UBM India’s Concrete Show India opens its 4th edition
Concrete Show India 2016, the three day (19th to 21st May) trade show hosted by UBM India, commenced at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The event was inaugurated by Chief Guest Eknath Sambhaji Shinde, Cabinet Minister, PWD (MSRDC, Public Undertaking), Government of Maharashtra.
The other key dignitaries present were Gajanan Kirtikar – Member of Parliament (MP); Varun Sardesai- Youth leader; S. M. Ramchandani, Joint Managing Director, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd. (MSRDC); N. A. Viswanathan, Secretary General, Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA); Dr. Manamohan R Kalgal, President, Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) and Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering.
Eknath Shinde highlighted that the Concrete Show India will help bring in new technologies for the industry which will add value to new projects being initiated at State level. We would like Maharashtra to be the biggest contributor towards the ‘Make in India’ campaign. We have tied up with Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd. (MSRDC) for construction of road projects and will be focusing on using advanced technologies which will help reduce the time taken for completion of such projects going forward.
Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Today, India’s need for infrastructure development is well supported by the Union Government’s mega push for the said sector. From roadways, railways to airports and other smart-city initiatives, the last few years have witnessed a phenomenal growth in the sector, leading to world-class facilities coming up across the country. With an outlay of more than Rs. 2 trillion for infrastructure in the Union Budget 2016, the sector will witness a huge positive shift in 2016-17.”
“Concrete Show India 2016, provides an unrivalled business opportunity for commercial & resident developers and contractors, architects and engineers, distributors, government authorities and state corporations to congregate, interact, network and discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights. The kind of industry response we at UBM India have received towards Concrete Show India 2016 further validates the potential of this industry. This year we are glad to showcase over 150 Indian and global companies providing you access to further your business.” he added.
Vinayak Natu, Technical Advisor, Lucid Colloids Ltd., said, “Lucid Colloids Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of its new product range Rheoluc® CM. These are Galactomannan based Thickeners, Rheology Modifiers and Water Retention Aids for various cement and gypsum based Construction Materials such as tile cements, mortars, plasters, grouts, putties and sealing compounds. In keeping with our Hon. Prime Minister’s “Make in India” initiative, Rheoluc® CM products are manufactured in India from sustainable Indian raw materials and can economically replace imported cellulose based polymers in several applications. Lucid Colloids is the first company to manufacture and launch these products in India.”