Friday, May 29, 2015

Visitors up 28% at UBM’s Concrete Show India

News this week: UBM India, a subsidiary of UBM Asia, recently concluded the 2015 edition of Concrete Show India featuring more than 150 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions. The three-day show was held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai from 7th to 9th May 2015.

UBM reported attendance of 5,000 trade visitors – an increase of more than 28% over the previous edition. Overseas visitors representing the infrastructure and construction industry included those originating from China, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the Netherlands and U.S. Highlights of this edition of Concrete Show India included an Innovation Corner and Interactive Zone.

Mr. Surya Prakash, president of the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), said, “Cement and concrete industry in India is poised for a definite growth. The recent five year plan emphasize more on infrastructure as it is the basic requirement for development of any sector. India is the third largest country in the world with a massive production of 280 million tonnes and this will go to 800 million tonnes in next few years.”

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