DODP (Department of Defence Production), TIDCO, TATA Steel, Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR), National Institute of Design (NID), ONDC, German Agri Machinery Giant-CLAAS, Indian E Scooter Company – Ather, Bureaucrats from Ministries of Commerce and Industry, Heavy Industries, Defence; Diplomats, at the thematic Knowledge Sessions; Around 300 Exhibitors, 300 Overseas Buyers from over 40 Nations, around 10,000 Hosted Trade Visitors and over 700 One on Ones – B2B Meetings would adorn the International Mileu of manufacturers, exporters, importers, buyers, technology providers, and government representatives from the engineering world- IESS – International Engineering Sourcing Show XI which opens it gates on the March 4th for three days at Codissia Trade Fair Complex in Coimbatore – announced Chairman EEPC India, Mr Arun Kumar Garodia at the Curtain Raiser Press Meet today in Chennai.
Tmt Grace Pachuau, IAS, Addl Commissioner – Industries & Commerce of Government of Tamil Nadu also added -Tamil Nadu is overwhelmed to get the opportunity to Host IESS for the Sixth Time since 2017. IESS is a show for the MSMEs, who play a pivotal role in the overall national industrial landscape contributing 35-40 % of the Engineering Exports. The second largest contributor to GDP, home to the largest number of factories in India and the only state to have all its districts covered under industrial corridor projects, Tamil Nadu has been also the second highest Engineering merchandise exporter with a 15.8 % share in the National E gineering Export pie during April 2023-December 2023.
Flanders who is joining the show as the Focus Region for the 5th time would have a team from Belgium keen to procure and invest in Indian engineering, explained Mr Jayant Nadiger, Trade Commissioner of Flanders Region of Belgium
During April 2023- December 2023, Germany became the largest destination for India’s engineering exports in Europe and 4th Largest in the world receiving USD 3044.4 million worth of Engineering shipments from India proclaimed Ms Michaela Kuchler, Consul General of Germany in Chennai.
IESS was born with an inbuilt commitment and promise to promote, assist and handhold MSMEs to showcase their engineering goods to their overseas counterparts. By creating a market platform- IESS, EEPC India offers an opportunity for exporters of engineering product to build business contacts with leading importers, buyers, dealers,distributors and wholesalers of engineering product from America, Europe, Africa, Latin America, ASEAN,Australia, New Zealand and CIS Countries
More than 24,165 Business Queries valued at 15.58 million, 12 MOUs including 9 Bilateral ones, around 54,543 business contacts and presence of over 3000 Indian Exhibitors, 3000 Delegates 86000 Trade Visitors, a galaxy of 750 speakers, a marathon of 35 Global Sourcing Meets from 14 Nations, A series of 20 Vendor Development Meets held by 26 Indian Bodies, A Palette of Intricately designed Pavilions- Country, State, Industry and Technology; A league of Talks, Discussions, Deliberations, Ideation and Generation of Business over 150 Seminars; a Display of over 150 Varieties of Indian Engineering Merchandise and a Deep State Level Association define the success of the Biggest Engineering Extravaganza on Indian Soil -IESS
Introducing #SmartSustainableEngineering as the New Theme , IESS XI – the second IESS in Coimbatore and sixth in Tamil Nadu, with the support from Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Ministry of Heavy Industries; Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence; Government of India; West Bengal, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh as the Focus States; Flanders as the Focus Region, Tata Steel as the Steel Forum Partner, L & T Sufin as the B2B E- Commerce Partner is expecting a full house with over 300 Indian Exhibitors, 149 plus products,around 300 Delegates from over 40 nations, Country/State Sessions, Sessions on Manufacturing Start Ups, Tech Talks, Smart Manufacturing Workshops, Global Sourcing Meets, Exporters Troubleshooting Clinic and much more.
The city of Coimbatore has emerged as the major engineering industrial hub of the country. Known as the textile capital or the Manchester of South , Coimbatore has also built its reputation as the Pump City, contributing significantly to the production of Motors and Pumps in the country.The region known for its traditional entrepreneurship, innovation and Engineering skills has been driving the economic growth of the region.Tamil Nadu’s favourable industrial policy, top rank in Engineering Exports as well as Electronics Exports, enhanced trade and investments in different locations, particularly in Coimbatore for manufacturing.