2021 confirms to be an extremely positive year for the companies of Acimga, the Italian manufacturers Association of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry within Confindustria. According to the Association's research office, the year will close with a turnover of 2.7 billion euros for the sector in total (+13.2% on 2020), with exports growing by 19% on the previous year, going up to 1.6 billion. Those numbers are in line with the 2019 data (when turnover reached 2.8 billion), confirming a return to pre-Covid performance levels, despite a decline in orders and turnover in the third quarter of 2021, which amounted respectively to -11.3% and -12% (575 million euros) compared to the same period of 2020: specifically, the reduction is strong in international orders (-29.8%), balanced by growth in the domestic market (+21.4%).
Despite the economic situation and the worsening of the pandemic scenario, Acimga looks at 2022 as a year for further consolidation of exports, for which it is essential to enhance all activities related to internationalization. Activities that Acimga hasn’t interrupted, continuing along the path started in 2020 and reacting to change in a strategic perspective.
Read about this, the association and its events in the attached ACIMGA Press Release, or contact the following:
Email: ggarrett [at] acimga.it
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