To Represent Indian SMEs in the US

  • To participate in AAPEX 2010, Las Vegas and Fabtech 2010, Atlanta
  • To provide global platform to Indian buyers and suppliers at the two leading international trade shows for ‘automotive’ and ‘metal forming, fabricating and welding’ industries respectively

New Delhi, 30th October, 2010: With the United States being seen as a promising market for Indian buyers and suppliers in the automotive and metal forming, fabricating and welding industries,, India’s largest online B2B marketplace, has decided to participate in two highly acclaimed trade shows namely ‘Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2010’ and ‘Fabtech Expo 2010’ scheduled from November 2-4, 2010 in the country. While AAPEX 2010 will be held in Las Vegas; Fabtech Expo will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. Both the premier trade shows will facilitate a first hand knowledge on latest technologies and products alongwith networking amongst the industry professionals and prospective business partners. At these recognised platforms, will strive to forge a closer connection between the global buyers and the Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the respective industries.

Commenting on the same, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO,, said, “Each participation in a trade show outside India is an attempt to gain global exposure for our SMEs. The aim is to scale up business opportunities for them in key international markets such as the United States of America apart from national. To achieve this, we have decided to participate in AAPEX 2010 and Fabtech Expo.”

Introducing the suppliers from the domestic sector to the international buyers, will represent a broad spectrum of products manufactured in the country viz. automobile spare parts and accessories including automotive body coach building, body and chassis parts et al as well as metal forming and welding solutions. All the visitors to the at AAPEX 2010 (Stall no. 481) and Fabtech Expo (Stall no. 1023 – Hall B) will be handed over sourcing guides that will entail information of the Indian suppliers from these sectors.

Representing the $395 billion global motor vehicle aftermarket, AAPEX, organised by Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association and the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, is the most sought after trade show. More than 100 thousand professionals from around the world participate in Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week. It offers the visitors a chance to connect with key decision makers from different target markets in one place.

Fabtech Expo, an annual event cosponsored by the American Welding Society; the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International; the Society of Manufacturing Engineers; the Precision Metalforming Association; and the Chemical Coaters Association International, anticipates 22,000 visitors and over 1,000 exhibiting companies covering more than 350,000 net square feet of floor space.