Granites & stones to be showcased in global fair

Bangalore, Feb 10 (KNN) With an objective to give the natural stone industry in India a significant growth opportunity with higher visibility, a professional oriented visitor profile and efficient business development modules, the All India Granites and Stone Association (AIGSA) is organising an international trade show on granites and stones.

The 11th International Granites and Stone Fair will be held in Bangalore International Exhibition Centre from February 12 to 15, 2014.

Supported by Granite Development Council, Ministry of Mines and the Ministry of MSME, the exhibition will highlight the unique range of country’s colourful, eye-catching natural stones and will provide a platform that helps in demonstrating the capabilities, capacity and the most modern and latest techniques in the craft of stone working.

On display will be a wide range of stone products such as granite, marble, slate, sandstone, quartzite in the form of slabs, tiles, monuments, artefacts, cobble stones, garden items etc.  Also showcased will be latest tools, abrasives and chemicals connected to the industry.

Over 600 exhibitors from sectors like manufacturing, trading, exports, machineries and equipment, consumable and industrial chemical will participate in the four day event.
Stona 2014 will provide an excellent and unique opportunity to showcase the products in an increasingly competitive environment and interact with industry people from countries like Italy, China, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Korea, Portugal and other European countries.

As far as visitors profile is concerned, the fair will be attended by leading players in the stone industry from within the country and abroad including buyers, builders, architects, traders, interior decorators and end users.

It will also feature seminars on topics such as mines and geology, architecture and shilpa gram.

AIGSA endeavours to act as a bridge between Industry and the Government in bringing constant improvement in mineral regulation, policies, processes, systems and procedures. It promotes upgradation of technology aimed at mine safety, productivity, cost efficiency and quality improvement.