S022_PROC-852.2015

ACHEMA Worldwide News2/2015

BREAKING NEWS FROM CHEMTECH FOUNDATION As per the IMF, India will move to the 7th position from the 8th position in the year 2016 — and with the GDP growth, India will be ranked 6th globally. Bright prospects for business interactions and strategic alliances! Chemtech Foundation is India’s leading industry association since 1975 creating platforms for this. Especially Chemtech World Expo series of international exhibitions and conferences have evolved as the innovative platform for business interactions and technology exchange for the stakeholders from across the entire value chain of industry in India. What will be the next highlights? 28th Edition of Chemtech World Expo The 28th edition of flagship event, Chemtech World Expo 2017 scheduled from February 14–17, 2017 in Mumbai will bring together the stakeholders from the refining & petrochemicals as well as specialty chemicals — along with the allied services providing sectors of EPC, industry automation and control, water management, and corrosion control to common point during the four day international exhibitions and conferences. The Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India has already confirmed support for Chemtech World Expo 2017. During Chemtech World Expo 2015, chaired by Vipul Shah, COO Petrochemicals, Reliance Industries, Chemtech organised the first “Specialty Chemicals” forum, which received a strong, positive response from the equipment and services providers as well as the end users of specialty chemicals. Dr Raman Ramachandran, Chairman & Managing Director, BASF India will be leading the next edition of specialty chemicals forum planned to be organised in February 2017. WaterEX World Expo 2017 In a recent development, Austria has extended support to the WaterEX World Expo 2017 as the Partner Country and will bring an industry delegation during the event. Water & waste water treatment is one of the key areas for the Indian government and the industry which is over USD 100 billion. Additionally, the municipal sewage waste treatment market is growing fast in India which will offer ample opportunities to the technology providers. India continues to set strict targets of improving CO2 emissions and giving impetus to the alternative energy sector such as solar and wind power, environment and coal gasification technologies which will create substantial demand for energy efficient and environmentally compliant technologies. The Government is taking concrete steps in CO2 sequestration and encouraging investments in this field. Regional Shows in 2015 and 2016 Currently Chemtech is gearing up for two regional shows: • Chemtech South Expo 2015, scheduled from December 10–12, 2015 in Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu/ India; • Chemtech Gujarat Expo 2016, scheduled from February 10–12, 2016 in University Grounds, Ahmedabad, Gujarat/ India. Both shows aim to create greater engagement between the end user and services providing sectors with the regional markets in India. → More information, you will find at: http://chemtech-online.com 22 A special edition from PROCESS


ACHEMA Worldwide News2/2015
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