IFAT India 2014Participants in IFAT India 2014:
"India’s environmental technology sector is confident”
In comparison to 2013, this second edition of IFAT India saw a further rise in the international spectrum among its exhibitors: 63 percent (2013: 62 percent) of the total of around 123 companies exhibiting at the show came from 17 different countries outside India; these include Italy, the UK and the US. As well the German pavilion was sponsored this year for the first time by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. The show also saw pavilion participations from China and Switzerland with a new national pavilion from Austria.
Gerhard Gerritzen, Deputy Managing Director of Messe München GmbH, comments: "As regards to environmental technology, there is much potential in India; with the new government and the investment in the environmental sector that is being planned, the sector can look to the future with confidence”. Bhupinder Singh, Deputy CEO – MMI India adds: “This year the quality of visitors was much appreciated by the exhibitors. There are already several projects on environment that are undertaken with the involvement of the private sector and government. IFAT India serves an important market and we felt this clearly in the last three days."
- 123 exhibitors from 18 countries
- Around 5000 trade visitors
- Conference & Innovation Exchange Forum
- Inauguration by German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner
- International pavilions from Austria, China, Germany and Switzerland
- VIP Buyers from Pollution Control Boards, Municipal Bodies and others visited the trade fair
- All India Environmental Journalism Competition: Clean Ganga Award
Shri.Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary – Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India said: "We looked for a platform that provides a good stage for the stakeholders to understand more about the new opportunities and weave their future plans to make advantage of the same and also provide Municipal and Government authorities to witness the solutions for environment technology under one roof and we look forward to IFAT India to assist in this endeavour."
Mr. Raja Bhujle, Managing Director, Sovereign Tech said, "IFAT India 2014 has been much more productive in terms of responses than last year, and we hope that the authorities and regulators take the benefit of selecting and deploying proven technology that is being exhibited this year"
Mr. S.Sundararaj, Customer Relations Manager – NETZSCH said, "IFAT India creates a wonderful environment to conduct business. Event such as IFAT India 2014 are appealing for visitors and are more beneficial for the exhibitors as well"
Sachin Rasal from ROOTS Multiclean Ltd. Commented: "In comparison to last year there is an increase in the number of visitors. We are also looking forward to a good response from the industry and government. Trade fairs like IFAT India 2014 primarily help to get connected with some new prospective customers and opportunities"
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