IED Communications Ltd is not only the owner of Industrial Automation monthly, but is also the organiser of India’s biggest and Asia’s 2nd largest exhibition for the automation industry – Automation Expo (www.automationindiaexpo.com). Together with the magazine, the organisation has been in the business of promoting the automation industry in India for over nearly 4 decades now and has played a pivotal role in the evolution of the industry in India, first through the Industrial Automation magazine and later the exhibition.
A brainchild of Dr M Arokiaswamy, Founder & Managing Director, IED Communications Ltd endeavours to understand and anticipate the needs of the Indian engineering and manufacturing industries and cater to their requirement of a reliable source of quality products and vendors, providing the best solutions, services, products, technology and know-how through its twin properties.
Industrial Automation is a monthly magazine published by IED Communications since 1980, catering to the Factory and Process Automation needs of the industry. The magazine is one of the most widely read and referred trade journal in the automation industry. With a monthly circulation of 10,000 copies and readership of about 100,000, the magazine readers cover a wide spectrum of industry stakeholders including shop floor personnel and maintenance engineers, purchase heads, owner entrepreneurs of SMEs, key decision makers, system integrators & consultants, scientists & researchers, engineers, and above all, students of various engineering colleges & institutes.
Each month Industrial Automation covers the latest developments in the field of Industrial and Process Automation, Factory Automation, Instrumentation & Control, Pumps & Valves, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Robotics, and Home & Office Automation, thought news, articles, case studies and interviews, besides new product information. The magazine also covers the latest advances in the field with the onset of Industry 4.0 and the creation of smart factories with digitally connected machines in the age of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Automation Expo will showcase over 1000 exhibitors from the entire industry spectrum spanning Industry 4.0/IIoT, Process Automation & Control Systems, Factory Automation, Industrial Automation, Field Instrumentation, Smart Sensors & Controllers, Robotics & Machine Automation, Motors & Drives, Software Solutions, Bus Technologies, Wireless Technologies, Building Automation, Automation in Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Automation in Renewable Energy and Safety & Security Systems, etc.
The exhibition has seen a tremendous growth with over 50,000 visitors in its 2018 edition and multiple business deals signed during the 4-day show.