Strategic partnership between Pepperl+Fuchs and SPS Automation India


Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fair Pvt Ltd the organisers of ‘SPS Automation India – Driving manufacturing processes of the future’ formally confirms partnership with one of the world’s most prominent brands in automation technology, Pepperl+Fuchs, for the launch edition of SPS Automation India.

Pleased on announcing their association, Mr Raj Manek, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt India commented: “We are proud to have Pepperl+Fuchs, one of the most renowned automation technology brands in the world, on board as the show gears up to make its debut in 2015. The alliance has strengthened our resolve to provide an international standard business & networking platform for the sector’s players, while focusing on modern automation solutions for the Indian market.”

Mr Ravi Agarwal, Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, who has confirmed participation as the ‘Gold Partner’ for the launch edition of the show said: “P+F is glad to partner with SPS Automation India for its debut show and looks forward to displaying our existing range of products and technology trends in the field of sensing and measurement.”

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Headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, Pepperl+Fuchs has more than 80 foreign subsidiaries in six continents and manufacturing facilities in Germany, the US, Singapore, Hungary, Indonesia and Vietnam. Mr Ravi Agarwal, further added: “With Messe Frankfurt’s experience in organising trade platforms worldwide, we are hopeful of creating a very apt and needed platform for exhibiting products and technologies in the domain of automation, thereby bringing together professionals and decision makers from across sectors.”


Organisers host ‘SPS Automation India curtain raiser seminar’ to address the needs of Indian automation sector

Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fair Pvt Ltd hosted a curtain raiser seminar in Ahmedabad and Mumbai to officially announce entry in the automation technology sector and to address the needs of the Indian automation industry.

Positive that the show will stand up to be a sophisticated trade and networking ground for Indian market, Mr. Vipin Bhogal, Consultant, Steinbeis India commented: “SPS Automation India is an excellent event which can showcase the possibilities of increasing efficiencies and the performance of SMEs to a global level. The curtain raiser was a good beginning to raise awareness among enterprises. I am confident that SPS Automation India will be a one-stop solution provider with the participation and presence of industry players, manufacturers, designers, consultants, system integrators, government policy makers and last but not least the right end user groups at the show.”

The future of automation industry in India is upbeat. As the market is growing, demand is increasing and the Indian manufacturing industry is evolving. The trade fair will be an ideal platform to aid this development while opening new avenues and business prospects for the participating companies. It will show a vast range of displays of products, systems and services and also host a parallel seminar covering a wide range of topics from challenges to solutions for India’s fast growing automation market.

From Omron Industrial Automation, a leading brand dedicated to industrial automation solutions, Mr Dwijen Desai, added: “I had some very interesting discussions with a few people at the seminar and connected with several industry players. Through this event I have realised the tremendous potential for factory automation in India. I look forward to the launch of this globally-renowned trade fair for automation industry professionals and believe it will be an excellent stage to share information, ideas and gain access to future manufacturing technologies.”

Also gracing the occasion was Mr K.T. Vyas, Industrial Extension Bureau, Govt. of Gujarat who highlighted facts on Gujarat’s growing status as an industrial destination and why it is the perfect location for SPS Automation India to make its debut.

SPS Automation India will take place from 5 – 7 February 2015 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

MF_Black_100Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade show organisers with 536.9 million Euros in sales and 1,833 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2012, Messe Frankfurt organised 109 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit:

Background information on Mesago
Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the network of Messe Frankfurt. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With some 100 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 2,700 exhibitors and over 100,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners.
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