At the invitation of the Italian Trade Agency and UCIMU – Sistemi per produrre (Italy’s machine tool, robots, automation systems and ancillary products (NC, tools, components, accessories) manufacturers' association), I joined six representatives of Canadian manufacturing companies on a visit to Lamiera in May. Lamiera is Italy’s metal forming tradeshow, which was being held for the first time in Milan (it was previously held in Bologna).
Automate 2017 is the biennial event featuring over 300 exhibitors who comprise many of the industry’s leading manufacturers and system integrators of robotics, machine vision, metrology, software, safety, motion control and motors.
Tecnargilla offers the broadest range of goods among the exhibitions in the sector, hosting the major producers of technologies for the tiles, sanitaryware, tableware. It is no coincidence that it is held in Italy, the reference point for the world´s best ceramic and technological offerings.
June 11-14, 2013 are the dates when the Rimini Fair District will host the second edition of PACKOLOGY, the trade show organised by UCIMA (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Association) and Rimini Fiera dedicated to packaging and processing, with a special section on packing materials.
During the fourth quarter of 2012, Machines Italia together with IndustryWeek magazine conducted its survey on the usage of automation in the manufacturing sector. This Survey had as its objectives the following:
Fifty years of experience and know-how, a customer-based organization, and constant technological innovation make GEFRAN a leader in automation components and industrial process control systems. GEFRAN offers an unrivalled range of products in terms of its breadth, quality and specialisation. It operates in three business areas: sensors, automation and motion control.