Key players confirm SPS Automation India as a global business platform

Scheduled from 5 - 7 February, 2015 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, SPS Automation India will present the perfect as a sophisticated trade and networking platform for automation and applied industry players.

Mumbai, Maharashtra, July 9, 2014 /India PRwire/ -- The outlook for SPS Automation India scheduled in February 2015 appears excellent. The launch edition has garnered considerable attention from the industry with some of the world's most renowned automation manufacturing companies such as Delta Electronics India Pvt Ltd, Endress+Hauser India Pvt Ltd, Geissel India Pvt Ltd, Harting India Pvt Ltd, IFM Electronic India Pvt Ltd, Micro-Epsilon, Omron India, Pepperl+Fuchs, SICK India Pvt Ltd, Themis Automation (Murr Electronik) and others confirming their participation more than eight months before its opening. In total more than 100 exhibitors from India and abroad are expected to showcase their latest technologies in industrial automation, underlining its stance as a sophisticated global business platform.

With India emerging as a global manufacturing and supply hub in several verticals, Indian manufacturers are recognising the need to invest in intelligent automation and control systems to maintain their competitive edge. Currently estimated at INR 12,000 crore (USD 2 billion), India's automation industry is growing at an annual average of 12 per cent which translates to massive untapped potential and huge opportunities for the sector.

Focused on modern automation solutions for the Indian market, SPS Automation India will cover a wide range of topics from automation products to services and solutions, in order to meet India's demands as one of the fast growing automation markets in the world. The trade fair, like the mother event SPS IPC Drives Nuremberg, Germany will represent a leading platform for advancements in automation and their cost optimising and latest technologies in factory and process automation.

Commenting on India's high-growth path over the next decade, Mr. Raj Manek, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd said: "India has established itself as an economic powerhouse and has the potential to become the world's 5th largest consumer market by 2025. With the projected industrial expansion stemmed by stimulation in demand for products and services, automation companies are expected to see a surge of opportunities across all verticals." He further stated: "With the fair being centered in one of India's highly industrialised state, Gujarat, this will be the perfect opportunity for sector players to establish and strengthen their presence in the Indian market."

SPS Automation India will take place from 5 - 7 February, 2015 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The show is being organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt GmbH with fairs such as ACMA Automechanika New Delhi, Automotive Engineering Show, Techtextil India, Heimtextil India, Ambiente India, Light India, Watertech India, Pollutech India, Cleantech India, Wastetech India and Secutech India in its portfolio. With a reputation of delivering serious b2b platforms around the globe, Messe Frankfurt aims to bring SPS Automation India on par with international events in the same sector.

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with 543* million euros in sales and 2,026* 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 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 114* 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 our website at:

* preliminary numbers (2013)

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