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Machine Doctor

Switchon helps factories optimise performance by proactively detecting technical woes

RA Chandroo

Growing up in a family that owned a small-scale iron and steel fabrication business, Aniruddha and Avra Banerjee were aware of what sudden machine downtime could lead to. “We always followed constrained deadlines but every time a machine broke down and production halted, we couldn’t deliver on time,” says Aniruddha.

While trying to fix this problem for their family, Aniruddha, a software engineer, and


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