Event preview Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2018 ready to roll!

Author / Editor: Ahlam Rais / Ahlam Rais

The trade fair will act as a prime location for the machine tool industry to get an insight into the latest technological happenings. Three concurrent events alongside the show are also expected to elevate the status of this year’s edition.

Expected to be held from July 06-09, 2018 in New Delhi, India, the business show displays cutting edge technologies and innovations on a single platform.
Expected to be held from July 06-09, 2018 in New Delhi, India, the business show displays cutting edge technologies and innovations on a single platform.
(Source: AMTEX)

The Indian machine tool industry is globally ranked 12th in production and 8th in consumption, according to the latest Gardner Research Survey 2017. Industry experts have also predicted that the domestic market is expected to grow 25–30 % in the next couple of years provided it receives continued support from the Indian Government. In such a positive scenario, it seems to be the perfect time to host one of the leading machine tool events in the country – the Asian Machine Tool Exhibition (AMTEX).

Supported by the Association of Ludhiana Machine Tool Industries (ALMTI) and expected to be held from July 06-09, 2018 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, India, the business show displays cutting edge technologies and innovations on a single platform. This year marks the 11th edition of the trade fair which will look forward to attract the who’s who of the industry.

Some of the leading names from the sector that have already confirmed participation include Ace Micromatic Group, Mitsubishi Electric, Marposs, Zeiss, Mitutoyo and many more. AMTEX 2018 will welcome exhibitors from UK, Japan, Italy, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, Turkey & Singapore and will also showcase exclusive International pavilions of China and Taiwan.

In terms of visitors, the show receives heavy footfalls from the automobile & auto components sector, electric and electronics segment and the process plant and machinery industry. It is also popular among visitors interested in the aerospace, capital goods, defence, earth moving equipment and infrastructure industries.


The highlight of this edition is the ‘GoConnect’ online platform through which pre-registered visitors can book meetings with their desired exhibitors beforehand in order to network, discover opportunities, hold business discussions or even discover their recent innovations. This enables the visitor to come better prepared with all his concerns and solve all his queries with the selected exhibitors. Other attractions of the trade fair include the presence of three additional concurrent events that will focus on trending subjects such as quality, metrology, tooling, automation and robotics.

Quality and Metrology – Q MET 2018

Titled ‘Q MET 2018’, this show is all about displaying the latest technologies and products in the quality and metrology sector. The unique aspect about this event is that dedicated players from across the globe will be presenting a wide range of measuring technologies, material testing, QA systems or services, analytical apparatus, optoelectronics and laser trackers.

Tooling – Intertool Delhi

Supported by the Association of German Tool Manufacturers and making its debut in India, ‘Intertool Delhi’ will be exhibiting the current technologies and solutions in the Power & Hand Tools sector. The Austrian exhibition brand ‘Intertool’ has already held similar expos in other countries. The presence of manufacturers, traders and importers of hand tools for metal, wire, pipe, stone, wood, glass, ceramic and plastic work; power tools; pneumatic tools; hydraulic tools; painting & finishing work tools; fixing tools; diamond & carbide tools; hardware, consumables, tool storage, working garments and PPE (personal protective equipment) can be witnessed here.

Automation & Robotics

Right from motion, servo & actuator drives; quality monitoring & control systems to robot welding systems and 3D printing machines. All of this and much more will be available at the automation & robotics segment. The show will bring together some of the recent products and solutions in the field which will assist visitors to learn and explore this field further.

The Indian machine tool industry is poised for growth and it is events like AMTEX that prove to be beneficial in bridging the gap between industry leaders and customers. So, if you are looking at finding out the latest technological innovations in the Indian market or planning to source products or services from domestic or global players, this is the place to be!

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