By the Members, of the Members & for the Members

ITS 2022 Program Schedule

21 - 22 (Wed - Thur) September 2022

The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences
Ambience Island, National Highway - 8, Gurugram 122 002, Delhi N.C.R, India

Indian Tooling Industry: Poised for Growth

Day 1: 21st September 2022

Timing (Hrs)Programme (Tentative)
09:00 09:45 Registration & Hi-Tea
09:45 10:00 National Anthem, light lamping, Inaugural
10:00 10:10 Welcome Address by
Mr. D M Sheregar, President, TAGMA INDIA
10:10 10:20 Chief Guest Address by -
Mr. Sunil Kakkar - Sr. Executive Officer (Supply Chain), Maruti Suzuki India Limited
10:20 10:30 Guest of Honour Address by -
Mr. Hari Om Rai - Chairman & Managing Director, Lava International Limited
10:30 10:40 Guest of Honour Address by -
Mr. Prashant Jain, Managing Director, GE Power India Ltd 
10:40 10:50 Keynote Address by
Mr. T. S. Gopalakrishnan, Director - Marketing, Multiple Special Steel
10:50 11:00 Keynote Address by
Mr. Vishal Agarwal - President, Yudo Hot Runner India Pvt. Ltd
11:00 11:05 Vote of Thanks by Mr. D Shanmugasundaram, Vice President, TAGMA INDIA
Hi-Tea Break 1-1
11:15 12:00 Panel Discussion on 'Indian Tooling Industry: What stops us from becoming tool factory of the World?'
Moderator: Mr. Ankit Sahu - Director, Objectify Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. M. M. Singh, Director & CEO, International Automobile Centre of Excellence (iACE) and Executive Advisor, Maruti Suzuki India
Mr. Vivek Nanivadekar - Executive Director, Fibro India Precision Products Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Ashim Sharma - Senior Partner & Group Head Business Performance Improvement Consulting (Auto, Engg. & Logistics) at Nomura Research Institute
Mr. D Ravi - Managing Director, CM Precision Product (Formally - Classic Moulds & Dies) & MD, Clastek Engineering
12:00 12:30 Presentation of Success Story
'The Journey of Multiple'
by Mr. T. S. Gopalakrishnan - Director - Marketing, Multiple Special Steel Pvt Ltd.
12:30 13:00 Presentation of Success Story 
'Role of Hot Runners in addressing EV Segment, speciality materials and applications'
by Mr. Vishal Agarwal - President, Yudo Hot Runner India Pvt. Ltd
Lunch Break
14:00 14:30 Technical Session on 'Overview of Indian Tooling Industry'
by Mr. Aashutosh Sinha - Sr. Manager | Business Performance Improvement, Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Consulting & Solutions
14:30 15:00 Technical Session ' Machining Czars Of Die & Mould Industry – Diaedge & Moldino'
by Mr. Anoop Pandey - Dy. General Manager, MMC Hardmetal India Pvt. Ltd. ( A Subsidiary of Mitsubishi Materials). 
15:00 15:30 Technical Session on ‘Leveraging Metal 3-D Printing for rapid tool realization'
by Mr P M Pandey, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi & Director of BIET Jhansi
15:30 16:00 Technical Session on 'Designing and building tools for the Electrical industry'
by Mr. Dominic Savio, General Manager - Central Process engineering, Legrand
Hi-Tea Break
16:15 16:45 Technical Session on 'Complications in Manufacturing Press Tools: How to Overcome Manufacturing Challenges?'
by Mr. K Vijayakumar, Unit Head – Tool Room, Brakes India Pvt. Ltd.
16:45 17:30 'Panel Discussion on 'Indian Tooling Industry: Expand Your Horizon’
Moderator: Mr. Arvind Chawla - Consultant, innovative solutions injection moulds, Automation and Project Management
Ms. Sandhya Pande, Director and Site Leader-Connected Care Business, Philips
Mr. Anand Wankhede, Head Tool manufacturing ,Engineered Tooling Solutions , Schneider Electric India Pvt Ltd
Mr. Dayanand Reddy, Founder & Managing Director, Vasantha Tools Crafts Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Raju Desai - Chairman, Jyoti Plastic Works Pvt Ltd
17:30 17:40 Closing Remarks by Mr. Parveen Satija - EC Member, TAGMA INDIA
Entertainment Program - Cocktails - Networking Dinner


Day 2: 22nd September 2022 

Timing (Hrs)Programme (Tentative)
09:00 09:30 Registration and Hi-Tea
09:30 09:35 Opening Remarks - Mr. Parveen Satija - EC Member, TAGMA INDIA
09:35 10:05 Presentation of Success Story -
Extra Large Forgings for Aluminium Structurals

'by Mr. Giuseppe Di Mario - Tool Steel Sales Manager
10:05 10.35 Presentation of Success Story - 
'Yudo's endowment in advancement of Indian Tooling in Packaging & Medical segment'  

by Mr. Vishal Agarwal - President, Yudo Hot Runner India Pvt. Ltd
10:35 11:20 'Panel Discussion on 'Localisation Trends: Challenges, Opportunities & Policy framework’
Moderator: Mr. Niranjan Mudholkar - Editorial Director, Pro MFG Media
Mr. Akshay Kalyanpur – Director, Sridevi Tool Engineers
Mr. Ravindra Gugale, Sr GM - Purchase, Interiors & Plastic Division, TATA AutoComp Systems Ltd
Mr. C.S.Agarwal - Asstt.Vice President, Component Dev.& Tooling, Lumax Industries Limited
Mr. Vikas Gupta - Founder, CEO & CFO, eAshwa Automotive Pvt. Ltd
Hi-Tea Break 1-1
11:35 11:55 Technical Session on 'How recent global economical changes affected DieMold Industry and how we will adapt over them?'
by Mr. Hidehiko Yamamoto, Specialist / DM business development – Project Sales Department, Makino Milling Machine Co., Ltd
11:55 12:15 Technical Session on 'Advance Heat treatment for High performance tooling's'
by Mr. C. Vijayakumar - Senior Manager, Technical and Value Added services, voestalpine High Performance Metals India private limited
12:15 12:45 Technical Session on 'Successful qualifications of Additive Manufacturing for the Aerospace Sector'
by Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan, Chief Engineer, Pratt and Whitney (R&D Center Bangalore)
12:45 13:15 Technical Session on 'Plastic Mould Tooling for the Packaging Industry'
by Mr. S.K. Jha, Head – Mould Shop, Alpla Group
Lunch Break
14:15 15:00 Panel Discussion on 'Die & Mould Innovations for Tomorrow'
Moderator: Dr. Vishwas Puttige , Business Head, Amace Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Paresh Panchal, CEO, CAM Tools
Mr. Amit Kumar Parashar, Chief Operating Officer, Subros Ltd.
Mr. Shatyabrata Das, Sr GM - Tooling, IAC Group
Dr. Ravi Bollina, Founder, Lechtech Materials
15:00 15:30 Technical Session on 'Aspect of Diecasting'
by Mr. Ranjan Swaroop, Director, M/s AgKASA Industries
15:30 16:00 Technical Session on 'Streamlining IIoT adoption for your Industry 4.0 journey'
by Mr. Sachin Sanghi, Cloud Sales Specialist, Siemens Digital Industries Software
16:00 16:10 Closing Remarks