We continue our analysis on the Italian market, which we consider essential element for the growth of the Milan exhibition. The Confindustria Studies Centre estimates in January 2015 an increase in industrial production of 0.2%, an element of optimism, because the rise is confirmed since some months.
Signals that should translate into improvements even more significant, because the next few months will show the expansionary effects of the economic situation, thanks to the drop in oil prices and the depreciation of the euro.
Italy also improves the mechanical engineering sector. According to the studies departments of the respective trade associations, domestic demand (orders fourth quarter 2014) of machinery for wood processing showed an increase of 24.7%, while the technologies for metal processing increased by 18.8%.
XIA-XYLEXPO INNOVATION AWARDS COME BACK
After the editions 2014 and 2016 XIA-Xylexpo Innovation Awards come back also this year, an initiative that had created much curiosity and interest. The success convinced the organizers to repeat the initiative, exclusively for exhibitors, based on innova...Read more