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16,000 visitors at DIEMOULD INDIA 2008 and Tooltech 2008 in Bangalore Print E-mail
Written by Arjun   
Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Exhibition generated a huge interest among technical students

Bangalore: “DIEMOULD INDIA 2008” and “Tooltech 2008”, the prestigious exhibitions organised by Tool and Gauge Manufacturers Association (TAGMA) and Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) respectively witnessed never seen before activity with 16,000 visitors. Majority of the visitors were representatives of business organisations followed by technical students from across Karnataka and all over India. The four day exhibition, held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bangalore concluded yesterday. 

N K DhandMr. N. K. Dhand President of IMTMA said, “India made a strong statement as a market as well as a production destination with Tooltech 2008. Business orders worth Rs. 85 million were generated and enquiries worth Rs.280 million were made. The industry is highly optimistic with the global interest in India being shown during these 4 days.”

Mr. S. C. Kalyanpur, President of TAGMA said, “TAGMA is delighted to see many engineering and diploma students at the exhibition. This shows, against the popular belief, that manufacturing industry can also attract cthe best talent in India. DIEMOULD INDIA 2008 exhibition has ascertained the growth of the industry with the level of interest shown particularly by the auto & auto ancillary market. As India is becoming a global manufacturing hub for automotives, Indian manufacturers are confident of making most out of it.”

The 6th edition of DIEMOULD INDIA 2008 is the largest international exhibition in India covering the tool room Industry. 273 exhibitors from 17 countries will occupy a display area of 1,54,500 square feet. Some of the countries participating in the exhibition are Australia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, etc. There will also be international pavilions from China, Germany and Singapore.

The 10th edition of Tooltech 2008, a unique international exhibition in South & South East Asia, is a ‘B2B’ event featuring newest trends in cutting tools, tooling technologies, production aids, machine tool accessories, metrology, and CAD-CAM equipment & software. 106 exhibitors from 13 countries including a country-group participation from Germany, will exhibit products valued over Rs. 4 crore over an exhibition area of 23,000 square feet. The exhibition will enable manufacturing industry to witness newest global trends and to gauge future technologies that are likely to shape up in this segment.

About TAGMA

Established in 1990, TAGMA has 450 members – all leading Indian tool rooms with ISO 9001 certification. The association organises delegations, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, etc. across the country. The association aims to promote training and the diffusion of knowledge in the industry for achieving greater efficiency. The association is headquartered in Mumbai and with registered office in Bangalore, and chapters in Chennai and Pune. TAGMA is affiliated to the world tooling association as a member of Federation of Asian Die & Mould Association (FADMA) and International Special Tooling & Machining Association (ISTMA). Mr. N. Reguraj is the current Chairman of FADMA. For more info: www.tagmaindia.org

About IMTMA

Constituted more than 60 years ago for promotional support, IMTMA today represents the entire machine tool industry in India. The association has over the years deeply committed itself to support the industry to increase competitiveness, technology, productivity and quality to ensure its overall advancement and growth. IMTMA is proactive in taking new initiatives to promote advancement of the metalworking manufacturing industry in India. Tooltech is one of the key initiatives of the Association. For more info:  www.imtma.in

 
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