Event preview India: Emerging trends in Die-Casting Technology (Alucast 2018)
The International Conference and Exhibition on Die Casting Technology will be held at the India Expo Mart on 6 – 8 December 2018. The theme for the event is emerging trends in die casting technology.
A technical conference spanning all three days will feature presentation of articles by internationally recognised experts on diverse aspects of die casting technology which are emerging and are likely to greatly influence the manner in which die cast parts are conceived, produced and used. The technical papers will be supplemented by product presentations, introducing some of the most significant recent advances. The manufacturing process, manufacturing equipment, materials used and part design are the four pillars which derive strength and benefit from any advancement in Die Casting Technology.
The conference at Alucast by focusing on the above topics, aims to assist the Die Casting community in India to remain technologically advanced and competitive.
Mr. Prasan Firodia, President – Alucast, Managing Director- Force Motors & Jaya Hind Industries is upbeat about the upcoming edition of the event “Alucast 2018 would not only present knowledge and information about the core industry, but also explore the emerging trends which are bound to have a considerable impact on the future of the industry. To remain competitive, sustained efforts are needed to continuously raise the bar on productivity, quality, ease of manufacture and appropriate technology. Alucast 2018 will present and highlight leading players from the segment offering innovative solutions.”
Concurrent to the conference, the exhibition with over 8000 SqM area, housing approximately 150 exhibitors will showcase machines, accessories, dies, materials, and services with the latest technology. This will be an ideal opportunity for practising die casters to network with the best in the business and derive maximum benefit from the experience. The event will also be an occasion to felicitate and reward foundries that have shown outstanding performance in the year gone by. Additionally, the best casting award will recognize the outstanding casting designs of the year.
Indian auto-components industry is expected to register a turnover of US$ 115 billion by FY 20–21 and US$ 200 billion by 2026. This augurs well for the die-casting industry as the auto industry accounts for 70 percent of the consumption. Sonia Prashar, Managing Director, NürnbergMesse India is optimistic about the development of the event and the Industry “With a 20 % percent growth over last edition, Alucast 2018 promises to be bigger and better than before. These impressive numbers correspond to the growing importance of the die casting industry in India. At Alucast, we offer a business platform which gives participants an opportunity to showcase their latest products and technology and network with a global audience.”
The Aluminium Casters' Association of India (Alucast) is a registered body, with Head Office at Pune, Maharashtra. It is managed by a Board of Trustees. Its list of members includes manufacturers of aluminum castings, users of castings, manufacturers and suppliers of die casting machines and peripherals for die casting machines, foundry chemicals and consumables, design software, casting process simulation software, dies, and others connected with casting manufacture and post casting processes.
This article was first published on www.spotlightmetal.com.