The First of its Kind World Non Ferrous Conference to be Held in India by MTLEXS, Receives an Overwhelming Response by the Industry


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mtlexs, the first of its kind online marketplace catering to the Non-Ferrous Metal (NFM) industry, is organizing the 2nd edition of its Non-Ferrous Metals Conference on 7-8th October at Vivanta by Taj President in Mumbai. The theme of the conference is “Vision 2022 – Future Ready World Non Ferrous Metal Ecosystem”.

The aim of the conference is to bring together all the players of the NFM ecosystem that includes government, private sector, and public sector companies, primary producer, secondary producer, end user, recycling industries, metals industry associations, user industry association and experts on a common platform to facilitate discussions on making the NFM ecosystem future ready with positive thoughts on India’s demand growth in order to achieve double digit growth for the next decade. The MAKE IN INDIA campaign, coupled with enhanced thrusts to sectors like defence, railways, metro rail, power, housing which need huge quantities of NFM are expected to be a great catalyst to spur the demand for these metals in India. The conference will further be a networking platform where participants can discover and collaborate on new business opportunities, giving thrust to the growth of MSME units.

An outcome of the conference would be a definitive paper on the NFM ecosystem that covers projected Indian demand for the next 5 years, JV opportunities in India, export potential for SME’s, innovative applications and financial solutions that can improve processes and overall prospects, mainly the MSME sector.

Government of Maharashtra as well as the Ministry of Mines is the Supporting partners. BMR is Supporting Association, CRISIL as Knowledge Partner and Yes Bank as Banking Partner. Hindalco, Hindustan Copper Limited and Vedanta as our Gold Sponsors and we are also sponsored by Aboura Metals, AMI Global Limited, Pan Gulf, Met Asia Private Limited, International Brass Industries SDN BHD and Malaysian Aluminium & Alloys SDN BHD. More than 15 associations, 3 trade partners and 9 media partners have confirmed their support to WNFC 2016. Conference is expected to receive more than 400 international and national attendees.

Select guests of honor and speakers include Engr. Salam Al Sharif, Chairman – Sharif Metals & President-BMR; Mr. Satish Pai, Managing Director, Hindalco Industries Ltd; Mr. P Ramnath, Vedanta (CEO – Copper). Mr. Balvinder Kumar IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Mines; Mr. Justin Roux, Luvata; Shri. K D Diwan, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Copper Ltd.; Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries and Valued Speakers from CRISIL. Yes Bank has agreed to be our Banking Partner and will be designing specialized Funding Packages for Import as well as Channel Finance and other Financing options for Non Ferrous Metal products.

Mr. Suneel Mardia, CEO, MTLEXS said, “Non-ferrous metal industry is bracing for challenges such as improper duty structure, dumping of goods under FTA, poor infrastructure, inadequate quality consciousness. Historically the NFM industry has not received adequate government support. Our objective of designing this definitive conference for the NFM industry is to consolidate and bring together all the players so that we can have a constructive and transparent discussion on the challenges and collectively seek positive solutions.”

Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries, said, “We are pleased to be a part of this WNFC 2016. The event offers unique insights into the trends shaping the industry and networking opportunity to meet with industry peers and gain maximum benefit from this platform.”

About Mtlexs Group

Mtlexs is the first of its kind online marketplace catering to the niche Non-Ferrous Metal industry, with two business units, Mtlexs Research and Mtlexs Spot. Mtlexs seeks to serve as a one-stop shop for the Non-Ferrous Metals Industry and its mission is to solve business pain points of Technology, Marketing and Finance as well as help enable a future ready status for all stakeholders in the NFM Ecosystem.

Mtlexs currently clocks 15,000 digital subscribers from 109 countries with more than 500,000 hits per month. The portal is technologically advanced and easy to use, while being scalable to incorporate any new developments.

Mtlexs is organizing the second edition of the “World Non-Ferrous Conference” in continuation to its overall theme of “VISION 2022 – FUTURE READY NON-FERROUS METAL ECOSYSTEM” in Mumbai, India on 7th – 8th, October 2016.

The aim of the two day conference is to facilitate deliberations on making the Non-Ferrous Metal ecosystem future ready with positive thoughts into India’s demand growth as well as how to innovate to keep up with the world and achieve double digit growth for the next decade; with the help of Producer, Recyclers, End User, Associations, Govt. Authorities and all the Industry Members.