#5 Summer 2018

INNOVATION DAYS: US-Italy Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships

Innovation Days 2018 (hashtag #attendID) took place the week of June 25th in Detroit and the greater Chicagoland area, offering Midwestern companies in the automotive, advanced manufacturing and robotics industries extensive opportunities to engage with a group of Italian delegates organized by the Italian Trade Agency via its Rome and Chicago Offices.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : USA

“The World of AI: Actually, Italian” @EmTech Digital 2018

In the world of advanced manufacturing, also known as industry 4.0, the convergence of new advanced technologies such as the internet of things and tri-dimensional printing has been joined by an ever increasing number of elements related to artificial intelligence (AI). Italian researchers’ work has been duly integrated into the international scientific community, as well as within universities and public research institutes around the world. According to a January 2018 report from the World Bank, in the area of AI Italy is an internationally recognized source of research and development (R&D), having ranked as the third leading country in terms of published articles per scholar and sixth in terms of articles published per every $100,000 spent in R&D.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : USA

Italy Once Again Took The Spotlight At Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

A number of Italian makers along with the Italian Institute for Technology were showcased within the Italian Trade Agency’s country Pavilion at the 13th edition of Maker Faire Bay Area, which took place at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, California from on May 18 to 20, 2018. The makers covered a wide gamut of offerings ranging from robots to wearables, from food technologies to the Internet of Things and to 3-D printing. Their intent was to forge new partnerships and promote their products and services with participants and visitors.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : USA

Italian Pavilion @ Expo Pack México 2018

Expo Pack Mexico, the main Mexican trade fair for packaging materials and technologies, took place from June 5 to 8, 2018 at the Expo Santa Fe Exhibition Center in Mexico City. The event registered over 25,000 visitors and approximately 1,000 exhibitors on 193,000 square feet of floor space.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Mexico

Machines Italia Mexico At FABTECH 2018

FABTECH, Mexico’s leading metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event was held in Mexico City, from May 2 to 4, 2018, at the Centro Banamex. The ITA office in Mexico City and Machines Italia organized a “Punto ITALIA” desk at the event to provide information and assistance to local visitors,connecting them with Italian exhibitors and delegates.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Mexico

SIMAC TANNING TECH 2018 – Leather And Tanning Technology On Display

SIMAC-TANNING TECH 2018, the annual international trade show for footwear, leather goods, and tanning industries, took place at the Rho-Fiera Milano exhibition center, in Milan, from 20 to 22 February, 2018. 180,000 square feet and 300 exhibitors, from all over the world, showcasing the latest and most advanced technology and processing machinery made the 2018 edition of the show a great success.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Mexico

IPACK-IMA 2018: Another Great Success

​1,503 exhibitors, 68,802 visitors, 62,000 square metres of floor space. These were the extremely encouraging figures of the last edition of IPACK-IMA, Italy's largest packaging technology trade show, which took place at the Fiera Milano Rho fairground, (Milano), from May 29 to June 1, 2018. Noteworthy were the data regarding international attendees: a total of 18,577 foreign visitors from 146 countries, 27% of the total and two and a half times more than in the previous edition (2015).
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Canada, USA

PLAST 2018: International Exhibition For Plastics And Rubber Industries

There was a strongly positive outcome for the eighteenth PLAST-International Exhibition for the Plastics and Rubber Industries, which took place at the Fiera Milano fairgrounds in Rho-Pero, Milano, Italy, from 29 May to 1 June 2018. PLAST 2018 recorded a total of some 1,500 exhibitors, in 55,000 square meters of exhibition space, with significant growth of over twenty percentage points in foreign participants, affirming the international stature of the exhibition. One example of this was the significant expansion of the Chinese and Iranian collectives.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Canada, USA

WMS 2018 Wraps Up

"We have never seen so much automation and so many advanced systems in any other exhibition around the world!" This was a recurring statement in the aisles of Xylexpo 2018 – the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry supplies – that was held at Fiera Milano-Rho in Milan, Italy, last May 8th to 12th. As always, the show did not disappoint attendant expectations: plenty of technology for secondary wood processing, from panels to solid wood; the best offer of furniture manufacturing systems; and the most advanced "Industry 4.0" solutions.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Canada

CIBUS TEC Workshop 2018

The Parma area is arguably the unofficial capital of the Italian food and food tech valley and home to leading food and food technology companies (Barilla, Parmalat, and CIM) and to EFSA - European Food Safety Authority. Every 2 years Parma hosts CIBUS TEC, the leading Italian trade show for food processing equipment.
Number : #5 Summer 2018   |   Section: Events & Initiatives   |   Country : Canada

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