India is considered one of the most important manufacturing and auto-parts destinations for automotive industry. Car manufacturers are constantly trying to localise manufacturing to achieve competitive costs in order to capture majority share in what is poised to be one of the fastest growing global automotive markets.
Automotive Engineering Show, India’s only trade fair focused on technologies for automotive manufacturing, opened its doors at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi this week.
Leading technology players, including Banner Engineering India, Dow Corning India, Faro Business Technologies India, ifm electronic India, Keysight Technologies India, Leuze Electronic, Micro-Epsilon India, MSC Software Corporation India, SAP partner Cogniscient Business Solutions are among the key brands showcasing technologies for lowering costs and optimizing performance in vehicle and component manufacturing at this three day exhibition.
Some of the new technology displays seen at the fair were:
1. The turboSPEED DZ140, an eddy current-based revolution counter for turbochargers by Micro-Epsilon
2. A new Q4X Series of laser sensors by Banner Engineering which is a high-performance laser measurement sensor capable of exceptional levels of precision
3. The FARO® Cobalt Array Imager, an unlimited Multi-Imager Scanning Configurations which captures millions of high resolution 3D coordinate measurements in seconds. An industry first, the Cobalt Array Imager is equipped with dedicated on-board processors that can dramatically improve cycle time.
4. The IO-Link, an Interface to Industry 4.0 by IFM Electronic
More than just an exhibition, the Automotive Engineering Show is a platform where these manufacturers can learn about plant processes and modern shop floor practices. The platform will target three key themes leading disruptive innovations in the industry such as: Convergence of Technologies in the Automotive Plant; Skilling India for Industrie 4.0; Workshop on Surface Engineering in Automotive Industry through a series of specialised workshops and conferences over the three days.