Sheet Metal Forming is rapidly developing many exciting alternatives in terms of processes, superlative features in new generation equipment and software. There have been significant improvements in materials and press tools for conventional and hot forming. Global Industry Trends indicate potential for significant improvement in Productivity, Quality and Cost Performance by rapid proliferation and assimilation of these new developments.

With a view to highlight, inspire and infuse adoption of the evolving trends in Forming Technologies , Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a one day "International Seminar on Forming Technology 2018" on 24 January 2018 in conjunction with IMTEX FORMING 2018 exhibition at BIEC Bangalore

  • Processes
  • Equipment & Software
  • Materials & Tools

Renowned national and international companies and research institutes from Germany, USA, Italy, Sweden and India will share their expertise and latest developments in the field of Forming technology.


0800 - 1000


1000 - 1100

Inaugural & Keynote Session
Keynote Address : Latest Trends of extensive use of Composites in Aerospace and Automotive Sectors Dr. Dirk Landgrebe, Fraunhofer IWU Chemnitz; Director Technical University of Chemnitz Professor for Forming and Joining

1100 - 1130

Tea / Coffee




Equipment & Software

Materials & Tools

1130 - 1210

“Innovative process chains for alternative drive concepts in e mobility” - Fraunhofer IWU, Germany

"Trends in Metal Forming :Press Shop of the Future"- AIDA Europe S.R.L, Italy

"Hot stamping Dies :Practical Case Study" - Schuler Pressen GmbH, Germany

1210 - 1215

Change Over

1215 - 1255

"New Processes for Composite Production in Automotive and Aerospace Industry, - Dieffenbacher GmbH Maschinen und Anlagenbau, Germany

"Hot Forming Presses" - Isgec Heavy Engg., India + AP&T , Sweden

"Laser Die Hardening" - Laserline GmbH, Germany

1255 - 1400


1400 - 1440

"New Manufacturing concept (Monozukuri) for Machine Tools' Cover" - Amada, India

"Evolution and Innovations at Flow Forming & Spin Forming Machines" - MJC Engineering & Technology, USA

"Capability building for Skin Panel Stamping Dies " - Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, India

1440 - 1445

Change Over

1445 - 1525

"Transforming the Ordinary into Extraordinary through Tube Hydroforming" - Electropneumatics & Hydraulics, India

"Driving Productivity in Stamping Through Technological Innovations" - Autoform Engineering, Germany / India

"Advanced Materials for Forming Applications" - IIT Bombay, India

1525 - 1600

Tea / Coffee

1600 - 1640

"A case for IC Engine from Sheet Metal" - IIT Bombay, India

"Evolution and Innovations at Punch Press Machine" - Trumpf Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH , Germany

"Determining Formability of Sheet Metal" - GOM / APM Technologies, India

1640 - 1645

Change Over

1645 - 1725

"3D Roll Forming Center for Rapid Prototyping of Automotive Parts" - data M Sheet Metal Solutions GmbH, Germany

"Process chain simulation to investigate functional properties" - Simufact Engineering GmbH, Germany

"Adhesive Technology for leak proof sheet metal part joining" - 3M, India


Users of forming technology equipment from diverse sectors such as Automotive, Auto Components, Aerospace, Defense, Railways, Heavy Engineering, Machine Tools, Die and Molds, White Goods, Consumer Durables, Electrical, Appliances, Utensils, Furniture, Medical Implants, Electronics.

Manufacturers and Suppliers of Metal Forming related : Materials, Machines , Equipment, Services, Software and Tools.

Besides the decision makers and CEOs , personnel from diverse functional areas viz., Corporate Planning, Project, Design, Simulation, CAD-CAM, Quality, Production, Maintenance, Planning, Vendor Management, Sales & Marketing will immensely benefit from this seminar.

The delegates would have the opportunity to consolidate the specific "take away" from this Seminar for their organizations by visiting IMTEX FORMING 2018 from 25 - 30 January 2018, to further see, discuss and pursue.


Non-IMTMA Members & Large Companies
Rs. 3000
(Add 18% Goods & Service tax)
Group Discount : A discount of Rs. 500 per delegate will be offered to companies nominating 3 or more delegates
IMTMA Members, MSMEs, PSUs, Defence Establishments, Railways, Research & Educational Institutions
Rs. 2500
(Add 18% Goods & Service tax)

Registration for participation must be made online only.
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For event details or any queries / clarifications during
'Online Registration' process, please contact
Prashant Kulkarni, tel : 080-66246805; (
Abhishek, tel : 080-66246829; (
Laxmikant, tel : 080-66246665; (
Mobile : +91 9886611007


While the participants come to attend this International Seminar on 24 January 2018, it is a good opportunity to visit IMTEXFORMING 2018 exhibition scheduled at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 25-30 January 2018 and witness the latest forming technology in action. IMTEXFORMING 2018 will showcase latest equipment and technologies from the most reputed companies across the globe.

Contact Us

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association
Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC)
10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara post
Bangalore - 562 123
+91 80 6624 6600
Mr. Prashant K
080 66246805

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