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TECNA 2022: the leading companies confirm their presence

Press release n. 3 of the 17/06/2022 15.56.24 ( download )

The Rimini Expo Centre will host the top international suppliers of technology and materials for the surfaces industry

Tecna, the leading exhibition of technologies and supplies for the surfaces industry, will be back as a revamped in-person event in Rimini from 27 to 30 September 2022.

The technological offering is guaranteed by the participation of some of the leading Italian and international exhibitor companies who have already confirmed their presence in 2022 (see the show´s website for the list of exhibitors). Some 30% of exhibitors are non-Italian companies, mostly from Spain, Turkey, Germany, China, Portugal, France, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Greece and the USA.

Tecna will have a new layout with two entrances, the historic South entrance and the new East entrance. The 70,000 square metre exhibition area will offer a comprehensive overview of the entire supply chain and will provide an ideal opportunity for industry players to discuss innovation and the new prospects for production and the market.

The programme of business meetings organised in collaboration with the ITA-Italian Trade Agency is expected to be well attended, with buyers from all over the world keen to make new contacts and strengthen their existing partnerships with Tecna exhibitors. Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Colombia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Mozambique, the Dominican Republic and Vietnam are just a few of the countries of origin of buyers.

In 2018 Tecna was attended by 35,000 visitors who came to the show to discover the best of technological innovation for every stage of the production process, from raw materials and processing through to design and finishing.

Thanks to the intense organisational efforts made in recent years along with the high level of innovation achieved by exhibitor companies through their constant R&D investments, Tecna will act as a showcase of technological excellence and an international marketplace located in the heart of the most creative, innovative and technologically advanced country in the world of surfaces.

Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a joint stock company listed on Euronext Milan, a regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has, with its facilities in Rimini and Vicenza, achieved national leadership over the years in the organisation of trade shows and conferences. The development of activities abroad - also through joint-ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, Brazil and India, for example . now sees the company positioned among the top European operators in the sector.

ACIMAC is the association of Italian manufacturers of plant, machinery, equipment and semi-finished products and suppliers of raw materials and services for the ceramic (tile, sanitaryware and tableware), heavy clay and refractory materials industries.
ACIMAC represents the majority of Italian companies in the sector, from small to medium sized businesses through to the largest firms. ACIMAC is affiliated to the Italian employers´ federation Confindustria, making it an integral part of Italian industry´s system of representation.
The sector is the world´s largest system of suppliers to the ceramic industry with a constantly growing export share that today stands at more than two thirds of total turnover thanks to the level of excellence and production of the most competitive plants in the world. Consisting of more than 100 companies with almost 7,000 employees, in 2019 the industry generated a turnover of 1.73 billion euros with exports accounting for 73% of total volumes.

This press release contains forecasts and estimates that reflect the management´s current opinion, particularly with regard to future operating performance, investments, cash flow trends and the evolution of the financial structure. By their nature, forward-looking statements of this kind contain an element of risk and uncertainty because they depend on future events. The actual results may differ significantly from those announced in relation to a number of factors, including, but not limited to: trends in the out-of-home catering market and tourist flows in Italy; trends in the jewellery market; trends in the green economy market; trends in raw materials prices; general macroeconomic conditions; geopolitical factors and changes in the regulatory framework.