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LED Expo 2018 inaugurates today bringing in the future of LED with smart lighting gears

11 May 2018

244 companies from five countries showcasing the latest solar LED lights and smart lighting innovations for urban and rural sustainability at the 18th edition of the three day show.

India’s only biggest and trendsetting expo showcasing the latest technology in the LED and Lighting sector, the 18th edition of LED Expo Mumbai 2018 was flagged off today by Shri Rajinder U Patil, Chief Engineer (Planning), Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Undertaking, Mumbai, Maharashtra, who shared: “BEST Undertaking has undertaken a project converting around 40,000 HPSV/MH existing lanterns with efficient LED lanterns. In addition to that, under the  Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) now under BEST has distributed around 1,72,000 LED lamps and 1,600 LD tube lights to the consumers of the undertaking. I am happy to be here at the 18th edition of International LED Expo and Summit 2018 which continues to help create awareness amongst the general public regarding energy conservation and efficiency.”

Also making their presence felt for the grand opening of the event were:

  1. Shri Ravinder T. Shah, Deputy Chief Engineer, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Undertaking, Mumbai, Maharashtra  
  2. Mr B S Praveen, MD & CEO, OEM Systems
  3. Mr Harji Patel, Managing Director, Changi Lights
  4. Mr Rohit Goel, Managing Director, S R Electro
  5. Mr Casper Gammel, VISO Systems, Denmark
  6. Mr Ankur Mehta, CMD, Crescent Lighting
  7. Mr Chetan Ajmera, Managing Director, Componix India
  8. Mr Rasheed Anwar, Group Exhibition Head, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India 

LED Expo 2018 has brought together more than 244 companies from India, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and the UAE who are displaying new innovations, latest technologies and advancements in LEDs. Along with these, there are a host of Indian start-up companies, government subsidy initiatives, electrification of rural areas, LEDification of street lighting & more on display at the expo. Smart and futuristic LED innovations were seen captivating the audiences along with spreading awareness about the future of LED lighting. 

Latest innovations and launches at the show: 

Some of the top exhibitors include key players like BAG, Swingtel, Light Tapes LLP, SM Solar, Range Lighting, Changi Lighting and Sigma lighting. The companies are all set to showcase energy efficient products focusing on advantages in rural areas of the country to initiate sustainable electrification in rural areas in the country. A host of Indian companies like, KPH Technologies, Smartlight Pvt Ltd, Boffin Impex, GR LIGHTS, HS Corporation, Silvolite, and Arham Electronics products have brought their latest innovative solutions on the floor. 

One major interesting launch is the automatic soldering robot that will boost, manufacturing processes with world class technology by KPH Technologies. Also, Silvolite shall unveil, LED torches and LED lamps that are water and shock resistant. These lamps can be used in rural areas and areas that are affected by long hours of power cuts in the city.  Also showcasing a range of LED products at the show are Pramoda LED Lights that are crafted with advanced technology to ensure maximum energy efficiency and durability. A galore of futuristic products including COB downlight, LED lights using solar and battery to minimize electricity usage, tuneable white lights, and many more which can also be connected to your Wi-Fi and can be controlled by Android/Ios, devices is on display at the three day fair.

Day two of the trade fair will host the LED summit by eminent speakers from government bodies, associations and companies including Shri Sudhir Marwaha, Director, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India; Mr. Devraj Singh, GM – Technical, Electronic Sector Skill Council of India; Mr. Raja Mukherjee, President and Country Head, Bajaj Electricals, Luminaire BU; Shri Sanjay Waghmare, CESE- Central Railway; Shri Tushar Sharma, Scientist B, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to name a few. Many aspects of the LED industry will be covered keeping in mind the new trends and innovations, components: new technologies and the end user’s perspective.

Organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade fairs, this key business fair is supported by  the Ministry of Electronics and information Technology, Government of India; Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion Government of India; Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Make in India; Government of Maharashtra; Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Undertaking, Mumbai,  Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA); Luminaire| Accessories| Components| Manufacturers Associations  Solar Energy Society of India (SESI); Indian Building Congress; and Luminaries, Accessories, Component manufacturers Association (LACMA).

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt 

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at some 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €661* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). * preliminary numbers 2017

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