ISTMA Europe reunion was attended by 23 people, representing 8 member
countries (Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Switzerland
and Turkey) plus two Global Partners (DMG MORI and HRSflow) and CECIMO –
European Association of Machine Tool Industries as invited guest. Also, the
German Association VDWF attended social events and plant tours.
The meeting was combined with the organization of the International
Press Conference of Moulding Expo 2017 show, joining over 100 people among
journalists, ISTMA National Association representatives, organizers and event
Press Conference allowed attendees to get updated with show latest news
and figures – 700 exhibitors are expected on the most important Tooling
Industry show in Europe – inside information about ISTMA, its goals, activities
and outputs as well as a presentation about the Portuguese Mouldmaking
Industry, its development and international positioning.