Hoffmann Group celebrates debut at IMTEX 2017

Hoffmann Group, Europe’s leading system partner for quality tools, announced the participation of its wholly-owned Indian-based subsidiary at the 18th Indian Metal-Cutting Machine Tool Exhibition (IMEX), which will take place from January 26 to February 1 in Bangalore. At IMTEX 2017 Hoffmann Group India will be present in hall 3C, stall C102.

 “As manufacturing is expanding in India the subcontinent has the potential of becoming a powerhouse  and a driving force for global economic growth,” explains Dr. Robert Blackburn, Chief Executive Officer of Hoffmann Group. “The industry is further gaining impetus by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious initiative of ‘Make in India’. This makes India an attractive place for international companies”, Dr. Blackburn says.

Hoffmann Group´s offering in India includes the reliable supply with quality tools for machining, clamping, measuring, grinding and cutting combined with an outstanding machining consulting expertise for Indian manufacturers. In addition, theportfolio comprises hand tools and workstations and storage.

At IMTEX 2017 Hoffmann Group India will exhibit the latest innovations of its premium brand GARANT and GARANT MasterSteel including a new solid carbide end mill, a universal milling cutter, two carbide drills, a turning grad and an innovative 5-axis vice. Furthermore, there will be demonstrations of a revolutionary 3D planning software tool which offers – in combination with virtual reality glasses – a virtual tour of business premises before they are developed.

Commenting on improving the efficiency of the manufacturing sector in India Martin Reichenecker, Chief Officer Sales and Marketing at Hoffmann Group, asserts: “Our technical consulting services paired with our wide assortment of products can increase our customers´ efficiency and boost their productivity. From a strategic perspective we see the opportunity that Hoffmann Group India can become a competence center for the manufacturing industry.”

“We are bringing the idea of a system partnership to India”, says Pinaki Banerjee, General Manager of Hoffmann Group´s subsidiary in India. ”This means that we do not only secure the tool supply for our customers but also support them with our unique manufacturing and service competence. The idea of the system partnership is relatively rare in India, and since we opened our office in spring last year we have experienced that there are excellent market opportunities for our approach.”

Hoffmann Group´s global portfolio includes quality tools and workstations and storage solutions for industrial supplies. In its catalogue and e-shop Hoffmann Group offers over 70,000 items from 500 leading manufacturers and its own brands GARANT and HOLEX as well as another 500,000 articles listed in the database.