After participating in the 2016 edition in Las Vegas with a group of 16 companies (over an area measuring 612 m2), a key GIMAV contingent will again participate in GlassBuild America, confirming the strategic value of the US
Vitrum 2017 will take place at Fiera Milano Rho October 3-6, 2017. The four-day event will combine displays of the most innovative technologies in the glass processing machinery, special products and accessories industries with a packed calendar of side events.
The Italian Glass Machinery Technology Award (IGMTA) program is comprised of a competition asking upper level students attending premier US universities to write a short paper on why they would like to go to Italy to learn more about the Italian glass working machinery and technology industry. The aim of the program is to enrich the engineering education of students and to advance knowledge on issues of importance within the industry to the next generation of engineering professionals.
Every two years, Vitrum attracts trade people from all over the world and is the must-attend event where Italian glassmaking tradition is accompanied by the presentation of cutting-edge methods and technologies.
Vitrum, the international prestigious event at its 20th edition, is a time-tested, rich source of precious leads and business opportunities for companies in the sector, attended by an ever-increasing number of visitors and exhibitors.
Leading manufacturers, especially Italian, will be exhibiting in the following product sectors:
According to Laura Biason, Deputy Director of GIMAV, the Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing, Italy is one of the main overseas suppliers of machinery to the United States.
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.