On April 20-22, 2010, INLEGMASH’2010 - the 12th International Exhibition for Equipment and Technology in the Light Industry run successfully in Moscow in the Forum Pavilion of the Expocentre Fairgrounds. The show arranged by Expocentre (Russia) and Messe Duesseldorf GmbH (Germany) was held under the patronage of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The exhibition 1st edition was in 1970 and it has been held as a biennial event ever since. In 2010 it celebrated the 40th anniversary.
The show is awarded the honorable labels of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) and the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF) for a weighty contribution to the development of the Russian electrical and power industries and for a high professional level. This fact testifies its international authority and recognition.
Inlegmash’2010 demonstrated the latest equipment, instrumentation and tools for the textile and light industries thereby creating conditions for their innovative development.
The exhibition space amounted to over 6 000 sq.m where 146 companies from 18 countries such as Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey displayed their recent developments of equipment and machinery for the light and textile industries. Leading manufacturers from Germany, Italy and Turkey organized their national and joint expositions. Inlegmash’2010 was attended by 5064 business-visitors including 4689 specialists.
The participation of such major foreign companies as Ferrostaal, Lonati, Marubeni, Oerlikon, Rieter, Samsung, Santoni, Textima, Texita in the Inlegmash show undoubtedly facilitates the most recent equipment and innovative technologies promotion to the Russian market as well as the international cooperation expansion.
The main event of the exhibition became the round table meeting ‘Innovative Development of the Light Industry: Strategy and Technologies’ organized by Expocentre and Messe Duesseldorf Moscow Ltd. under the auspices of the Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Cooperation agreements between the Textile Machinery and Accessories Manufacturers Association of (TEMSAD), Turkey, and the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industries as well as between the TEMSAD and the RF CCI Committee for Entrepreneurship in the Textile and Light Industries were signed at Inlegmash’2010. From the Russian side the Agreement was signed by Mr. Boris M. Fomin, Chairman of the RF CCI Committee for Entrepreneurship in the Textile and Light Industries and from the Turkish side – by Mr. Nalbant, President of the Textile Machinery and Accessories Manufacturers Association (TEMSAD), Turkey.
According to the show participants’ and visitors’ opinion INLEGMASH remains the largest event and a topic ¹1 for professionals of the light and textile industries in Russia. The next INLEGMASH event is to be held on March 12-14, 2012, in Moscow in pavilions of Expocentre Fairgrounds.