India ought to be known as the Great Grand Father of the World Metallurgical Industry. However due to the unfortunate Historical circumstances many Indians themselves remain ignorant of this fact. The art of Bronze Casting had been practiced in India for several centuries before the Modern World Discovered “Metallurgy”. Copper and Bronze were perhaps the earliest Non-Ferrous Metals which man shaped into tools. Metal is part of the Indian mystique as each Metal has its own alchemic and healing powers as documented in ancient Indian Scriptures written over 5000 years ago. Metal in India has been used as a way of expressing Art in several forms using techniques such as Inlay, Casting, Carving, Applique Enamelling, Engraving etc. Metal craft has also been an integral part of Indian culture.
The Indian Non-Ferrous industry has been performing well and has provided impetus to the Indian industry. It has also led to business opportunities and contributed to growth in major sectors such as infrastructure, power, manufacturing, automobile, environment, defense, transport, R&D, energy, telecom, oil & gas etc. With an objective to motivate the non-ferrous industries as well as professionals working in this sector, to excel in their respective areas, MTLEXS has decided to institute a series of Awards for the non-ferrous metal ecosystem for the very first time.

It is in this context, Mtlexs is organizing the 1st World Non-Ferrous Awards in Mumbai, India on Sep 7-8 2017, in collaboration with the leading news-channel ‘ET Now’ as Television Partner and KPMG as the knowledge partner.

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The Award is a humble attempt by Mtlexs to recognize excellence across the Non Ferrous Metal industry. We have identified several areas in the sector such as manufacturing process, technology, recycling, product and market development, research & innovation, import substitutes and star performer awards for copper, aluminium and other non-ferrous metals, in which we plan to award the meritorious companies including International companies. We have given special preference to MSME units, which are the backbone of the Indian Economy.

The World Non-Ferrous Awards is the first ever Award ceremony dedicated to the non-ferrous metal industry aiming at felicitating excellence in the Non-Ferrous Metal Industry leaders/professionals/individuals/associations in the country which will be decided by a transparent and independent Jury.The event will give a unique opportunity to the participants to network with who’s who of the industry.

All companies are requested to participate in the upcoming awards and submit the achievements in their areas of operations.

The companies may file nominations in multiple categories, provided each nomination is specific to that category and genuinely distinct from one another. The time period for the evaluation of the award will be based on the performance for financial year April 2016 to March 2017. (Jan-Dec 2016 for International Companies)

Indian ‘Non Ferrous Metal’ industry plays a significant role in the country’s economic growth. Increase in domestic demand and revival of infrastructure spending are helping India to spur its domestic Non Ferrous Metal consumption.

This platform will also bring together all key industry stakeholders to discuss developments, highlight challenges and suggest ideas, technologies and business models that can shape the future of Non Ferrous Metal Industry in India.

The event will consist of keynote addresses and discussions with the industry experts followed by the awards ceremony. The unique platform will offer crucial business networking and investment opportunities.