EMO Milano 2021 declared a success with over 60 000 visitors from 91 countries visiting the exhibition

EMO Milano 2021, the world trade show dedicated to the metalworking sector held at the Exhibition Centre of fieramilano Rho, Milan, Italy has been declared a success in light of the difficult environment that it was held.

Promoted by CECIMO, the European Association of Machine Tool Industries, and organised by the operational structures of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, the Italian machine tools, robots and automation systems Manufacturers’ Association, EMO Milano 2021 registered more than 60 000 visitors coming from 91 countries.

Luigi Galdabini, General Commissioner of EMO Milano 2021, stated: “The exhibition data confirm the value of the event, considered as the appointment of reference for the worldwide manufacturing industry of machine tools, robots and automation systems.”

“In such a complicated, historic moment, where the public health emergency is not yet completely over EMO showed its importance, drawing all those operators to Milan, who could have the green light to move from their countries of origin. Moreover, the participation of the operators, coming not only from Europe, also proves the attractiveness of Italy, regarded as one of the most interesting and promising markets, as well as a leading manufacturing country in the sector.”

Despite the mobility restrictions still in force, EMO Milano confirmed its international character even on this occasion. Foreign exhibitors accounted for 60% of the total, whereas foreign visitors made up 30% of the overall number.

An absolute attraction for the operators of the world manufacturing industry was the wide product offering on show, representing all the segments of the sector, expression of the production proposal of over 700 enterprises, exhibited within 6 halls completely set up for the event and covering
100 000m² of overall exhibition area.

Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey, Poland, Russia and Denmark were the most represented countries at the trade show, which was also attended by numerous operators from Finland, Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Czech Republic, USA, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Ireland and Egypt.

The next edition of EMO Milano will take place in October 2027.