Where Machines Whir and Ideas Stir
Hyderabad International Machine Tool & Engineering Expo (HIMTEX) was organized by Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Ltd (HITEX), from August 18-21, 2023, at HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad, to boost the machine tools and engineering sector in Telangana and establish itself as a leader in innovation, knowledge sharing, and industry collaboration.
HIMTEX, the Seventh Edition of Telangana’s Largest Machine Tool & Engineering Expo, is a byword for quality in the fields of machine tools, engineering, and automation. The event supported by the Government of Telangana, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (MTMA) ofRajkot, the Ludhiana Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (LMTMA) of Ludhiana, is a platform for more than just displays; it’s ahub for the development of concepts, theacclaim of novel approaches, and the birth of new partnerships.
It is where one meets Indian excellence, and one of its main goals is to help bring manufacturers and buyers on the same stage. HIMTEX 2023 was a veritable melting pot of innovation, reflecting the burgeoning complexity of regions industrial landscape.
Impact on India’s Machine Tool Sector
The machine tool sector in India is seeing unprecedented expansion and the business is clearly on the upswing, with projections of a spectacular increase of US$2.54 billion from 2021-26, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of close to 13 percent.
India has a substantial role in the international market for machine tools, and is no longer a minor player on the global stage; it now ranks 10th in production and 8th in consumption.
Recognizing Industry Pioneers
HIMTEX 2023 was a showcase for cutting-edge machine tools and engineering that honored the industry’s most impressive accomplishments. The prestigious awards showcased the dedication of various companies to pushing the boundaries of aesthetics, technology, and marketing prowess.
Bharat Fritz Werner took home the BestStall Award (Aesthetic Display) in the Large Category, captivating visitors with a display that left an indelible mark. Trimos India PvtLtd and Solidcam Software India Pvt Ltdimpressed in the Medium Category and Small Category, respectively.
Recognizing cutting-edge technology, Suresh Indu Lasers Pvt Ltd received the Best Metal Forming Technology Award and Bharat Fritz Werner once again stepped into the limelight, this time claiming the Best Metal Cutting Technology Award. Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd stood out with its innovative products, securing the Best Innovative Product Award. Hyperreality Technologies Pvt Ltd won the Marketing Maverick Award.
These awards not only recognize outstanding contributions but also emphasize the unwavering commitment of these companies to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. They collectively elevate the industry’s standards, setting new benchmarks for the years to come.
Showcase of Industries & Technologies
Exhibitors presented a wide array of cutting-edge technology, including Lathes, CNCs, Machining Centres, Electric Discharge Machines (EDM), Hydraulic & Mechanical Presses, and more. The event featured everythingfrom Metal Cutting & Metal Forming Machinery to Measuring Instruments, highlighting innovation in areas like CAD/CAM Solutions and Industrial Automation.
Visitors from various sectors, includingAutomation, Automobiles, Aviation, Defence, Manufacturing, and Medical Engineering, explored the offerings. With exhibitors like,Bharat Fritz Werner, KTM Technology & Innovations (India) Pvt. Ltd., Bhavya Machine Tools, GMT Engineers, Phillps Machine Tools India
Pvt. Ltd, Carl Zeiss, Manav Marketing, Elesaand Ganter, Mitutoyo, Mehta CAD CAM, Suresh Indu Laser, Sahajanand Laser TechnologyLimited, UCAM Pvt. Ltd., Kitagawa, Trimaster Meteorology and many more, the event showcased a rich tapestry of industries and technological advancements.
Supported by Government of Telangana, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (MTMA) and Ludhiana Machine Tool Manufacturers Association (LMTMA), HIMTEX served as a platform for various industries, including automotive, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and defence manufacturing. Exhibitors showcased a wide array of cutting-edge technologies, including Lathes, CNCs, Machining Centres, EDM, Hydraulic & Mechanical Presses, and more.