News: Full speed ahead for REMATEC 2011: The biggest edition ever
The campaign to attract exhibitors to ReMaTec2011, the world’s No.1 trade exhibition on remanufacturing of engines, transmissions and components, held biennially in Amsterdam, has taken flight.
Monday, 29th November 2010
The growing interest in combining economic progress and environmental responsibility.is providing ever greater scope for the development of the remanufacturing industry. The ReMaTec exhibition has evolved from a product focused marketplace to a business platform with a strong focus on content, education and networking. Surpassing 2009 already Nine months ahead of the show scheduled for 19-21 June, the organisers, Amsterdam Rai Exhibitions, have already exceeded the number of square metres sold for the 2009 exhibition and are confident that there is more to come. "We're extremely proud of this result and believe that we're offering the industry a genuine showcase for the reman industry with major players, a challenging educational programme and ideal networking opportunities for everyone," Project Manager, Niels Klarenbeek said. Major players move in Over the past few weeks, industry giants Caterpillar and Valeo signed up for the show for the first time. ReMaTec2011 is also acknowledged by industry leaders such as ArvinMeritor, Autoenterprises, Bosch, BU Drive, Caterpillar, Remy, TRW, Valeo, Wabco, WAI, and ZF; all offering turnkey solutions to both Original Equipment Manufacturers as well as the Independent Aftermarket. Need for full service The Remanufacturing subject is an answer to social issues on sustainability, cost effectiveness and extending product lifecycles. The ReMaTec Project Team sees a clear trend the automotive, industrial and heavy duty sectors are shifting towards solutions, integrated programs and sustainable projects. To accomodate their needs, the ReMaTec brand offers a comprehensive mix with the ReMaTec2011 exhibition, the ReMaTecNews magazine and the website www.rematecnews.com. Knowledge is key In order to facilitate the need for targeted education and innovations, ReMaTec will initiate the ReMaTec Theatre. A semi-open stage, located on a ideal spot on the floor plan and fully equipped with AV facilities, will accommodate up to 40 delegates. The ReMaTec Theatre will run a three day program of short timeslots (30-45 minutes) providing visitors with in-depth information. It offers outstanding opportunities to ReMaTec exhibitors wishing to address their innovations or technical sessions to a quality audience. Exhibitors wishing to book timeslots or requesting additional information can contact Niels Klarenbeek, +31 20 549 32 12 , firstname.lastname@example.org. A winning association with APRA and FIRM ReMaTec2011 is supported by the two largest trade associations within the remanufacturing industry: APRA (Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association) and FIRM (Federation Internationale des Rectifieurs et Reconstructeurs de Moteurs). Together APRA and FIRM represent the interests of many thousands of businesses in the remanufacturing industry worldwide. ReMaTec2011 will be held on 19-20-21 June 2011 in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre, The Netherlands.
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