The 11th International exhibition on foundry technology, equipment and supplies concurrent with 63rd Indian Foundry congress was held on 27tFebruary-1st March, 2015 at Greater Noida, National Capital Region, Delhi in Northern India organized by The Institute of Indian Foundry men . Greater Noida is part of National Capital region New Delhi and falls under state of Uttar Pradesh. 
 
IFEX (Foundry exhibition) & Foundry Congress is organized by The Institute of Indian Foundry men (IIF) 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 Organisation (WFO) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Winoa Abrasives India has a company membership of IIF
 
 
 
The Expo was the biggest foundry exhibition ever organized in Northern India with approximately 250 Exhibitors from India & Overseas (Germany, China, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Turkey, The Netherlands, Taiwan, USA) 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. In addition to that Indian foundry congress has attracted 1200 delegate registration also for 3 day conclave. 
 
Few Highlight on Indian foundry Industry:
  • 3rd Largest producer of castings in the world (after China -43Million MT/USA-13Million MT) with ambitious growth plans and new capacities added at rapid pace.
  • The Indian foundry Industry is producing estimated 9.344 Million MT of various grades of Castings as per International standards.
  • There are approx. 4500 units out of which 85% can be classified as small scale units & 10% as Medium &5% as large scale units.
  • Foundry Industry has a turnover of approx. USD 15 Billion with exports approx. USD 2 Billion.
  • India casting Industry expected to reach USD 19.2 Billion by 2016.
  • The healthy growth of exports approx. 25%-30% year on year.
 
Winoa has now a strong foot hold in Indian foundry market and its worldwide brand, 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.
 
Winoa India has set up a 2 corner 30 m2 stall . The W Abrasives stall no D-12 in Hall no 3,  was the center of attraction for visitors with specially made twist tower for sample display. 
 
Winoa - W Abrasives stall has attracted attention of almost 300 visitors in 3 days and held many quality discussions with new key prospective customers. Our active customers have also visited stall and showed appreciation of our product, performance and also spend time understanding  on usage of Grits/HPG etc. for foundries application. 
 
The IFEX-2015 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.  The most
important conclusion of IFEX is that customer as well as shot blasting machine manufacturer in India recognizes W Abrasives market leadership position