Bengaluru To Host Experts On Factories Of The Future At IMTEX 2017

As manufacturing becomes advanced moving towards machines which talk to each other and cars are driven without drivers, how would the future factory look like, are some of the issues to be deliberated by top experts from the US, Germany, Japan and UK and India when they converge in Bengaluru hosting a global machine tools show – IMTEX 2017 – beginning January 26.

EEPC India, the country’s apex body for engineering exporters, would leverage the forthcoming flagship ‘IMTEX 2017’ to reach out to the manufacturing giants , seeking to further integrate into the global supply chain. At the concurrent international seminar sessions, Mr Ben Kitcher of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC) of UK would participate in the discussion on “Factory of the Future”.

He would be joined by other international experts from Germany, USA, Japan, UK, Switzerland as well as from India to deliberated on technology areas and their applications related to engineering.

EEPC India Chairman Mr T S Bhasin said, his country would showcase best of its high-technology and equipment in machine tools to overseas buyers converging at the flagship engineering show .

The apex engineering exports body is giving special focus on manufacturing in south India and partnering with the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) which , in turn gears up to host 1,000 exhibitors and 90,000 visitors from across the globe for the week-long mega engineering show.

“ At our own level, we have invited about 80 overseas buyers to interact with Indian engineering firms , offering high technology solutions for a range of industries from automobile, aero-space, aviation to precision engineering,” Chairman of the EEPC India said in a statement.

The council, would also be hosting its annual flagship India Engineering Sourcing Show at Chennai from March 16-18, 2017 in which over 500 global firms would be converging to explore and further strengthen their outsourcing from India. “ The interest has been enhanced with programmes like Make in India ,” said Mr Bhasin.

EEPC is also publishing a directory of these overseas buyers and would be organising specific programmes like Business to Business meetings at the IMTEX show .

An initiative of IMTMA, IMTEX is a flagship event for the metal cutting industry showcasing the latest trends as well as technological refinements from India and other global players. The mega event attracts visitors from a wide spectrum of manufacturing and ancillary industries including key decision and policy makers as well as industry captains who are keen to source latest technologies and manufacturing solutions for their product lines.

Trade delegations from sectors such as auto components, automobiles, aerospace, defence, railways, power, capital goods, consumer goods, space technologies, etc. will be visiting the exhibition at Reverse Buyer-Seller Meet(RBSM) being organised by EEPC India. The exhibition will feature over 1000 exhibitors. The group participation this time around is from 7 countries: China, Germany, Spain, Italy, USA, Taiwan and Czech Republic.