The most important event of the processing industry in Poland (2013-09-30) back to homepage
More than 50 new products, world premières, nearly 400 companies from Poland and around the world, trade missions, conferences and seminars for Automotive. All of this at the event dedicated to metal working, virtualisation processes and laser technology, which will be held in Sosnowiec from 1 to 3 October. The event is important not only for professionals but also for the economy of the region, which thanks to the organisation of the already 6th edition has received the status of the most important Trade Fair of its kind in Poland, in the autumn season.
TOOLEX - the International Fair of Machine Tools and Technology has been held for the last six years in the Expo Silesia Exhibition Centre. It is a flagship project, which is growing rapidly and systematically increasing its scope each year. Compared to last year's edition, the event increased its exhibition space and number of exhibitors by 20%, and one third of the companies participating in the fair are from abroad.
Once again, the event is accompanied by a fair dedicated to virtualisation processes, CAD/CAM/CAE, rapid prototyping, etc. i.e. WIRTOTECHNOLOGIA. This year's meeting offers a number of new proposals. For the first time the event has the support of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Poland. - We have prepared a separate area for Czech companies who in cooperation with the Embassy and under the support of Czech Trade will be our exhibitors - informs Agnieszka Cieślik, Project Manager.
This year, the project is supported by completely new institutions, such as: Polish Chamber of Commerce for Advanced Technology as a large group of technical universities, such as: Rzeszow University of Technology, Krakow University of Technology , Silesian University of Technology. The Trade Fair is also supported by our existing institutional partners from the world of science and technology. During the first and second day we will be hosting a trade mission organised by UBIFRANCE - for whom the Polish market is becoming increasingly attractive. In addition, the patronage of the Katowice Special Economic Zone has provided the opportunity to reach out to all businesses located in the zone.
Once again, TOOLEX will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Economy. The second day of the event will feature a conference organised by the Silesia Automotive Cluster, entitled "Modern Materials Processing Technologies in the Automotive and Machinery Industries", during which lectures will be given by representatives of major companies cooperating with Automotive, such as KOPEX Group, Sandvik Polska, KOMAG, Plasma System and others.
It is worth noting that the number of exhibitors from Europe and the world is steadily increasing. - We will host companies from the aforementioned Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, the USA, France, Israel, Finland, Turkey, Japan, Portugal, Taiwan and many others - adds Agnieszka Cieslik.
The October exhibition will feature many first-time participants. - We are pleased that new companies have come forward to participate in our event. We believe that through our work in building the brand, they have trusted the TOOLEX Trade Fair and decided to join us. We are proud that the new companies will include PRAMET, WEMAS, TRIMILL, CHIRON POLSKA, BULMACH, CHOFUM- OBRABIARKI, WENZEL GROUP, APLIKOM, GALIKA, CT MACRO. In addition, visitors will be able to re-visit the stands of our regular exhibitors, including: AGIE CHARMILLES, SCHUNK, ABPLANALP, ECKERT, STIGAL, MTI, FAT HACO, MS SPINEX,
Machine Tools International and many, many others - in total TOOLEX brings together almost 600 represented brands and nearly 400 exhibitors, a full list can be found on our website - says the Project Director.
This year, once again a second pavilion has been prepared (Pavilion C), with an even greater area of almost 4,000 m². In total, the exhibition will be presented on nearly 14,000 m2. The first ever edition of the LASERexpo Laser Technology Fair will take place along this year's TOOLEX Trade Fair. The exhibitors will include the laser industry leaders. One of the largest manufacturers will be represented by Mitshubishi Electric, component suppliers will be present as ROFIN. The exhibitors also incluce Messer Polska, a supplier of industrial gases, which is also an industry partner of the event. Visitors will get a chance to visit the stands of cooperating companies Laser-Tec, POL-SVER, Eckert and Durma.
It is worth recalling that the 2012 edition featured 295 exhibitors. More than 350 companies and 25 countries were represented. Companies made their presentations on an area of 12,000 m2. Visitors saw 207 machines in operation, with a total weight of 506 tons. It was possible to see world-class machines in the production cycle, including machine tools for material removal processing tools and plastic forming, machines for cold sheet metal forming, for heat treatment and professional tools from major international manufacturers as well as measurement and control equipment from the leading brands. The Fair was visited by more than 8,000 visitors, including 7,035 registered professionals.
For details about the event, see www.toolex.pl , www.wirtotechnologia.pl and www.laserexpo.pl