Expanding its presence in the manufacturing and technology sectors, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India announced the launch of Smart Industry Solutions India from 13 – 15 December 2017, at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. The launch edition of this technology-oriented platform featuring “Future Factory” will unveil a Humanoid DA-2 Robot by Mr Sudhir Kadam from Silicon Valley, USA.
The organisers have also confirmed a line-up of sector experts like Siemens Ltd, BCIL, Pepperl n Fuchs Pvt Ltd, Pilz India Pvt Ltd, Bettinelli Automation Components Pvt Ltd and Murrelektronik Pvt Ltd who are on board along with other leading companies like, Micon Automation Systems Pvt Ltd, S.I Systems, Shihlin Electric, Dynotech Instruments Pvt Ltd, Imaginon Tech Ventures Pvt Ltd, Renishaw Metrology, Samwon Tech Co Ltd, Siboni SRL, Trimos India Pvt Ltd, Vero India Software Pvt Ltd and Wika Instruments India Pvt Ltd. Bosch, Oracle and Cisco are also on the advisory board of this exhibition on “Future Factory” pavilion and will be bringing their latest advancements to the fair.
Use of robotics in the manufacturing sector in India has been steadily growing. Robots have been playing integral roles in some day to day activities like River Cleaning, Construction, car manufacturing, Defence, etc. Indian markets are competing globally for automation is need of the time. As per the current scenario, manufacturing the required components within the country rather than importing them will drastically bring down the costs and promote the whole ‘Make in India’ ideology. “As per the World Industrial Robotics Report 2017 by International Federation of Robotics, sale of robots in India increased by 27% in 2016. This is expected to triple by 2020 with a compound annual growth rate of 26%. We are hoping that combined efforts of the Government, the industrial sector and various training institutes, industrial robotics can grow in India steadily and put the country on a fast track to unprecedented progress and development,” said Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd.
Along with the unveiling, Mr Kadam will be addressing the audience on advanced robotics and automation with the topic centering on “Confluence of IIoT, Mixed Reality, AI and Robotics in Cyber Physical Systems for Factory Automation” making it a perfect fit with the theme of Future Factory.
India is seeking technology partners to accelerate domestic manufacturing and improve their technology infrastructure. With the government‘s impetus on developing industrial corridors and smart cities along with rolling out major programmes such as “Make in India”, “Digital India” etc., there is a sharp innovation and technology led movement in the country. Smart Industry Solutions India will cover the realm of Industry 4.0 – where futuristic innovations in engineering are expected to change the shop floor. Strategically scheduled in the commercial capital of the country, the trade fair has drawn strong support from Government of Maharashtra and the combined exhibition and conference format is expected to attract a strong network of trade visitors and business leadership for knowledge and technology exchange.