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Steel Group and SUFI hold 6th Galvanizing Coating and Profiling Summit 2018
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Nikunj Turakhia, President of SUFI with eminent dignitaries at the lamp lightning ceremony
MUMBAI : Steel Group and Steel Users Federation of India (SUFI) held the “6th Galvanizing Coating and Profiling (GPC) Summit 2018” at The Westin Mumbai. The keynote speaker at the Summit was JSW Steel Limited President Mr. Dileep Bhatt.

The objective of the Summit was to increase the awareness about the galvanized and color-coated steel in India. Over 300 delegates across steel industry from more than 10 countries participated at the Summit.

There were discussions on Indian coated steel market opportunities and challenges and promoting usage of coated steel (PEBs, Sandwitch panel and solar).

Mr. Rajesh Mehrotra, MD, Berger Becker Coatings moderated the panel discussion session on Indian coated steel market opportunities and challenges. While the panel discussion on “Promoting Usage of Coated Steel: PEBs, Sandwitch panel and Solar” was moderated by Mr. Mohamed Yassar Nabeel, Approvals Engineer FM Approvals LLC India.

Commenting on the occasion Mr. Nikunj Turakhia, President of Steel Users Federation of India (SUFI) said, “Through the 6th Galvanizing Coating and Profiling (GPC) Summit we aim to increase the awareness about the galvanized and color-coated steel in India and bring steel makers and users segment under one roof. While there are many opportunities in the market at the same time there are many challenges too and through this Summit we have tried to address these issues.”

The conference witnessed national and international speakers presenting on various innovations in the field of coated steel across the globe. JSW Steel Limited made a presentation on “New Innovation and Trends in Galvalume Steel”, “Embracing sustainable Value Proposition, Sustainable Coil Coating Solutions” by Mr. Nicklas Augustsson, Global Sustainability Director, Becker Industrial Coatings, and on “Coated Steel Market, Domestic and Global Perspective” by Mr. RV Sridhar, CEO, Essar Steel Pune Facility.

Some of the top companies who participated were Essar Steel, JSW steel, BMW Industries Ltd., Steelco Gujarat Ltd., Berger Becker Coatings Pvt. Ltd., Tata Bluescope steel Limited, Asian colour Coated Ispat Ltd., GTZ (India) Pvt. Ltd., Becker Industrial Coatings AB, Sweden, Victory Metals Australia and many more.

About Steel Users Federation Of India (SUFI) : The Steel Users Federation of India (SUFI) is an organization which has been formed to pursue the agenda addressing critical issues relating to steel users and contributing the growth of the nation. SUFI will work as a catalyst for making policy frameworks and changes which will boost the economic growth of the country. With the specific objective to create a common platform to present a collective voice for the entire steel industry, we have registered; SUFI, an idea to change. SUFI is an association representing the problems of member groups with any and all authorities in support of the problems to bring about ease of business.
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Nikunj Turakhia
President
SUFI
eminent dignitaries
lamp lightning ceremony
Steel Group
6th Galvanizing Coating and Profiling Summit 2018
JSW Steel Limited President Mr. Dileep Bhatt
Rajesh Mehrotra
MD
Berger Becker
Mohamed Yassar Nabeel
Approvals Engineer FM Approvals LLC India
R V Sridhar
CEO
Essar Steel Pune
Nicklas Augustsson
Global Sustainability Director
Becker Industrial Coatings