Showcraft International (Pvt.) Ltd in collaboration with Futurex Trade Fair and Events (Pvt.) Ltd, leaders in organizing trade fairs, promotions, organized the sixth Sri Lanka Buildcon International Expo and fifth Sri Lanka Wood International Expo 2017 from 8th - 10th September, at BMICH, Colombo.
The exhibition was supported by Lanka Ready Mix Concrete Association of Sri Lanka.
Showcraft International (Pvt.) Ltd Director Namit Gupta commented: “Sri Lanka Buildcon 2017 is solely dedicated to the fast growing building and construction industry which contributes around 10 to 11 percentage to GDP and comes with a promising future. We believe that exhibition will help people get acquainted with the latest, more affordable, new technology infrastructure development and help decide the best of materials. Our special thanks goes to our main sponsor – Alumex Industries and co-sponsors – Tokyo Cement Group and Technoform GmbH as well as Furnicraft Industries and Leitz Tooling.
More than 150 companies from over 15 countries participated in the expo which included, India, Bangladesh, UAE , Taiwan, China, Turkey, Vietnam, Italy and Austria. The show was opened for visitors from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m..
Futurex Trade Fair Director Nidhi Sharma stated: “Sri Lanka Wood 2017 is the only and exclusive international trade show for the wood working and furniture sector. Since the furniture business began to grow with modern machinery, innovative designs and use of diverse materials. It aims to bring the global technology and know-how to the door steps of the local industry”.
The exhibitor profile comprised of local and international players in machinery sector - construction heavy equipment, concrete block, AAC blocks, crushers, batching plant, doors and windows , wood and wood working, tyres, and in finished products – cement, prefab, bathroom fittings, roofing, wires and cables, flooring, paints, switches, air condition, Italian tiles and sanitary ware, plywood, laminates, designer veneers, wood polymer composite, UPVC profile, architectural hardware, sinks, kitchen fittings, aluminium windows, UPVC windows and doors, pipes and fittings, coatings, adhesives, sealants, tapes, interior products, solar products and many more.
Special attraction of the show was the conference on innovative, light weight, faster, sustainable, and faster buildings which was scheduled on 9th September where the speakers from Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and UAE shared their thought-provoking presentations and ideas.
The attendees profile constituted the industry connoisseurs, contractors, architects, chief engineers, builders, mechanical engineers, town planners, project managers, consultants and fabricators, certification bodies, developers, manufacturers, furniture manufacturers, importers, saw mills companies, govt. agencies, interiors designers, hoteliers, tourism industry, dealers and distributors, quantity surveyors, universities, technical and research institutions, aviation industry, building authorities, corporate and end users from across the Nepal.
The visitors were able to witness the innovative product launches, which educated them about the latest technology available globally to meet the standards. Sri Lanka being one of latest the lucrative markets for the investors both expos attracted market experts who showcased their presence with live demos and designer stalls.
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