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We preview the LAMIERA trade show in Milan from 10-13 May 2023 .
“ Besides showcasing stand-alone machines and complex industrial equipment / software for sheet-metal forming and processing , the exhibition will focus on six technological themes .”

LAMIERA , the international trade show centred on sheet-metal forming and cutting machines and related technologies will take place at fieramilano Rho in Milan , Italy , from 10-13 May 2023 . The show organiser , CEU-CENTRO ESPOSIZIONI UCIMU , anticipates a sell-out show with around 350 exhibitors .

“ LAMIERA is the only trade show in Italy specifically focused on the sheetmetal sector . It highlights the primary role played by the Italian metalforming industry worldwide , which is high up in the rankings for production , exports and consumption . This helps to increase the appeal of this event for operators in the international manufacturing industry ,” commented UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE , the Italian machine-tool , robots , automation systems and ancillary products ( NC , tools , components and accessories ) manufacturers ’ association .
In 2022 , LAMIERA registered over 19,000 turnstile entries over the four days of the exhibition . Approximately 365 exhibitors in two halls supported the event , which covered a total exhibition surface area of over 40,000 square metres .


Six technological themes
Besides showcasing stand-alone machines and complex industrial equipment / software for sheet-metal forming and processing , the exhibition will focus on six technological themes that “ are crucial for the production in the sector today .” These are :

Technologies on display

Machines ; systems ; equipment for sheet-metal processing and cutting , tubes ; sections ; wire ; metal structural work ; presses , dies and moulds ; welding ; surface treatment and finishing ; parts ; components ; accessories ; tooling ; fastener materials as well as technical and industrial subcontracting are some of the ‘ traditional ’ technologies on show .
In addition , there will be a large and varied offering of robots ; automation ; control and quality systems ; metrology ; software ; micromachining ; additive technologies and solutions for the digital factory and energy and production efficiency .
1 . FABBRICAFUTURA : Automation , robotics and digitalisation of production processes for the procurement and management of processing materials in the production line and on the machine ; software and technologies for connectivity , data analysis and security for remote assistance , predictive maintenance and the efficiency of production and business processes .
2 . SALDATECH : This will offer an overview of the wide and diversified world of welding . Welding machines and equipment , robots and consumables will be highlighted in this area .
3 . FASTENER INDUSTRY : This area will focus on screws , bolts , fastening and clamping systems .
4 . TTS-THE WORLD OF HEAT AND SURFACE TREATMENTS : Machines , systems and consumables focused on pre- and post-production treatments for ferrous and non-ferrous materials .
5 . METROLOGY & TESTING : Technologies , products , services and solutions developed to guarantee production quality . Measuring instruments ; testing machines ; artificial vision ; quality control and certification services will be some of the focuses .
6 . BLECH ITALY SERVICE : Technical subcontracting and services for the sector will be in the spotlight at Blech Italy Service . LAMIERA proposes , within Blech Italy Service , a parallel and alternative visit tour to the “ Make ” for manufacturers and the “ Buy ” regarding suppliers of subcontracting and services , for those who wish to purchase semifinished products and outsourced work .
At the cutting edge
“ In the exhibition halls , technologies dedicated to sheet-metal cutting will be particularly interesting . Laser technology has always played a starring role at the trade show and over 40 companies will represent the technology at LAMIERA ,” commented the show organiser .
Besides laser , plasma and thermal cutting technologies for sheet metal , bar , section and tube , LAMIERA will also showcase sources , consumables and machines . It aims to offer
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