Lamiera 2023 edition, an international exhibition of machine tools for cutting, machining and forming sheet metal and related technologies, was inaugurated on 10 May at Fieramilano Rho and will end on Saturday 13 May. The event takes place partially in conjunction with Made in Steel, from 9 to 11 May, dedicated to the steel supply chain.
Exceptionally in an even year
Promoted by Ucimu-Sistemi Per Produrre, the association of Italian machine tool, robot and automation manufacturers, and organized by Ceu-Centro Esposizioni Ucimu, the event returns, exceptionally, one year after the previous edition. Trick chosen by the organizers to recover the traditional positioning in the international calendar of trade fairs, i.e. odd years.
The official opening of Lamiera 2023 edition took place with the meeting attended by Barbara Colombo, president of Ucimu, and which saw speeches, among others, by Barbara Beltrame Giacomello, vice president for internationalization of Confindustria, Enrico Pazzali, president of the Fiera Milano Foundation, and Matteo Zoppas, president of ICE-Agenzia (invited).
An increasingly international event
Approximately 400 companies are present in pavilions 13 and 15, of which 27% arriving from abroad representing 22 European and non-European countries, to confirm once again the international nature of the event.
The 2023 edition also recorded a 15% increase in the presence of direct exhibitors. There are many new entries and many returns from both Italian and foreign companies.
“All of this – as stated by Barbara Colombo – demonstrates the importance that Lamiera 2023 edition www.lamiera.net assumes from edition to edition, widening its catchment area among operators from all over the world who can find here an exhaustive and complete representation of all the technologies of the sector”.
The billboard of Lamiera
In the 40,000 square meters of total occupied area, the best of international production of everything that makes up the supply chain is exhibited: from machines to metal carpentry, from surface treatments and finishing to robots, micromachining, solutions for the digital factory and energy and production efficiency.
Among the foreign operators present at Lamiera 2023 edition there will also be end users from Egypt, India, Morocco, Mexico, the Czech Republic, Turkey, the USA, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, invited as part of the traditional incoming delegation initiative organized by Ucimu in collaboration with MAECI and ICE-Agenzia which, for this edition of LAMIERA, also oversaw the project dedicated to the presence of start-ups.
The program of Lamialamiera, an arena promoted by the Ucimu Foundation and created with the contribution of the Lombardy Region and the patronage of Tecnolamiera, is large. About 40 meetings are part of the schedule, organized by organizers and exhibitors, focused on the most interesting technological topics, first of all that of digitization.