After participating in the 2016 edition in Las Vegas with a group of 16 companies (over an area measuring 612 m2), a key GIMAV contingent will again participate in GlassBuild America, confirming the strategic value of the US m
Vitrum 2017 will take place at Fiera Milano Rho October 3-6, 2017. The four-day event will combine displays of the most innovative technologies in the glass processing machinery, special products and accessories industries with a packed calendar of side events.
The Italian Glass Machinery Technology Award (IGMTA) program is comprised of a competition asking upper level students attending premier US universities to write a short paper on why they would like to go to Italy to learn more about the Italian glass working machinery and technology industry. The aim of the program is to enrich the engineering education of students and to advance knowledge on issues of importance within the industry to the next generation of engineering professionals.
Every two years, Vitrum attracts trade people from all over the world and is the must-attend event where Italian glassmaking tradition is accompanied by the presentation of cutting-edge methods and technologies.
According to Laura Biason, Deputy Director of GIMAV, the Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing, Italy is one of the main overseas suppliers of machinery to the United States.