FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, taking place this year at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs.
The climate of recent times, characterized by a consistent improvement of all indicators, could not last forever. So, here we are, packing up for the summer break, with some hints and reflections… starting from the first trend emerging in the second quarter of this year, namely the widespread slowdown of orders. The traditional quarterly survey by Acimall, the Confindustria member association, reveals a 9.9 percent decrease compared to the same period of 2017.
It will be held from September 12 to September 14 GlassBuild America, one of the most important events dedicated to the glass, window and door industries. Organized by the National Glass Association, now combined with the Glass Association of North America, and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance GlassBuild America showcases the most innovative glass and fenestration industries’ equipment, products, technologies and services.
Innovation Days 2018 (hashtag #attendID) takes place in the week of June 25th in Detroit and Chicago, 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.
The 2018 edition of Xylexpo is going to be a milestone in the 50-year success story of the event: the area has been virtually sold out for a few weeks now and, with the addition of a fourth hall, the exhibition will get close to 35 thousand net square meters, a significant progress from 29,189 in the previous edition, when the area expansion amounted to two thousand square meters compared to 2014.
Tecnargilla 2018 will see the introduction of a new section Greentech dedicated to green technologies and products aimed at reducing consumption and emissions and improving production cycle performance and profitability.
The Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA) and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) provided crucial insights into the ecosystem of AI in Italy during the March 27, 2018 panel discussion on the occasion of EmTech Digital 2018 in San Francisco. Attendees to the panel gained an insider’s point-of-view on policies, opportunities, and challenges currently under way in the Italian market and implications for their global partners.