In December 2015, the Italian Trade Agency together with Italy's FEDERMACCHINE brought leading US and Canadian journalists from some of the most difused manufacturing publications in North America to Italy for a one-week tour of Italian companies, academic and research centers and leading machinery manufacturers' assocations.
The year 2015 will not be remembered as a season of records, but for the Italian woodworking technology industry the past twelve months were undoubtedly better than expected. The trends based on the positive figures of the preliminary balance published by the association in mid-December (for convenience, see the table in the left column of this press release) will probably be revised upwards, although it should be noticed that most orders coming in the fourth quarter will generate revenues in 2016.
In the last quarter of 2015, Italian textile machinery manufacturers received a boost from their export markets, but in domestic markets, positive order trends received a setback. As per an Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT) press
The analysis of Italy's Institutional Statistics Bureau - ISTAT's foreign trade data for the first three quarters of 2015 carried out by Assocomaplast (the Italian national trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA and numbering more than 160 associated companies) as compared to the same period in 2014 confirms the positive performance in both imports and exports observed in previous
A couple of Italy's DAVI automated rolling lines for wind towers fabrication have been recently installed in Brazil, in a joint-venture company between Alstom and one of the local giants in infrastructure. Again DAVI has been confirmed as a main player in this specific sector in Brazil, as elsewhere in the world.
Vitrum 2015 is all about innovation — where the most cutting edge applications of flat and hollow glass will be on display for industry professionals from around the world. Technologies, machinery, and special products are at the very core of this year’s leading European glass industry event.
Several special projects will enliven the four days of the fair.