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IMTMA celebrates 50 Years of IMTEX during ‘IMTEX 2019 & Tooltech 2019’

image IMTMA celebrates 50 Years of IMTEX during ‘IMTEX 2019 & Tooltech 2019’

New Delhi, Jan 15 (KNN) Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is celebrating 50 years of IMTEX as it organizes ‘IMTEX 2019 & Tooltech 2019’ at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from January 24 to 30, 2019.

An initiative of IMTMA, IMTEX is a flagship event for the Indian metal cutting industry. It is South and South East Asia's apex exhibition showcasing the latest trends as well as technological refinements from India and other global players.

Whereas, Tooltech 2019 is a premier event concurrent showcasing machine tool accessories, metrology and CAD/CAM cutting tools, tooling systems and current trends in the tooling industry.

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.

Since its beginning in 1969 in Mumbai it has showcased every change and shift in metalworking technology to enable Indian manufacturers to innovate, reinvent, evolve and stay relevant for their customers.

Over a period of 50 years the exhibition has brought diverse groups and stakeholders on a common platform for knowledge sharing and transacting business.

IMTEX 2019 held at BIEC is covering an exhibition space of around 80,000 square metres with participation from over 1000 exhibitors from 23 countries.

Reminiscing about IMTEX, Chairman, Exhibitions-IMTMA, Jamshyd N. Godrej said, “Understanding the needs of manufacturing industry has been IMTMA’s core strength over these years. IMTMA took a lead in showcasing global developments when Indian manufacturing industry was in a nascent stage. We made a start 50 years ago and we are immensely proud of how the show has evolved in 5 decades and fostered an understanding among the manufacturing fraternity”.

Speaking about IMTEX’s relevance, President-IMTMA, P. Ramadas said, “IMTEX is a must attend exhibition for technology enthusiasts. It is at IMTEX that latest technologies which are widely prevalent in overseas countries are launched and displayed live. The current edition of IMTEX will showcase advanced technologies like 3D printing, internet of things, automation, robotics, and Industry 4.0.”

Continuing with its efforts of providing world-class exhibition facilities IMTMA has added a new hall (Hall 5) at BIEC premises to cater to the increasing demands of space at IMTEX.

IMTMA is introducing two exclusive pavilions: Additive Manufacturing Expo and Factory of the Future: An Expo on Industry 4.0.

The pavilion on Additive Manufacturing will familiarize the manufacturing fraternity with the techno-commercial advantages of additive manufacturing. The pavilion on Industry 4.0 will be a platform to see and experience all facets of implementation of Industry 4.0

The exhibition will also have seminars on these technologies. The seminar on Factory of the Future: Industry 4.0 will be held on January 25, 2019. The seminar on Additive Manufacturing will be held on January 26 and 28, 2019.

IMTMA has also constituted an Eco Design Award to encourage exhibitors to use eco-friendly materials in construction of their stall.

The best eco-friendly stall at the exhibition will be conferred with the Eco Design Award. The award will be presented on January 25, 2019.

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