Third edition of engineering expo to commence in city on December 12

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Sep 11, 2014 20:31 IST

A four-day Engineering Expo-2014 will be held at GLADA ground on Chandigarh road from December 12-15Various hi-tech gadgets, wi-fi internet availability, media centre and a huge screen, will be installed at the exhibition centre to enable participants to highlight their goods.

A curtain raiser event in this regard was organised here on Wednesday evening in which several industrialists participated.

The show would aid exhibitors market their products and services depending on the needs and requirements of people from specific regions. These products will include: machine tools, automation, hydraulics, process plant machinery and equipment instrumentation, light and medium industries and electronics.

This engineering expo is organised in association with different organisations, including Consortium of Ludhiana Machine Tool Manufacturers (CLMTM), National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) and Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO). The exhibition would benefit the exhibitors building their brand across the sector, enhancing business networking and analysing new opportunities to pace up with the market of machine tool.

Sumit Sinha, senior general manager strategic planning, factory automation and industrial division (FAID), who was present during the curtain raiser ceremony on Wednesday evening, said that a string competition had been developed in small and medium enterprises in Ludhiana.

“Industries in Ludhiana are going in a right direction and have shown positive signs. We would provide assistance to the needy industrial units in December this year. Our trolley (carvan) would visit industrial area and provide guidance for betterment of industry,” said Sinha.

Rajesh Jain, deputy general manager, NSIC, said such exhibitions would help in value addition to the products.

Manjit Singh Matharoo, general secretary, Association of Ludhiana Machine Tool Industries (ALMTI), said this would be the third edition of the exhibition in city. “We hope that Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) would participate in the exhibition in large number,” said Matharoo.

Karan Avtar Singh who was also present at the ceremony said that at least 300 companies would participate in the exhibition. The second edition of exhibition had transacted worth Rs 118 crore.

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