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The ninth Die & Mould International Exhibition opens today, April 17, in Mumbai and runs through April 20. The event will be inaugurated by the Honorable Dr. A.P.J Abudl Kalam, the 11th President of India, an accomplished scientist, author, and profound thinker, said the release from the event coordinators.

Clare Goldsberry

April 17, 2014

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Die and mold exhibition begins in Mumbai

Mr. P.N. Surendranath, Executive Director of TAGMA India, organizer of the event, commented that "the presence of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will boost up the Indian tooling industry. I hope his knowledge and views will help the industry learn and develop better technology and vision." He further added that the tooling industry will reach 21,000 crores ($4.5 billion) by 2015.

TAGMA India was established in 1990 and serves as a forum for the India Tool Room & Die and Mould Industry, whose activity involves design, sales or manufacture of dies for pressing, stamping, punching and forming; injection and compression moulds; die casting dies, jigs, fixtures, standard tooling components; CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping, gauges, precision machining, special machines and related products.

The exhibition is spread over 20,000 square meters and will provide all businesses related to the tooling industry an opportunity to display and market their products and services. TAGMA India expects attendance to exceed 30,000 from various industries such as automotive, plastic products, electrical, consumer products, and electronics.

The series of die and mold exhibitions is "a trend setter" event organized by TAGMA since 1998. The organization has built a growing global awareness and reputation as the only trade fair in India for the die and mold industry, and represents one of the largest exhibitions by international standards of various die and mould exhibitions held globally.

About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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