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Day 1 : 16 November 2018

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About the Conclave

Foundry conclave is an event started by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Coimbatore Zone in association with The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) in the year 2002. The conclave is the only forum in India held exclusively for the top management of the Foundry Industry, with an opportunity to come together every two years to get an exposure of the best practices, innovation, exchange of ideas, sharing of experiences, and address on technological and social concerns of the foundry industry.

Agenda

Theme : The Way Forward
Date : 16-17 November 2018
Venue : Coimbatore

Day 1 : 16 November 2018

Inaugural Session
0930 – 0935 hrs Welcome Address Mr M Ramesh
Chairman, CII Coimbatore Zone
Managing Director, Alphacraft Pvt Ltd
0935 – 0940 hrs Theme Address Mr R Saravanan
Chairman, National Foundry Conclave &
Managing Director, Sandfits Foundries Pvt Ltd
0940 – 0945 hrs Special Address Mr C R Swaminathan
President, Foundry Development Foundation &
Past Chairman, CII Southern Region
0945 – 0955 hrs Special Address Mr Shashi Kumar Jain
President, The Institute of Indian Foudrymen
Proprietor, Diwan Chand Suraj Prakash Jain
0955 – 1005 hrs Special Address Dr N Muthukumar
Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council &
President & Whole Time Director
Automotive Axles Limited
1005 – 1020 hrs Keynote Address Mr Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu
Deputy Chairman, CII Southern Region &
Chairman & Managing Director
Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd
1020 – 1025 hrs Closing Remarks Mr G Ezhil
Chairman, IIF Coimbatore Chapter
Managing Director, Ultimate Alloys Pvt.Ltd
1025 – 1040 hrs Networking Break
Opportunities in Railways
1115 – 1120 hrs Opening Remarks & Context Setting
by Session Moderator
Mr Thoufeeq
Director
Peekay Steel Castings Pvt Ltd
1120 – 1140 hrs Address Mr P V Murali Krishna
Chief Workshop Manager
Southern Railway
1140 – 1200 hrs Address Ms Sujatha Narayan
Managing Director
Faiveley Transport, India
1200 – 1220 hrs Address Mr A Sreeganthan
MD – Coimbatore Site
Alstom India
1220 – 1230 hrs Interaction
1230 – 1235 hrs Session Wrap-up by Session Chairman Mr Thoufeeq
1235 – 1330 hrs LUNCH BREAK
Material Handling
1330 – 1335 hrs Opening Remarks & Context Setting
by Session Moderator
Mr Gautham Ram
Director
Craftsman Automation Ltd
1335 – 1355 hrs Vertical Storage System Mr Marco D’Inca
Exports Manager - Automated Machines & Systems
Ferretto Group, Italy
1355 – 1415 hrs Cranes for foundry Application Mr Sanjay Bhise
Sr. General Manager – Design
Electromech
1415 – 1435 hrs Conveyors Mr Robert Parnitzke
Head - Sales
Cyrus GmbH Schwingtechnik
1435 – 1445 hrs Interaction
1445 – 1450 hrs Session Wrap-up by Session Chairman
Skill Development
1450 – 1455 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Dr Nithyanandan Devaraaj
CEO - Foundry Business
CRI Pumps Pvt Ltd
1455 – 1515 hrs Address Mr Prasenjit Kundu
Chief Executive Officer
SkillSonics India Private Limited
1515 – 1535 hrs Case study Mr Kamesh M Sundaram
Head – People Development
Texmo Industries
1535 – 1545 hrs Interaction
1545 – 1550 hrs Session Wrap-up by Session Chairman
1550 – 1610 hrs TEA COFFEE BREAK
Industry 4.0
1610 – 1620 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Sathyamurthy
Vice President
Aquasub Engineering
1620 – 1640 hrs Industrial IOT Case study Mr Madhan T
Senior Director – IOT Solutions
Parametric Technology Corp
1640 – 1700 hrs Case study Mr Partha Kumar Sarkar
GM Operations
ZF Wind Power
1700 – 1720 hrs Address Mr J Ganesh Kumar
Managing Director
Indoshell Cast Pvt Ltd
1720 – 1730 hrs Interaction
1730 – 1735 hrs Interaction & Closing Remarks
Support Services
1735 – 1740 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Kuppuswamy
Chairman
COINDIA
1740 – 1800 hrs High Speed X Ray Solution for Process Control Mr J Hemanthkumar
National Manager – CT Products
Carl Zeiss
1800 – 1820 hrs Logistics Solution Mr R Shankar
Chief Executive Officer (India)
TVS Logistics Services Ltd
1820 – 1840 hrs Packaging Mr Murugesh Ramalingam
AGM
Tri-Wall Pak Pvt Ltd
1840 – 1850 hrs Interaction
1850 – 1855 hrs Session Wrap-up by Session Chairman
1900 Hrs On Networking Cocktail & Dinner

