Event preview India: IMTEX Forming 2018 & Tooltech 2018

Author / Editor: Ahlam Rais / Lina Klass

The ‘IMTEX Forming 2018 & Tooltech 2018’, a B2B exhibition of metal forming technologies will take place in Bengaluru this January.

Overview of the last edition of IMTEX Forming.
Overview of the last edition of IMTEX Forming.
(Source: IMTEX)

The Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is organizing its flagship event ‘IMTEX Forming 2018 & Tooltech 2018’ at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru from January 25–30, 2018.

The event will be a significant exhibition for South East Asia with the presence of leading national and international manufacturing firms from the metal forming sector. Organized in a gross area of 33,000 square meters, the six-day exhibition serves as an important platform for the machine tool industry by showcasing the latest technologies in metal forming. Innovations in technologies, robotics and automation, welding and joining, wire-forming and drawing, presses, die casting, hydro forming, sheet metal forming machines, presses for special applications, dies and moulds, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and elements, testing machines, and so on will be at display.

Core industries of metal forming technologies

The exhibition will feature several companies introducing new technologies to suit many user industries such as aerospace, defence, automobiles, auto components, capital goods, electrical and electronics, earth moving and construction, food processing and dairy equipment, and many others. High level delegations from public and private sector industries will also be present as trade delegations.

Attracting footfall at IMTEX

This exclusive business-to-business event will attract Indian and foreign exhibitors who would offer a range of technologically innovative manufacturing and engineering products and applications. Around 500 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest technologies at the show. The event will also witness participation from 23 countries including India and group participation from three countries. For visitors it will be a virtual treat to see the machines ‘live’ which enables them to take quick decisions to procure the technologies.

Coinciding with the show, IMTMA is organizing an International Seminar on Forming Technology (a seminar on trends in metal forming) on January 24, 2018.

IMTEX Forming 2018 & Tooltech 2018 will also feature events such as Connect (an awareness programme on machine tool industry), Reverse International Buyer-Seller Meet (an interaction platform for machine tool manufacturers and international buyers), i2 (Industry-Institution) and Academia Pavilion (an event for academia and industry to interact).

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