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Glimpse of the last edition of IMTEX Forming

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IMTEX Forming 2018 Exploring metal forming applications

Jan 2, 2018

With over 500 exhibitors, garnering participation from 23 countries including India and a group participation from 3 countries, IMTEX Forming 2018 serves as an important platform for the machine tool industry by showcasing the latest technologies in metal forming.

Organised by the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA), IMTEX Forming 2018 and Tooltech 2018 will be held on January 25-30, 2018 at IMTMA’s own state-of-the-art exhibition facility – Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). The exhibition will showcase advances in technology, design & product development across the metal forming verticals. Innovations in metal forming technologies, robotics and automation, welding and joining, wire-forming and drawing, presses, die casting, hydro forming, sheet metal forming machines, presses for special applications, dies & moulds, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and elements, testing machines will be at display.

Spread across 33,000 sq m, the exhibition is expected to feature several companies, who will be introducing new technologies to suit many user industries such as aerospace, defence, automobiles, auto components, capital goods, electrical and electronics, earth-moving and construction, food processing and dairy equipment and many others. High level delegations from public and private sector industries will be also present as trade delegations.

International platform

IMTEX Forming 2018 & Tooltech 2018 will also feature events such as Connect, which is an awareness programme on the machine tool industry, Reverse International Buyer-Seller Meet, which is an interaction platform for machine tool manufacturers and international buyers, and i2 (industry-institution) Academia Pavilion, which is an event for the academia and the industry to interact and collaborate. All these programmes are expected to see good visitor turnouts.

Along with IMTEX Forming 2018, IMTMA is also organising an international seminar on forming technology. With a view to highlight evolving trends in forming technologies from all over the globe, the international seminar on forming technology will be held on January 24, 2018 at BIEC, Bengaluru, coinciding with IMTEX Forming 2018 exhibition.


  • Six-day exhibition from January 25, 2018 to January 30, 2018

  • Around 500 exhibitors with 40,000 visitors

  • Spread across 33,000 sq m with an expected 456 crore business orders

  • Participation from 23 countries including India

  • Group participation from 3 countries

Organised every alternate year, this event is recognised as an international platform for global interaction on the latest trends in forming technology. The seminar will focus on processes, equipment & software, materials & tools and will bring together the fraternity of forming technology on a common platform to discuss related issues. Renowned national and international companies and research institutes from Germany, Italy, Sweden, USA and India will share their expertise and the latest developments in the field of Forming Technology.

The event will be attended by individuals and delegates from varied segments of the Indian manufacturing industry, which will include automotive and auto parts, aerospace, defense & railway establishments, heavy engineering, consumer durables, general engineering, machine tools & other capital goods industries. Decision-makers including CEOs, senior executives, practicing engineers, industry experts, R&D specialists as well as the academia will be some of the visitors who will be attending this international seminar.

For visitors, it will be a virtual treat to see the machines ‘live’ which enables them to take quick decisions to procure the technologies.

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  • Glimpse of the last edition of IMTEX Forming

    Glimpse of the last edition of IMTEX Forming

    Image: IMTMA

  • Glimpse of the last edition of IMTEX Forming

    Glimpse of the last edition of IMTEX Forming

    Image: IMTMA

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