Hannover, Germany, 19 - 24 September 2011. At the close of EMO Hannover 2011 – the leading international trade fair for the machine tool industry – exhibitors, visitors and organizers were unanimous in their praise of the event: “This EMO was a winner in every respect and has earned top marks from visitors and exhibitors alike. EMO Hannover has further expanded its reputation as the flagship fair for the international metalworking industry,” remarked EMO Hannover General Commissioner Dr. Detlev Elsinghorst at the end of the fair. “The machine tool industry continues in full swing. In the course of the past six days, the order volume reached a minimum of €4.5 billion,” added Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the German Machine Tool Builders\' Association (VDW), the organizer of the event.
Staged under the motto of “Machine Tools & More”, the six-day event in Hannover featured the latest machinery, solutions and services for every conceivable aspect of metalworking – a veritable tour de force by some 2,037 exhibitors from 41 different nations.
The company HSTEC exhibited at the fair as a presenter of Croatian metal industry. The participation in the fair EMO 2011 was invaluable and of great benefit to the company. A large number of new contacts has been made. As a result, HSTEC expects to establish new partnerships and win new customers.
A significant number of contacts is related to the potential collaboration with the AD Cluster, the Croatian automotive cluster, whose member is HSTEC.
Invaluable support in organization of the fair booth was contributed by Croatian Chamber of Economy and thus presented the potential of Croatian industry.