The largest and most influential encounter of the tooling industry is coming up. Joinville, the city located in south region of the largest country in South America is ready to host ISTMA delegates.

Attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn about themes like "World class toolmaker towards industry 4.0"; "Skills and enterprise development as a critical component of the turnaround strategy"; "A private-public partnership as an industrial turnaround strategy", "360º management: Toolshop in a modern approach" ; "Making tools in a virtual enterprise environment: profitable competitiveness". Also learn how Brazilian Inovar Auto program has created wide business opportunities associated with technological innovation for the tooling industry.

Besides the strategy and management content of the program there will be plant tours to enable national and mainly international delegates to be in touch with successful best practices of toolmakers in Joinville, one of the largest industrial poles of South America.

Brazilian conference organization, led by ABINFER promises a remarkable experience in and out of the conference itself, bringing many tour and entertaining activities specially programed for accompanying wives and partners. For those who have extra days, ABINFER tourism partner is preparing tours for Rio de Janeiro, Manaus Amazon forest, Iguaçu Water Falls and other top places to see in Brazil.

So far, ISTMA World 2017 has received attendees confirmation from many countries like Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey and USA.