Automotive Engineering Show 2015 Chennai edition, 7 – 9 July
Automotive Engineering Show (AES) held from 29 – 31 May was conducive to OEMs, auto component manufacturers and machine builders. 3,076 visitors attended and 100 brands showcased innovations and manufacturing solutions. R R Jadhav, Commissioner – Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation spoke highly of AES’ cost-optimising solutions for automotive manufacturing as it further strengthens India’s quest to being a major automotive hub.
Raj Manek, MD, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd laid emphasis on the automotive sector’s role in fuelling growth in economy. Through Automotive Engineering Show and ACMA Automechanika New Delhi, the unit hopes to ensures access for Indian automotive sector to more advanced solutions, apart from opening up opportunities for international partnerships and collaborations.
Derrick Ong, Manager, SICK Product Center Asia Pte. Ltd. and associate Omkar Deshmane, Engineer – Key Account, SICK India Pvt Ltd were happy with AES, which serves as a platform for automotive solutions for manufacturers and OEMs. Business-generating potential sees 35% exhibitors confirm participation for 2015 Chennai edition from 7 – 9 July, 2015.
2014 AES participants point to low-cost automation to improve productivity and operational excellence. Furthermore, Indian auto market is welcoming hybrid cars and battery operated tech in small capacities. In its quest to being a USD 40 billion industry by 2015-16, Indian auto-component industry needs to work towards implementing manufacturing solutions that improve productivity and lower costs.