reverse buyers - sellers meet

24th - 27th October 2018
Pune, India

An opportunity to meet the OES team of PACCAR, Navistar, Meritor and other, apart from 150 Global Buyers from 40+ countries under one roof

Welcome to

iautoconnect 2018

ACMA with the support of Ministry of Commerce, Government of India is organising the third iautoconnect 2018, a one of its kind event, from 24 - 27 october 2018 in Pune, India. The objective of this event is to provide ACMA member companies a platform to showcase their product offerings and manufacturing excellence to further enhance component exports globally. Like last time, this year also, the event would witness a congregation of over 150 Automotive buyers/ distribution houses from countries like Iran, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), CIS, ASEAN, West Asia, Japan, North America etc. and over 200 Indian auto component suppliers participating to meet the above buyers

The iautoconnect 2017 witnessed participation of 44 countries with 150 buyers and over 200 Indian Autocomponent Manufacturers as sellers , which was applauded across Indian Automotive Industry. Over 1000 B2B meetings were organised.


Day 1 (24th October) :
Arrival in India

Day 2(25th October) :
Plant Visit - 1

Day 3 (26th October) :
Inauguration of IAutoConnect 2018
(Morning) Pre-arranged B2B Sales
Meeting Gala Networking Dinner

Day 4 (27th October) :
Plant visit 2 - Morning Evening
Departure ( Delhi/Mumbai )

Sellers Confirmed :

Buyers Confirmed :

Indian Automotive Industry

Sea of Opportunities

23 million vehicles

One of the largest producers in the world with an annual production of more than 23 million vehicles

75 million+

75 million+ vehicles to be produced annually by 2026

4 large

4 large auto-manufacturing hubs across the country ready for expansion

10.9 Bn US dollars

Exports of over 10.9 Bn US dollars

60% of Exports

Quality Manufacturing with of 60% of Exports to developed countries

100% FDI

permitted without prior Government approvals

$ 200 billion

Size of the Indian Automotive Industry will be $ 200 billion by 2026

India ranks

India ranks amongst the top 10 in all product categories

25 million

More than 25 million Vehicles exported

150 Countries

Exports to over 150 Countries

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian Auto Component Industry. Its membership of over 780 manufacturers contributes more than eighty five per cent of the auto component industry’s turnover in the organised sector. ACMA is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Association.

ACMA’s charter is to develop a globally competitive Indian Auto Component Industry and strengthen its role in national economic development as also promote business through international alliances.

The Auto Component industry in India, with a strong positive multiplier effect, is one of key drivers of India’s economic growth. The well-developed Indian auto component industry manufactures a wide variety of products including engine parts, drive transmission and steering parts, body and chassis, suspension and braking parts, equipment and electrical parts, besides others.

In FY 2016-17, the Indian auto-component industry registered a turnover of Rs. 2,92,184 crore (USD 43.55 billion) growing by 14.3 per cent compared to Rs. 2,55,635 crore (USD 39 billion) in FY 2015-16. The CAGR of the industry stood at 7 per cent over a period of six years.

The Indian auto component industry exports grew by 3.1 per cent to Rs.73,128 crore (USD 10.90 billion) in 2016-17 from Rs 70,916 crore (USD 10.80 billion) in 2015-16, registering a CAGR of 11 percent over a period of six year. ACMA has played a pivotal role in supporting its members in export development and in discovering new market opportunities, currently the industry exports to more than 160 countries. With increasing vehicle parc in the country, the aftermarket in 2016-17 grew by 25.6 per cent to Rs 56,096 crore (USD 8.4 billion) from Rs 44,660 crore (USD 6.8 billion) in the previous fiscal.

ACMA’s active involvement in trade promotion, technology up-gradation, quality enhancement and collection and dissemination of information has made it a vital catalyst for the component industry’s development in India. Its other activities include participation in international trade fairs, sending trade delegations overseas and bringing out publications on various subjects related to the automotive industry.

ACMA is represented on a number of panels, committees and councils of the Government of India through which it helps in the formulation of policies pertaining to the Indian automotive industry.

For exchange of information and especially for co-operation in trade matters, ACMA has signed Memoranda of Understanding with its counterparts in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri-Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, USA and Uzbekistan.

Further information and data on the Indian automotive industry is available on the ACMA Website:

Indian Automotive Industry

Quality Manufacturing Excellence

Focus on Quality
Industry fast embracing modern shop-floor practices:
  • 5-S; 7-W
  • Kaizen
  • TQM
  • TPM
  • 6 Sigma
  • Lean Manufacturing
Deming Award - 14
Japan Quality Medal - 5
TPM Award - 15
Shingo Silver Medallion - 2
JIPM - 3

Largest no. of Deming Award winning companies outside Japan