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Ciao! Make Plans Now for Vitrum 2017
Milan is the site of Vitrum 2017—and the skyline is full of many buildings showcasing glass.
undreds of companies from Organizers say for 2017 the exhibition glass industry, and numerous new
around the world are making will focus on a future that involves opportunities are opening up. We
plans for one of the glass in- not only industry specialists and end are working to make Vitrum the ideal
dustry’s major international events, users, but also the trade professionals forum for all the glass trades: experts
Vitrum 2017. Now in its 20th year, the and businesses involved with glass. and buyers, engineers, architects and
bi-annual trade fair is set for October Wrapped in pure Italian style, the designers, research centers and uni-
-6 in Milan, Italy, where exhibitors will event will highlight Italian machinery versities, and cultural associations,”
showcase machinery, equipment and production, as well as quality, tech- says Dino Zandonella Necca, Vitrum
special products for ﬂat and hollow nology, research and innovation from president. “We are committed to build-
around the world. It will also include ing new synergies with all the players
Leading industry suppliers and new materials, design and architec- in this industry, in production as well
glass companies from around the ture, as well as new and innovative as in science and technology. Our aim
world will be at the Fiera Milano exhi- developments in the glass industry.
is to offer the best business opportu-
bition complex in Rho with their latest Vitrum will once again offer its nities to the companies that will be
glass offerings for the construction, “match making system” tool that al- with us at the four-day Vitrum and to
architecture, furniture, homes, phar- lows visitors to search for exhibitors foster the special culture surrounding
maceutical and automotive sectors.
In 2015 Vitrum hosted exhibitors meetings during the show.
from 24 countries showcasing new According to organizers, “a closer research and innovation, with a spe-
by category so they can plan business glass, which can offer us a glimpse
into the future of the industry through
and cutting-edge technologies. More partnership with institutions, trade cial focus on the creative potential of
than 18,000 visitors attended the associations, universities and re- this precious material.”
event, and more than half of those search centers will extend the scope
came from countries other than Italy. of the show, giving it greater sub- rum 2017 is available on the event
It featured 347 exhibitors, with 54 stance and value.” website.
percent coming from outside of Italy. “This is a very good time for the yy➤ www.vitrum-milano.com n
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