The chief guest for the occasion, Mr. P.S.Narotra, Sr. Director & Head, International Corporation & Electronics Hardware Industry, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication & IT, Government of India, inaugurated the event. Other dignitaries present were Mr. Jaideep Ghosh, Partner KPMG, Mr. A. Vijayendra, Managing Director, IPC, Mr. Ramana Rao, President, LED Products & Manufacturer’
The exhibition opened with a high profile conference which saw enthusiastic participation from the leading lights of India’s fastest growing telecom and electronic manufacturers. The 6th International conference on EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) and Contract Manufacturing, provided vital insights from an Indian perspective. It reiterated the fact that the demand for electronic gadgets, appliances and equipment is growing briskly and companies are increasingly turning to EMS firms to feed this growing pipeline. Much of this growth has been propelled by the burgeoning demand for telecom equipment and consumer products, including mobile handsets.
The Conference showcased two interactive panel discussions;
The second discussion glossed over ‘EMS Business-Can India become a global hub for EMS?!’ and the panel included Mr. Atul Lall, Managing Director of Dixon, Mr. Christopher Johnson, Operations Director at JABIL, Mr. Jairam Sampath, Chief of Operations of KAYNES , Mr. Gururaj, Director at QUAD, Mr. Suresh Nair, CTO of SFO Technologies and Mr. Sanjiv Narayan, Managing Director of SGS Technologies.
With electronic hardware manufacturing in India slated to reach US$ 155 billion by 2015 and the Indian semiconductor design industry providing employment opportunities to over 780,000 professionals, the exhibition and conference provided a great opportunity to the members of the electronics industry to strengthen their network and conduct business. The event continued to see an increase in participation as compared to last year’s exhibition as well.
“The Government of India is very serious about development of the electronics industry in the country. Empowered committees has been set up to promote the semiconductor wafer manufacturing facilities, with a preference to technology know-how that resides within India, “said Mr. P.S. Narotra. “A US$ 5 billion fund has also been allocated to support the Private Sector in the areas of innovation, R&D and IPR, under the aegis of the ‘National Electronics Mission”, he further added.
electronica India 2011 and productronica India 2011 played host to over 900 exhibitors with country pavilions from China, Germany, Hong Kong Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. The event also witnessed participation from Japan, Switzerland, USA, Italy, Spain, and Malaysia, all together from 25 countries.
Major players exhibiting this year include Agilent Technologies, element14, Infineon Technologies, Juki India, Kaynes Technology, Leaptech Corporation, National Instruments, NMTtronics, NXP Semiconductiors, Panasonic Corporation, RS Components & Controls, Rohde & Schwarz India, STMicroelectronics, Sony, TATA Power.
About electronica India 2011 & productronica India 2011:
electronica India 2011 is India’s and South Asia’s leading fair for electronic components, systems and applications. As the most important communication platform for the electronics industry, electronica India displays all a specialized fair can offer with products ranging from semiconductors, sensors, relays, switched and interconnection technology to passive components, motors/drives, cables, ED/EDA, assemblies and subsystems to test and measurement technology, Displays and power supplies. With electronica India, the entire value-added chain of the electronics industry is presented.
productronica India 2011 is an innovative platform for production technologies covering as wide as packaging, material processing, component manufacturing, manufacturing equipment and logistics for PCBs and other circuit carries, technologies in cable processing, soldering technology, manufacturing equipment and logistics for assemblies, modules and hybrids, general operation aids, production subsystems, production related services, laser and laser systems for electronics production.
electronica India and productronica India are events in the electronics network of Messe München International. This network includes the world’s leading trade fairs electronica and productronica, as well as hybridica in Munich and leading regional events in Brazil (São Paulo), China (Shanghai and Hong Kong) and India (Bangalore / New Delhi). The show will be held concurrently in September 2011 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
About MMI India Private Limited:
As part of its international strategy, Messe München founded its own affiliated company in India with a registered office in Mumbai, in September 2007. MMI India Pvt. Ltd. has been founded to provide Messe München with timely and competent organizational support for its increasing involvement in India.
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