ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015 to kick-start on February 26 at Prakati Maidan

The Auto Component Manufacturers Association and Messe Frankfurt organised ACMA Auto Mechanika New Delhi would be held at Pragati Maidan from February 26, 2015 to March 1, 2015.

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According to a statement issued by Messe Frankfurt, the exposition begins the year on an optimistic note with confirmations coming in from over 400 brands. The already sold out second edition of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi s a reflection of the increase in exhibition space and global participation.

Bosch, one of the largest suppliers of auto components and systems, had confirmed its participation as Platinum Partner
with the intention of increasing its presence and gain a market share of the rapidly expanding Indian aftermarket sector. Around 400 companies from Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the UK are showcasing their latest auto components and accessories at ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015.

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With an increase of 60% in the participation of exhibitors, the fair has been completely booked two months before it was scheduled to take place. The occupied space marked a 90% rise in contrast with the launch edition of the show in 2013. Similarly, the global participation has also showed an upward tick of 34%, thanks to consistant sales and burgeoning auto component market in India, probably attracting auto component majors from across the world to attend the exposition.

Both ACMA and Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd are now focused on setting-up a professional, world-class platform to provide domestic aftermarket companies 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 showcasing auto components such as power train, chassis and standard parts, whereas Delphi Automotive Systems Private Ltd will exhibit its 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 firms for automotive and industrial moulded rubber products in the country, is also bringing a slew 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 auto components and systems to the automotive industry has signed on as the Platinum Partner for the second edition.

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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.”

While speaking on Bosch’s expanding service portfolios, Weber added: “ACMA Automechanika New Delhi’s constant effort to push automotive technology forward reflects our company’s core strategy ‘Parts, Bytes and 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 February 27 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 and emerging export markets. The one-day conference will also lay emphasis on road safety in dark hours and the changing mind-set 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.

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