Ceramic Industry

Tecnargilla 2006 Reports Attendance Increase (10/24/06)

October 24, 2006
The 20th Tecnargilla, recently held in Rimini, Italy, and organized by Rimini Fiera S.p.A. in cooperation with ACIMAC (Italian Ceramic Plant and Machinery Manufacturers' Association), was attended by a total of 30,820 visitors, 1.9% more than the 30,241 at Tecnargilla 2004. This increase consisted of both Italian visitors (up 2.4% from 19,277 to 19,747) and foreign visitors (up 1% from 10,964 to 11,073). Visitors to Tecnargilla 2006 came from more than 100 countries, demonstrating the appeal of an exhibition that has become the world's leading trade fair for the sector. Foreign exhibitors accounted for more than 37% of the total of 752. Exhibitors reported that they received more visits than in the past and were impressed by the professionalism and quality of attendees.

The next Tecnargilla will be held in 2008. For additional information, visit www.tecnargilla.it.