The 20th Vitrum show closed its doors today, Friday, October 6th, 2017. Four days fully dedicated to the world of glass, its machinery and applications, that offered B2B meetings, cultural initiatives, as well as an exchange of ideas and opinions between industry professionals and Government representatives.   “Our satisfaction reflects that of our exhibitors and visitors. These were four...
Visitor pre-registrations for Vitrum 2017 in Milan, grew four-fold compared to two years ago. The number of visitors grew by more than 20% compared to 2015 at 12.30 PM. The overall value of machinery on display is in excess of €2 million. The net exhibition area of more than 13,000 sq. m accommodates 237 exhibitors from all over the world. This is Vitrum 2017, inaugurated at...
Vitrum’s year zero is just around the corner. Taking place October 3rd to 6th, at Fiera Milano Rho (Pavilions 5 and 7), the 20th edition of the Italian International trade show dedicated to machinery, accessories and special products for processing and hollow glass. One feature of the show is the return of Italian Hollow Glass. The 2017 edition of Vitrum promises a major comeback....
Vitrum 2017 presents “Unique interpretations - Glass Experiences” which will take visitors through the delightful, spellbinding world of design and glass. Opening October 3, 2017 at Fiera Milano Rho (Pavilion 7 - Stand A21-B30), the “Unique interpretations - Glass experiences” Show, an event within an event at Vitrum 2017 - the International Italian trade show dedicated to machinery...
In 2017, substanital growth in foreign markets has been experiencedy by Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds. Imports up by 9.1%, exports by 14.6%: these are the results of the first half of 2017 with respect to the same period in 2016 based on the analysis of ISTAT foreign trade data by the Amaplast Statistical Studies Center. The...
After its successful launch in 2015, the match-making system is back again this year at Vitrum 2017, the trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing that will take place October 3-6 at Fiera Milano Rho, Milan, Italy. Visitors can use this service to plan their business appointments by finding the exhibitors they are...
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 market for Italy’s glass processing machinery businesses, also validated by data from the Gimav Study Center. Exports to North America for the entire sector - both Flat...
Fifth among manufacturing countries, after the revision of the time-series data carried out by the US association, Italy confirmed its third place among exporters and gained one position in the consumption ranking, where it came in fifth, as a testimony to the liveliness of its domestic demand. The positive trend reported since 2014 will continue throughout 2017 - the year in...
In the April-June 2017, orders for Italian woodworking technologies recorded 31.9% growth rates, compared to the same period of 2016 (previous quarter growth was 22.2%), reported Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers’ association Acimall. The final figure results from the performance of foreign trade, with orders increasing by 34.8% in the quarter under scrutiny, and the...
According to data compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, the order index for textile machinery during the period from April to June rose by 26% compared to the same period in 2016. The value of the index stood at 117.3 points (basis: 2010=100). Specifically, significant increase in orders was recorded for domestic market, where the index stood at an...

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