The event is held in alternate years, each expo edition brings together an extensive groups of exhibitors and business-insider visitors from all corners of the world. The next METAL and its accompanying trade shows: ALUMINUM&NONFERMET, RECYCLING, CONTROL-TECH and HEAT TREATMENT are held from September 29 to October 1, 2020 at Targi Kielce.
The Kielce Industrial Autumn offers a unique opportunity for foundry industry companies, organizations, editors to establish business contacts, find leads which will translate to real business. The expo in addition to a global dimension was also the opportunity to boost and enhance Poland's position on the global market. Targi Kielce is considered a bridge between the East and West. for many years companies from Ukraine, Belarus or Russia come to Świętokrzyskie Province’s foundry fairs in order to establish business contacts. Targi Kielce’s geographical location and advantageous offer are additional advantages for them.
Kielce foundry business meetings have always featured innovative technologies and provided the opportunity to meet and talk to numerous, top-specialists from Poland and abroad. The 2020 foundry trade show’s program will again include numerous seminars, conferences and training sessions - problem-focussed meetings have always been a strong point of autumn industry events. The upcoming trade show discussions will addresses the global foundry industry’s key issues.
The 2018 "Targi Kielce Industrial Autumn" trade show was one of the most important in the history of Polish foundry. Nearly 10,000 exhibitors, co-exhibitors and companies from 28 countries from around the world presented their offer at the Kielce exhibition and congress centre. The 10.000 square metre expo was the shocase for representatives of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada, India, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Slovenia, Scotland, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA, Great Britain, Italy. Last edition of the METAL, ALUMINUM&NONFERMET, RECYKLING, CONTROL-TECHand HEAT TREATMENT was graced with the presence of the first-time exhibitors from South Korea, Hong Kong, Turkey, Georgia and Serbia. The important contract signed with China was signed at the expo. The several thousand experts and business insiders were also visiting the expo and among them the participants of the 73rd World Foundry Congress.
2018's "Industrial Autumn” was a record-breaking event as it attracted close to 4.000 business insiders - representatives of various industries: foundry and casting, machine and electromechanical, rail, shipbuilding, armaments, robotics and automation, automotive and aviation industry. They came to Targi Kielce from the most distant corners of the world, including Austria, Belgium, Estonia, France, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, Ukraine, Hungary, Belarus, Slovakia, Spain, Great Britain, the United States, Slovenia, Russia, Turkey, India, China and Japan.
For years, Targi Kielce has enjoyed the support of important, foreign foundry organizations and important media. Until now METAL expo and its accompanying trade fairs have been supported by, inter alia: China Foundry Association (CFA), Belarusian Association of Foundrymen and Metallurgists, Italian Foundry Suppliers' Association Amafond and of course Polish STOP - Technical Association of Polish Foundrymen. With the the support of the international media partner - the Foundry-Planet portal, Polish companies, expo preparations and relations gained international publicity. The information reached all those interested in foundry business sector in all corners of the world. The chair-persons of all these associations and media representatives were present at METAL 2018. The Kielce casting expo is famous for being a match-making platform, the best place to establish business relations.
What is extremely important for the METAL expo organisation is the professional support of the partners. For years Targi Kielce has been supported by the Scientific and Industrial Council and the Business Council.
Previous editions of the Kielce casting expo were held under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Enterprise and Technology. The patronage granted by the Ministry is a true appreciation for the organisers of this important event, a very significant point on the global foundry business map.
The previous expo edition was marked with the important agreement signing - the China Foundry Association (CFA) and Targi Kielce are the document signatories. The contract guarantees that the Kielce exhibition and congress centre as well as Polish companies will participate in Asia’s most important foundry trade show held in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in March 2019. According to the agreement signed, Chinese companies will be present at METAL 2020.The Polish industry finds the Chinese companies’ expo participation important -as Poland has become an important communication and logistics hub for the whole Eurasia. Under the China Foundry Association’s umbrella, Asian companies are more and more active participants of the "Industrial Autumn".
Pressure die-casting machines, components and raw materials on display at the Kielce expo.
Targi Kielce expo brings together key-machine manufacturers from all corners of the world. In 2020, many companies will again showcase peripherals and spare parts for foundry equipment.
The expo is also a showcase for a comprehensive offer of components and raw materials for foundry. There are also companies which offer separation technologies, mixing and dispensing devices, chemical agents, metal alloys refiners and modifiers as well as metal-mould coatings, lubricants and hydraulic fluids. The comprehensive offer on show also includes air purification and filtering devices for casting facilities. There expo presentation cannot not fall short of computer-aided castings technologies, measuring, analysis, and control systems.
