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The theme of the symposium is ‘Evolving the factory of the future’

Evolving the factory of the future IMTMA organises 2nd symposium on Smart Manufacturing

Mar 1, 2017

This symposium is a combination of technical presentations, case studies by users, interactive sessions, panel discussions and brain storming sessions with industry experts. The theme of the symposium is ‘Evolving the factory of the future’.

IMTMA is organising the second edition of ‘Symposium on Smart Manufacturing’ on February 24-25, 2017, at BIEC Conference Centre in Bengaluru. This symposium is a combination of technical presentations, case studies by users, interactive sessions, panel discussions and brain storming sessions with industry experts. The theme of the symposium is ‘Evolving the factory of the future’.

Participants of the symposium

Industry experts from renowned companies, such as ABB Global, Robert Bosch Engg, Beumer India, Schunk Intec, Universal Robots, Festo, AMIT, IFM Electronics, TAL Mnfg, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts, Roland Berger and Ernst & Young, amongst others, will address various facets for successful adoption of smart manufacturing. ‘Automation Buzz’, a concurrent exhibition displaying a wide range of automation devices and systems, software and a host of automation solutions will be displayed simultaneously in BIEC.

Focus on Smart Manufacturing

Sharing his views on the symposium, Parakramsinh Jadeja, President, IMTMA, expressed, “Smart manufacturing is an emerging industrial revolution, which will integrate human intelligence with data and technology to effectively manage complex business requirements. The symposium will address and understand the real-time application and benefits of smart manufacturing in the Indian context”.

Other topics covered in the symposium

Additionally, the presentations will cover topics such as overview of smart manufacturing in the Indian context, manufacturing plant integration as a first step to Industry 4.0, IIoT of robots, smart & cost-effective automation, Big Data Analytics, data collection, connected factory, pneumatics on the network, intelligent clamping & gripping - Industry 4.0 ready, collaborative robots, IO-link technology as a first step towards smart manufacturing and smart logistics, amongst others.

The panel discussions will address various aspects of Industry 4.0 relevant to Indian context at the organisational level, infrastructure considerations, skill sets required, cost implications, etc, and draw up a roadmap for successful adoption of smart manufacturing.

Participating industry sectors

The symposium will be attended by people from automotive, auto components, consumer durables, machine tools, tool rooms, aerospace, defence and railway units, general engineering and other discrete manufacturing industries. The media partners for this event are EM and A&D India. More info on the event can be accessed at: www.imtma.in/ssm.

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