The Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is to hold its ‘IMTEX Forming 2018 and Tooltech 2018’ - a B2B exhibition of metal forming technologies at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru - from January 25 to 30.

The B2B event will also feature events such as Connect (an awareness programme on the machine tool industry), Reverse International Buyer-Seller Meet (an interaction platform for machine tool manufacturers and international buyers) and i2 (Industry-Institution) Academia Pavilion (an event for academia and industry to interact). All these are expected to see good visitor turnouts.

The six-day exhibition serves as an important platform for the machine tool industry by showcasing the latest technologies in metal forming. 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 and moulds, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and elements, testing machines, and so on will be on display.

The exhibition is expected to feature several companies 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 present as trade delegations. Coinciding with IMTEX Forming 2018, IMTMA is organising an international seminar on Forming Technology (a seminar on trends in metal forming) on January 24.