Metal-Expo is a large-scale forum important not only for the industry, but also for the economy as a whole. The event is visited by steel, aluminium and metals-related industries professionals from all-over the world: builders, oil and gas producers and engineers focused on promoting their products and services, establishing mutually beneficial business contacts, and developing their businesses minding the latest market trends.

This year some 600 exhibitors from 34 world countries among them Russia, China, Germany, Italy, Austria, France, USA, UK, Ukraine and many more exhibited their best solutions on the exhibition space of more than 27k sqm.

Massive expositions were arranged by Russian steel and engineering companies, steel structures manufacturers and metals traders. More than 250 international steel and aluminium companies from the CIS and all over the word interested in developing cooperation in the Russian market. Leading equipment manufacturers exhibited their latest solutions at the event, among them: SMS group, Fives, Metalforme, Danieli, Primetals and many more.

More than 60 events (seminars, conferences, roundtables, master classes etc.) on the most pressing problems of the steel and steel-related industries were held in parallel to Metal-Expo’2019.

Traditionally, winners of the Main Event in the Russian Steel Industry’2019 contest were awarded at the exhibition. Awarding winners of contests for the best developments in the ferrous and non-ferrous industries Metal-Expo’2019 gold and silver medals and winners of contests among young scientists were also held during the exhibition.

The magazine Aluminium International Today has been a main global media partner of Metal-Expo since 25 years from the beginning of the major metallurgical events in Russia. The organising committee of Metal-Expo presented to AIT a special jubilee medal “for large global support of Metal-Expo”.

The majority of Metal-Expo’2019 exhibitors estimated their participation as highly efficient and have already confirmed their participation in Meal-Expo’2020, the 26th International Industrial Exhibition (November 10-13, VDNHa, Moscow, Russia).

By Alex Gurov, Russian Correspondent