The 25th Xylexpo trade exhibition will be held at FieraMlano-Rho, in Milan, Italy, from May 24 to 28.

Show organizers report that 311 Italian companies and 122 international exhibitors decided to attend Xylexpo 2016, the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry components

“We are quite satisfied”, said Lorenzo Primultini, president of the exhibition and Acimall, the association of Italian manufacturers. “The event will have a strong innovation focus and 433 exhibitors registered so far perfectly know what they can expect during the days in Milan and what the demanding audience of our exhibition expects from them.

“Xylexpo is becoming more and more practical and business-oriented, reflecting a market that is highly focused on any factor that can increase competitiveness. This is very clear to all the big groups that will be present this year, together with small and medium businesses that represent a big asset for our industry”.

Biesse, Cefla, Homag Group, IMA-Schelling, SCM Group are the brands under the spotlights at the upcoming edition. Halls 1 and 3 are dedicated to panel finishing and secondary processing and are sold out. In Hall 2 there are still a small amount of space available, but the organizers are confident they will be assigned in the coming days.

“Considering the number of exhibitors and the 30 percent increase in visitor pre-registrations so far, we really believe we can expect a successful May,” commented Acimall’s director Dario Corbetta. “The Italian market is definitely showing encouraging signals, the lineup is complete, woodworking technology users can feel that the wind has changed, and they are seriously considering to renovate or expand their fleets. This is generating a virtuous circle that Xylexpo 2016 will reflect."

Go to www.xylexpo.com for more information on the event.

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