EMO Hannover 2017 once again a trend forum for production technology

Bangalore, 25th January 2017; 2017 is an EMO year. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will be held in Hanover from 18th to 23rd September 2017, announced key speakers Mr. Christoph Miller, Managing Director EMO Hannover at VDW, Frankfurt, and Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Member of the Board, Deutsche Messe AG, at a press conference in Bangalore. The trade fair showcases the trends and innovations in the field of production technology.

Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Member of the Board, Deutsche Messe AG

EMO Hannoveris being organised by the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association),Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on behalf of the European Association of theMachine Tool Industries (CECIMO) from Brussels, Belgium, and in conjunctionwith the trade fair hosting company Deutsche Messe AG, Hanover, Germany. VDW isone of the few sectoral organisations that holds international trade fairs onits own account for the segment it represents.

EMO Hannoverscores highly in terms of the sheer size, internationality and the number ofinnovations. Over 1,700 firms from 40 different countries have signed up forthis year’s trade fair, with more than 150,000 square metres of net exhibitionarea. There are over 400 exhibitors from Asia alone. “The current registrationstatus is significantly above the comparable figure for the previous event,”says Miller, Trade Fair Director, VDW.

The tradefair aims to engage in the discourse of manufacturing production technologyfrom all over the world, showing what solutions exist for generating maximisedcustomer benefits from the digitisation and networking of productionoperations. It also aims to improve the competitiveness of machine tool vendorswith new solutions.

Mr. Christoph Miller, Managing Director EMO Hannover at VDW, Frankfurt

“The EMO Hannover is not only the most important meeting point for all players in the metalworking sector, both manufacturers and users. It is traditionally seen as an innovation forum and a trend-setter as it addresses important issues in the world of metalworking, and drives them forward,” Miller says. A wide and varied supporting programme will take place this year, addressing technical and commercial issues.

The paramount topics of discussion in the international world of production technology are digitisation and networking as the EMO’s motto communicates. Mechanical sturdiness, dependable components, reliable machinery control systems, plus intelligent process design and control—these are the foundations for quality, productivity and cost-efficient manufacturing. A broad spectrum of different machines for this purpose will be showcased at the EMO Hannover as well as classical performance features to approaches for new capabilities.

‘India Day’ at the EMO Hannover 2017

Currently, India is the only BRIC nation to report significant growth in industrial production output and capital investment. In the machine tool industry, the country ranks 8th among the world’s largest markets, with a volume of most recently 1.6 billion euros in 2015, which corresponds to a growth rate of 7 per cent when calculated in euros.

The EMO Hannover 2017 will focus on this attractive, high-potential market. The “India Day” on 20th September 2017 will feature reports exclusively from Indian experts, including representatives of the machine tool federation IATMA. Representatives from Indian user sectors will be addressing technical and commercial trends from the automotive and aviation industries.

India’s economy is targeting growth

India’s economy is currently growing faster than other industrial countries. The manufacturing sector contributes only 15 per cent to the nation’s GDP and hence there is enormous potential for growth. The Union government aims to upsize the reserves with its “Make in India” campaign, and with the aid of capital investment from abroad.

India also produces its own machine tools. With 622 million euros in 2015, the country ranks 12th among the most important manufacturing nations. Indian exhibitors have already registered for the EMO Hannover 2017, keen to showcase their range of machinery for high-ranking international production experts from the global elite. Companies participating include Jyoti, ACE Designers, Forbes & Company, and many more.

“Indian manufacturers need comprehensive information on new solutions for their production operations. Exhibitors at the EMO Hannover 2017 will include representatives from all important vendor nations for India’s industrial sector,” says Christoph Miller of the VDW. On 20th September 2017, experts will be reporting on technical and commercial trends in India and mapping out the resultant challenges for production technology. The EMO Hannover 2017 will provide numerous specific stimuli for the practical use of new solutions meeting every need, under widely varying preconditions.

EMOHannover 2017 – the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector

From 18to 23 September 2017, international manufacturers of production technology willbe spotlighting “Connecting systems for intelligent production” at the EMOHannover 2017. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking industrywill be showcasing the entire bandwidth of today’s most sophisticatedmetalworking technology, which is the heart of every industrial productionprocess. The fair will be presenting the latest machines, plus efficienttechnical solutions, product-supportive services, sustainability in theproduction process, and much, much more. The principal focus of the EMOHannover is on metal-cutting and forming machine tools, production systems,high-precision tools, automated material flows, computer technology, industrialelectronics and accessories. The trade visitors to the EMO come from all majorsectors of industry, such as machinery and plant manufacturers, the automotiveindustry and its component suppliers, the aerospace sector, precision mechanicsand optics, shipbuilding, medical technology, tool and die manufacture, steeland lightweight construction. The EMO Hannover is the world’s most importantinternational meeting point for production technology specialists from all overthe planet. In 2013, the fair attracted more than 2,130 exhibitors, and around143,000 trade visitors from more than 100 different countries. EMO is aregistered trademark of the European Association of the Machine Tool IndustriesCECIMO.

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