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Automotive Engineering Show comes to Chennai

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A scene from the auto show in ChennaiTechnology innovations attract key auto manufacturers reaffirming growing interest towards automation adoption.


Chennai. The Automotive Engineering Show, with editions in Pune & Chennai, is an influential industry platform for Indian auto manufacturers and global technology companies to converge, network and acquire technology and market intelligence. The first edition saw professionals representing technology, automotive manufacturing and government sides at the three-day exhibition (7th to 9th July) and seminar at the Chennai Trade Centre.

Technology frontrunners including Omron, Siemens, Mitsubishi electric, Panasonic, SICK India, FARO, Mahr, Bharat Fritz Werner among 100 others demonstrated their product expertise and exchanged contacts with 3,300 qualified industry professionals who visited the fair. Intense business meetings and live demonstrations reaffirmed the high interest of automation adoption among auto players down south amidst plans of Tamil Nadu Government making Chennai one of the top ten global manufacturing centres for cars.

Talking on the challenges for technology players, Gautam Dutta, Director Marketing, Product Lifecycle Management, Siemens said: “Indian Auto Suppliers have the potential of being the largest exporters and producers of automotive products, not for just domestic market but fulfilling global needs. We, therefore, need to keep a check on the quality aspects and continue innovating while leveraging technology to make way for smarter, system-driven modern product designs.”

Another trend noticed at the exhibition was the growing emphasis of auto manufacturers towards anti-pollution technologies. Marishkumar, Asst Manager – ME Casting, India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd said: “Pollution control is one of the major focus areas in factories today and we found some very interesting solutions for regulating pollution and mist collection.”

The accompanying one-day seminar alongside which initiated discussions on connected cars, IoT, industrial robots between 12 technology and sector specialists and over 75 delegates from some of the renowned companies including Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, General Motors, Diamler, Fiat and MFR Tyres, set the wheels of smart automotive factory concept in motion.

Fascinated with his engagement with auto sector professionals during his session on software developments that can change the way manufacturing works, Jayraj Ugankar, Head IoT, CoE, Infosys shared: “Software will play a big role in the future and the Automotive Engineering Show is a platform where you can explore these possibilities.”

With the next edition, the organisers now plan to bring the show to the capital city of India. The 2017 edition with its focus on ‘Operational Excellence’ will be held from 21 – 23 March at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

To know more, please visit event website:


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