The index of orders intake for Italian textile machinery, as processed by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers, for the period ranging from April-June 2021, was up 214% compared to the same 2020 period. The value of the index was attested at 150.7 points (basis: 2015 = 100), a result that was no doubt influenced by the comparison with a quarter, from April-June 2020...
Paul O’Brien, CEO MediaTech Ventures moderated an amazing panel of Entrepreneurs during the November 10th, 2021 virtual event, Media Evolution, an International Panel Discussion. The organizers had requested the Desk of Machines Italia USA to provide an overview on the dynamic Italian ecosystem for entrepreneurship, and where opportunities were for US VCs, Seed Funders and various others to...
  It is RobotHeart, the name chosen for the new, innovative exhibition project dedicated to the world of robotics and hosted within 33.BI-MU, the international biennial machine tool exhibition, taking place at fieramilano Rho from 12 to 15 October 2022.   Focused on industrial robotics, automation and related technologies, components, systems and artificial intelligence, the...
  From 12 to 15 October 2022, the exhibition complex of fieramilano Rho will host 33.BI-MU, the major and most important Italian exhibition dedicated to the industry of metal cutting, metal forming and additive machine tools, robots, digital manufacturing and automation systems, enabling technologies and subcontracting.    Promoted by UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, the...
This year Amafond celebrates the 75th anniversary of its foundation (1946-2021) and does so with many new features. With support of MAECI (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation) and ITA (Italian Trade Agency) the new website is online, completely renewed in graphics and content, available in English German, Spanish, Italian and soon in Russian, Chinese,...
Opening today, Tuesday October 5, the 22nd edition of VITRUM, the biennial B2B event organized by GIMAV (the Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing) that for 40 years has been the only industry-specific trade show. It runs through October 8 at Fiera Milano Rho (Pav. 22-24) and is the first opportunity for international...
Sesto San Giovanni, 12 July 2021. In 2020, the Italian manufacturing industry of machine tools, robots and automation systems reported a considerable fall of all main economic indicators. Nonetheless, it was able to maintain the positions gained in the international rankings of the sector, where it confirmed its fourth place among manufacturing countries and among exporting countries and its...
INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE IN 2020 Production fell 16.6% due to a drop in exports (-14.9%) and in domestic sales (-20.7%). This is how the pandemic negatively affected the performance of Italy’s Industry of Manufacturers of Glass Processing Machinery and Technologies that closed 2020 with overall sales of 2,027 million Euro. Imports also fell (-11.1%), causing the domestic market to shrink (-17.2...
A new, big exhibition concept dedicated to manufacturing technology will be launched at FieraMilano-Rho from 12 to 15 October 2022, resulting from a partnership between BI-MU and Xylexpo, respectively organized by Ucimu-Sistemi per produrre - the association of Italian manufacturers of machine tools, robots and automation - and Acimall, the association of Italian woodworking machinery...
Giancarlo Losma passed away last Friday, April 30th, 2021. He was past president of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, the Italian machine tools, robots and automation systems manufacturers' association, which he led from 2008 to 2011. A visionary entrepreneur, founder of the company of the same name, Losma SpA based in Curno (Bergamo), Giancarlo Losma was 74 years old and had many ideas for the...

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