The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body of the Indian auto component industry today, concludedthe 7thedition of ‘i-AutoConnect 2022,itsflagshipreverse buyers & sellers meet. The two-day exhibition was held on 03rd& 04thOct, 2022, at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, India.
The objective of the event was to provide ACMA member companies a platform to showcase their aftermarket products and capabilities for purposes of exports.
Speaking at the event,Mr. Sunjay J Kapur, President, ACMA& Chairman Sona Comstar said, “With the mantra to ‘Go global & produce Local’, the i-AutoConnect is ACMA’s premiere reverse buyers-sellers meet to promote exports of India-made aftermarket components and technologies. With the event hosting over 150 focused international dealers and distributers, it gives our local components manufacturers a first-hand understanding of the requirements of the global buyers and markets. The highly interactive event also helps in developing long-term relationships with the international customers attending the show.”
Expressing satisfaction on the success of the event, Mr. Vinnie Mehta, Director General, ACMA said,“We are indeed very excited to have organized iAutoConnect 2022. This is first of our such shows post-the pandemic, entirely focused on aftermarket exports. I am delighted that the response has been phenomenal from both the exhibitors as well as the buyers from several countries including the Middle-East, Africa, Latin America and South-East Asia. The enthusiastic participation is also indicative of the fact that the world today is placing greater trust on India-made products.”
Apart from the participation by reputed component manufacturers, several start-ups working in the domains of market aggregation, software solutions, material sourcing &procurement also participated at the show.
The premier show witnessed participation by over 120 domestic manufacturers including Anand Automotive, Amalgamation Group, Bharat Forge, Lumax Auto Technologies, Spark Minda, NBC Bearings, Abilities India Pistons, Mahale, NRB Bearings and Pricol Limited, among others. Start-ups such as LAMI Advances Solutions (a platform for auto component after-market), CapGrid (working in the domain of reimagining strategic sourcing) and NAKAD 360 (Revolutionizing ledger reconciliation process)also enthusiastically participated at the show.
The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian Auto Component Industry. Its membership of over 850 manufacturers contributes to more than 85 per cent of the auto component industry’s turnover in the organized sector. ACMA is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Association.
- Over 120 domestic aftermarket component manufacturers exhibited
- International Buyers from over 50+ countries visited
- Several Start-Ups also took part in the expo