International Seminar on Machining Technologies Concludes
Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) organized an International Seminar on Machining Technologies in conjunction with IMTEX 2019 & Tooltech 2019 on 23rd January 2019 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre in Bengaluru.
The theme of the seminar was “Powering Manufacturing Growth and Competitiveness”. The seminar had parallel concurrent sessions on Machining & Tools, Large Parts Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Emerging Trends / R&D, and Automation.
IMTMA has been continuously evaluating the status of the metal-cutting industry in India by organizing international seminars to bring to the fore emerging trends in machining technologies and examining its future scope.
Eighth in the series, this International Seminar was inaugurated by Tim Shinbara, The Association for Manufacturing Technology, USA (AMT). P. Ramadas, President, IMTMA, Indradev Babu, Vice President, IMTMA and V. Anbu, Director General and CEO, IMTMA also shared the dais.
At the inaugural session, Tim Shinbara delivered his keynote address on Transformative Technologies: The Impact to Machining, Services, and Business Models’.
International experts from Austria, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, and India facilitated the sessions. The seminar was attended by around 350 delegates from 125 companies across industry sectors such as automotive, aerospace, defence, railway establishments, consumer durables, general engineering, machine tools, capital goods industries, and so on.
The seminar provided users and manufacturers of metal-cutting machine tools with the latest solutions that would enhance productivity and provide a superior finish to machined components.