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Report on the results of
XI International Industrial Forum

11th International Industrial Forum took place on November 20th - 23rd 2012 in the territory of International Exhibition Centre (Kyiv, Brovarsky Ave 15, "Livoberezhna" underground station).

Industrial Forum is annually held according to the Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is the highest level of recognition from the state. Beside that Forum has been included into the list of fairs approved by International Fair Association (UFI) for 8 years already.

The Forum is organized by: State Agency for the Administration of State Corporate Rights and Property, Ukrainian National Company "Ukrverstatoinstrument", "International Exhibition Centre" LTD.

Official opening ceremony of IIF-2012 was honored by following special guests:
- First Deputy Head of State Agency for the Administration of State Corporate Rights and Property of Ukraine Alexander F. Kalenkov
- Director of Department Regulating Relations with Basic Industry Enterprises at State Agency for the Administration of State Corporate Rights and Property of Ukraine Viktor A. Kozyrev
- Deputy Trade Representative of Russian Federation in Ukraine Igor Y. Kudriashov
- Deputy Minister of Power, Industry and Communications of Stavropol Territory Andrey A. Zinoviev
- President of Ukrainian National Company "Ukrverstatoinstrument" Vladislav G. Romanchenko
- General Director of Holding "Belstankoinstrument" Viktor F. Butko
- General Director of International Exhibition Center LTD Anatoly V. Tkachenko
and other official guests.

Total space of International Industrial Forum - 2012 made up 15 000 square meters (2 pavilions of IEC). Among participants of specialized exhibitions were 420 companies, who displayed products and technologies from 34 world countries. The number of visitors made up 10 846 people. Exposition of the Forum includednational participations of Republic of Belarus, Slovak Republic, Turkey and Czech Republic and also official booths of Stavropol Territory and Chuvash Republic (Russia).


Traditionally domestic machine-tool-building plants, namely: Khmelnitsky Press-Forging Equipment Plant "Prigma-Press", Chernigov Mechanical Plant PJSC, Odessa Radial Drilling Machine Plant JSC, Sumy plant Energomash Public Joint-Stock Company, Pressmach OJSC (Ivano-Frankivsk), Chip Private Enterprise (Novovolynsk) and others.

Constant exhibitors, which are eagerly expected by Ukrainian professional visitors every year, are national expositions of Belarus, Slovak and Turkey. Vast and numerous, like in 2011, was collective exposition of Czech Republic.

Special interest of guests was evoked by machinery of European and Japanese machine-tool-building companies, in particular Spinner Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik GmbH (Germany), Knuth Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH (Germany), Sodick Company Ltd (Japan), Behringer GmbH (Germany), Alfleth Engineering AG (Switzerland) and others.

A real ornament of IIF-2012 became the newest laser complex TRUMPF, displayed at the booth of the official distributor - Sfera-Techno Ltd., Kyiv.

All variety of the latest achievements of European machine-tool-building industry and also samples of machinery from Asia and USA were presented at the booths of leading Ukrainian dealers - Abplanalp Ukraine SC, Kyiv, AKMA-Stankoimport Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Batex Ltd., Kyiv, VariUs Technical Center Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Weber Comechanics Ukraine Ltd., Delta-Modern Technologies Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Zenitech Ukraine Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Empire of Metals Ltd., Kharkov, Contact Private JSC, Dnepropetrovsk, OGM-Technology Ltd., Kyiv, Stan-Complect JC, Kyiv, Stankopromimport RPG Ltd, Kharkov, Topstar Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk and many others.

Exposition of metal-cutting tools within "Metalworking" traditionally impressed its visitors by constellation of world-famous brands like: Ceram Tec, Guehring OHG, Iscar, Korloy Inc., Narex, Sandvik Coromant, Seco АВ, Sumitomo, TaeguTec, Walter and others.

In 2012 the Forum for the first time included the booth of German brand ARNO Werkzeuge - one of the leaders in European precision machine-building. And one more novelty of the year, which was really interesting for the guests, became participation of the company KLINGSPOR (USA) - one of the leading producers of abrasives.

