Successful EMO exhibition

EMO Milano 2021 drew to a close on 9 October with organisers, exhibitors and visitors all agreeing that the show was a resounding success. Over 700 exhibitors from 34 countries participated, around 60% from outside Italy. Six halls covering 100,000 sq m hosted over 3500 machines, representing a value exceeding half a billion euros.

Among the exhibitors was MTI magazine, which handed out print copies of its MTI show issue to EMO visitors. Heading up the MTI team at EMO was sales director Giovanni Cerrinaferoni, a native Italian speaker who welcomed a continuous stream of interested visitors to the stand, all looking to discover more about the industry’s most effective way of buying and selling machine tools. A big thank you to everyone who called by the MTI stand for a chat. The photo shows Gio with Laurent Müller, an MTI client based in Switzerland.

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GM CNC expands network in Scotland

To further enhance its presence in Scotland, GM CNC has appointed the services of CNC Services (Scotland) Ltd, which will provide sales, service and maintenance support of the Victor brand of machine tools, as well as customer support and services for the company’s used machine division.

Lee Mezzetti, director of CNC Services (Scotland), says: “Scotland is renowned for its oil, gas and offshore industries that place heavy demands on machine tools. Having a diverse range of machines built for longevity with in-stock availability will be the perfect solution for manufacturers north of the border. Furthermore, GM is a leader in used machine tools. The facility to provide manufacturers with the best prices and service for their used machines in part exchange for new Victor machines will certainly aid companies in getting the best possible solution for their requirements.”

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EMO 2021 opens its doors

This week (4-9 October) sees EMO 2021 welcome thousands of visitors to the Fieramilano Rho in Milan, Italy. EMO is a travelling exhibition held alternately in Italy and Germany, a feature that makes it unique in the world among events dedicated to the machine tool, robot and automation sectors. A total exhibition area of 110,000 sq m is hosting the products and services of more than 700 companies.

Besides the wide and varied product ranges on show, EMO Milano 2021 features numerous complementary attractions, such as: EMO Digital, exhibition space focused on digital technologies; EMO Additive Manufacturing, dedicated to one of the most promising fields in the industry; EMO Start-Up, offering a view to the new enterprises developing products and projects related to the world of production systems and metalworking; and Speakers Corner, an arena that hosts speeches and in-depth analyses by exhibitors and organisers.

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MACH 2022 more than 75% sold

MACH 2022 (4-8 April, Birmingham NEC), the first national gathering of the UK engineering community post-Covid-19, has demonstrated its importance to the manufacturing sector by selling over three-quarters of its exhibition space despite there being more than 200 days left before the live event.
James Selka, CEO of MACH organiser, the MTA, says: “The support we’ve already received from the UK manufacturing and engineering community has been tremendous. Their show of faith at what is a pivotal moment for this most crucial of industries, demonstrates both their appetite to do business and their desire to restore the manufacturing sector to its rightful place at the head of the UK economy.”

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Anticipation builds for EMO 2021

EMO Milano 2021 is set to take place at Fieramilano Rho from 4 to 9 October 2021.Machine tools, robots, additive manufacturing systems and solutions for interconnected production facilities will be key players at EMO, transforming the venue into the biggest digital factory ever set up within an exhibition centre.

The show will be the first international exhibition event focused on the machine tool sector after a period of forced stoppages due to the pandemic. A total exhibition area of 110,000 sq m will showcase the products and innovations of circa 700 companies, 60% of which are from outside Italy. Among this number will be MTI magazine, which will be handing out printed copies of its latest issue from Stand E16 in Hall 3.

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