The 17 th edition of Indian Ceramics Asia 2023 was held on 15-17 February at Helipad Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Organized jointly by Messe Muenchen India and Unifair Exhibition Service, this is India’s only trade fair for the bricks and ceramics industry. Indian Ceramics Asia 2023 witnessed participation from leading companies such as Hindalco Industries, HLT Industry, Imerys Ceramics India, Keda Industrial Group, Lamberti India, Modena Technology, Monte-Bianco Diamond Applications, Prism Johnson, Projecta Engineering SRL, SACMI Engineering, Sukaso Ceracolors, System Ceramics India, FCRI Co Ltd, and many more.
Strategically located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, this trade fair attracted manufacturers from the neighbouring city of Morbi which is known as the ceramics capital of India. The show continued its strategic partnerships in the interest of the ceramic and brick segment. It received immense support from Indian Council of Ceramic Tiles and Sanitaryware (ICCTAS), All India Brick & Tiles Manufacturers Federation (AIBTMF), All India Pottery Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA), Federation of Ceramic Industries Panchal Ceramics Association Vikas Trust, Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery and Equipment for Ceramics (ACIMAC), Indian Ceramics Society, Bangladesh Ceramic Wares Manufacturers Association (BCWMA), Morbi Ceramics Association, and the Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL).
Regarding the success of this edition, Vijay Aggarwal, Chairman, Indian Council of Ceramic Tiles and Sanitaryware (ICCTAS), said, “India is poised to become one of the leading ceramics manufacturers in the world, and this trade fair has exposed the Indian industry to global trends and technologies. Bricks and ceramics manufacturing is a highly energy-intensive process, and the Indian industry is swiftly adopting globally competitive solutions to venture into newer markets. I am happy to experience the vast range of solutions presented at this forum.”
Kirit Patel, President (Sanitaryware Division), Morbi Ceramic Manufacturers Association, said, “This is the most relevant trade show for the ceramics industry. This trade show brings raw material suppliers and machinery manufacturers on one platform and benefits the entire Indian ceramics industry. Visitors to this trade show get to witness the latest in raw materials and technologies under one roof.”
Alessandro Liberatori, Director, Italian Trade Commission, said “We have been participating in ICA for several years now. We have seen the show prosper over the years. This is the best platform for global companies to be present in order to expand in the Indian market.