Celebrating Success: VITRUM 2023 Wraps Up in Style
The XXIII edition of VITRUM, the renowned international trade show dedicated to machinery, equipment, and systems for flat and hollow glass, as well as glass and processed products for industry, has officially concluded. Organized with precision and passion, this year’s event, held at Fiera Milano Rho, marked a significant milestone for the glass industry.
Record-Breaking Attendance and International Reach
The 2023 edition, proudly sponsored by GIMAV (a distinguished member of Confindustria), brought together industry professionals and the public, leaving an indelible mark on both attendees and participating companies. The numbers speak for themselves: over four days, more than 7,200 enthusiastic visitors converged upon the event, a remarkable 46 percent increase compared to the 2021 edition. The international character of VITRUM 2023 shone brightly, with 49.8 percent of attendees hailing from approximately 90 countries, emphasizing the global influence of this premier exhibition.
Milan: The Glass Capital and Epicenter of Innovation
For those in the glass industry, VITRUM 2023 underscored the strategic importance of Milan as the undisputed Glass Capital. The event ran concurrently with the prestigious Vision Milan Glass Week, reinforcing Milan’s status as a hub for innovation and creativity within the glass sector.
Dino Zandonella Necca’s Closing Reflections
In his closing address, Dino Zandonella Necca, the esteemed President of GIMAV and VITRUM, shared his thoughts on the event’s resounding success. He stated, “We experienced five full days of appointments, meetings, and conversations, welcoming companies and visitors from near and far to the splendid pavilions of Fiera Milano Rho. Here, they discovered the latest innovations, cutting-edge research, impeccable design, and an unwavering commitment to detail within the glass processing industry.”
“VITRUM 2023 once again served as a remarkable platform for participating companies, both Italian and international, showcasing the sector’s excellence on a global stage. We are delighted that so many companies consider this event a prestigious fixture, returning edition after edition to unveil their finest products. Equally gratifying was the warm welcome extended to new exhibitors, especially those from beyond our borders. This reaffirms our position as a pivotal exhibition hub for the entire international market.”
“As we bid farewell to VITRUM 2023, we do so with immense satisfaction, knowing that we have offered an exceptional experience to companies and visitors alike. Our commitment to improvement remains unwavering as we look ahead to shaping an even brighter future.”
Stay tuned for more exciting updates and innovations from the world of glass processing. VITRUM is committed to driving progress and excellence within the industry, year after year.
Source: VITRUM with additional information added by Apazone