WIN India, the Indian edition of Hannover Messe and also India’s leading trade fair exhibition on high tech engineering, manufacturing technologies and intra-logistics, inaugurated its three-day exhibition today at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The Department of Heavy Industries (DHI), Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Government of India has partnered with WIN India as the co-host for the event. DHI has collaborated with FICCI to be the lead agency for executing the partnership for WIN India 2015. This partnership will work jointly towards promoting India’s high tech engineering and capital goods manufacturing industry as a part of Government of India’s ‘Make In India’ campaign.
WIN India is set to showcase 400+ companies and exhibit 4000+ products and country participation from Germany, Italy, China, Taiwan and Korea with an expected visitor turn out of more than 15,000 across India.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Anant Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprise; Daniela Behrens, State Secretary, Lower Saxony Ministry for Economics, Labour and Transport; Rajan S. Katoch, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries; Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI; Wolfgang Pech, Senior Vice President of Deutsche Messe AG and Managing Director Hannover Fairs International, Hannover / Germany, Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India.
Paving the way for Smart Manufacturing, bringing together world-class technologies and machinery from India and across the globe, WIN India 2015 is bringing together 4 concurrent shows.
Special events at WIN India will be CeMAT Applications Park, Automation Application Park, WIN Industry Summit and Automation Training Zone in association with Automation Industry Association. Leading manufacturing giants as well as SMEs will be demonstrating complete range of products and services, from Hydraulics and Pneumatics to Electro-Mechanical Transmission, automation components to process and factory automation systems, materials handling equipments to logistics infrastructure systems. Surface technology products to electroplating and surface engineering techniques. These shows will be special attractions for the industry.
Lower Saxony’s undersecretary, Daniela Behrens, is leading the business delegation from Lower Saxony to visit WIN India with the specific goal of meeting Indian companies and intensifying Lower Saxony’s economic relations with India. This is a direct result of India’s Partner Country appearance in Hannover, which is the capitol of Lower Saxony. Learning that there are numerous investment and cooperation opportunities in India, the delegation made it a conscious effort to visit WIN India 2015.
On association with WIN India as partner State, Raman Singh, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh expressed, “Chhattisgarh is committed to make PM’s vision of ‘Make in India’ a reality and is promoting ‘Make in Chhattisgarh’ on the same lines. After being accredited as one of the top five investment destinations in the country for ‘Ease of Doing Business’, Chhattisgarh is ready to take off in innovative and sunrise sectors. The state of Chhattisgarh welcomes businesses to leverage the state as a strategic location, from where they can implement growth strategies and manage & integrate their business operations for the region and beyond.”
“It gives me immense pleasure to be hosting the 9th edition of WIN India in partnership with the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI), Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Government of India. We are excited to see the participation from over 400 exhibitors and hope this joint venture will help resonate India’s calling to ‘Make In India’. We are looking forward to three days networking, exchange of ideas and discussions over our theme of ‘Integrated Industry’, a digitally networked industry.” said Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd.
Few of the companies that participated in this year’s WIN India are Siemens, Rittal, Festo, Camozzi, Jungheinrich, B&R Automation, Hyundai forklifts, Hi-tech robotics, Phoenix Contact, Nord Systems, Godrej Automation, , Balluff India, Beumer Group, Connectwell, Degson, Epson robotics, Faro, Hyundai Constructions, IFM Electronics, Pepperl and Fuchs, Wago and many more.
WIN India will organize seminars and conference under ‘WIN Industry Summit’ (WIS), with its main theme ‘Integrated Industry’. It will focus on all topics related to building and managing factories of future, encouraging discussion on new technology, innovations & solutions, knowledge sharing and networking with thought leaders and industry experts.
WIN India is organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd, Deutsche Messe’s subsidiary in India, and belongs to Deutsche Messe’s HANNOVER MESSE Worldwide portfolio, which includes events in Brazil, China, Italy, Turkey, and the United States. WIN India is powered by the global industrial trade fairs of Hannover.