Most companies confirmed a positive result of their work and expressed wishes to enlarge their booth expositions at IIF-2013.


Specialized exhibition "UkrWelding" was especially saturated with equipment this year - there is even a tendency among its participants to order two booths simultaneously aiming to display all their products. Special interest of the guests was attracted to automatic welding equipment presented at the booth of Esab Ukraine Ltd. company as well as to welding robots, which were demonstrated at the booth of Robotics Engineering Ltd. company. Rich and impressive for the visitors of the exhibition were the booths of traditional exhibitors: Kaynak Teknigi San. Ve Tic. A.S., Turkey, Binzel Ukraine Ltd with foreign investments, Kyiv, Donmet Autogenous Equipment Plant Ltd, Kramatorsk, Zont company with additional liability, Odesa, Sammit Ltd., Dnipropetrovsk, Techmach Research and Production Private Enterprise, Odessa, Triada Ltd К°, Zaporozhye, Favorit AM PE, Kyiv, Fronius Ukraine Ltd., Kyiv, Centrospaw Ukraine Ltd., Kyiv and other companies.

After a long interval Losinoostrovsky Elektrode Plant, Russia and Experimental Plant of Welding Equipment named after E.O. Paton Ltd., Kyiv demonstrated their products within "UkrWelding" exhibition.

The new names among the exhibitors are Weldotherm Ukraine Ltd., Ivano-Frankivsk region, State R&D Enterprise association Communar, Kharkiv and others.

For the companies Lastek Belgium n.v and Svarka Eurazii Ltd (TM Spets Electrode), Russia participation in "UkrWelding" exhibition became the start of successful entrance to Ukrainian market.

"UkrWelding" is the best meeting place for everyone, whose purpose is to get acquainted with the latest developments, theories and achievements in the field of welding, cutting and soldering without leaving the territory of Ukraine.


This year the exhibition again allowed the developers, producers and distributors to demonstrate their products and services in the full power. Thuswise common exposition of the partner companies Refit and Multiprojekt presented wide assortment of automation means and machine units for CNC machines of well-known Polish companies: ESTUN, FATEK, WEINTEK, COPLEY and HIWIN. Partners of APM Group Service company - ELGO ELECTRONIC, KITAGAWA, GIZELIS, BAROSZ GWIMET, PОREBA и JENIX - also made a presentation of products and solutions from Poland. A constant exhibition, "VO OVEN" company exhibited industrial automation means and controlling and measuring apparatus, while LAPP Ukraine LTD company, member of Lapp Group, presented the newest samples of industrial cable and wire products. DSM-Trade company focused on Canon (Japan) and Oce NV (the Netherlands) products: apparatus and software for printing systems and solutions for technical document management. The companies Remix, Systems of Real Time - Ukraine, MikRa, Prompribor, Regmik represented their latest achievements.

Great interest of visitors was attracted to the booths of software developers: Ascon-KP - engineering and management automation, and 1С Ukraine - management and accountingautomation for enterprises of various range and specialization. The company SV Altera traditionally exhibited products of world leaders like Lenze, VIPA, KOBOLD, Ascon, Lovato, Terasaki, Wieland.

Debutants of the exhibition were: Ukrainian distributors, suppliers of industrial electronics VD Mais and TOK Electronics, as well as CSoft Ukraine company with consulting services and software and hardware installation.


