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...
Italy’s foremost glass processing technologies center stage in Shanghai    May 6th to 9th 2021, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) will be the setting for the latest edition of China Glass, the Asian glass industry trade show for the flat and hollow glass machines and accessories and processed products industry.   Now in its 31st edition, the show...
  In the first quarter of 2021, the orders of machine tools collected by Italian manufacturers started to grow again. In particular, the UCIMU index processed by the Economic Studies Department & Business Culture of the Association showed a 48.6% upturn in the first three months of the year compared with the same period of 2020. The absolute value of the index was 169 (base 100 in...
Last week, a press conference for the Chinese market was held to present EMO MILANO 2021, the world exhibition dedicated to the metalworking world, scheduled at fieramilano Rho from 4 to 9 October 2021.   The conference was organised by UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, the Italian Machine Tools, Robots and Automation Systems Manufacturers' Association, in cooperation with ICE- Italian Trade...
The Metal Forming Committee – gathering almost thirty enterprises that are members of UCIMU and work in the metal forming and metalworking field – expressed its unanimous decision to take part in the next EMO MILANO 2021.    During the meeting, which took place last Friday, 19 March, the largest part of the attendees  representing the major Italian players of the sector and...
LAMIERA, the international exhibition focused on the industry of sheet-metal forming machine tools and innovative technologies related to the sector, scheduled to take place at fieramilano Rho from 26 to 29 May 2021, has been officially postponed for one year. The new date of the event promoted by UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE and organised by CEU-CENTRO ESPOSIZIONI UCIMU is as...

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