The 14th Metallurgy Litmash, Tube Russia, Aluminium / Non-Ferrous 2014 follows on from the successful event held in June 2013. 3 to 6 June 2014 will see the trade fair being staged again at the Moscow fair grounds Expocentre. The trade fair trio confirms once more its leading function as the most important trade and contact platform for the metallurgical and tube sectors in Russia and its neighbouring states. The quality metal and tube processing and finishing range offered at this year’s event attracted a total of 330 exhibitors and 10,850 visitors from 51 countries to Moscow; of the visitors 95% were trade visitors and 68% came from top and middle management. The amount of foundry technology visitors increased considerably over the previous year.
The trade fair makes it perfectly clear that Russia and its neighbouring states are among the fastest growing regions worldwide. The Russian market for machinery and equipment is lucrative and forecasts say that demand for metal working machines in Russia will triple by 2016 reaching an annual volume of EUR 2.5 billion. The investment made by Russian and foreign enterprises in the modernisation or construction of new production lines in the country is rising constantly. German manufacturers are both sought-after suppliers and investors. For Metallurgy Litmash, Tube Russia, Aluminium/ Non-Ferrous this means: the demand for high-calibre ranges from international manufacturers is also rising.
Metallurgy Litmash, Tube Russia and Aluminium/ Non-Ferrous 2014 receives valuable support from VDMA e.V. (German Engineering Federation), from EUnited Metallurgy (European Metallurgical Equipment Association), from CECOF (The European Committee of Industrial Furnace and Heating Equipment Associations) and from CEMAFON (The European Foundry Equipment Suppliers Association).
Furthermore, the ITA (International Tube Association), MC-CCPIT (Metallurgical Council of China Council for the Promotion) and AMAFOND (Italian Association of the Foundry Supplier) also provide support for the fair.