Innovative tech at 2014 Automotive Engineering Show (AES)
2014 Automotive Engineering Show (AES) at Auto Cluster Exhibition Centre, Chinchwad, Pune, India unveiled Dry-lube Equipment & consumables – an Italian Patented Technology, developed by m/s ALTEA Srl, Italy by 3C Solutions India Pvt Ltd. Launches included Bettinelli Automation Components’ heavy duty Turn Tables coupled with SEW Motoreducers (TRW Series), EYP Model Pulse Wrench for highest torque accuracy in industrial fastening apps by Micromeasures Metrelogy, AUTOLEAN APQP solution for automotive suppliers by Steepgraph Systems to manage all APQP process functions from one system, HumiSeal’s UV50 and UV500 conformal coating products, and Axxon’s fast-charging carbon battery for solar power applications.
Other technologies showcased include the world’s smallest, lightest, and most affordable contact/non-contact portable measurement system, FARO Edge ScanArm ES, SICK’s unique deTec4 Core safety light curtain and, ECOPHOTOx-CR Waste Coolant Recovery and Reuse System by Praj Industries. Associate partner Siemens PLM India hosted a session on Energy Savings with Tecnomatix Plant Simulation Solution. S N Ambardekar, Chief Mentor, Zensman Consultants & Ex. VP Manufacturing – Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors addressed tactics for ‘Lean Manufacturing for Competitive Advantage’. Automation solutions were shown by Henkel Adhesive Technologies, ifm electronic GmbH, Gantner Instruments GmbH, Praj Industries Ltd., Metal Power Analytical (I) Pvt. Ltd. among others.
Mr Raj Manek, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt India said, “The competency and competitiveness of India’s auto industry has received global attention. As competition intensifies among vehicle manufacturers, companies across the value chain must adapt their strategies to aim for operational excellence. We are glad that companies see Automotive Engineering Show as a platform to source new technologies and connect with the industry. Adding this show to our portfolio will significantly complement our existing fair – ACMA Automechanika.”
Commenting on how Automotive Engineering Show complements the growth of the sector, Mr. R. R. Jadhav, Commissioner – Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation said: “With the large pool of talented workforce and customer base, India is already on its way to becoming the world’s biggest automotive hub. By bringing forward new innovations and facilitating interaction between manufacturers and OEMs, the Automotive Engineering Show serves as an important platform in taking this sector to the next stage. Being one of India’s most important automotive hubs, I am glad that Messe Frankfurt decided to host this important tradeshow at PCMC, Pune.”