#3: Winter 2017
The Italian Trade Commission’s Mexico City office and Machines Italia Mexico attended FUNDIEXPO 2016 that took place at Centro De Exposiciones De Queretaro in Queretaro, from October 5 to 7 2016, with AMAFOND, the Italian Association of producers machinery, plants, furnace materials and services for the foundry industry and a contingent of Italian machinery technology providers.
The figures from the last BIMU trade show which took place from October 4 to 8 2016, are truly impressive: 1,060 exhibitors, 47% from outside, Italy, 3,000 metalworking machines on display over 900,000 square feet, exhibitions space, 61,926 visitors and 1,000 pre-arranged business meetings.
Last November, the Italian Trade Commission (ITA) announced the US winners of the thirteenth Italian Packaging Technology Award (IPTA), seventh Italian Machine Tool Technology Award (IMTTA) and the first-ever in the US - the Italian Glass working Technology Award (IGTA). ITA honored recipients for their outstanding theses submissions and academic scholarships with a one-week educational and cultural trip to Italy which commenced on November 27th, 2016.
EIMA International, International Exposition of Machinery for Agriculture and Gardening, is a biennial event originally kick-started in 1969, by FEDERUNACOMA, the Italian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Federation, and organized by the federation’s service division, FEDERUNACOMA Srl, in collaboration with BolognaFiere.