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New Start for Trade Fairs in Bavaria: Messe München Looks to the Future with Optimism
Trade fair events will once again be possible in the Free State of Bavaria/DE as of 1 September 2021. This new start is an important signal for the Bavarian economy and the events industry. As early as July, the TrendSet Symposium will take place in Munich as a pilot trade fair. The comprehensive hygiene and infection protection concept will be implemented there for the first time, with other events such as IAA MOBILITY, EXPO REAL, Outdoor by ISPO and productronica to follow in Munich in fall.
The next edition of Tecnargilla, the foremost global exhibition of ceramic technologies and solutions organised by ACIMAC/IT and IEG – Italian Exhibition Group, will be held in September 2022 in the Rimini Exhibition Centre in keeping with a tradition that has cemented the show’s status as the leading international trade fair in the sector and the global hub of technological and aesthetic innovation.
SACMI Approves the 2020 Annual Report: Sales and Employment Stable, Technological Leadership Confirmed
Sales above EUR 1,1 billion, net equity stable at EUR 682 million – moreover, the number of employees remained steady at almost 4600 and the company retained its technological leadership on all markets. These were the key SACMI Group/IT stats, contained in the 2020 Annual Report approved by the Board of Directors and presented to the parent company’s Members’ Assembly. These figures represent an extraordinary response to a year marred by the pandemic: a year that saw, especially in the first two quarters, interruptions to international supply chains and the temporary suspension of manufacturing in some sectors.
Imerys opened new facilities at its European Technology Center for performance minerals. Over an area of some 2500 m², the new site will focus Imerys’ R&D resources on its key markets, while at the same time enabling knowledge to be shared with our other laboratories elsewhere in Europe, USA and Asia.
CeramTeclaunches "MedTech Pulse", a cross-disciplinary publication from the world of medical technology – and beyond. The digital publication, developed and elaborated together with Axel Springer, is aimed at all stakeholders in the healthcare sector who are driving development and digitalisation and who have an interest in innovations from the MedTech environment. In it, you will find unique perspectives and insights, important news, and inspiring conversations with impulse generators. The topics range from insights into start-up activities to current trends and technology information.
By 2030, CO2 emissions in Europe are to be reduced by 55 % compared to 1990. In 2050, Europe, and accordingly Germany, too, will be climate-neutral. The road to this destination is like a marathon, the transformation process necessary for this is huge and complex. The German brick and tile industry is pledged to accepting its responsibility: in the roadmap for a greenhouse-gas-neutral brick and tile industry in Germany published at the end of March 2021, the sector describes its road to climate neutrality by 2050, with the associated challenges along the way.