ActivitiesProcess Plant & Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) undertakes the following activities:
Business Development & Marketing Propagate the capabilities of the Indian Process Plant & Machinery (PPM) industry nationally and internationally through Participation in International Exhibitions in India & Abroad Participating in National & International Symposiums on relevant subjects Make presentations to International Companies about capabilities of its members Act as a catalyst for tie-ups between Members and other companies for projects in India & third Countries Inform members about emerging opportunities in related fields Inform members about various project opportunities emerging through multilateral financing agencies & Government of India grants and lines of credit. Establish Liaison with Embassies & Trade Missions Provide networking opportunities to members amongst themselves and their customer group Capability Building Organize seminars, workshops & training programs on various subjects relevant to industry such as:

Market Entry Strategies: Market Segmentation & Market Entry strategies Use of web as a marketing tool e-Business International funded projects & lines of credit International Logistics, INCO Terms, anti terrorism requirements Foreign Exchange Management: Banking / Letter of Credit / Hedging / Factoring

Export Pricing:

  • Estimation and Costing for Exports
  • Export Procedures and Documentation / Advance License
  • Micro Planning for Exports
  • WTO related issues / Intellectual property rights & their impact
  • Technical barriers to trade Europe, China other countries
  • Commercial & Legal aspects of sale & purchase
  • Arbitration & contract management
  • Excise, Service Tax, Sales Tax, Works Contract Tax
  • Impact of Union Budget on PPM industry
  • Risk management thru insurance
  • Patent & trademarks
  • Sale & purchase of technology
  • Health, Safety & Environment at factory & at project sites
  • Project finance, costing & cash flow management
  • Project management for EPC contracts
  • Scheduling & network analysis
  • Time & motion study
  • Surface preparation & protective coatings
  • Heavy lift methodology, planning & safety
  • Design & fabrication of pressure vessels, tanks, piping
  • Power conservation
  • Power distribution, conservation & safety at project sites
  • Science & Art Steel Storage Tank Design, Construction & Repairs
  • Petroleum Storage & Handing Systems
  • Workshop on Total Water Management

Special Projects:
PPMAI undertakes special projects for the business development & capability building of its members drawn from its SME sector. These programs are undertaken through assistance from development funding agencies.
White paper:
Publish white paper on matters related to industry and ensure its wide circulation to articulate industry’s point of view.
Government:
Keep track of policies of the Government and keep the members informed about interesting developments.
Establishing liaison at Central level with Finance, Economic Ministries and Industry Ministries
Establishing liaison with Taxation Authorities at Central & State Level.
Establishing Liaison with major Public Sector Corporations & Government departments
Take up topical issues as and when it arise.
Taxation:
Keep track of taxation and take up relevant issues with the concerned Governments for removing abnormalities in quantum as well as Tax administration methodology.
Traning & Development:
Oraganize seminars,workshops & traning programs on various subjects revelent to industry such as taxation,logistics,international norms , contracts ,management & technical subjects.
Publicity :
Establish liaison with media to ensure adequate publicity to Industry’s activities, achievements and problems. Publish Bulletin PPMAI Speak and e journal PPMAI eSpeak to inform members of various developments
Help Desk :
PPMAI has a help desk for its members. Members having either technical or commercial queries post their questions to the help desk by email. PPMAI finds answer to their questions.