Fimma Brazil 2013

Posted in Brasil on Thursday, 28 March 2013. Print

Last week, the International Trade Fair for Machinery, Raw Materials and Accessories for the Furniture Industry (Fimma) ended with record crowd of 45,443 people, 653 exhibitors (424 Brazilians and 229 international). Fimma occured from 16-20 March in Bento Gonçalves (RS). Live coverage of the event was made by eMobile website.

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Fimma Brazil 2013

According to the president of the fair, Cacildo Tarsus, the result indicates a focused, assertive and beneficial event for the participants. In this edition, stood technologies never seen before and some of them received recognition by Innovation Award.

“Today, more than ever, it is necessary to seek and gain competitive differentiation. We add value to our products and services to ensure the survival of our businesses. This is how Fimma has contributed to the strengthening of the entire production chain for over twenty years,” he says.

An important instrument to promote new and creative products, the Innovation Award is considered a distinction before the furniture sector, companies and professionals. This year, 81 works were competing for seven prizes, distributed in the categories Exhibitor, Professional and Student.

This year highlight – beyond the amount of registered projects – was the companies commitment with the proposal to present truly innovative products, which was evidenced by the level of entries. “This accession confirms that the sector is focused on new concepts to add value to their products and seek creative solutions to present to the market,” says the Award coordinator, Renato Hansen.

Below, check out the winners of the Innovation Award 2013:

Student Category
Honorable mention: Susete Zanatta Lodi - Sliding rack Tulipa
Accessories: Fabio Mayer - Heater Sustem

Professional Category
Accessories: Juliana Desconsi - Shelf carrier bag

Exhibitor Category
Special Honorable Mention: Joelini - Grid cradle regulator with built-in lock
Honorable mention: Bigraf - Fixation system
Accessories: Akeo - Fixation system Ecofix (learn more in the video)
Raw materials: Renner Sayerlack - 3D metal finishing


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