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Vitrum 2017 closes with highly satisfying results for both exhibitors and visitors

The 20th Vitrum show took place at Fiera Rho Milano 3-6 October 2017

After four days dedicated to the world of glass, Vitrum closed its doors on 6 October 2017 on a positive note, with international exhibiting companies and visitors, attracting numerous international journalists from the glass processing world.

The 20th Vitrum show closed its doors on 6 October 2017 after four days fully dedicated to the world of glass, its machinery and applications, offering B2B meetings, cultural initiatives, as well as an exchange of ideas and opinions between industry professionals and Government representatives.
“Our satisfaction reflects that of our exhibitors and visitors. These were four very busy days and starting from today we will continue to strengthen the goals already achieved and we will open up new prospects for the future of the glass industry,” said Dino Zandonella Necca, President of Vitrum.
“Trade professionals, seminars, workshops and interesting parallel activities such as the exhibition ‘Unique Interpretations – Glass experiences’, were this year’s highlights. The show attracted considerable interest and this goes to show that Vitrum is a trade exhibition with a difference. This was further confirmed by the numerous international journalists that were registered throughout the four Vitrum days,” added Laura Biason, Director of Vitrum.
From 3 to 6 October 2017, Vitrum proved to be a magnet for the entire glass processing world from all continents, from the US to Europe, from South America to the Far East and South Africa. Particularly successful proved to be the invitation of hosted buyers from overseas, organized with the support of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), with 109 Flat and Hollow Glass key players from 12 countries coming to Milan.
“Despite the very international appeal of this show,” said Zandonella Necca, “we are delighted with the large attendance of Italian visitors, tangible proof of the Italian market turnaround that was certainly fostered through the instruments made available by the Government through the national plan 4.0. We decided to make our own contribution to the program by organizing an ad hoc seminar that was very favourably received by trade professionals.”
“Our industry is in a phase of extraordinary effervescence and is keenly attuned to the new opportunities offered by next-generation, Industry 4.0 machinery. We managed not only to see but also to experience first-hand the efforts and the progressive skills of companies that are leaders in the machine building industry,” concluded Laura Biason.
The next Vitrum will be held in 2019. All of information about this year’s show will be available shortly on the exhibition website at:

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