ALUEXPO 2013 in Istanbul
ALUEXPO 2013 attracted 10 560 visitors both locally and internationally over the four days where the exhibits were available on 8700 m² net stand area over 20 000 m² exhibition venue. Exhibitors were totally satisfied with the exhibition that paid the way for important trade agreements with its 9012 (85,35 %) local visitors and 1548 (14,65 %) international visitors from 75 countries. The fair has been supported by TALSAD, UCTEA Chamber of Metallurgical Engineers, KOSGEB (Small and Medium Industry Development Organization) and the Turkish Ministry of Economy. ALUEXPO 2013 has also been supported by 50 institutions including associations, universities and sectorial journals. Besides aluminium products, all requirements of the industry like refractories, machinery, equipment, raw materials and consumable materials that are used in aluminium production were displayed by global and local suppliers to aluminium industry.