IMTMA Training Centre

"Masterclass in SMART Automation in Sheet Metal Forming"

Date : 25 January, 2020

@ BIEC, 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post, Bangalore


Indian Industry has been using sheet / tube cutting and bending equipment largely as manually operated and managed standalone production units. This has certainly been affecting the productivity, quality and cost performance of such equipment and processes. With host of automation features and supporting Software eco-system around the basic equipment; a situation is fast approaching that unless these are implemented there is risk of becoming non-competitive in International Market. There are plenty of similar looking Press Brakes, CNC Punch Presses and Tube Benders available in the market and these features only add some differentiation element.

To spur a traction in this direction and to take an advantage of Asia's largest Metal Forming Exhibition IMTEX-Forming; this course is being organized during the show so that delegates can experience live machines / equipments / design & Simulation Software and interact with Global Experts

Focus Areas

  • Evolution of automation features in Press Brake 
  • Automation in CNC Punch Press
  • Integration of CNC Punch Press with Press Brake
  • Integration of Tube bending machines with laser cutting and end forming
  • Software support for CNC Punch Press, Press Brake and Tube Bending and Cutting
  • Guided tour through selected IMTEX FORMING stalls for DEMO

Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to -

  • Possibilities of augmentation of basic equipment
  • Making it I4.0 ready
  • Benefits of new features
  • Assessment of new equipment in terms of add-on features
  • Guidance for charting a way forward

Participation Fee

Rs. 2500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 3000/-

IMTMA Non Members/ Others

+18% GST

Group Concession : 5% for 3 to 5 and 10% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company

Participant Profile

  • CEOs, Business Heads, plant heads etc.
  • Equipment / Corporate Planners
  • Simulation Software personnel
  • Materials’ Marketing Personnel
  • Designers
  • Consultants


This programme will be conducted by Mr. Avinash Khare, International expert from BLM Italy and LVD Belgium

Mr. Avinash Khare is Former Asst. General Manager at Tata Motors, Pune. He has 33 years of experience in various functions involving Technology Development, Maintenance, Capex and resource management, Die Design and Business Excellence. Now he is working with IMTMA as a Consultant & Head of Technology Centre on Metal-forming at Pune.

Mr. Vinayak Joshi is a market development manager for BLM Italy. He is having more than 27 years of experience of industrial laser applications.

Mr. Steven Lucas from LVD-Belgium

For Registration Contact

Vinay Kumar

Programme Co-ordinator

Telephone :   080 66246761
Mobile :   8147559749
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

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