By the Members, of the Members & for the Members

SITECH represents our continuous efforts of making life better by design. 

SITECH started in late 1996 by a team of multidisciplinary experts with a common vision of making design viable to industries. Our passion for design and innovation has always helped us in reaching to a next level. 

Collaborative approach of working with client has proven SITECH as a win-win business model. 

SITECH’s industrial experience of two decades helps us to provide one stop design solution to our clients. Our experienced team is always dedicated to improve products by out of the box design interventions. 

We help our clients grow by streamlining their product portfolio through design expertise. 

SITECH provides services like Industrial design, Conceptual product development, Design validation, Design for manufacturability , Molds and dies design and reverse engineering.

SITECH’s expertise help our clients to regulate standards by selecting correct materials and processes. We believe in an error free design process which starts with conceptualization and ends with prototyping and validation. Our well documented design process helps developing unique products without infringing on competitor’s IP. 

Through creativity, hard work and dedication, SITECH strive to be a backbone of creative economy.


International Tooling Summit provides you an elite platform to showcase your product & solution offerings to over 250+ executives, business & functional heads from leading companies. While your brand gets exposure to key industry stake holders present at the summit, it also reaches to a wider community of professional practitioners through our pre & post conference advertising and publicity campaign carried out through various mediums.

Partnership Benefits

  • Build a brand that identifies with excellence & global standards
  • Opportunity to enhance the organizational perception & improve the brand image while establishing as a thought leader
  • Create awareness about the unique offerings & USPs of the products & services
  • Reinforce your market positioning & aim towards better dominance
  • Opportunity to network with & retain the existing clientele` while striking new connections

Become A Partner

We have partnership packages to appeal to a wider variety of brand building strategies and marketing needs.


Deliverables are available on request.

For details contact :

Lead Partner
Gold Partner
Registration Partner
Hi-Tea Partner
Co-Partner Networking Dinner


Day 1 - 9th February 2017

09:00 Hrs 09:50 Hrs Registration & High Tea  
09:50 Hrs 10:00 Hrs Inaugural , light lamping  
    National Anthem  
10:00 Hrs 10:10 Hrs Welcome address Mr. A Dayanand Reddy - President, TAGMA India
10:10 Hrs 10:20 Hrs Chief Guest address Mr. Rajiv Gandhi, Executive Director, Production, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
10:20 Hrs 10:30 Hrs Guest of honour speech Mr. S K Arya, Chairman, JBM Group
10:30 Hrs 10:40 Hrs Guest of honour speech Mr. Christen Merkle - CEO , AHP Merkle GmbH
"Why India - why business with India? As an experiment …, from a German"
10:40 Hrs 10:55 Hrs Keynote address Mr. Michael Walter - Managing Director, Buderus Edelstahl GmbH, Gemarny
"Trends and technologies in the manufacturing big molds"
10:55 Hrs 11:00 Hrs Vote of Thanks Mr. R Sree Prakash - Vice President, TAGMA India
11:10 Hrs 12:10 Hrs Panel Discussion 1 Indian tooling Industry - Quest for Self-Sufficiency and end user perspective
Mr. AS Raju - Senior VP, Supply Chain, Maruti Suzuki
Mr BB Gupta - President, JBM Group
Mr BJ Wadia - Executive VP Innovation and Technolgy, Godrej Appliances
Mr. Rajeev Wasan - Senior VP Manufacturing, Honda Cars India
Mr Sumantra B Barooah - Associate Editor, AUTOCAR Professional
12:10 Hrs 12:40 Hrs Technical Session - 1 Mold Masters | Mr. Sunil Parol - Director - Technical,Milacron - Mold Masters
"Make your factory smart with SmartMoldTM"
12:40 Hrs 13:10 Hrs Technical Session - 2 Doosan | Mr. Bongkuk Choo - Material expert for Mold and Tool steel
technology in Doosan

