• Changing trends in Metal Forming processes with the advent of increasing use of Composites, Electric Vehicles and Light - Weighting
  • Maturing of Hot Forming, Tube Hydroforming, Roll Forming and Flow Forming
  • Evolution of superlative performance improvements, automation and Industry 4.0 ready features in Sheet Forming equipment
  • Refinements & Innovations in Predictive processes
  • Developments in materials, tooling design and processing capability

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

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Keynote Session: Latest Trends in Manufacturing Technology for Increasing use of Composites in Aerospace and the Automotive Sector, Fraunhofer IWU, Germany
Trends and progress in developing new Forming processes such as combination of Hydroforming with Injection Molding,Continuous Orbital Wrapping and 3D Printing to replace sheet metal / metal parts with combination of Plastic and Metal.

  • Innovative process chains for alternative drive concepts in e-mobility, Fraunhofer IWU, Germany
    New and modified Automotive Drive System components and their manufacturing processes for meeting specific demands of Electric Vehicles of the near future.

  • Trends in Metal Forming – Press Shop of the Future, AIDA, Italy
    Future trends focus on increasing use of Servo Presses and Digitalization of the press shop towards Industry 4.0, covering implementation of various sensors and data acquisition components within the presses to collect data from both, process and the press.

  • Hot Stamping Dies : Practical Case Study, Schuler, Germany
    Illustrative and insightful Case-Studies of Design considerations,process and manufacturing of Hot Forming Dies and their integration with Hot Forming Presses.

  • Hot Forming Presses, AP&T, Sweden + ISGEC, India
    Morphology of a Hot Forming Line, along with illustration of complete project execution. Elaboration of building blocks including Press, Furnace and Automation specification and features.

  • New Processes for Composite Production in Automotive and Aerospace Industry, Dieffenbacher, Germany
    Fiberforge Tapelaying system and the Fibercon Tailored Blank Consolidation System used for customizing differential properties within a part. Wet Moulding of CFRP parts as cost effective technology to produce high quality parts with short cycle time and minimal production steps.
  • Laser Die Hardening, Laserline, Germany
    Robotized Laser solution for Die Hardening,including specific features, operating parameters, performance and benefits in terms of extending Die life and simplification of Die manufacturing process.

  • Evolution and Innovations at Punch Press Machine, Trumpf, Germany
    Retrospective on how simple Punch Press has evolved in recent times with addition of various innovations, augmentation and automation features such as Laser Blanking Tool.

  • Transforming the Ordinary into Extraordinary through Tube Hydroforming, Electropneumatics & Hydraulics, India
    Extraordinary cases of Tube Hydroformed parts,with inclusion of Hydro Piercing, Hydro Joining and Bellow Forming for reducing the steps in manufacturing process and Light - Weighting.

  • Recent Developments in Flow Forming & Spin Forming Machines, MJC Engineering & Technology , USA
    Evolution of features and facilities on Flow Forming and Spin Forming machines for productivity, quality and operational performance as well as for making them Industry 4.0 compliant


0800 - 1000


1000 - 1100

Inaugural & Keynote Session
Keynote Address : Latest Trends in Manufacturing Technology for Increasing use of Composites in Aerospace and the Automotive Sector, Dr. Dirk Landgrebe, Fraunhofer IWU, Germany

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, Italy

"Hot Stamping Dies :Practical Case Study"
- Schuler, Germany

1210 - 1215

Change Over

1215 - 1255

"New Processes for Composite Production in Automotive and Aerospace Industry”
- Dieffenbacher, Germany

"Hot Forming Presses"
- AP&T , Sweden + ISGEC, India

"Laser Die Hardening"
- Laserline, Germany

1255 - 1400


1400 - 1440

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

"Recent Developments in Flow Forming & Spin Forming Machines"
- MJC Engineering & Technology, USA

“Capability Building for Skin Panel Stamping Dies"
- Mahindra & Mahindra, 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, Germany

"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, Germany

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

1640 - 1645

Change Over

1645 - 1725

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

"Process Chain Simulation to Investigate Functional Properties"
- Simufact, Germany

"Adhesive Technology for Leak Proof Sheet Metal Part Joining"
- 3M, India


Non-IMTMA Members & Large Companies
(Add 18% GST)
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% GST)


  • MSME Companies must produce a valid MSME certificate
  • Shuttle Bus service will be available from Bangalore city centre to BIEC (Seminar venue)


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While the participants come to attend this International Seminar on 24 January 2018, it is a good opportunity to visit IMTEX FORMING 2018 exhibition scheduled at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 25-30 January 2018 and witness latest technologies in Forming from reputed companies across the globe.

Constituted in 1946, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is a single point of contact for the machine tool industry in India. The apex body of machine tool industry in the country, IMTMA has a membership of about 500 companies from both the public and private sectors, manufacturing a wide range of metal-cutting and metal-forming machines, accessories, cutting tools and other allied equipment. The association has over the years deeply committed itself to focus on issues of productivity, quality, technology, new product development, design, customer satisfaction, etc. for enhancing competitiveness of the industry in both domestic and overseas markets. IMTMA is proactive in taking new initiatives to promote advancement of metalworking industry in India. IMTMA organises the prestigious IMTEX and Tooltech exhibition, where both Indian and overseas manufacturers showcase their metalworking machines, equipment and tools.

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Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC)
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Bangalore - 562 123
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