolio Analysis

  • Patent portfolio analysis for technologies related to NOx reduction from cement factories
  • Identification of key patents for licensing purpose from portfolio related to hermetic compressor oil cooling systems
  • Patent quality assessment for a patent portfolio related to multi-functional nozzles used in beverage dispensers

Technology/ Patent Landscape

  • Patent landscape to analyze the domain of extrusion moulding for production of wood plastic composites
  • Identification of potential competitors in the domain of waste plastics to fuel conversion
  • Benchmarking of patent portfolio related to vibratory finishing processes

Licensing Program Support

  • Identification of potential buyer for technologies pertaining to a scroll compressor in a HVAC system
  • Licensing rate estimation for a technology pertaining to tungsten silicide deposition process in semiconductor manufacture
  • Out licensing support for portfolio related to a single station blow molding – filling – labelling technology

M&A Support

  • Valuation of patent portfolio for technologies related to indoor accelerated environmental test chambers for M&A purpose
  • Due diligence for technologies related to rapid prototyping of medicines for M&A purpose
  • Potential partner identification for technology pertaining to automatic feed system for ultrasonic machining

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