VOL. 15 May ISSUE YEAR 2014


in Vol. 15 - May Issue - Year 2014
Metef 2014

Internationalisation marks out this major upcoming bi-annual exhibition 3 months from the opening of the show three quarters of the exhibition ground has already been booked.

The exhibition will open its doors on June 11th and for three days, the thematic shows Metef, Foundeq, Alumotive and Metalriciclo-Recomat will welcome major international realities in terms of aluminium and innovative metals production and processing, extrusion, foundry and die casting, rolling, finishing, recovery and recycling, mechanical machining, technologies and innovative materials, parts and systems for the transport industry.
The 10th Metef international exhibition is a unique event dedicated to the metallurgical-­manufacturing production chain, best-in-class of the Made-in-­Italy sector, a reference point for the Italian and European economy, and an outstanding sector for the emerging countries all over the world.
The keystone of the oncoming exhibition is innovation in terms of materials, technologies, machinery and equipment made to measure for the users, and the exhibiting companies are top-­tier suppliers in their reference sectors. The new Alumotive area will unveil new products and innovative solutions for original equipment manufacturer destined for cars, commercial and industrial vehicles, agricultural and earth-­handling machines, trains and underground trains.
3 months from the show, attendance data and expectations are very positive. This result derives from very effective initiatives aimed at developing the exhibitors' internationalization as much as possible. Delegations are waited for that include decision makers, designers and purchasers from Turkey, Serbia, Balkan countries, Switzerland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, South America, Ukraine, Poland, the USA, Mexico, Korea, Sweden, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Russia and the former Russian provinces.
Internationalisation is the key factor at Metef 2014, and Veronafiere, with its network of delegates in 60 countries worldwide, proposes a B2B Trade Matching service where the exhibitors will meet the most qualified buyers accredited by the exhibition.
During Metef three-­day show, the visitors will be offered several interesting events such as the third innovation award for the exhibiting companies, and the brand new save-the-weight initiative for the promotion of excellent cases contributing to vehicle lightweight. Moreover, the star cast European project dedicated to new quality and design standards for aluminium alloy castings, a seminar on semisolid moulding organized by aim – The Italian Metallurgy Association, the traditional extrusion  forum that will offer a survey of the sector's different aspects thanks to market analyses in the major areas worldwide, the special event for the aluminium industry in the gulf and its impact on the EU market will take place. Also in program, the high level automotive conference organized by ANFIA -­ the Italian Association of the Automotive Industry and ASSOFON -­ Italian Foundries' Association and the F.A.R.O. event (organized by Kauffmann & Sons) aiming at creating updating and networking chances, and a relaxing moment outdoors with the Metef & golf tournament.
Figures, novelties, initiatives, special guests and partnerships: all are heading to a successful Metef show, where as much as over 60% of the exhibition ground has already been booked.

For Information:
Corso Magenta 56, 20123 Milano, Italy
Tel. +39.02.43982872
Fax +39.02.48009805
Contact: Monique Hemsi, Paola Drera
E-mail: monique.hemsi@esprithb.it