Indian Infrastructure Industry Welcomes Concrete Show India 2014

UBM India Pvt. Ltd.

Indian Infrastructure Industry Welcomes Concrete Show India 2014


MUMBAI, India, Mar. 14 /PRN=KYODO JBN / --

- 13th- 15th March 2014, Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre

UBM India today launched the second edition of its Concrete Show India. The

event slated from 13 - 15 March 2014 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition

Centre, will cover key sectors like Roads, Housing, Airports, Ports, Power,

Rail, Dams & Bridges. Concrete Show India 2014 will provide a platform for

industry suppliers to showcase the best and newest technologies in machinery,

equipment, commercial concrete products, services and systems.

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India's planning commission has projected an investment of US$ 1 trillion for

the infrastructure sector during the 12th Five Year Plan, with 40 per cent of

the funds coming from the private sector. It is one of the major sectors that

propel overall development of the Indian economy. Unlike other developed

countries, India's geographical position poses some challenges in huge

infrastructural development like building of roads, flyovers, airports, damns &

bridges, etc. In the modern infrastructural methods, precast technology is the

most safer and durable option for building technology than some of the

traditional methods. Pioneering use of precast technology can change the face

of Indian economy by speeding up the course of action across varied proposed

infrastructure projects. Expansions of Metro and Mono railway routes across

various Tier I cities in India is one such example of implementation of the


Recognizing Concrete Show India 2014 as a trade opportunity for domestic &

international companies to realize the huge untapped potential that the

construction industry presents in India, the event will witness participation

from countries like China, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Korea, Singapore,

South Africa, Taiwan, UK and USA. The event has participation from some leading

companies that include Adeka, Apollo Infratech Pvt. Ltd. ACE Associates, Atlas

Copco, Conmat, Godrej & Boyce, Toyota Forms India Pvt. Ltd, Ultratech Cement

Ltd, and more amongst other Industry players. UBM India's focus for Concrete

India 2014 is also to bring to the forefront for discussion, the challenges

faced by the industry. The first day of the event will be marked by a

conference, based on the theme of 'Infrastructure & Sustainability: A Fresh

Approach'. Global Challenges for Sustainable Infrastructure in Metropolitan

Cities, Infrastructure Transportation projects - Perspective from MMRDA:

Present and Future, Nano-Technology with Ceramic Coating to aid sustainability

are some of the topics which will be discussed along the sidelines of the event.

Joji George, Managing Director, UBM India says, "In the coming decade, concrete

as an industry in India is set for an ambitious leap and UBM India, through

Concrete Show India 2014, intends to contribute to this leap by bringing

together, business and technology for this industry to move to the next level."

About UBM India

UBM India is India's leading live media and events company that engages people

and enriches businesses. We at UBM India provide the industry with platforms

that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a

portfolio of exhibitions, content led conferences & seminars, tech media, live

events, data services and powerful media brands. UBM India hosts over 20 large

scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby

enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM

India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is

owned by UBM plc and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the

leading exhibition organizer in Asia and the biggest commercial organiser in

mainland China, India and Malaysia. For further details, please visit &

Ritesh Indulkar


Source: UBM India Pvt. Ltd.