69th IFC & IFEX Virtual Expo 2021

GIZ participated in the 69th Indian Foundry Congress IFC & 17th International Foundry Exhibition - IFEX 2021 which was held virtually from 2- 8 September. The theme of the Expo was “Transforming Foundries: New Horizons” to showcase the Global Foundry scenario with an Indian perspective and to reveal the “New Horizon” that beckons us to think differently. It provided an excellent platform for the Indian as well as overseas companies to showcase their state-of-the-art technologies and services being offered to this vibrant industry to get exposed to new business opportunities.

The Virtual Exhibition featured various national & international exhibitors showcasing the latest technological developments in the Foundry and allied industries - cast components, foundry equipment, sourcing materials, logistics and simulation software, among others. Buyers and trade visitors from pan India and nearby countries visited the virtual expo.

Key highlights from the Expo:

  • The MSME session emphasized the dissemination of technology, marketing possibilities and funding options under various schemes for Foundries and brought together casting manufacturers, OEMs and Government officials on a common platform.
  • B2B meetings were arranged to get buyers and exhibitors to meet each other. They provided an ideal opportunity for small and medium-sized businesses to build connections and find new clients.
  • Techmart served as a meeting venue and market outlet to facilitate the technology commercialization, business partnership and cooperative ventures for the Foundry industry and allied technologies.
  • Business/Management Symposium provided a platform to researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to meet and interact with eminent Management Experts & Business Consultants who shared their knowledge on modern management concepts, and how it can be applied to resolve issues of significance faced by the Foundry industry.

For further information please contact Mr. Piyush Sharma, piyush.sharma@giz.de or Mr. Ayan Ganguly, ayan.ganguly@giz.de.