IMTEX FORMING 2022: Asia’s Largest Machine Tool and Forming Technology Show Concludes on a Successful Note

IMTEX FORMING 2022 along with Tooltech and Digital Manufacturing attracted a footfall of 25,656 business visitors, including trade delegations and institutional buyers and generated around ₹ 500 crore worth business orders and around ₹ 4600 crore worth business enquiries, as it concluded on 21st June 2022 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru.

The exhibition evoked good response from the manufacturing community. Visitors connected with additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in the concurrent Digital Manufacturing show as well as the indigenous technologies displayed in the Aatmanirbhar Bharat pavilion.

Trade delegates from 250 companies across India from sectors like aerospace, defence, railways, power, electronics, medical equipments, textiles, agriculture, turbines, etc. visited the show. Read More
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Key Facts and Figures of the Exhibition

Total Number of Exhibitors


Total Number of Visitors


Exhibitors from 19 Countries    

Austria | China | Czech Republic | France | Germany | India | Italy | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | Netherlands | Portugal | Singapore | Spain | Switzerland | Taiwan | Turkey | United Kingdom

International Associations from 4 Countries    

AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology, USA | Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association, Japan | Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry, Taiwan | VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), Germany

Participation from 7 Partner Associations / Institutions   

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Centre | Advanced Machine Tool Testing Facility | Confederation of Indian Industry | The Indian Institute of Welding | Karnataka Udyog Mitra | Tool & Gauge Manufacturers Association | Tumakuru Machine Tool Park

20 Institutions Represented in the i2 Academia Pavilion    

Acharya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru | Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru | Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru | IIT Bombay, Mumbai | NMAM Institute of Technology, Udupi | PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore | PSG College of Technology (Robotics and Automation Engineering), Coimbatore | Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune | Government Tool Room and Training Centre, Bengaluru | IIT Madras, Chennai | Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad | Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur | New Horizon College of Engineering, Bengaluru | Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru | Vemana College of Engineering, Bengaluru | KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi | Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune | Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Andhra Pradesh

Jagruti IMTMA-Youth Programme had participation from 6 Institutions    

Atria Institute of Technology | BMS Institute of Technology and Management | Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai | Raja Rajeswari College of Engineering | Acharya Institute of Technology | Jain University

Live Demo on Industry 4.0   

Around 230 participants got themselves acquainted with the evolutionary Industry 4.0 concepts at the IMTMA Technology Centre during the exhibition.

750 industry delegates from 250 companies visited as Trade Delegations   

Comprising of decision makers, purchase and plant heads, and technology experts from: Government of India | Government of Karnataka | Automotive | Defence | Railways | Aerospace | Power | White and Brown Goods | Medical Equipment Manufacturing | Woodworking | Electronics | Textiles | Steel | Agriculture Machinery | Turbines | Alstom | Ashok Leyland | Axles India | Bajaj Auto | BDL | BEL | BHEL | Bosch | Carborundum | Escorts | Havells | Hawkins | Hero Cycles | HAL | Hitachi Astemo | Honda Motorcycles | India Yamaha | Infosys | Rolls Royce | ISRO | L&T Construction | Neel Metal | Rail Wheel Factory | Sterling Tools | Tata Sikorsky Aerospace | ThyssenKrupp | TII India | Titan | Toyota Industries Engine India | Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts | TVS Motors | U R Rao Satellite Centre, and many more.

(List illustrative)

Orders Booked  

Around ₹ 500 crores*  
*As reported on last day of the show

Enquiries Generated  

Around ₹ 4600 crores*  
*As reported on last day of the show

Concurrent Events

As part of Tooltech, exhibitors showcased the world of parts, accessories and systems for machine tools and manufacturing technology.


IMTMA along with UDAAN members organized Jagruti to familiarize students with the manufacturing industry. 12 students from 6 colleges: Atria Institute of Technology, BMS Institute of Technology and Management, IIT - Madras, Raja Rajeswari College of Engineering, Acharya Institute of Technology, and Jain University, attended the programme.

i2 Academia Pavilion

CMR Institute of Technology won the first prize for Additive Manufacturing for Medical Implants. Vemana Institute of Technology won the second prize for Dynamic Behaviour of Materials. KLS Gogte Institute of Technology bagged the third prize for Joining of 3D printed parts by FSW technique to overcome the bed size limitation of an FDM 3D printer applied to UAV wings. Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University won a consolation prize for Micro Forming Analysis of Aerospace Materials. IIT, Bombay won a consolation prize for Advanced Manufacturing.

Digital Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing is now an integral part of Forming and Tooling industries. Companies showcased a wide range of technologies in Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 concepts. The aim was to help companies maximize the value of their products and processes by providing end-to-end visibility and control of production processes.

Special Highlights
AatmaNirbhar Bharat Pavilion

Exhibitors displayed indigenous technologies advocating self-reliance in manufacturing. Around 10 companies, Ace Designers, Amace Solutions, Bharat Fritz Werner, Chennai Metco, Electropneumatics & Hydraulics, Grind Master Machines, MTAB Engineers, Pragati Automation, and Sahajanand Laser Technology, UCAM, participated in the pavilion.

Live Industry 4.0 Demonstration

IMTMA organized a live demonstration of Industry 4.0 at IMTMA Technology Centre. It was attended by 230 delegates. Participants were able to see a model smart factory, digitally connected CNC turning, CNC machining, coordinate measuring machines, real-time machine monitoring through data acquisition devices and CNC controls, etc.

IMTMA & IIW join hands for WELDEXPO

IMTMA and Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), Pune signed an agreement on 16th June 2022 to jointly organize WELDEXPO, an exhibition on welding, cutting and joining from IMTEX FORMING 2024 onwards at BIEC. This will help IMTEX FORMING grow to the next level, facilitate in exchange of new technologies and both the institutions can supplement the growth of each other.

“IMTEX FORMING 2022 was a good show as it displayed new technologies and provided an apt platform for knowledge sharing.” Anil Kumar B.S., Group Leader, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts

“The Aatmanirbhar Bharat Pavilion at IMTEX will make a significant contribution to the nation’s vision of transforming itself into a global hub for manufacturing and services.” Indradev Babu, Managing Director, UCAM

“IMTEX FORMING 2022 & Tooltech 2022 along with Digital Manufacturing, has got good coverage from across the globe and industries. The show was a perfect ecosystem for buyers and sellers to gain healthy exposure. For us, making a big announcement here helps us to boost our reach.” Maulik Patel, Executive Director – SLTL Group

“Today many Indian companies, including startups, have started exploring their products. Thus, it is no longer limited to designing or developing best-in-class products, but they have to be competitive to be accepted globally. Thus, information on the latest manufacturing technologies is very important, and IMTEX is the perfect platform to source that.” Vikram S Kasbekar, Executive Director, Operations (Plants), Hero MotoCorp

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