"Steel Solution for Efficient Mold Production -- The DOOSAN Way"
13:15 Hrs 14:15 Hrs Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:15 Hrs 14:30 Hrs   BDB | Mr Manish Kulkarni
Tool Room Survey
14:30 Hrs 15:00 Hrs Technical Session - 3 Oerlikon Balzers | Mr.Thomas Vermland -
Forming Tools Appl. Manager New Technologies, BTMA / BU Balzers Industrial

“Latest Trends in coating for improving performance of Forming tools”
15:00 Hrs 15:30 Hrs Technical Session - 4 Buderus Edelstahl GmbH | Mr. Christofer Polz - General Manager - Forged

"Trends and technologies in the manufacturing big molds"
15:30 Hrs 16:00 Hrs Technical Session - 5 Matip | Mr. Marc Michel - CEO
"MASTIP - 25 years of experience adding value to customers"
16:00 Hrs 16:30 Hrs Technical Session - 6 AHP Merkle | Mr. Christen Merkle - CEO
“The AHP-Merkle-Strategy” What is the advantage of innovation or: Make it easy to decide for your customers by innovation
16:30 Hrs 17:00 Hrs Technical Session - 7 CARL ZEISS
17:00 Hrs 17:15 Hrs Evening Tea-Break  
17:15 Hrs 17:30 Hrs   TAGMA CET presentation - Mr. A Dayanand Reddy
17:30 Hrs 17:40 Hrs   Tallk by DHI
17:40 Hrs 17:50 Hrs   Talk by MSME
17:50 Hrs 18:30 Hrs GST Session Abhay Desai (YDCO)
18:30 Hrs 19:00 Hrs Felicitation Senior Leaders
19:00 Hrs 19:10 Hrs Delegation from Japan Introduction, about Japan delegation visit purpose
19:10 Hrs 22:00 Hrs   Networking - Cocktail cum Dinner

Day 2 - 10th February 2017

09:00 Hrs 09:50 Hrs Registration
09:50 Hrs 10:00 Hrs Opening remarks Mr Sree Prakash - Vice President, TAGMA India
10:00 Hrs 10:30 Hrs Technical Session - 8 DMG | DMG - DMG | DMG
10:30 Hrs 11:00 Hrs Technical Session - 9 Mastercam India | Mr. Daniel Raravi - Director – Marketing & Strategic
"Be Dynamic - efficient machining of Dies and Moulds"
11:00 Hrs 11:30 Hrs Technical Session - 10 Bohler | Dr .ECKART VOSS - Managing Director, EIFELER VACOTEC – GERMANY
"Surface Engineering of Tools through PVD Coating"
11:30 Hrs 11:45 Hrs Tea Break  
11:45 Hrs 12:45 Hrs Panel Discussion 2 3D Printing, 3D Scanning and Inspection for Tooling Industry
Mr. A. Dayanand Reddy - Vasantha Tool Crafts - User Perspective on 3D Printing for Conformal Cooling
Mr. Amar Kulkarni - Polyworks - 3D Scanning, Inspection and Reverse Engg
Mr. Nishant Shah - Imaginarium - A Service Bureau's Approach to 3D Printing
Mr. Prakasam Anand - EOS - A Case Study of successful Implementation of 3D Printing
Mr. Aditya Chadavarkar - Partner, Inside 3D Printing
12:45 Hrs 13:15 Hrs Technical Session - 11 FIBRO | Mr. Yann Curien - Chargé d'affaires PRONIC IN-DIE SOlUTIONS, France
"In-Die tapping solutions".
13:15 Hrs 14:15 Hrs Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:15 Hrs 15:15 Hrs Panel Discussion 3 Collaborative effort towards enhanced tooling productivity
Mr. Anil S Patil - Business Head, Reliable Autotech Private Limited, Pune
Mr. Elias Pinto - VP Tooling and Programe Management, Motherson Automotive Technologies and Engineering
Mr. Jean Louis - Vero SoHware, France
Mr. Vidyadhar Limaye - Director, Fauresia Interior Systems Pvt Ltd
Mr. Vivek Nanivadekar - Executive Director, FIBRO India precision products Private Limited
Mr. DK Sharma - Executive VP & Business Head, Godrej Tooling
15:15 Hrs 15:45 Hrs Technical Session - 12 MWI | Mr. Stephen Harris - Global Product Manager - EDM, Tokai Carbon
"Global perspective of EDM Technology and trends"
15:45 Hrs 16:15 Hrs Technical Session - 13 MAGMA Asia Pacific | Mr. Gerard Vong Yee Wen - Senior Roundry Application
Manager, MAGMA Engineering Application Manager
"Optimizing the costing process in High Pressure Die-casting using MAGMA5 "
16:15 Hrs 16:45 Hrs Technical Session - 14 JBM | Mr K. Suzuki - Technical advisor (Tooling), JBM Group
"Current and Future trends in Sheet Metal Forming and Die
Manufacturing Technology "
16:45 Hrs 17:00 Hrs Special Event  
17:00 Hrs 17:30 Hrs Evening Tea Break and End of Programme