The exhibition of 2012 brightly demonstrated activity in measuring devices market, vivid interest of foreign companies exhibiting their products at the booths to industrial sector of Ukraine. Among exhibitors the following may be admitted: Algorhythm-Acoustics JSC, Russia - vibration meters of the company SVANTEK (Poland); Intron-SET Ltd., Donetsk - fault indicators of Russian producers "Panatest", "Diagnost", "Interpribor", "Intron Set", "МЕТ", "Altek", "Kropus"; "WIKA Pribor" - WIKA Alexander eigavd SE&Co.KG (Germany), "Mir Vesov" - novelties of weight measuring equipment of ZEMIC company (USA), Oniko small-scale private trade and production company, Kyiv - inspection means of TM "GE Sensing&Inspection" (USA), "MAGNAFLUX" (USA); Snol-Ukraine Ltd., Kyiv - drying cabins of "Umega" company (Lithuania); DP-Test private company, Kyiv - diagnostic devices of "Dakota Ultrasonics" (USA), "Modsonic" (India), "Time Group" (China); Diagnostic Devices R&D company Ltd., Kyiv - technical diagnostics items of "Olympus" (Japan), "Galdabini" (Italy), "Parker Research Corporation" (USA); Ultrakon R&D and production company, Kyiv - apparatus for non-destructive control and technical diagnostics of "Constanta" JSC (Russia), "Votum" (Moldova), "Technotest" R&D company (Russia) and many others.


Specialized exhibition "Hydraulics. Pneumatics. Bearings" attracts more and more visitors’ attention year after year, which is not surprising - themost significant international brands of this field of industry every year are represented at the booths of the companies: ARDI Company Ltd., Kyiv, Beltimport Ltd., Kyiv, Galpodshipnik Trading House, Kyiv, Irbis Trading House, Kharkov, Camozzi-Pneumatic Simferopol Ltd., Sew-Eurodrive Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Siemens Ukraine with 100% Foreign Investment, Kyiv, Tubes International Ltd., Lvov and many others. In 2012 it was the first time when compressors of Kaeser Kompressoren (Germany) and industrial pneumatics of Metal Work (Italy).

It is a pleasure to admit that Ukrainian plants-producers - Pneumatics Private Company, Simferopol, Gidroapparature Ltd., Kharkov, Motorimpex Ltd., Kharkov and othersalways find the possibility to take part in the exhibition and to demonstrate their products.

International component of the exhibition is also gradually increasing every year. Beside constant exhibitors from abroad - Dalgakiran Makina San.Ve.TIC.A.S. (Turkey), Hydroma Spol. s.r.o. (Czechia), R.G.P. International SRL (Italy), in 2012 there came new companies, such as Balflex Portugal S.A. (Portugal), Iraundi S.A. (Spain), A.P.I. SRL (Italy), Harmonic Drive AG (Germany).


Within specialized exhibition "Hoisting and Transporting, Storehouse Equipment" the companies like Representative office in Ukraine of Demag Cranes and Components, Kyiv, Enerprof Ltd., Kyiv, Konecranes Ukraine Private JSC, Odessa, Fregat Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk, Skladskaya Technika Trading House, Kyiv and otherssuccessfully displayedat their booths a wide variety of weight loading equipment and accessories of European manufacturers. New names appeared among the participants - these are Pevag Ukraine Ltd, Lviv, Beck and Pollitzer Ukraine Ltd., Kyiv, Rialex Ukraine Ltd., Dnepropetrovsk and others.

Specialized exhibition "Hoisting and Transporting, Storehouse Equipment" is rightfully considered to beone of the most respectable platforms in Ukraine for market operators and customers of this product group.

In addition to all abovementioned it is worth saying about the programme of events within the bounds of Forum, in particular, about VII National Research and Practical Conference "Non-Destructive Control and Technical Diagnostics: UkrNDT-2012" (organizers: The E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukrainian Society of Non-Destructive Control and Technical Diagnostics under support of International Committee on Non-Destructive Control and European Federation of Non-Destructive Control), Council of chairpersons of enterprises‑members of Ukrainian Association "Ukrelectrocable", and also a range of seminars on modern business technologies.

To sum up the results of XI International Industrial Forum – 2012, some relevant figures should be emphasized:


1. Geography of exhibitors




Exhibitors from Ukraine



Exhibitors from CIS and foreign countries






2. Structure of exhibitors (manufacturers or dealers/suppliers of products at Ukrainian market)










Organizers of XI International Industrial Forum express their thankfulness to all participants of specialized exhibitions and also to mass media for bright and true-to-life description of the event. Hope to see you again in 2013!