Industrialists should attend GIS 2018: Dharmadhikari

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 23 Nov 2017 09:59:58


Business Bureau,

Joint Action Committee comprising of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA), MIDC Industries Association, Nagpur (MIA) and Butibori Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) organised an awareness programme on ‘Global Industrial Showcase 2018 (GIS-2018)’ at VIA.
A P Dharmadhikar, Joint Director of Industries, Nagpur made opening remarks and informed about the Directorate of Industries role in promoting the GIS.

He said, “The event is supported by Government of Maharashtra, All India Association of Industries, Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments, MSME Technology Centre, Mumbai and SME Chamber of India.
He appealed to members that GIS 2018 is surely to open new business avenues for companies and individuals in the industry by helping them pitch to prospective investors, conducting business meetings, interacting with serious buyers, developing new industry contacts, knowing about latest technological innovations, identifying industry trends, or launching a new product or brand. For any details, interested should contact DIC office, Nagpur.

Technical presentation was conducted by Bhaskar Dastidar, Director of GIS, Mumbai. He said, Global Industrial Showcase 2018 will be held in January 2018 at Bombay Exhibition & Convention Centre, Goregaon East, Mumbai.
He said, an unique opportunity for industrial vendors and suppliers to establish direct contact with key decision makers in the field of manufacturing and service industries to showcase and demonstrate their potential. New business, new opportunities a brand new platform for industries to interface.

He said, in the technical and industrial seminars, there would be an opportunity for technology leaders to introduce new technologies and systems to upgrade to the new industrial era of automation and productivity to enhance knowledge. “GIS will be preparing SMEs for the next era of manufacturing, an unique opportunity for automation and connected manufacturing software and solution providers to establish introduce emerging trends of ‘intelligent’ manufacturing to Indian industries to climb up the value chain through superior processes, quality and standards,” he noted.

He said, exhibitor categories viz. industrial electronics instrumentation & controls, machinery tools & automation, roofing/structurals, safety and fire fighting equipments, steel manufacturers, material handling; fitting industry, others Including i.e. automobile ancillaries, agricultural implements, lighting and fixtures, nuclear energy ancillaries, specialised machineries manufacturers, solar energy systems and equipment, coal and mineral mining ancillaries, processing and packaging machinery and equipment will be participating.

The 3-day expo, will be the Asia’s largest exclusive industrial show, spread over an area of more than 45,000 square meters. The total number of exhibitors is expected to cross 350 in GIS-2018. GIS-2018 expects a visitor footfall of over 50,000. GIS 2018 is comprehensive showcase of products and solutions covering the complete gamut of manufacturing and industrial engineering space. “GIS-2018 will be a platform for promoting engineering products/ services, as we are expecting a lot of international participants and visitors due to our tie-ups with bilateral chambers, embassies and various trade associations etc. Large country pavilions from China, Sri Lanka, Czech, Germany etc. will be the highlight of GIS-2018.

Lili George said, industries will be able to explore investment opportunities and closer view of Indian engineering sector. Deeper and direct trade engagement with buyers and sellers through purpose built events and buyer seller meet.

Earlier, Suresh Rathi, Vice-President of VIA welcomed Bhaskar Dastidar and Nitin Lonkar, President of BMA welcomed Lili George with floral bouquet. Present were Gajendra Bharti, GM of DIC, O S Bagdia, Vice-President of VIA, Gaurav Sarda, Chairman of VIA Exim Forum, C G Shegaonkar, Secretary of MIA, Sachin Jain, Additional Secretary of MIA and others. Dr Suhas Buddhe, Secretary of VIA proposed the vote of thanks.