ADMS 2016 A Grand Success
The Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing Show – ADMS 2016, organised by Aeromag Asia in association with the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI), on July 1-2 at HAL Convention Centre, Old Airport Road, Bangalore, was attended by some of the biggest and the best global aerospace and defence companies. Over 42 companies, including HAL, Mahindra Aerospace, Alpha Design Technologies etc, exhibited their products at the trade exhibition and more than 450 delegates participated in the business sessions. ADMS, in its third Edition this year, has created an ideal platform for the suppliers consisting of MSMEs to interact and showcase their products and capabilities to the buyers represented by original equipment manufacturers, Defence Public Sector undertakings and Research & Development organisations.
R.V. Deshpande, Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industries and Tourism, Dominic McAllister, British Deputy High Commissioner, Bengaluru, Padma Vibhushan Dr. V.K. Aatre, former Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, Director General of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Secretary Defence Research, Dr. C.G. Krishnadas Nair, former Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics, and founder of the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies; and Former MLA Ivan Nigli were among the high dignitaries who addressed the inaugural session.
A. Selvaraj, GM, Indigenisation, HAL; Air Marshal P.R. Sharma (Retd), Safran Group; Dr. Kota Harinarayana, former Director, LCA, K. P. Mohanakrishnan, Mahindra Aerospace; Amar Kulkarni,Vice President, PolyWorks Software India; Joe Ajay A, Industry Account Manager-Aerospace, EOS GmbH India Branch Office ( Electro Optical Systems); Kiran Divekar, Senior Manager, Dassault Systemes India Pvt. Limited; Subba Rao from TAML; V. Balakrishnan, former Executive Director, HAL Engine Division; T. Mohan Rao, Chairman, BAeC; Sanjeev Kumar Jha, Additional Director (Propulsion), CEMELAC; Kamesh Goyal, Group Director (Aircraft, CEMELAC);LokeshPayik, GM & Chief of Business, Robert Bosch; Uma Maheswar, GE Aviation; and Dr. Subramanyam, Managing Director SLN Technologies, were among the prominent delegates and resource persons who spoke at the business sessions of ADMS 2006.
Representatives from Defence PSUs, Defence and Civil Aviation Ministry, DRDO, Private Industry, State governments, certifying authorities and Armed forces took part and interacted in the two-day event envisaged for creating a vibrant manufacturing industry in the country.
ADMS is aimed at supporting the national campaign for increasing the manufacturing capability of Indian defence and aerospace companies for reducing the imports and making the country self-reliant in Defence. In order to enhance the manufacturing capabilities of the Indian Defence and Aerospace Manufacturing Industry, the government has announced various incentives under the new Make in India programme. Defence spending of the country is growing every year with new programmes and this is a prime opportunity for the Indian industry to enhance their capability by achieving new technologies and facilities, so that they will be well-equipped to meet the demand of the Industry and also strike strategic partnerships with various defence programmes both in India and abroad. ADMS is an ideal platform for meeting and sharing the Indian industries capabilities and expectations, updating technologies and exploring opportunities in the ever evolving Defence and Aerospace arena.