Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India. Innovations in Production Technology Machine Tools from Germany begins with an inaugural address from Klaus-Peter Kuhnmuench, manager of general affairs, German Machine Tool Builders. Topics at the symposium include single source gear and profile grinding, steering system innovations, new technologies for engine components, latest trends in automotive manufacturing, innovative machines in gear manufacturing, multi-spindle technology, five-axis machining, vertical turning, honing and more. Companies participating in the event include Kapp, MAG IAS, DMG Mori, Gleason, EMAG, Heller, Gehring and more. The program will conclude with a reception hosted by the German Machine Tool Builders Association (VDW).