Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair’s owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, part of the Messe Frankfurt Group.
As Dmitry Sorokorensky, Managing Director of Moldexpo LLC, explains: “Russia remains one of the countries that has great potential for economic growth and trade fair business. On the market, there is a growing demand for machine tools for key sectors such as energy generation, transport, automotive engineering and agriculture. Since 2006, RosMould has been bringing together experts from a wide cross-section of sectors and showcasing innovative solutions relating to the design and manufacture of products and prototyping equipment as well as the production of moulds, die moulds and stamps. Messe Frankfurt is one of the key players on the trade fair market and has expertise in many different business fields. Its experience will be instrumental in the further development of RosMould.”
Uwe Behm, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt, adds: “The decision to acquire RosMould is consistent with and fortuitous for our efforts to expand our company portfolio. A great many of our activities are geared towards technology trade fairs. With RosMould, we are strengthening our expertise in the field of moulding technologies. In addition to Asiamold in Guangzhou and Formnext in Frankfurt, RosMould now allows us to offer our customers another trade fair event in a promising market of the future.”
Messe Frankfurt RUS is the Moscow-based subsidiary of the international trade fair group. Its portfolio includes nine international trade fair and forum brands in Moscow, Kazan and Astana. Events like Modern Bakery Moscow, Interlight Moscow powered by Light+Building, Comtrans and Heimtextil Russia are among the leading trade fairs in Russia and the CIS states.
The Russian branch office organises two national Chinese trade fairs that were initiated by the government of the People’s Republic Of China – the China Commodity Fair and the China Machinery Fair.
Eugen Alles, Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt RUS: “Thanks to this investment, we can offer an outstanding platform for the Russian and international high technology market. With our expertise and global trading network, we are in a position to transfer innovations from knowledge carriers to local markets. Messe Frankfurt RUS and Mesago see great potential in trade fairs like these.”
The next RosMould is scheduled to take place between 19 and 21 June 2018 as part of the IEC Crocus Expo.
Background information on RosMould
RosMould – a leading international trade fair for mould-making, design and product development organised by “MOLDEXPO” L.L.C. – presents products and services, technologies and innovations for the mould-making market of tomorrow. For ten years, RosMould has been a reliable point of reference for specialists in the production of moulds, die moulds and stamps. The central role played by mould-making equipment in every sector of industry is one of the most important reasons for the excellent reputation and great significance of RosMould, the only trade fair of its kind in Russia and Eastern Europe. The main objective of the organising committee is to include all companies, research institutes and trade unions that are active in the field of mould, die mould and stamp production. RosMould offers a unique trade fair concept that connects industrial designers, product developers, manufacturers, suppliers and end consumers. RosMould presents methods for faster, more cost-effective and more efficient product development – an increasingly important factor in meeting modern industrial requirements. The trade fair offers participants all the technical facilities they need and establishes a natural, productive communication atmosphere between exhibitors and visitors, including managing directors, managers, marketing executives, leading specialists, researchers and media representatives.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With over 2,300 employees at some 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €647 million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
Background information on formnext
formnext powered by tct is the flagship event for additive manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent industrial manufacturing and production processes. From design to manufacturing and series production, it focuses on bringing product ideas to life efficiently. The conference that takes place parallel to the trade fair is geared towards the latest trends and developments in additive manufacturing and how these can be integrated effectively in the process chains of industrial production techniques. The conference content is designed by Rapidnews/tct + Personalize. formnext powered by tct is organised by Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH.
Background information on Mesago
Mesago is part of the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specialises in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 130 members of staff, Mesago organises events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world every year. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organisers and partners.
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