Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020
New technologies and new partnership; that’s what MEM Industrial 2020 highlights are. MEM Industrial showcases the best of forestry, furniture and woodworking industry to Mexico. The show has experienced a participation of over 200 leading brands in this edition. Declaring new partnership with Tecnomueble, Deutsche Messe now boasts of the most solid portfolio of related events in the country. At the opening ceremony, Christian Pfeiffer, the Global Director of Woodworking Events at Deutsche Messe said that “MEM Industrial is the leading platform in Latin America for woodworking technology, including inputs and accessories for the furniture industry”, while Bernd Rohde took the opportunity to announce the recent partnership between MEM Industrial and TecnoMueble International, which is affiliated to AFAMJAL.
The fair welcomed all, and created an ideal platform to showcase the latest in the furniture, forestry and woodworking industry, fueling industry growth by generating a world of possibilities for the Mexican woodworking industry.
“This new partnership with AFAMJAL and MEM Industrial’s other partnerships with top international organizations in the sector, like the European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers (Eumabois), its German counterpart VDMA, AMPIMM, CONAFOR, the civil society organization Reforestamos and CANAINMA, have consolidated MEM Industrial as the flagship tradeshow for the supply of machinery, equipment, materials and inputs for the woodworking and furniture industry in Mexico,” said Rohde.
According to AMPIMM Vice-president Carlos Cook, MEM Industrial “is the main showcase for suppliers of inputs, materials and servicesfor the manufacture of furniture.”It is without doubt, he said, the main tradeshow in Mexico for the sector and I am convinced it will soon become one of the leading ones in North America.”AMPIMM, he announced, will be presenting its Furniture Design Award (PREDIM) at MEM Industrialon Thursday, January 23.
According to CONAFOR Coordinator for Mexico City Palmira Arnaz, partnerships like the one with MEM Industrial 2020 “foster joint actions that put community forestry companies into direct contact with suppliers of machinery, technology and materials,” while Manuel Pérez Cárdenas, Head of the Office of the CONCAMIN Presidency, added that platforms like these are essential because Mexico needs to promote “sustainable, diversified development in order to make progress on the economic front.”
MEM Industrial is a specialized woodworking and furniture tradeshow organized by Hannover Fairs México that boasting over 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, some 130 exhibitors took part in the 2020 show, where over 200 brands represented their innovation to the Mexican market.