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IMTEX FORMING 2022 to feature over 350 Exhibitors
Showcasing Metal Forming Technologies

Bengaluru, Karnataka, 21 April 2022: Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) will organize the seventh edition of IMTEX FORMING 2022 - South East Asia’s largest exhibition on metal forming technologies at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru from June 16 - 21, 2022.

Concurrent shows - Tooltech 2022 focusing on machine tool accessories, Forming Tools, Die & Moulds, Metrology, CAD/CAM, etc. and Digital Manufacturing featuring latest innovations in Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0., etc. will be held along with IMTEX FORMING 2022.

Over 350 exhibitors from 16 countries would be participating in the exhibition which is being held after a gap of more than two years.

IMTEX FORMING 2022 along with Tooltech and Digital Manufacturing will span around 33,000 square metres of exhibition space with companies from Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and USA, exhibiting.

IMTEX FORMING 2022 and Tooltech 2022 will bring diverse groups and stakeholders on a common platform for knowledge sharing and transacting business. Technologies in metal forming such as presses, bending, welding and joining, high speed laser machines, robotics and automation in sheet metal working, additive manufacturing, metrology, and CAD/CAM essential for manufacturing will be displayed ‘live’, enabling visitors to take informed decisions.

Expressing his thoughts, Ravi Raghavan, President, IMTMA said, “IMTEX FORMING is South East Asia’s leading show on metal forming and manufacturing technologies. With the country having just recovered from the global pandemic, the exhibition will be crucial in advancing India’s manufacturing capabilities.”

Further, P. J. Mohanram, Principal Advisor, IMTMA said, “Technology enthusiasts will have a lot to unearth on various developments in forming machinery, near net manufacturing, additive manufacturing, digital manufacturing, shop floor automation and evolutionary Industry 4.0.”

The six-day exhibition would have visitors from various industry sectors such as Auto, Auto components, Aerospace, Defence, Railways, Power, Medical equipment, white and brown goods, oil and gas equipments, ship building, and many more industries.

Highlights of the Show

  • More than 350 exhibitors
  • Exhibitors from 16 countries
  • 700+ live machines
  • Focus on digital manufacturing
  • Around 33,000 square metres of exhibition space
  • i2 Academia Pavilion (an event for academia and industry to interact and explore possible tie-ups)
  • AatmaNirbhar Bharat Pavilion - showcasing select indigenous technological capabilities and solutions developed within India


Founded in 1946, IMTMA is one of the very few industry associations in India to complete 75 years. As the apex body of the machine tool industry in India, IMTMA has created indispensable national assets that are vital for the country’s economic and manufacturing growth.

IMTMA by organizing IMTEX & Tooltech provides a platform to industries to build synergy and enhance business prospects. The Association also endeavours to reach out to the various geographical regions of India and enhance manufacturing capacities of industries by organizing regional machine tool expos in cities such as Delhi, Pune and Chennai. A state- of-the-art exhibition infrastructure (BIEC) established by it in Bengaluru supports the endeavours of industries by providing a world-class venue to showcase their products besides supporting the government in times of crises like the pandemic.

Today with around 460 member companies, IMTMA represents 90% of the organized manufacturers of machine tools and related items / components as well as subsystems and plays a vital role in aiding manufacturing growth and establishing the competencies of Indian industries on the global platform.

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