Glass South America celebrates the success of its 11th edition

13.000 qualified professionals participated in the leading business platform of the glass industry in Latin America   The 11th edition of Glass South America, the most important biennial event of the glass industry in Latin America, took place between 21 and 24 May at Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo.

Organized by NürnbergMesse Brasil, the event received the record visitation number of 13.000 qualified professionals of the industry, including representatives of companies like Embraer, Speed Temper, Glassec Viracon, Schott Brasil, Linde Vidros and Templados Vidro Forte.

This year, with a 15% increase in the exhibition area and 21% new exhibitors, the event reflected the favorable moment of the industry over the least few years. Over 200 brands, segmented in Glass Technology and Glass Design, showcased the latest trends in glass applications, machines, equipment and accessories.

“At Glass South America, we have once again fulfilled our mission of creating experiences, connecting people and sharing knowledge, by offering exhibitors, visitors, conference attendees and partners the best space to exchange information, professional updating and generation of business of Latin America”, affirms the General Director of NürnbergMesse Brasil, Ligia Amorim.

Additionally to the exhibition area, visitors had access to parallel events that offered a complete experience in solutions and new applications of glass. The conferences received participants from several industries, including civil construction, architecture, furniture and automotive. This reflects the growth and maturity of the Brazilian market, which is increasingly gaining access to safety, protection, thermal and acoustic comfort and many other benefits offered by glass.

The 3rd edition of Glass Performance Days (GPD) presented, in two conference days, topics like production and processing of safety glass, quality control, new technical developments and case studies of architectural projects and design. The Solar Glass Expo showcased discussions around sustainability, bringing together leading companies to debate energy efficiency and the photovoltaic market.

The 11th edition of Glass South America also hosted the Series of Workshops FIESP – SINBEVIDROS. Specialists spoke to micro, small and medium sized companies of the industry, and offered participants counseling and guidance on credit and financing.

The next edition of Glass South America will take place from 8 to 11 June 2016.

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