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IFFE Expo: Kolhapur Foundry & Forging Event

IFFE Expo 2022: Kolhapur Foundry & Forging Event

Event Name: IFFE EXPO
Category: Industrial Goods
Event Date: 19 – 21 November, 2022
Location: Ghatge Patil Exhibition Center, Manermal, Ujalaiwadi, Kolhapur, Maharashtra 416004 India
Organizer: Exhifrence Media Pvt Ltd  – 1221, Maple Trade Center, Nr. Surdhara Circle, Sal Hospital Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380059 India
Phone: 7573029319
Timings: 10:00 AM – 18:00 PM
Tickets: Free Entry

Second edition of India’s leading exhibition on Foundry & Forging and Machine Tool Industry

IFFE Expo 2022:

IFFE 2021 was grand success with more than 8200 business visitors and participation from over 85 exhibitors.

More than 4200 Business inquiries were generated by the visitors during the show. The exhibitors were fully satisfied with the management of Exhiference Media during the show.

The ambience created for the show was as per international standards. Exhiference Media had left no stone unturned to ensure that every exhibitor get maximum exposure and relevant business visitors.

46 Exhibitors inquired for the dates & venue of 2nd IFFE.

Why Exhibit?

The Indian foundry industry is a leading engineering sector with annual production of over 7 million tonnes of castings, accounting for about 8–9% of total castings production in the world. There are approximately 4,500 foundry units in the country out of which 90% can be classified as small-scale units, 8% as medium-scale units, and 2% as large-scale units. The foundry industry is dispersed across various geographical clusters, of which the Kolhapur cluster is one of the major ones. Kolhapur was traditionally an agro-based economy. Demand for oil engines and agricultural implements grew with industrialization in the region. This led to the emergence of the foundry industry which evolved around the 1960s. Today Kolhapur is a leading foundry cluster, renowned for manufacturing quality castings.

There are approximately 300 foundry units located in the Kolhapur and Sangli districts of the region. While units in Sangli are located mainly in the Miraj and Palus industrial areas, foundries in the Kolhapur district are spread across eight major industrial estates. The cluster primarily manufactures ferrous (iron) castings covering both SG iron and grey-iron castings. The total production of the Kolhapur foundry cluster is estimated to be 600,000 tonnes per annum. A majority of the foundry units in the cluster cater to the automotive sector along with other sectors such pumps / valves, sugar, textiles, etc. The cluster has experienced growth in turnover, employment and exports over the past few years. Almost 30% of production is being exported to several countries and catering to numerous industries.

Kolhapur foundries use the conventional sand casting production method which involves several processes such as preparation, melting, and finishing. The processes are highly energy consuming and energy intensive. The cluster consumes over 1000 million kWh of electrical energy and over 120,000 tons of coke per year. The specific energy consumption (SEC) of the foundries also ranges between 1000 – 1200 kWh per tonne of good castings. Rising energy costs and high share of energy in total production costs indicate the urgent need for energy efficiency in the cluster. Though the cluster is undergoing a technological shift from coke-based cupola furnaces to electrically operated induction furnaces, immense scope exists for technology modernization and energy savings in process technologies such as induction furnaces, mixers, grinders as well in cross-cutting technologies such as compressors, pumps and motors etc.

IFFE Expo 2022: Exhibitors Profile

  • Foundry Equipment & Raw Material
  • Complete Foundry Plants
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Foundry Services
  • Forging Equipment & Raw Material
  • Moulding & Core Making
  • Low-Cost Automation
  • Metal cutting, Metal forming
  • Heat Treatment & Drying
  • Machining & Robotics
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Environment Control
  • Measuring, Testing, Process Control Instruments
  • Casting Machines, Accessories
  • Sand Preparation, Treatment & reclamation
  • Casting Machines, Accessories

IFFE Expo 2022: Visitors Profile

Buyers / Sourcing Personnel Majorly Form

  • Automobile Industry
  • Machinery Shop
  • Engineering Industry
  • Defense & Aerospace Railways
  • Technology Appliers & Technology Supplier
  • Energy & Infrastructures
  • Machinery Manufactures
  • Trade Delegation
  • Government Officials
  • Investors & Promoters
  • R & D Institution
  • Products & Services Users
  • Consultants
  • Casting Manufacturers
  • Foundry Technician
  • Valve and Pump Manufacturers

About Organizer:

Exhifrence Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading service providers for foundry and forging, the melting equipment industry, event management, and event organizing services. Our mission is to maintain a win-win business relationship with our customers by implementing a professional and accomplished work environment. In order to turn our mission into reality, we focus on constant development and up-gradation, employee empowerment, product and method innovation, and world-class supply chain strategies with a view to maximizing quality exhibitors and visitors.

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