Tell us about Fibro India.
FIBRO India is a 100% subsidiary of FIBRO GmbH Germany. This is the only manufacturing plant outside Germany. We have two product groups for two different market segments. Standard Parts, also known as Die components used in sheet metal forming tools and second is the Rotary Tables for Automation and Metal cutting application. FIBRO are the pioneers of Rotary tables in the world.
Tell us about your key product displays.
We will be displaying the indigenously manufactured cam driven Rotary Tables for Automation industry. It represents ‘German Precision Crafted in India’. Every Rotary Table is custom built to suit the application need in terms of Mass movement of inertia, indexing
speed, no. of indexing positions etc. In addition, there will be
range of standard products for sheet metal industry.
What are your expectations from IMTEX?
FIBRO is a brand that is well recognised for rotary tables and standard parts in the world. We believe in offering solution and not the product. Therefore, we would like to understand customers’ requirements, their bottleneck areas and their expectations from FIBRO India. Our experience of participating in IMTEX has been quite encouraging.
How has been 2018 for your company?
Last year has been very good for FIBRO India. Our theme has been ‘Expanding Horizon’. We have expanded in every facet of business i.e. product range, customer base, manufacturing facility/capacity, IT infrastructure, manpower, etc.
What are your expectations from 2019?
We expect to grow in domestic market by 10-15% and equally in export business. However, on the other hand economists have predicted world recession in 2019. The best strategy in recession is to launch the new product which helps you to keep the head above the water. We will be launching couple of new products in Rotary Tables as well in Standard Parts product range.