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The third edition of MET ( Material Engineering & Technology ) and HTS ( Heat Treat Show ) concluded recently at Cidco Exhibition and Conference Centre , Vashi , Navi Mumbai and was a roaring success . This three day event witnessed the creme de la creme from industry , government and academia in participation and provides the ideal platform for extremely futuristic technologies and processes to be taken forward and implemented . This event is the brainchild of ASM( A Society Of Materials ) India chapter .
Nitin Gadkari , Union Cabinet Minister for Road Transport and Shipping , did the honours for this edition . Addressing the gathering Nitin Gadkari stated that he was delighted by the fact that events of this nature would provide an ideal platform for industry , government and academia to come together and work together for the progress of the nation in key areas like infrastructure and defence . He further added that innovation and research in the key and cited multiple examples of projects in countries like Malaysia . Among the other keynote speakers on this occasion was Sajjan Jindal of JSW , Shailendra Roy of L &T , Sunil Kulkarni of Mahindra & Mahindra , Pradeep Goyal, Chairman of MET and Dr. Frederick E . Schmidt , Chairperson , ASM International and Prem Aurora , Secretary MET
The next 2 days had a hectic schedule with 7 sessions covering areas of materials required in all areas of transportation ,defense and power and a third session on advances in heat treatment . Number of papers presented were 19 in heat treatment and 27 in MET and there were 7 plenary talks given by Dr .Kamachi Mudali CEO, Heavy water board , Dr. Fred Schmidt, President ASM international, Dr .Sudarshan of Matmod USA and past trustee, Mr . Agarwal from Railways , Mr .Eshwara Prasad Director ,Dmsrde, Dr. Satyam Sahay of John Deere and a few others . The event was was attended by 250 plus delegates from all over the country and abroad .There were around 4000 plus focussed visitors in 3 days which speaks volumes of the popularity of event.
The MET & HTS are two important and the largest collaborative platforms of all Indian and International Material Engineering Technology and allied Industries. The MET & HTS 2018 will focus on Defense, Infrastructure (Energy; Roads; Railways; Shipping; Aviation) and Heat Treatment. MET & HTS 2018 being organized by ASM International – India Chapter along with TAFCON, is an ideal platform for the organizations to showcase their latest achievements, initiatives, technologies, machinery & equipment, R&D, logistics, communication, safety and health aspect of Defense, Infrastructure, Heat Treatment and allied industries
It was a complete and integrated business platform delivering tangible business benefits for the exhibitors, delegates and industry visitors. In addition to the strong business opportunities, the show also hosts high level International Conferences; Innovation Pavilion; B2B Meetings and Student Programs etc.
The event was Supported by, Ministries of Coal; Mines; Steel; Commerce & Industry, Defense; Railways; Shipping; Road Transport & Highways; MSME; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; Department of Science & Technology; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India.