1 - 2 ( Thu - Fri ) February 2018 | The Leela Palace Chennai

Driving Indian Tooling Industry - Opportunities and Challenges

Day 1 - 1st February 2018

09:00 Hrs 09:45 Hrs   Registration & High Tea
09:45 Hrs 10:00 Hrs   Inaugural, light lamping
      National Anthem
10:00 Hrs 10:10 Hrs PS Welcome address DK Sharma - President, TAGMA India
10:10 Hrs 10:20 Hrs CGS Chief Guest Speech Steffen Heim, Executive Director, Corporate Purchasing, Volkswagen India
10:20 Hrs 10:30 Hrs GOH1 Guest of honour speech S Ganesh Mani, Sr Vice President, Production, Hyundai Motor India
10:30 Hrs 10:40 Hrs GOH2 Guest of honour speech Harish Laxman, Vice Chairman, Rane Group
10:40 Hrs 10:50 Hrs KA1 Keynote address Pulkit Datta, Head of Sales & Marketing - Speciality Steel Divsison, Hitachi Metals India Pvt Ltd
10:50 Hrs 11:00 Hrs VoT Vote of Thanks D Ravi - Chairman of ITS 2018 Committee
11:00 Hrs 11:15 Hrs   Tea Break 1-1
11:15 Hrs 12:00 Hrs PD1 Panel Discussion 1 Digital Manufacturing -Way ahead Pankaj Gauba I Autodesk I Head - Digital Manufacturing
Ankit Sahu I Objectify Technologies I Founder Managing Director
Armin Wiedenegger I Bohler Uddelholm I Strategy & Business Management
A Dayanand Reddy I Vasantha Tool Crafts I Managing Director
Jose Varghese I DMG Mori India I Head - Application Technolgy
Pravin Pathak I Robert Bosch India I General Manager - Industry 4.0
12:00 Hrs 12:30 Hrs TS1 Technical Session - 1 Hitachi Metals India + Goel Steel Company

Osamu Kanechika

Advanced material solutions for PDC or Press tool & good heat treatment procedures and surface quoting options.,

12:30 Hrs 13:00 Hrs TS2 Technical Session - 2 Makino

Hidehiko Yamamoto

New technologies to higher efficiency in Die Mold manufacturing processes”

13:00 Hrs 13:55 Hrs Lunch Break
13:55 Hrs 14:15 Hrs TS3 Session - 3 VEM Tooling India Pvt Ltd

Marc Weinmann

Benchmarking of Global toolrooms Vs Indain toolrooms

14:15 Hrs 15:00 Hrs PD2 Panel Discussion 2 Indian Tooling Industry - Opportunities and Challenges
Ashim Sharma I Nomura Research I Partner & Group Head
M M Singh I IACE Gujarat I CEO
Niklhi Kumar I Reydel Automotive I Director
Nilesh Vedak I Alstom Transport I Director
P Pandidurai I Whirlpool Corporate I Director
15:00 Hrs 15:30 Hrs TS4 Technical Session - 4 Autodesk India Pvt Ltd

Pankaj Gauba
The future of manufacturing : get ready to make anyting

Sachin Fulsundar
Mold flow for Tool & Die

15:30 Hrs 16:00 Hrs TS5 Technical Session - 5 MASTIP Technology Limited

Paul Altorf

Innovation as a Key Driver for Hot Runner Solutions in India.

