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Hamriyah Free Zone showcases strengths at Automation Expo in Mumbai

The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, has taken part in Automation Expo 2016, India’s biggest and South East Asia’s second largest automation show, which concluded recently at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.

The 11th Automation Expo attracted over 850 exhibitors and over 42,000 visitors from many different countries. The four-day exhibition, which was organised by IED Communications Ltd., showcased the best of innovations from the field of robotics, automation, automation systems and automation technology.

"The event, which showcased futuristic technologies and innovation, was an excellent platform for us to network from with entrepreneurs and decision makers from various industries, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, food processing, chemicals, glass, electrical, electronics and many other automation technology and solutions providers," said Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of HFZA and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, SAIF Zone.

He noted that HFZA has registered a record number of manufacturing facilities over the last three years and the free zone now has 324 manufacturing units. "India's automation industry is rapidly growing due to the adoption of newer technologies and HFZA is the best hub for companies to get quick access to over 2 billion customers" he said.

"We have highlighted HFZA’s advantages to Indian companies and our stand stirred great interest among hundreds of investors and businessmen," said Deputy Commercial Director, Ali Al Jarwan, who represented HFZA at the Automation Expo.

Hamriyah Free Zone currently houses over 6,500 companies from across 157 countries.