IMTMA Design Institute Alumni meet 2018 – A meet of Machine Tool Designer Talent

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) organized an alumni meet of machine tool designer talent pool at its head office in Bengaluru on 9 June 2018. The meet was hosted as part of IMTMA Design Institute’s 5 year celebrations.

Mr. B.C. Rao, Managing Director, Kennametal and Executive Member, IMTMA was the Chief Guest. Other panelists included Mr. V. Anbu, Director General, IMTMA and BIEC, Mr. P.J. Mohanram, Senior Adviser, IMTMA, and Mr. H.V. Rajashekara, Senior Director, IMTMA. Around 75 delegates participated in the meet.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. B.C. Rao deliberated that young engineers are the backbone of manufacturing industry and their role is very important for the continuous growth of the industry. Industry scouts for higher skilled workforce as an on-the-job training for a fresh engineer would affect their economics and day-to-day operations. Picking up an experienced or trained ‘industry ready’ engineers from institutions such as IMTMA Design institute will make the job easy for companies. Mr. Rao felicitated IMTMA for imparting design skills to young engineering job aspirants and getting them placed in various industries of the manufacturing sector.

The delegates were presented with the credentials of IMTMA Design Institute:

  • Conducted 59 programmes.
  • Trained 418 industry engineers of which 406 have been fresh engineers.
  • Recorded 19,020 person days of training.
  • Received an overall rating from participants of 4.5 from a scale from (1 – 5).
  • Had participation from 5 countries.
  • Successfully placed 85% of the candidates in the manufacturing industry.

The faculty and delegates who attended the meet expressed that IMTMA’s Design Institute was the best platform to build the industry design skill sets to make fresh engineers “The Industry Ready Design Engineers”. All of them were very proud to be a part of these noble initiative.

About IMTMA Design Institute
IMTMA’s Design Institute in Bengaluru, Pune and Gurugram imparts design training skills in machine tool and its components for fresh engineering graduates and new recruits to the industry. Design Institute runs very comprehensive training programmes on Machine Tool Design – Mechanical (8 weeks duration) and Machine Tool Design – Electrical (4 weeks duration), for both Mechanical and Electrical engineers to make them industry ready. IMTMA has set up Design Institutes at three Tech Centres in Bengaluru, Pune and Gurugram.

IMTMA was formed in 1946 when 19 machine tool manufacturers joined hands to form an Association. The Association presently represents around 90% of the organized machine tool and allied equipment manufacturers. IMTMA is the apex body and single point of contact for the entire machine tool industry of India and plays an important role in developing the metalworking industry. A not-for-profit association, IMTMA’s initiatives range from government advocacy to industry and export promotion, trade fairs and events, training and seminars, technology missions, publication of various industry and technical writings, structuring of regional councils, and development of clusters.