Recent regional conferences organized by the uPVC Window and Door Manufacturers Association (UWDMA), were great success. Themed on the topic “The Cost Factor”, the events were held at Gurugram on 17th August, 2017 and Hyderabad on 15th September, 2017. It is an estimation analysis programme that has been put together with the best in the industry to bring out a formula to arrive at the ‘Cost’ of windows. Through these conferences, UWDMA aims to bring together the best of marketing and production minds together to reinvent the uPVC window and educate and exchange best practices from across the country. The events at both the places were graced by the presence of many industry leaders.
The conference in Gurugram started off on a high note with a welcome address by Amit Malhotra, Marketing Head of UWDMA. Pramod Jha, who is the Director of Spectrum Windows and Beyond, gave an insightful presentation on the topic “The Cost Factor– An Estimation Analysis Programme” at the event.
Satish Kumar, Secretary at UWDMA, addressed the conference at Hyderabad with his opening speech. R V Kannan, Director of Deltra Global Profiles, discussed on the topic “The Cost Factor – An Estimation Analysis Programme” through presentation which was enlightening. Besides, UWDMA Technical Committee discussed about NBC 2016 regarding windows/doors in the Hyderabad conference.
Mario Schmidt, President of UWDMA, talked about the latest progress and development of UWDMA in both the events. He shared the details on the proposal for setting up of UWDMA training centre in collaboration with the government of Rajasthan at ITI Bhiwadi, and the plan submitted to MSME for UWDMA becoming a training partner aggregator. He also talked about the selection of uPVC window fabrication and glazier course for ITI.
The events saw interesting product presentations by the sponsors of the conferences, including Prominance, Encraft, McCoy, LGF Sysmac and DNV.
There are four more conferences to be held in Coimbatore (October 2017), Ahmedabad (November 2017) and Lucknow (December 2017). On completion of the U-RC series on ‘The Cost Factor’, UWDMA proposes to start a monthly programme for builders and developers, which will also be taken to all major cities in the country.