IMTMA [Indian Machine Tools Manufacturers Association] organizes IMTEX [Indian Machine Tool Exhibition] a prestigious event annually. At IMTEX 2018 – Department of Mechanical Engineering, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, bagged 5th Place among 44 institutional participants from all over India, including IIT’s and NIT’s. IMTEX 2018 – Forming was held at Bengaluru during 25th to 30th January, 2018.

IMTEX is an event organized to showcase the latest in Machine tools, Metal Forming equipments and Industrial Research. At this event more than 400 participants from industries all over the world exhibited their products. It also included i2 Academic Pavilion which provided the platform for academic institutes to showcase their industry relevant research. The Department of Mechanical Engineering, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology presented the research work on Friction Stir Welding and Enhancing the hardness of aluminium by repeated corrugation method. The work was evaluated by a team of experts from industry. GIT team is being congratulated by all for this achievement.