16:00 Hrs 16:15 Hrs   Tea-Break 1-2
16:15 Hrs 16:45 Hrs TS6 Technical Session - 6 Anand Mould Steels Pvt Ltd

Ashish Bhansali

Selection of right grade for individual application

16:45 Hrs 17:15 Hrs TS7 Technical Session - 7 Mold-Masters India

Kannan Venkatraman

Hot Runner Technology – in today’s Plastic industry

17:15 Hrs 18:00 Hrs   Break
18:00 Hrs 19:00 Hrs   Felicitation of Senior Leaders & Entertainment
19:00 Hrs 22:00 Hrs   Entertainment - Networking - Cocktail cum Dinner

Day 2 - 2nd February 2018

09:00 Hrs 09:30 Hrs   Registration
09:30 Hrs 09:45 Hrs   Opening remarks
09:45 Hrs 10:15 Hrs TS8 Technical Session - 8 Bohler Uddeholm India Pvt Ltd

Armin Wiedenegger

Opportunities & Challenges of Additive Manufacturing in Moulds & Die making

10:15 Hrs 10:45 Hrs TS9 Technical Session - 9 Millutensil SRL, Italy

Veronica Just

Benefits, best practices and case studies – Spotting presses for Molds and Dies

10:45 Hrs 11:30 Hrs PD3 Panel Discussion 3 Indian Tooling Industry - Customer expectations

Mittul Soni I Nagata India I Managing Director
Ajay Kumar Tannu I Executive Director I OMRBAGLA
Mahesh M I General Manager I Visteon Electronics
Thej Kumar I General Manager I Toyoda Gosei
V Srinivasan I Vice President I TIDC India

11:30 Hrs 11:45 Hrs   Tea Break 2-1
11:45 Hrs 12:15 Hrs TS10 Technical Session - 10 Schmolz + Bickenbach

Umesh Godbole

High end Tool Steel Solutions from SCHMOLZ +BICKENBACH Group

12:15 Hrs 12:45 Hrs TS11 Technical Session - 11 Strömsholmen AB , Sweden

Zoltan Pap

Innovative and Flexible forming solutions for stamping dies

12:45 Hrs 13:05 Hrs TS12 Technical Session - 12 Godrej

Vijay Kumar Saboo

Smart Dies

13:05 Hrs 13:50 Hrs   Lunch Break
13:50 Hrs 14:05 Hrs TS13 Session - 13 Citi Bank

Gobinath Pathmanathan

Emerging Trends in Commercial Banking

14:05 Hrs 14:20 Hrs TS14 Session - 14 NRI Consulting & Solutions India

Ashim Sharma

Development of tooling ecosystem in India

14:20 Hrs 14:50 Hrs TS15 Technical Session - 15 KIND&Co, Germany

Christoph Muller

Hot Stamping of UHSS steel and need for specialised toolings and raw material,

14:50 Hrs. 15:10 Hrs. TS16 Session - 16 IDJ Associates

Daniel Jacob

Enterprise Leadersship - motivational actions

15:10 Hrs. 15:25 Hrs.   Tea Break 2-2
15:25 Hrs. 16:10 Hrs. PD4 Panel Discussion 4 Impact of EV on Tooling Industry
Sumantra B Barooah I AUTOCAR Professional I Associate Editior
Karthik A I Ashok Leyland I General Manager - EV & e-mobility solutions
M J Purohit I Managing Director I Axiom Energy Conversion Limited
Debi Prasad Dash I Director I India Energy Storage Alliance
Nitin Gupta I Manager I Nomura Research Institute
16:10 Hrs 16:20 Hrs   Closing Session
16:20 Hrs 16:30 Hrs   Vote of Thanks