ForgeTech India 2023 receives overwhelming response from industry

The event will take place from November 3- 5, 2023 at The Westin, Pune.

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ForgeTech India 2023 receives overwhelming response from industry

ForgeTech India 2023, a forging industry conference and exhibition organised by the Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has garnered an exceptional response from the Indian forging Industry.

The event will take place from November 3- 5, 2023 at The Westin, Pune. The third edition of ForgeTech India will be held under the leadership of Vikas Bajaj President of AIFI, Yash J Munot - Vice President of AIFI and Convenor of ForgeTech India 2023 and Asheet Pasricha - Co-convenor, ForgeTech India 2023.

Baba Kalyani, Managing Director of Bharat Forge will be presenting the keynote address at the event, which is expected to have more than 600 delegates from all over the world. 

The event will feature technical paper presentations by renowned global experts, showcasing industry developments and the exhibition of supplier capabilities, equipment machinery and tooling innovations. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore emerging technologies, engage with peers and interact with experts from the forging and related industries worldwide. During this Conference and Exhibition,
AIFI will be presenting the Forge Master awards.

Yash Munot, Convenor for ForgeTech India 2023 and Vice President of AIFI, said, "We are thrilled to announce the upcoming third edition of ForgeTech India in Pune. This conference and exhibition represent a pivotal moment in strengthening the bonds between India's forging industry and its vital stakeholders. With a focus on industry growth and future trends, this edition of ForgeTech will serve as a collaborative platform for all industry players."

Vikas Bajaj, President of AIFI, said, "Our focus remains on collaboration, knowledge sharing and the adoption of sustainable practices." 

Sridhar Krishnamoorthy, M.D. of Arjas Steel, said, “The Indian Forging Industry holds a pivotal role in driving and bolstering the landscape of Indian manufacturing. With a workforce exceeding 3 lakh skilled and semi-skilled individuals, and boasting over 400 forging units, spanning from small to large capacity enterprises, this industry adds significant economic value to the Indian economy. Moreover, the forging sector serves as a vital component in localising component manufacturing and constructing robust supply chains for global markets in key sectors such as Automotive, Machinery, Energy, Transportation and various Engineering domains." 

"Notably, the automotive sector is undergoing transformative changes,
emphasizing reduced carbon footprint, circularity of materials, and green energy adoption. In sync with these trends, the forging sector is actively reinventing itself, embracing automation and reducing reliance on fossil fuels," he added. 

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) at present consists over 200 members, accounting for more than 80% of the total production of the Indian forging industry, noted the press release. 

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