Zak World of Windows, after successfully completing its 11 editions in various cities of India, was recently held at the Taj Coromandel hotel in Chennai. The event was an ideal amalgam of informative presentation by experienced industry experts, panel discussion, keynote addresses, exploration of new technologies and products, etc.
The event, World of Windows, was organised with an aim to provide proper understanding of fenestration and addressing issues like design and
Zak World of Windows Focuses on Trends and Challenges in the Industry 23rd February, 2018 | Taj Coromandel Hotel, Chennai
application challenges, measuring the performance of windows and their affectivity in bringing life to the interior spaces.
In tune with the main intent of the event, Amir Hashmi, National Sales and Marketing Head of Profine India, discussed on the topic “A Paradigm of Quality and Trust”. He explained how the latest products and technologies from Koemmerling uPVC Window & Door Systems have helped bringing in the necessary measures in quality and thus generating trust on their products.
This was followed by an interesting presentation by Jothi Ramalingam, Managing Director of Winwall, and deliberated on “Performance Testing of Windows”. Ashish Kapoor, Director – Sales of Schueco India, also shared his perspective on “Schueco: German Aluminium Systems for the Indian Market”. K Ravi Kumar, Manager – Sales of McCoy Soudal, emphasised in details on “The Importance of PU Foams for Perfect Insulated Windows”. Rajesh Gupta, Area Sales Manager of Kinlong, shared insights on “New Era New Hardware”.
Further, there was an engaging and interactive panel discussion with experts from their respective fields, moderated by Rajeev Antony, Managing Director of Schueco India. The panelists who brainstormed in the discussion, included Farid Khan, CEO and Director, Profine India; Veeramanikandan Palanisamy, Director, Sarvana Building Systems; Palanivelu Viswanathan, Principal Architect, Diastyle; and Mahalingam Arumugam, Lead Manager of Kef Infra. The intense discussion was focused on ‘Evolving Window Scenario in Chennai’ that delved deeper on various aspects, such as components defining a perfect window; challenges faced in suggesting and installing a good quality window as per design parameters; parameters defining the retail market and projects – different or overlapping and consideration for selecting a window type for an apartment complex, high end villas, hospitality and retail.
Besides, the finest new technologies and products pertinent to the industry were displayed at the event, which reinforced in understanding the performance and functional roles of the products. Besides listening to keynote speakers and window experts sharing their experience and knowledge on window engineering for sustainability and durability, the participants got a great opportunity to interact with solution providers showcasing unique products such as high performance window systems in uPVC & aluminium, precision hardware, sealing and installation technologies. The exhibition showcased some of the exclusive products for fenestration, which included uPVC systems from Koemmerling, aluminium systems from Schueco, a range of PU foams and silicones from McCoy Soudal, gaskets from Osaka rubber, hardware from Kinlong and last but not the least – a range of decorative and printed glass from TPRS.
Organised by the Zak Trade Fairs and Exhibitions, this event will be a part of the build up to the mega exhibitions on glass, fenestration and aluminium extrusions, which will be held in Mumbai from December 6-9, 2018.