ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (Formerly ELCINA ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF INDIA)

ITEM 2017 sees wide ESDM sector participation, ELCINA Industry Support Desk Taiwan and dedicated website launched on the side-lines of Computex Taipei

69120 delegates representing a range of Taiwan Electronics Systems Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) companies turned up for the 3rd India-Taiwan Electronics Meet (ITEM) 2017, hosted by Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA) along with launch of a dedicated Industry Support Desk and Taiwan website, www.elcina.tw

ITEM was launched in 2015 with the objective to promote business partnerships between Indian and Taiwanese Electronics companies to jointly explore opportunities in India’s national initiatives including Make in India, Digital India, BharatNet, Smart Cities Mission, National Solar Mission and cashless payments; a key goal is to enhance value added manufacturing in India and bridge the growing demand-supply gap

ITEM 2017 was co-hosted by five leading ESDM sector trade promotion bodies of Taiwan – Government of Taiwan’s Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA), Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA), Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and New Taipei City Computer Association (NTCA)
Representatives from 12 ELCINA member companies, Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) and ELCINA participated

New Delhi/Taipei, Monday, 5th June 2017

Delivering the inaugural address at ITEM 2017, Mr. Sridharan Madhusudanan, Director General, India-Taipei Association and Head of the Indian Mission representing the Government of India spoke about the huge opportunities in the Indian market as well as the rapid development of India as a leading economy of the world. Mr. Madhusudanan emphasised the ‘young’ Indian population with average age of 29 years and how it was driving demand and productivity in the country. The India market for Electronic Systems and Equipment has crossed US$ 140 Billion in 2016 and is expected to exceed US$ 400 Billion by 2022. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Madhusudanan said, “India and Taiwan have a strong synergy and together they have the technology, market, capital and human resources to establish a strong ESDM industry. Taiwanese companies can benefit from the supportive policies, improved business ecosystem and the Goods and Services Tax regime, which is to be rolled out from 1st July 2017.”

Mr. Vikram Desai, President, ELCINA welcomed the delegates and elaborated on the high growth electronics market segments in India. “This is the right time for Taiwan and India to forge stronger alliances in electronics manufacturing and technology development and collaborate for maximum gains by leveraging each others’ strengths,” Mr. Desai stated.
The Indian delegation was visiting Taiwan from 30th May through 2nd June and visiting manufacturing plants as well as meeting potential investors. Participating Indian Electronics organisations included among others, Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT), Circuit Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Covestro (India) Pvt. Ltd., Desai Electronics Pvt. Ltd., Higher Industries Pvt. Ltd., Infonet Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Kramski Stamping & Molding India Pvt. Ltd., Rooman Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Sahasra Electronics Pvt. Ltd., and Victor Components Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. N. K. Mohapatra, CEO, Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) also participated to explore opportunities for knowledge transfer for ESDM sector skill-building initiatives.

ELCINA has close association and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with apex Electronics Industry Associations in Taiwan starting 1999; these include Government of Taiwan’s Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA), Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA), Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and New Taipei City Computer Association (NTCA).

“Taiwan is a special partner for Indian ESDM firms which have expertise in assembly and manufacture of a diverse range of Electronics products and components. High potential exists in the automotive, consumer, medical, power, telecoms, lighting and mobile electronics as well as sunrise segments such as IoT/M2M solutions for Smart City projects. Growth of mobile and lighting markets are bringing fresh opportunities in India. We are keen to partner with players from Taiwan to build our design and manufacturing capabilities, to fulfill the needs of global supply chains and to meet growing domestic demand in India,” said Mr. Rajoo Goel, Secretary General, ELCINA.

ITEM 2017 GOALS
The conference highlighted the opportunities in the India Electronics market as well as new policies and current initiatives for establishing an efficient manufacturing ecosystem in the country.

B2B sessions were held in which participants from both countries interacted and explored the possibility of working with new partners, with support from leading Taiwan Electronics industry associations.

