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  • Pms Make In India Resonates At Hannover Messe Roadshow In Mumbai

    Published on January 22, 2015

    Bernard Steinruecke, Director General, Indo German Chambers of CommerceHANNOVER MESSE 2015, the world’s largest and oldest engineering trade fair in Germany, along with EEPC India, today embarked another roadshow in Mumbai with the focal theme as ‘Make In India opportunities at HANNOVER MESSE 2015’ as India will represent as the official Partner Country this year. During the roadshow, EEPC, under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce  announced a subsidy for the participating members to put up their exhibiting stalls in Hannover Messe 2015 and on the manufacturing goods shipment as well. The roadshow was organized in the presence of esteemed luminaries such as Michael Sibert, Consul General, German Consulate, T. S. Bhasin, Sr. Vice Chairman, EEPC India, Mehul Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt. Ltd., Bernard Steinruecke, Director General, Indo German Chambers of Commerce, and Aman Chadha, Chairman Committee on Trade with West Europe, EEPC India.

    India’s role as the Partner Country at HANNOVER MESSE underscores Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious economic course. Under the slogan of “Make in India”, Modi will promote the modernization of India’s factories and infrastructure and encourage greater foreign investment in India with the objective to increase India’s share of global FDI. After 2006, this is the second time India has been designated as a partner country at the Hannover fair. During the show, Ministry of Commerce will showcase approx. 250 Indian companies in the world’s largest & most important industrial trade show – HANNOVER MESSE. Along with EEPC, CII is also mandated to organize a high level participation from the country.

    “Deutsche Messe is particularly well represented in India and will take advantage of our excellent relations in that nation to support India and help ensure its success as the Partner Country. Having India as a partner country will certainly allow both countries to greatly expand the numbers that we achieved during our previous alliance.” said Michael Sibert, Consul General, German Consulate.

    “Partner Country India is coming at exactly the right moment. India will be showcasing itself to the world as a modern, upwardly mobile economic power, while it simultaneously takes advantage of the opportunities offered by HANNOVER MESSE to invest in modern technology to strengthen its domestic economy.” said Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt. Ltd.

    “HANNOVER MESSE is an ideal platform for Indian manufacturers to attain an international standing. The statistics for 2013 demonstrates the appeal of the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. In a bid to give push to Indian manufacturers, we have decided to offer subsidy upto 50% to participating members to put up their stalls at the fair and also on the manufacturing goods shipment. This will certainly give a huge impetus to local manufacturers at the global fair. ” said T. S. Bhasin, Sr. Vice Chairman, EEPC INDIA.

    The focus of the fair is to bring together expertise from two different countries and encourage collaborations in order to increase the Indo-German trade relations. The participants at the fair will receive a firsthand view of technological advancements in the field of engineering. Considering that India’s participation in the fair in 2006 generated total business to the tune of US $ 1.3 billion, striking several major deals including joint ventures between Mann Age and Force Motors, Deutsche Bann and Indian Railways, the fair can also be expected to draw significant attention in related sectors across India.

    As per the latest, the Hannover Fair attracts a footfall of almost two hundred thousand visitors from across the world, over 60% of which are key decision makers, technology heads, industrial scientists and top policy makers. Russia was the partner country for HANNOVER MESSE 2013 and Netherland was the partner country for HANNOVER MESSE 2014 edition.  Last year, HANNOVER MESSE attracted 180,000 visitors in 5 days, out of this 57% of visitor audience were from European Union and 20% from South, East and Central Asia. A total number of 5,000 exhibitors from more than 100 countries showcased their products.

    HANNOVER MESSE – Get new technology first!

    The world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology runs next year from 13 to 17 April 2015. HANNOVER MESSE 2015 comprises ten flagship fairs: Industrial Automation • Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA) • Energy • Wind • MobiliTec • Digital Factory • ComVac • Industrial Supply • Surface Technology • Research & Technology. The upcoming event will place a strong emphasis on Industrial Automation and IT, Power Transmission and Fluid Power, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Industrial Subcontracting, Production Engineering and Services and Research & Development.

    Deutsche Messe AG:

    With revenues of 312 million euros in 2013, Deutsche Messe AG is one of the world’s ten largest trade fair companies and operates the world’s largest exhibition center. Deutsche Messe developed, planned and staged 119 trade fairs and congresses worldwide in 2013 which hosted 41,000 exhibitors and four million visitors. Its event portfolio includes world-leading trade fairs such as CeBIT Hannover (information and communications technology), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), CeMAT (intralogistics), DOMOTEX (floor coverings), and LIGNA (wood processing and forestry). With more than 1,000 employees and a network of 66 representatives, subsidiaries and branch offices, Deutsche Messe is present in more than 100 countries.

    Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd:

    Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd (HMFI) is the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global), a joint venture between  Desustche Messe and Fiera Milano  – two of the world’s largest exhibition organizers. HMFI  is engaged in the organization of international trade fairs, with a recently launched show CeBIT India, India’s leading IT exhibition; WIN – World of Industry India. WIN is the umbrella brand for 5 internationally established trade fairs covering automation, intra logistics, subcontracting and surface engineering. Shows being operated under the WIN umbrella brand include: MDA – Motion Drive and Automation , IA – Industrial Automation, CeMAT – Centre for Material Handling, Industrial Supply, Surface Technology and FHW – Food Hospitality World