Day 2 : 17 November 2018

EQUIPMENT
0930 – 0935 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Jayakumar Ramdass
Managing Director
Mahendra Pumps Pvt Ltd
0935 – 0955 hrs Fettling Automation Mr Sameer Kelkar
CEO, R&D Head
Grind Master India
0955 – 1015 hrs Auto Pouring Mr Katsutoshi Suzuki
President
Fujiwa Denki Co. Ltd
1015 – 1025 hrs Green Sand Reclamation Mr Andrew John Pickering
Director
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd, UK
1025 – 1035 hrs Interaction
1035 – 1040 hrs Closing Remarks
1040 – 1100 hrs Break for Refreshments
TECHNOLOGY
1120 – 1105 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr J Ganesh Kumar
Managing Director
Indoshell Cast Pvt Ltd
1105 – 1125 hrs Data Analytics Dr Savithri S
Chief Scientist
CSIR Trivandrum
1125 – 1155 hrs 3D printing Mr Chandan Mishra
Director
Lodestar Innovations Pvt. Ltd
1155 – 1215 hrs Energy Saving Mr Babu T K
CEO
Elmeasure India Pvt Ltd
1215 – 1225 hrs Interaction
1225 – 1230 hrs Closing Remarks
1230 – 1330 hrs Lunch Break
PROCESS
1330 – 1335 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman
1335 – 1355 hrs Improving Process Controls through Equipment’s and Additives Mr P Mathew
Solution Manger – Mould & Core
Foseco India Ltd
1355 – 1415 hrs Lost foam process Mr Sunil Mohite
Proprietor
Jayshree Machines & Tools
1415 – 1435 hrs Automation in Melting Process Mr Nicola Segreto
General Manager
Proservice Srl, Italy
1435 – 1455 hrs Process Optimization in core shop Mr M Malmarugan
VP - Operations
Magna Electro Castings Ltd
1455 – 1505 hrs Interaction
1505 – 1510 hrs Closing Remarks
1510 – 1530 hrs Break for Refreshments
RAW MATERIAL
1530 – 1535 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr S Balraj
Joint Managing Director
Bright Castings Ltd
1535 – 1555 hrs Magnesium Alloys for Ductile Iron Mr Srikanth Sivaraman
Director
Snam Alloys Pvt. Ltd
1555 – 1615 hrs Furan and Phenolic Resins Mr Kawabata Tomoaki
Project Leader, Foundry Business Development
Kao Industrial (Thailand) Co. Ltd
1615 – 1635 hrs Innovations in Elkem Mr Iyer Srinivasan S S
Managing Director
Elkem South Asia Pvt Ltd
1635 – 1655 hrs Ceramic Sand Mr David Yanase
Itochu Ceratech Corporation
1655 – 1705 hrs Interaction
1705 – 1710 hrs Closing Remarks Mr S Balraj
1710 hrs End of 9th Edition of National Foundry Conclave
PRESENT TRENDS
0930 – 0935 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Hari Viswanathan
Chairman, Aluminium Castings
CEO, Auto Diecasting Company
0935 – 0955 hrs Future of Die Casting / Industry Expectation Dr Aniruddha Karve
Managign Director - Global
Morgan MMS
0955 – 1015 hrs Customer Expectation Mr Nagendra Hebbar
Deputy General Manager
Bosch Ltd
1015 – 1025 hrs Interaction
1025 – 1030 hrs Closing Remarks Mr Hari Viswanathan
1030 – 1045 hrs Break for Refreshments
NEW TECHNOLOGY
1045 – 1050 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Ram Prakash
Managing Director
Unique Shell Mould Ltd
1050 – 1110 hrs Excellence in Die Casting -
A journey into the future
(E- Mobility impact, future parts)
Mr Kedar Vaidya
Head of Business
Buhler (India) Pvt. Ltd
1110– 1130 hrs 2D/3D Defect Analysis using
X Ray Solutions
Mr J Hemanthkumar
National Manager – CT Products
Carl Zeiss
1130 – 1150 hrs IoT in a Foundry Dr O A Balasubramaniam
Managing Director
Roots Cast Private Ltd
1150 – 1210 hrs Decoring Machines: Versatile
Solutions for Diversified Needs
Mr Alberto Botta
Founder
Artimpianti Foundry Solutions
1210 – 1220 hrs Interaction
1210 – 1220 hrs Closing Remarks Mr Ram Prakash
FACTORS ENHANCING DIE LIFE
1225 – 1230 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr K Vidhyaprakash
Managing Director
Euro Cast Engineering
1230 – 1250 hrs Factors Enhancing Die Life Mr Jayesh M Rathod
Sr. GM - Head - Diecasting Engg.
Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
1250 – 1310 hrs Requirements post die manufacturing Mr Prabakaran N
Managing Director
Die Tech India Private Limited
1310 – 1320 hrs Interaction
1320 – 1325 hrs Closing Remarks Mr K Vidhyaprakash