ELCINA pre-arranged meetings based on business profiles and interest areas.

ELCINA Delegates met with the Passive System Alliance Group, which included Global Brands Manufacture Ltd. The Mr. N. K. Mohapatra, CEO, Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) also participated to explore opportunities for knowledge transfer for ESDM sector skill-building initiatives.

ELCINA has close association and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with apex Electronics Industry Associations in Taiwan starting 1999; these include Government of Taiwan’s Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA), Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA), Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and New Taipei City Computer Association (NTCA).

“Taiwan is a special partner for Indian ESDM firms which have expertise in assembly and manufacture of a diverse range of Electronics products and components. High potential exists in the automotive, consumer, medical, power, telecoms, lighting and mobile electronics as well as sunrise segments such as IoT/M2M solutions for Smart City projects. Growth of mobile and lighting markets are bringing fresh opportunities in India. We are keen to partner with players from Taiwan to build our design and manufacturing capabilities, to fulfill the needs of global supply chains and to meet growing domestic demand in India,” said Mr. Rajoo Goel, Secretary General, ELCINA.

ITEM 2017 GOALS
The conference highlighted the opportunities in the India Electronics market as well as new policies and current initiatives for establishing an efficient manufacturing ecosystem in the country.

B2B sessions were held in which participants from both countries interacted and explored the possibility of working with new partners, with support from leading Taiwan Electronics industry associations.

ELCINA pre-arranged meetings based on business profiles and interest areas.

ELCINA Delegates met with the Passive System Alliance Group, which included Global Brands Manufacture Ltd. (www.gbm.com.tw), HannStar Display Corporation (www.hannstar.com), Info-Tek Corporation (www.itctwn.tw), Nuvoton (www.nuvoton.com), PDC (www.pdc.com.tw), Walsin (www.walsin.com.tw), Walsin Tech Corp (www.passivecomponent.com) and Winbond (www.winbond.com).
The delegation also visited Neotec Semiconductor (www.neotec.com.tw) and Printec Circuit Electronic Co. Ltd. (http://pce.en.taiwantrade.com/), a PCB and EMS company.
The overarching objectives of the ELCINA delegation’s visit to Taiwan on the occasion of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, co-hosting of ITEM 2017 and participation in the proceedings of the India Taiwan Cooperation Forum (ITCF) included:

Forging a strong relationship between the Taiwanese and Indian Electronics industries to ensure win-win business outcomes.

Presenting the National and State Policies for Electronics industry in India.

Presenting National initiatives like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ which offer a great opportunity for Taiwan companies to build partnerships with Indian ESDM firms.

Sharing details of the growing India Electronics market and key growth sectors for ESDM organisations – automotive, consumer, medical, power, strategic and telecommunications.

Arranging one-on-one B2B meetings between potential partners from India and Taiwan by sharing information between industry associations from the two countries.

Facilitating participation by State Governments in the event to promote investments in their ‘brownfield’ Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) as well as new ‘greenfield’ Clusters being developed by the Governments and private organisations.(http://pce.en.taiwantrade.com/), a PCB and EMS company.
The overarching objectives of the ELCINA delegation’s visit to Taiwan on the occasion of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, co-hosting of ITEM 2017 and participation in the proceedings of the India Taiwan Cooperation Forum (ITCF) included:

Forging a strong relationship between the Taiwanese and Indian Electronics industries to ensure win-win business outcomes.

Presenting the National and State Policies for Electronics industry in India.

Presenting National initiatives like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ which offer a great opportunity for Taiwan companies to build partnerships with Indian ESDM firms.

Sharing details of the growing India Electronics market and key growth sectors for ESDM organisations – automotive, consumer, medical, power, strategic and telecommunications.

Arranging one-on-one B2B meetings between potential partners from India and Taiwan by sharing information between industry associations from the two countries.

Facilitating participation by State Governments in the event to promote investments in their ‘brownfield’ Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) as well as new ‘greenfield’ Clusters being developed by the Governments and private organisations.