Welcome to IMTMA Technology Blog. Here you can browse through the training reports, press releases and articles of interest for machine tool industry and IMTMA Technology Centre.


Balngalore, 7th August, 2013

IMTMA DESIGN INSTITUTE was inaugurated by MrVikramSirur, President IMTMA, Mr. L Krishnan,Vice president IMTMA, Mr. R Srinivasan Ex. President IMTMA, Mr. Srinivas G Shirgurkar, Managing Director ACE Designers, Mr. V Anbu, Director General, IMTMA, on 7th AUGUST 2013 at BIEC Bangalore.

The rapid growth and emergence of new shining stars on the Indian Machine Tool panorama has created the need of new breed of machine designers.

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IMTMA establishes a World Class Design Institute which breeds MACHINE TOOL DESIGNERS, with sound design knowledge & capable to take up the design task with confidence and to Create ?MACHINE TOOL DESIGNER TALENT POOL? that can be tapped by the Industries.

IMTMA Design Institute organized its inaugural MACHINE TOOL DESIGN ? PROFESSIONAL, comprehensive program from 19th Aug 2013 to 30th Oct 2013.

IMTMA machine tool design trainees interviewed by BFW

Bangalore, 20 october, 2013.

In the recent time a training programme or a course is measured more with its job guarantee. Any student or working professional want to do any course only if it enhances his or her skills to grab a job with better pay package or working conditions. However IMTMA has taken a different route to developed courses with quality training practices. With courses as per the industry requirements on the platter, IMTMA Technology centre has also managed to attract companies from the industry to lookout for talent from IMTMA as soon as they pass out.

One such campus interview was conducted by Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd. (BFW) at IMTMA?s state of the art Technology Centre and 2 candidates from the Design Institute programme were selected into their design department. These students can join post completion of the programme.

IMTMA Design Institute has been conceived as hi-tech training center for machine tool designers. The Institute focuses on providing intensive training in all aspects of machine tool design, for engineers from the industry and as well for passed out individuals from college. It has equipped with the advanced design infrastructure and enables participants to strengthen their design skills. The latest design practices are imbibed by the participants who have the opportunity to utilize independently, a high powered CAD workstations and widely used design and analysis software.

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This course will expose the participants to the wide domain of CNC Machine Tool Design and enable them to acquire high level of competence which will equip them to start a career in machine tool/machinery, design, maintenance, marketing and related fields.

IMTMA has taken a positive initiative in providing state of the art facilities and industrial expertise to establish a high-end design institute for the cause of molding fresh engineers into specialized machine tools designers.

IMTMA ties-up with Mitsubishi for hands on training in PLC

IMTMA, Bangalore, 13th Sep 2013

Adding yet another feather to its training facilities, in the state-of-the-art ?IMTMA Technology Centre?, Indian Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (IMTMA) has tied up with the Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipments manufacturing giant ?Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd? to provide hands on training in Programmable Logic controller (PLC) kits. Mitsubishi has provided the Technology Centre with 4 new PLC kits for this purpose.

These PLC kits are self-contained trainers which consist of a MITSUBISHI PLC Main unit and commonly used I/O devices for simulation. It will provide an in-depth understanding of the theories and applications of such Programmable Logic controllers in a real work atmosphere.

In addition to the PLC kits, IMTMA Technology Centres training facilities also include CNC Vertical Machining Centre, CNC Turning Centre, CNC Lathe Simple Turn, CNC Co-ordinate Measuring Machine and Robot with 2D vision system, CNC / PLC programming & simulation kits, Touch probe for tool set up & work set up, TPM trak system for productivity monitoring, Manufacturing ERP solution, Hydraulic, Pneumatic Training kits / CNC controller, Digital / Air Gauges/ Measuring instruments. Other than the above the Technology center also includes a high tech class room with computer work stations connected with the CNC machines through LAN for seamless data transfer, productivity monitoring and control.

For more information on the IMTMA Training Programmes, please log on to our website www.imtma.in.

IMTMA Finishing School creates Industry ready workforce

Bangalore, 26th Aug 2013

IMTMA has initiated many technical training programmes for industry professionals from the past many years. The association organizes many short term training programmes and Seminars to support the metal working industry. IMTMA conducts at least 150 short term programmes in a year under the two wings named Productivity Institute and Design Institute.

Indian Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (IMTMA) recently concluded the 12th Batch of its popular training programme ?Finishing School? on 26th Aug 2013. Each participant underwent a meticulous training schedule of one month on the Computer numerical control (CNC) machines.

Through the Finishing School programme, the participants acquire knowledge and strengths in the field of Engineering Drawing, Measuring Practices, process Planning, CAD/CAM Programming, PC based CNC simulation, Hands on practice in CNC turning and machining centers, quality control etc.

The purpose of conducting such programmes by IMTMA has been to make the participants industry ready in the manufacturing field. The ?IMTMA Finishing School? participants consists of professionals working as Application engineers, Design engineers, Process Plan engineers, Production engineers etc in the manufacturing Industry.

Realizing the need to enhance the skill sets of fresh engineers in mechanical engineering, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers? Association is offering a finishing school programme, in production engineering which is conducted on bi - monthly basis.

This course focuses on all practical aspects of modern machining ? from reading an engineering drawing through measurements, CNC programming & operation, process planning, selection of cutting tools & tool materials, optimizing machining parameters, limits, fits & tolerances and GD & T. In addition to the technical inputs, emphasis would be given to develop soft skills as necessary for manufacturing industries. In order to equip the students with practical inputs, hands-on training in production CNC machinery, CAD/CAM systems and other accessories are made a part of the curriculum. Industry visits will be organized to get a feel of an actual production environment. More information on the IMTMA Finishing School Programme can be obtained from the IMTMA website www.imtma.in.

12th batch of IMTMA Finishing School makes history

IMTMA, Bangalore- 14th Jul 2013

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association?s (IMTMA) state of the art training facility ?Technology centre? successfully completed the 12th batch of its much appreciated ?Finishing School? programme with a total participation of 21 candidates. The batch made history as 18 of the participants were young bloods just out of engineering colleges. This was the first time that fresh engineers formed a larger part of the passing out batch. Attending students got to rub shoulders with professionals already employed in the industry and learn facets of production engineering by working on Computer numerical control (CNC) machines.

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Speaking of the programme some of the students quoted, ?It added to our practical experience?. Some of them also quoted, It is a very well structured programme. Theory is well complimented with hands-on experience in CNC/CMM, thanks to IMTMA.

The Finishing School training includes ?Review of Machining Operations, Engineering Drawing & Metrology; Programming & Operation of CNC turning centre; Programming & operation of CNC machining centre and Soft skills development?. The course culminates in final project work and assessment. Successful candidates are certified by IMTMA.

As a part of the Finishing school curriculum, industry visits are arranged in order to expose the participants to real time machine shop environment. The 12th batch of Finishing School visited 1) BFW to understand the working of manufacturing components and assembly of different types of CNC machining Centers. 2) Ace Designers to understand manufacturing components and assembly of different types of CNC Turning Centers.

Finishing School is a training initiative of IMTMA where in students from various engineering colleges and fresh recruits from manufacturing industries undergo hands-on training on latest CNC machines, CNC programming, PLC etc required for manufacturing on CNC technology. ?IMTMA Technology Centre? hosts ?Finishing School Programme? on bi-monthly basis in its state of the art facility at BIEC, Bangalore. Industry experienced faculty and regular industry visits are the highlights of this much in demand industry endorsed curriculum making the candidates industry ready.