2018’s expo was the showcase for a whole array of well-known, foreign brands, including
- German companies and among them: KANTHAL, HEINRICH WAGNER SINTO MASCHINENFABRIK, LAEMPE & MÖSSNER, OTTO JUNKER, ABP INDUCTION SYSTEMS, MAMMUT-WETRO, THERMOBIEHL APPARATEBAU, TRIBO-CHEMIE, Products, SCHMOLZ
+ BICKENBACH, ZPF GmbH, GEIGER + Co.Schmierstoff-Chemie, MORGAN Molten Metal Systems, AED Automation, NABERTHERM, WOLLIN, FIMRO, KMA Umwelttechnik, NGK DEUTSCHE BERYLCO, FLEISCHER M. CHEMISCHE FABRIK, KRIMACO, SCHÄFER Metalurgie
- Italian companies and among them: AGRATI, IDRA, ITALPRESSE Industrie, TREBI DI BIANCHI NADIA, COPROMEC, MotulTech – BARALDI, DITTA MUSTO, BORGA MECCANICA, FOUNDRY ECOCER, JODOVIT, STILKEM, FOMET, BRONDOLIN, TREBI, IVR Advanced Industrial Furnaces, MARBO ITALIA, RELBO, COLOSIO, KUTTNER SAVELLI, OMS Presse, PRIMAFOND, SIDER Technology, VIBROPROCESS, MAGALDI Power, TECNO Induzione, CENTAURO, CIME Crescenzi
- Czech companies and among them: PROMET CZECH, PROMET FOUNDRY, PROMET GROUP, JAP TRADING, TECHSERVICE CZ, PYROTEK
- British companies and among them: EUROTEK Foundry Products, INDUCTOTHERM EUROPE, JOHN WINTER, OMEGA Foundry Machinery, P.S. AUTO GRINDING
- Belgian companies and among them: GENTEN Machines; Bulgarian TECHCERAMIC-M,
- Slovenian companies and among them: EXOTERM, SYKOFIN, GOSTOL, SIAPRO, STEM, TDR Legure, WIRE, Macedonian: Zeleznik, India’s SNAM ALLOYS
- Chinese companies and among them:YIZUMI (pressure die-casting equipment) and the collective expo stand which brought together 15 exhibitors under the auspices of the China Foundry Association.
The 2018 expo also showcases a comprehensive offer of components and raw materials for foundry. The expo was the display of numerous companies, including HUTTENES ALBERTUS POLSKA, ASK CHEMICALS, BARABASZ, GUSS-EX, FERRO-TERM, KDO, NORGPOL, JAK, STANCHEM, FERRUS and a whole array of foreign companies. There were also companies which offer separation technologies, mixing and dispensing devices, chemical agents, metal alloys refiners and modifiers as well as metal-mould coatings, lubricants and hydraulic fluids - among them HUTTENES ALBERTUS POLSKA as well as the Dutch QUAKER CHEMICAL for the first time at the expo.
The offer on show also included filtering devices for in foundries air purification (including INSTAL FILTER). There were also companies offering computer support for casting production processes (KOM-ODLEW, VPI POLSKA) and control and measurement systems (HERAEUS ELEKTRO-NITE, ITA, SPECTRO -POLAND, BRUKER).
The pressure casting sector market its strong presence at 2018 METAL and its accompanying trade shows. The exhibitors fellowship included AGRATI, BÜHLER, DISA, FONDAREX, IDRA, ITALPRESSE, YIZUMI, LK Machinery International and Heinrich Wagner SINTO. There was also FRECH with its offer of the most cutting-edge solutions - the portfolio of pressure die casting machines. Many companies showcased peripherals and spare parts for foundry equipment. The pressure die casting market has been developing dynamically, yet the demand has not been satisfied. High demand for high quality pressure die casts, especially demonstrated by the automotive sector offers great opportunities for machine manufacturers as well as those who buy and utilise the machines.
Presence of the whole array of top-class companies, business-insider customers - representatives of the foundry business-sector and outside, B2B and match-making meetings, conferences, seminars, numerous foreign guests and a whole array of important accompanying and fringe events! The upcoming METAL trade fair is held from 29 September to 1 October 2020 - the show already promises to be really interesting.