MUMBAI: Keen to increase their presence and gain a market share of the rapidly expanding Indian aftermarket sector, over 400 companies from Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the UK will showcase their latest auto parts and accessories at ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015, this February.
With a 60% increase in the number of exhibitors, the exhibition has been completely booked two months before it is scheduled to take place from 26 February - 1 March, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The occupied space marks a 90% increase compared to the launch edition of the show in 2013. International participation has also increased by 34% as steady sales and the growing market for auto components in the country continue to attract auto component giants from across the world.
Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt. Ltd. are now focussed on setting up a professional, world-class platform to provide domestic aftermarket players access to core component technologies including engine parts, drive transmission and steering parts, body and chassis, tyres and batteries, suspension and braking parts, equipment and electrical parts, accessories and tuning besides others and facilitate closer collaboration between global auto component and Indian aftermarket sector players.
Key exhibitors representing these segments at the New Delhi fair include ANG Industries, ZF India, Luk India and Shriram Pistons who will have parts and components such as power train, chassis and standard parts on display, whereas Delphi Automotive Systems Pvt. Ltd. will showcase their range of fuel modules - MRA and pumps, ignition wire sets, thermal compressors, heat exchangers, brakes, half shafts etc at the show.
Leading auto component supplier, Mansons International Pvt. Ltd. intends to bring anti-vibration, axle and suspension components, body parts, steering components and repair kits and fifth wheel components and repair kits, while Setco Automotive Ltd will showcase clutches for medium and heavy vehicles. TVS RUBBER, one of the leading companies for Automotive and Industrial Moulded Rubber Products in India, will also bring a host of rubber parts, suspension and mounting products to the show.
Completing this impressive list of automotive giants at the fair, Bosch, one of the largest suppliers of automotive parts and systems to the automotive industry has signed on as the Platinum Partner for the 2nd edition. Mr. Guenter Weber, Regional President - Automotive Aftermarket, Bosch Ltd, India said, "The Automechanika in Germany attracts all leading OEMs and component manufacturers from across the globe and has attracted millions of customers year after year. This is a great initiative to introduce the same platform in India wherein the Indian audience can experience world class innovations and solutions in automotive technology, and we are proud to be associated as the Platinum Partner for the event."
Commenting on Bosch's expanding service portfolios, Mr. Weber added, "ACMA Automechanika New Delhi's constant effort to push automotive technology forward reflects our company's core strategy - 'Parts, Bytes & Services', while we are also looking at launching few products, test equipment and service concepts during the show."
In addition to sourcing and networking opportunities, the Indian fair has organised a seminar which is scheduled alongside the exhibition on 27th February and will bring together noted industry experts from India and overseas to share their valuable insights and international best practices in the key areas of R&D and innovation, advancements in mechatronic systems, sustainable mobility, fuel efficiency, emerging export markets etc. The one-day conference will also shed light on road safety in dark hours and the changing mindset of the Indian auto components industry from 'Build-to-print' to 'Build-to-intent'.
A burgeoning middle class with spending power and upward mobility along with India's growing focus on vehicle safety assessments is set to stimulate demand for auto parts business and safety technologies. With Indian car buyers getting younger and used car market gaining momentum, demand in the automotive aftermarket is expected to gain further traction in 2015. Focusing purely on the needs of the growing aftermarket sector, ACMA Automechanika New Delhi will thus make an important sourcing destination for new ideas, tools and industry insights.
For further information about ACMA Automechanika New Delhi, please visit www.acma-automechanika.in
ACMA Automechanika New Delhi is one of 14 Automechanika fairs held in Africa, Asia, Europe and Central and South America. For further information about these fairs, please visit www.automechanika.com
Background information on Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA)
The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian auto component industry. Its active involvement in trade promotion, technology up-gradation, quality enhancement, collection and dissemination of information has made it a vital catalyst for this industry's development. ACMA's charter is to develop a globally competitive Indian auto component industry and strengthen its role in national economic development, as also promote business through international alliances. ACMA is an ISO 9001:2008 certified association.
For more information, please visit our website at www.acma.in
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade fair organisers, generating around â¬550* million in sales and employing more than 2200* people worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and around 50 international sales partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2014, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 120* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.
Comprising an area of 578,000 square metres, Messe Frankfurt's exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.
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* preliminary numbers (2014)
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