Baku, March 1, AZERTAC
Baku Glass, the first event dedicated to the technologies and solutions for glass processing in the Caucasus and the Caspian sea area, opened its doors to visitors on 1 March 2016.
At the Holiday Inn Baku Congress Centre, major suppliers of machinery and technological solutions amongst the 35 companies taking part from Italy, Germany, Finland, France, Switzerland, China, Turkey and Russia will be glad to welcome managers, technicians and other sector professionals from glassworks in Azerbaijan and neighboring countries.
Baku Glass showcases the latest solutions for batch plants, melting and float furnaces, refractory materials, forming machines for glass containers, vials and ampoules, tableware, special glasses, coating and decoration, and handling lines for flat and hollow glass.
Visitors are be able to talk directly to firms supplying tempering and laminating furnaces, grinders, washing machines, CNC Machines, insulating glass lines, and control and vision systems, amongst others.
This exciting event gives solution providers, product suppliers, professionals and decision makers from across the glass manufacturing and processing industries the chance to meet with other international experts in Azerbaijan, based at the heart of the Caucasus and Caspian Sea region.
In recent years Azerbaijan has experienced strong growth. In 2014 growth was 5%, while for the next three years (2015 -2017) it is forecast at between 3.6% and 5%. Azerbaijan is a democratic republic of over 10 million people with a per-capita GDP of 12,500 US dollars. The Caspian Sea oil and gas fields are some of the largest in the world and the country also has significant deposits of precious metals, including gold and silver.
Baku is the largest city in this vast region on the border between Europe and Asia, offering many opportunities for the glass industry, among others.
The event includes: Exhibition area, workshops and presentations, visitor data available to all participating companies, and dedicated meeting rooms.