IFEX 2014-10th International Exhibition on Foundry Technology, Equipment & Supplies
February 7-9, 2014, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The 10th International exhibition on foundry technology, equipment and supplies concurrent with 62ndIndian Foundry congress was held on 7th -9th February 2014 at Gandhi Nagar, Ahmedabad in Western India organized by The Institute of Indian Foundry men.

This Institute of Indian Foundry men (IIF) which was set up in 1950 to promote education, research, training and development to Indian foundry men and to serve as a nodal point of reference between the customers and suppliers of the Indian foundry industry on a global scale. With its Head Quarter in Kolkata, IIF presently services the entire country through its 26 Chapters under four Regional Branches located at Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai & Chennai.
The Institute is a member of the World Foundry men Organization (WFO) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Winoa Abrasives India is having company membership of IIF.

The Expo was the biggest in the history of Indian Institute of Foundry men despite noticeable recession in foundry Industry. More than 300 exhibitors from India & Overseas (with the presence of German, Chinese, Italian Pavilion) have participated from Foundry  Plants & Installations , Electric Furnaces, Refractory’s , Die Casting machinery and plant , Shot blasting machine , Fettling installations , Grinding machine, Foundry Product suppliers to showcase their state of the art technologies and services to the very vibrant Indian foundry Industry  which is producing currently about 9 Million MT of castings.

Indian foundry Industry is 3rd largest casting producer after China (43Million MT) and the USA(13Million MT). The exhibition was ably supported by 62nd Indian foundry congress with more than 1400 registered delegates which was largest till date.

Winoa, and its worldwide brand W Abrasives,  has now strong foot hold in Indian foundry market supplying to more than 100 customers directly as well as through  4 strong & established distributor in foundry market such as Kolhapur (West), Shimoga (South), Punjab (North) & Kolkata (East) . W Abrasives is now considered as one of most reliable and major steel abrasives brand in Indian Foundry Industry and large size Automotive casting foundries such as Brakes India, Hinduja Foundries, Ghatge Patil Industries, Munjal Kiriu, Kiswok, Sound Casting.

Winoa India has set up 2 corner 30 Square meter stall as well as 4 registration in Indian foundry congress. The stall no C-01 in Hall no 2 at entry of W Abrasives was ther center of attraction for visitors with specially made twist tower for sample display.  

W Abrasives stall has attracted attention of almost 500 in 3 days, where many quality discussions were held with new key prospective customers such as DCM Engineering, L&T Foundries, Mahindra group Foundries, PSG Foundries, Amex Alloy, TATA Motor Foundries, JMP Industries, Kumar Exports,  WEG Industries,  Mahindra Farm division foundries etc from the foundry segment all over India. Some quality discussions took place with prospective distributors from different regions. The existing customers like Ghatge Patil, Brakes India, Ammarun Foundries, Sound Casting, Bright Castings, Kiswok, Shriram Pistons etc have also visited stall and showed keenness on usage of Grits/HPG etc.

The IFEX-2014 is likely to give strong foot hold to Winoa in Indian foundry market as well as W Abrasives brand positioning as market leader ship in Indian market.