From 26 to 28 November Ķīpsala will host the largest metal working and mechanical engineering event in the Baltics – the international exhibition of mechanical engineering, metalworking, automation, electronics, electrical engineering, supplies, tools, and innovative technologies “Tech Industry 2015”, gathering the global giants of equipment manufacturing.
“Tech Industry 2015”will be participated by more than 260 enterprises from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, Taiwan, and other countries. There will also be national stands shared by Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Poland, where it will be possible to gather information about the offer of manufacturers from these countries.
“This year it will be possible to view even more new and unseen devices and tools, suitable for industrial production enterprises, related industry service providers, and all production enterprises for updating and optimising the manufacturing process, as well as saving on resources. Those interested will be able to get acquainted with the achievements of producers, services of suppliers, as well as find new business contacts and partners,” explains Kardijs Broks, Manager of the “Tech Industry” exhibition.
It will be possible to find out about enterprise development and support programmes at the exposition of Riga City Council, whereas the Latvian Technological Centre will provide the opportunity to get acquainted with the newest achievements in science, acquire fresh ideas, and receive consultations regarding innovative business activities.
Spectacular equipment and technology demonstrations
European and global giants of equipment manufacturing will be demonstrating the most modern metal working and industrial equipment in action, mechanical engineering and welding equipment, electric tools, air flow technologies and hydro-technologies, hardware items, automation and control systems, hydraulic equipment, measuring equipment, electronics and electrical technologies, gas supply equipment, warehouse equipment, labour protection equipment, packaging and materials, loading and unloading machinery etc.
Novelty – exposition “Latvia can, Latvia is proud!”
For the first time ever there will be a unique exposition “Latvia can, Latvia is proud!” at the exhibition, showcasing Latvian achievements in the respective field. Visitors will have the opportunity to view skeleton sleds, as well as two-man and four-man bobsleds made in Latvia, which are even successfully outcompeting those manufactured by “Ferrari”. It will also be possible to see 3D printers created in Latvia, which are special due to their high precision, and have already become popular among many users in the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands and elsewhere. Those interested will also be able to get acquainted with the Latvian-made unmanned aircraft.
Events for professionals
During the exhibition there will be seminars and discussions about the topical issues of the field of mechanical engineering, metal working, electronics and innovative technology, gathering a large amount of entrepreneurs, professional organisations, and representatives of state institutions.
Pedagogues of metal working professions of Latvian vocational education establishments are especially invited to Ķīpsala on 26 November in order to participate in the professional competence development seminar “Metal Working and Mechanical Engineering for Vocational Education”. Also during the first day of the exhibition the seminar “Development of Engineering Industries in Riga and the Baltics” will take place, and during it representatives from all three Baltic states will share information regarding the development trends, challenges and future prospects of engineering industries.
During the second day of the exhibition, on 27November, at11:00 representatives from the Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking Industries and Riga Technical University will be waiting for you at the seminar “Nanotechnology for Industrial Application”, at13:00 “SKF Latvia” will be presenting lubrication and stock management optimisation programmes, whereas at14:00 the “ZWCAD” representation in Latvia will provide information regarding 3D systems for efficient data management. For a detailed programme of events see: www.techindustry.lv/index.php/lv/dienu-plans
The official opening of the “TechIndustry2015” exhibition will take place on 26 November at 13:00 in hall No. 2.
Matchmaking Event – a platform for attracting new suppliers, partners and clients
On 27November a matchmaking event will be held in the conference hall No.2, and its aim is the formation of new business contacts between engineering industry enterprises, science and research institutions, as well as other industry-related organisations from the Baltic region and other European countries. The matchmaking event will offer a platform for attracting new suppliers, partners and clients. It is possible to register for the event and view the interest profiles of the already registered participants at: https://www.b2match.eu/techindustry2015/
The best welder of the Baltics will be found!
The international welding competition “Baltic Welder 2015” will include professional welders from Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, and they will compete for the title of the best welder in the Baltics. The participants will compete by welding two-plate connections in two welding classes and by welding a pipe connection in one welding class. The participants will be evaluated by professional judges who will carry out a visual assessment of the geometrical parameters of the joints, as well as examine the result with ultrasound. This year all visitors will be able to follow the competition, as there will be special monitors available, on which the activities taking place in the welding cabins will be shown. The competition is organised by BT 1 in cooperation with “Industry Welding Equipment”, “Sanistal”, “Elme Messer L”, Riga Vocational School No. 3, and “GSI Baltikum”.
A unique opportunity to win the “MillerMigmatic380DX” welding machine
All visitors of the “Tech Industry 2015” exhibition will have a unique opportunity to take part in a lottery and win the “Miller Migmatic 380DX” professional welding machine! In order to take part in the lottery, you will simply have to exchange your invitation or ticket for an application at the lottery info stand, located in the entrance-hall of the exhibition centre. You have to fill out the application and throw it into the lottery urn. The lucky winner will be announced on Saturday, 28 November, at 14:00 at the exposition of the company “Mitausteel”.
At the same time as this exhibition Ķīpsala will also host the international exhibition of woodworking machinery and tools “Woodworking. Machinery. Technology. Tools 2015”.
The “Tech Industry” and “Woodworking. Machinery. Technology. Tools” exhibitions are organised by the international exhibition company BT 1.
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