Indian Machine Tool Manufactures Association (IMTMA) had organized International
machine Tool Exhibition – IMTEX 2016 (FORMING) and Tool Tech 2016 at Bangalore from
21st January 2016 to 26th January 2016. To increase bonding between Industries and
Academic institutions, IMTMA had offered a platform for Indian Academic institutions
to participate in its prestigious IMTEX-2016. This year total 40 institutes were
shortlisted to participate, MIT Aurangabad was among the short listed institutes.
MIT Aurangabad had showcased the projects on cryogenic treatment and its effects
on the properties of steels, composites, and polymers. On the basis of merit, out
of 40 institutions, total 12 institutions were offered the platform for presentation
of R&D projects in front of CEO’s, R&D personnel and experts from the manufacturing
industries. Many industry professionals had visited to MIT Aurangabad Stall and
few of them agreed to assign the R&D projects to Metallurgy and Materials Innovation
cell of MIT Aurangabad.
After assessment of the projects of all the institutes, IMTMA committee appreciated
the R&D projects of MIT Aurangabad and declared the third (3rd) prize to MIT Aurangabad
on 26th January 2016. The order of merit of the institutes is - 1st Prize IIT Roper,
2nd Prize IIT Powai Mumbai, and 3rd Prize MIT Aurangabad. This is the pride moment
to all MITians for being winners along with the IIT’s and also bringing laurels
to MARATHWADA REGION!!