Indometal 2014 brought together 296 prominent companies from 26 countries including five national pavilions and groups. Held over three days from Dec. 11-13 at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indometal was well-received by the industry together with the synergistic concurrent seminars, reflecting its strategic position as the country’s only dedicated exhibition for the metal and steel industries.
According to Mr Harjanto, Director General for Manufacturing Based Industry, Ministry of Industry, Indometal 2014 exceeded expectations as an event that “promotes the metal sector and builds business relationships between existing industries and potential investors.
“Indometal encourages the growth of the metal industry through increased investment promotion and dissemination of domestic metal industry information,” he said.
Mr Gernot Ringling, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf Asia, said: “We are proud that this second edition of Indometal has garnered strong participation from more international companies looking towards larger and more sustainable investments in Indonesia. As an organizer, we have been focused in providing optimal opportunities for our exhibitors to seek profitable corporate ventures for them to grow further and contribute deeper into the Indonesian market and thus are happy that many have secured numerous partnership deals, sold machines and expanded their client pool at the exhibition.”
Spanning across three halls, exhibiting companies showcased their best expertise covering the full material processing, product manufacturing and tools applications spectrum ranging from foundry. Indometal 2014 attracted 6,484 trade visitors from around the region from various industry sectors and over 250 participants at the two concurrent seminars.
Indometal will return in autumn 2016 at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran.