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Cibus Tec 2016: food sector increasingly strategic

Cibus Tec 2016: the exhibition will be held in Parma from October 25 to 28 and will cover the entire food supply chain: switchboards, industrial plants, packaging

Interest in technologies for the main food supply chains by national and international operators is steadily growing, and the Cibus Tec 2016 exhibition confirms this, preparing to be a record edition, in numbers and content.

In fact, Parma, the city where this fair will be held from October 25 to 28, 2016, 1,200 exhibitors and more than 30,000 visitors are expected, with internationalization up by 20 percent. Attendees of the event will be able to find the best technological solutions in the field of food supply chain by displaying the latest innovations in the industry including there will be no shortage of stainless steel switchboards and solutions for industrial plants.

The expo will cover the food sector in a very broad way by affecting the entire area of product processing, processing and packaging for all major industrial supply chains. And from this year also with some new features, given the introduction of the ice cream, dessert and ingredient supply chains. So the field of automation and stainless steel switchboards will be predominant at the fair.

There will be no shortage of thematic workshops with leading international experts: they will discuss hygiene in the industry and food safety, as well as strategies for reducing consumption and environmental impacts and new environmentally friendly packaging, which is increasingly of interest in the industry.

The fair, in which EiQ Industrial will also participate with a display of stainless steel switchgear, will also see the introduction of new information technology to support exhibitors during the fair and facilitate business relationships between companies. With this in mind, a new digital platform will be introduced to give visibility to exhibitors; a new tool for setting appointments with companies; and a portal to highlight technological innovations.

Italy is confirmed as one of the leading countries at the fair considering the Italian excellence in Food Processing and Packaging. This is confirmed by Antonio Cellie, CEO of Fiere di Parma, who highlights the peculiarities of the Italian Food system: technological innovation, the artisanal quality of products and high specialization .

The numbers, moreover, speak for themselves: in 2016 the Italian Food Industry achieved a turnover of as much as 134 billion euros, confirming it as Italy’s second largest manufacturing sector. Unmistakable is the figure of consumption of Italian products in the world: as many as 1.2 billion.

In light of the strategic sector for the company, EiQ Industrial willalso exhibit at the fair its stainless steel switchboards available in the catalog and the customizable solutionsthat can be made to customers’ requirements that can be used in industrial automation systems in the food supply chain.