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Tecna: the 2022 edition of the international event is almost over

Press release n. 9 of the 30/09/2022 10.09.30 ( download )

Tomorrow the last day for the exhibition dedicated to Technologies and Supplies for Surfaces

Tomorrow will see the end of the 2022 edition of Tecna, the trade fair organized by Acimac (Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery and Equipment for Ceramics) and IEG (Italian Exhibition Group) at the Rimini Expo Center. An opportunity for Italian and international exhibitors and visitors to meet each other and reconnect relationships that have been at a distance for long.
Like every day, today was also framed by events, seminars and workshops.
The morning began with the ´Forum Africa: business workshops of buyers from West Africa´, an event organized by Acimac and IEG that dealt with economic, financial and social issues relating to the African market, followed by a focus on the local ceramics market. Among those involved were representatives of West African ceramic companies: Clarence Blay of the Bank of Ghana, Patrick Oaikhinan, professor, Sanjeev K. Singh of SAJ Ceramics and Cleophas Dioma of Italian Africa Business.
In the afternoon, a technical conference took place, anticipating the new Machinery Regulation, between compliance and market control. After the institutional greetings, taking to the stage were Fabiana Leuzzi (Labor, Welfare and Human Capital Area of Confindustria Roma), Ernesto Cappelletti (Quadra srl, Federmacchine Regulatory Expert), Giorgio Caramori (Avv. Patrocinante in Cassazione, Studio Legale De Capoa - Bologna), Lorenzo Mastroeni (Manager of the Ministry of Economic Development - Directorate General for the Market, Competition, Consumer Protection and Technical Regulations) and Luigi Monica (INAIL, Department of Technological Innovations and Safety of Plants, Products and Human Settlements).

The Future Arena will host technical workshops on Industry 4.0 topics, institutional and university conferences, as well as events proposed by the exhibiting companies.

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This press release contains forecasts and estimates which reflect the management´s current beliefs (´forward-looking statements´), in particular its thoughts on future performance, investments which will be made, trends in cash flows, and the evolution of the company´s financial structure. By nature, forward-looking statements have an element of risk and uncertainty as they depend on future events occurring. The actual results may differ from those announced, possibly significantly, depending on multiple factors including, for example: trends in the eating-out market and tourist flows in Italy, trends in the gold and jewellery market, and trends in the green economy market; evolution of raw materials prices; general macroeconomic conditions; geopolitical factors and changes in the legislative framework.
A public limited company listed on Euronext Milan (regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A), Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. has premises in Rimini and Vicenza. Over the years, it has achieved national leadership in the organisation of trade fairs and congresses. Today, by expanding its activities abroad (through joint ventures with global or local organisers in, for example the United States, the United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, Brazil, and India), it has reached a top-ranking position within the European trade fair industry.
The Acimac association brings together Italian manufacturers of plants, machines, equipment, and semi-finished products, as well as raw materials and services for the ceramic industry (tiles, sanitaryware, dinnerware), bricks, and refractory materials. The majority of Italian companies in the industry, from small, medium to large , are Acimac members. Acimac, in turn, belongs to the Confindustria association, thereby ensuring its place within the main system of representation in Italian industry. This industry is the largest globally that supplies to the ceramics industry, with an ever-growing export propensity, with an export intensity that has now reached over two thirds of the total turnover, thanks to the level of excellence and the fact that it supplies the most competitive plants and systems worldwide. Comprising 138 companies, in 2021, the industry recorded a turnover of €2,056,000,000, exports amounting to 74.9% of total volumes, and a headcount of 7,212.