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Automotive Engineering Show 2019 inaugurates today in the country’s largest auto manufacturing hub, Chennai

Jul 4, 2019

The 12th edition of Automotive Engineering Show (AES) kicked off in Chennai today with some of the biggest names from the industry demonstrating technical advancements. With smart manufacturing seeping rapidly into the sector, industries concentrate on finding various ways to boost component and vehicle production.

The automotive manufacturing hub of India, Chennai witnessed the inauguration of the country’s leading exhibition for the sector - Automotive Engineering Show 2019. The show that has displayed tremendous growth in exhibition space and exhibiting companies, hosts 94 companies that includes some of the biggest names in technology & solution providers of smart manufacturing for automotive sector including Tata Motors, Staubli, Festo, Bettinelli, Eplan, Pepperl & Fuchs, Schmersal, Baumer, Sick India, Pilz India, Wipro 3D, Polyworks, Bharat Forge, Nikon, Carl Zeiss, Olympus and Ingersoll Rand Technologies. Fitting the needs of business visitors like automobile manufacturers (OEMs), auto component manufacturers and machine builders, the platform will display advanced manufacturing technologies for the auto industry. 

The three-day business event where Chennai tech-players are sharing stage with global technology players was inaugurated by:

  1. Mr Rupesh Paparaju, Managing Director, Bettinelli Automation Components Pvt Ltd
  2. Mr Sagar Bhosale, Managing Director, Schmersal India Pvt Ltd
  3. Mr Manish Sahay, Managing Director, Leuze Electronic Pvt Ltd
  4. Mr. Sanjeebit Choudhury, CEO – India, Vice President – Asia Pacific
  5. Mr Michael Dehn, General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd

The term ‘smart’ is imbibed by every automotive company nestled in progressive India. Along with mass production, lean adoption, and globalisation, big data and the involvement of smart technology has fuelled the overall growth and profitably of the automotive manufacturing industry. Understanding the need for deeper awareness of smart technologies in this industry, AES Chennai 2019 in association with All India Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA) is hosting ‘Industry 4.0 and the rise of smart manufacturing’. The seminar that is scheduled on the 5 July 2019, will talk about concepts like Industry 4.0 and digital twin in automotive industry. 

With the help of smart technologies like ‘digital twin’ that combines the virtual and real world of production, industries can master the ever-growing challenges in their highly dynamic markets. Industry experts will cover spheres like digital twin and its impact on Industry 4.0, digital twin technology benefit in automotive organisation and the challenge of creating digital twins in the transition to Industry 4.0.

Other topics that will be highlighted at the show are data management for automotive manufacturers, automotive cybersecurity, proactive asset performance management with IIoT and analytics in automotive industry (India). The meeting point for leading automotive companies and OEMs will also host closed door workshops by Wipro 3D and Polyworks Software India Pvt Ltd. 

Chennai being a hub for the automotive companies in India, has attracted international players from China, Poland and South Korea. Associations like All India Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA), International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Global Automotive Research Centre (GARC), and Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) have strongly supported the show making this platform an important prospect for its stakeholders. 

Press information and photographic material: www.aes-show.com 

Background information on Messe Frankfurt 

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). 

*preliminary figures 2018

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