1325 – 1405 hrs Lunch Break
PANEL DISCUSSION – CASE STUDIES
1405 – 1450 hrs Panel Moderator Mr M Ramesh
Chairman, CII Coimbatore Zone
MD, Alphacraft Pvt Ltd
Panelistis: LPDC Mr R Poovendrakumar,
Production Head,
Uniqueshell Mould Ltd
GDC Mr S Shivakumar,
Head - Gravity Die Casting,
Roots Cast Pvt Ltd
PDC Mr S K Elengo,
MD,
Raltor Mataltechnik I P Ltd
Machining Mr P R Aruchamy,
MD,
Rabwin Industries Pvt. Ltd
METAL & METALLURGY
1450 – 1455 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Ravishankar
Technical Consultant
1455 – 1515 hrs Die casting process, Tooling materials
Benefits of Using Tungsten Heavy Alloys
Dr.rer.nat. Johannes H. Schroeder
Head of Market Unit Applications
Plansee Composite Materials GmbH
1515 – 1535 hrs Advanced Squeeze casting Technology development of
aluminium alloys for aerospace and automotive applications
Dr M Ravi
Senior Principal Scientist
CSIR- National Institute for
Interdisciplinary Science and Technology
1535 – 1545 hrs Interaction
1545 – 1550 hrs Closing Remarks Mr Ravishankar
1550 – 1605 hrs Break for Refreshmentss
THE WAY FORWARD
1605 – 1610 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr M Sudharsan
Managing Director
Vee J Pee Aluminium Foundry
1610 – 1630 hrs Fetling Automation Mr Edward Lu
Chief Executive Officer
Technology Base Corporation
1630 – 1650 hrs Environment & Safety Mr M Bhuvanesh Raja
HSE Engineer
Cameron, a Schlumberger Company
1650 – 1700 hrs Interaction
1700 – 1705 hrs Closing Remarks Mr M Sudharsan
1705 hrs End of 9th Edition of National Foundry Conclave
CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS & BUSINESS TREND
0930 – 0935 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Baskaran
Managing Director
Anugraha Valves Pvt Ltd
0935 – 1000 hrs Valves Mr K Ravi
Sourcing Head
Cameron, a Schlumberger Company
1000 – 1025 hrs Pumps Mr V Asokan
Director, GM Operations and Sales
Flowserve India
1025 – 1035 hrs Interaction
1035 – 1040 hrs Closing Remarks
1040 – 1050 hrs Break for Refreshments
ADVANCEMENTS IN PROCESSES
1050 – 1055 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Govindarajan
Managing Director
Flowlinks
1055 – 1120 hrs Vacuum Induction Melting Mr P D Chaubal
Sr. Vice President
Inductotherm Group, India
1120 – 1145 hrs Production Techniques – Duplex Stainless Mr Barundeb Raha
General Manager (R&D,Metallurgy)
Peekay Steel Castings Pvt Ltd
1145 – 1210 hrs Trends in Molding Automation Mr Andrew John Pickering
Director
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd, UK
1210 – 1220 hrs Interaction
1220 – 1225 hrs Closing Remarks
HSE Compliance
1225 – 1335 hrs Panel Discussion / Interactive session
Mr Arun Arunachalam
Managing Director
Aruna Alloy Steels Pvt Ltd
Mr Nagaraj Krishnan
Managing Director
Aparajitha Corporate Services Ltd
Dr S Rajamohan
Managing Director
Enviro Care India Pvt Ltd
1335 – 1410 hrs Lunch Break
EQUIPMENTS
1410 – 1415 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr Xavier / Mr Hari
1415 – 1440 hrs Reclamation Mr Andrew John Pickering
Director
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd, UK
1440 – 1505 hrs Digital Radiography Mr Samaresh Changdar
Senior Manager – Digital/CT India
Baker Hughes – a GE Company
1505 – 1515 hrs Interaction
1515 – 1520 hrs Closing Remarks
1520 – 1530 hrs Break for Refreshments
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
1530 – 1535 hrs Opening Remarks by Session Chairman Mr P K Moidu
Managing Director
Peekay Steel Castings Pvt Ltd
1535 – 1600 hrs Improvements in Welding Technology Mr S A Vanchinath
Technical Consultant
Saichem Coatings Pvt Ltd
1600 – 1625 hrs Simulations – Case Study Mr Durga Prasad
General Manager
MAGMA Engineering Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd.
1625 – 1650 hrs Lost Foam Casting Process Mr Sunil Mohite
Proprietor
Jayshree Machines & Tools
1650 – 1700 hrs Interaction
1700 – 1705 hrs Closing Remarks
1705 hrs End of 9th Edition of National Foundry Conclave

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