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GreenTech to debut at Tecnargilla 2018
Press release n. 5 of the 14/05/2018 11.17.37 ( download )
Tecnargilla 2018 is expanding its exhibition platform with GreenTech, the new section devoted to green technologies and products. Other new developments in the pipeline will enhance the show experience for both exhibitors and professional visitors.
.Tecnargilla 2018 (Rimini, 24-28 September), the world´s most important exhibition of supplies to the ceramic and brick industries, is expanding its show format with the opening of a new exhibition section.
Alongside the well-established sections Claytech, Kromatech and T-White, this year´s event will also see the debut of GreenTech, the new showcase devoted to technologies and products capable of reducing consumption and emissions while improving the performance and profitability of the production process.
The first of several new initiatives planned for the 2018 edition of the show, GreenTech caters for the ceramic industry´s growing interest in increasingly high-performance solutions in terms of energy efficiency, reduced emissions, recycling of industrial waste and water savings as part of the circular economy concept promoted by new European regulations.
The important results achieved in recent years reflect the growing attention devoted to these issues, with technology now capable of drastically reducing water consumption in production processes and the quantities of cardboard used for packaging. Moreover, increasingly sophisticated cogeneration systems along with solutions for treating fumes and recovering heat generated by kilns and dryers are bringing significant advantages in terms of cost, competitiveness and the environment.
The GreenTech section will showcase the main technological innovations in the field of sustainability and will give plenty of coverage to energy certification, companies´ obligations in terms of auditing and monitoring, financing opportunities and incentives. A series of conferences will explore the various aspects of raw materials recycling, take stock of the current situation and discuss ideas, projects and developments for the future.
This new section further expands Tecnargilla´s range of offerings, enabling the show to provide practical and effective solutions for all ceramic industry professionals.
Tecnargilla is the world´s most important exhibition in terms of ceramics and brick supplies. Organised by Acimac (Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery and Equipment for Ceramics) and IEG . Italian Exhibition Group . the company created through a merger of Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, the exhibition offers the best of innovation in aesthetics and processes for the sector every two years, playing host to all the leading companies and attracting a great number of international buyers to Rimini. Tecnargilla was the exhibition with the most visits from international operators in its 2016 edition too: 16,764 (+6.3 on 2014) foreign buyers from a total of 33,395 visitors (+4% on 2014). Tecnargilla welcomed 500 exhibitors in 2016 (40% of which from around 25 countries) covering an area of 80,000 m² (+7% on the 2014 edition) approx., divided into four exhibition sections: Tecnargilla, dedicated to technologies for ceramic tiles, sanitaryware and tableware; Kromatech, the showcase for colour and creativeness in ceramics; Claytech, the section dedicated to technologies for bricks; T-White the exhibition area dedicated to the production of machinery and plants for the production of ceramic sanitaryware and tableware. The 2018 edition will host two new sections: Greentech, devoted to green technologies and products, and T-Finishing, devoted to finishing technologies and all processes capable of improving the aesthetics of ceramic products.