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30 May, 2023

The latest innovations and developments in products, processes and solutions will meet from June 6 to 8 at +INDUSTRY to promote competitiveness and excellence in the industry. The meeting, the largest platform in the country dedicated to Smart Manufacturing, will bring together more than 800 exhibiting firms from 20 countries and more than a thousand products.

AFM CLUSTER accompanies a hundred companies from the different fields of activity that it represents: machine tools, additive manufacturing and 3D printing, importer of machine tools, industrial supply and hardware, machining and metal-mechanic transformation and startups for advanced and digital manufacturing , which will be distributed among the different fairs that are held in parallel at +INDUSTRY.

This morning the presentation at a press conference took place at the Bilbao Exhibition Center. The event was attended by Xabier Basañez, General Director of the Bilbao Exhibition Center; Iñigo Usandizaga, Head of Subcontex Gipuzkoa of the Chamber of Gipuzkoa; Juan Carlos Ibarrola, Director of Vocational Training for Employment at Lanbide; Xabier Ortueta, General Director of AFM Cluster, and Mª Carmen Gorostiza, Director of Industry, Energy and ICTs at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre.

For three days +INDUSTRY will offer a complete promotional showcase in halls 1 and 3 of BEC in which the main innovations in manufacturing processes and supplies for industry, digitization, additive manufacturing and 3D printing, equipment for industrial processes and asset maintenance.

It will be a business forum at the highest level that will foster intersectoral collaboration and that will facilitate commercial relations thanks to the simultaneous holding of different leading fairs in their respective sectors: ADDIT3D, BeDIGITAL, MAINTENANCE, PUMPS&VALVES and SUBCONTRACTING, in addition to the supply and industrial hardware and WORKinn Talent Hub.

A space for knowledge transfer and business

+INDUSTRY has also reinforced its profile as a space for business and knowledge transfer thanks to an extensive content program that includes Innovation Workshops, different spaces for networking and interaction between visitors and exhibitors, as well as +INDUSTRY TALKS conferences.

In the latter, the key aspects related to the latest development strategies in advanced industry will play a leading role. There will be more than 23 hours of debate in which more than fifty expert speakers will address topics of high interest to the industry such as additive manufacturing and 3D printing; digitization and automation of processes; metaverse and digital twins, industrial cybersecurity and 5.0 maintenance, among many other topics.

In addition, during the celebration of +INDUSTRY, business meetings and B2B meetings will be held. Among them, the XX European Meeting of Industrial Subcontracting stands out, a program of arranged interviews with large national and international buyers in which nearly a thousand meetings are scheduled.

+INDUSTRY is positioned as an international reference event, which will attract highly specialized visitors from all over the world. Specifically, during the campaign, professionals from almost 80 countries have shown interest in attending the event, coming from highly relevant markets such as Germany, China, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, France, India, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and the United Kingdom. They come from sectors such as aeronautics, automotive, capital goods, railways, engineering, machine tools, naval, petrochemical, as well as distribution channels such as industrial supply warehouses, hardware cooperatives or buying groups.

+INDUSTRY has the support of SPRI as an Institutional Partner.

The main players in additive manufacturing and 3D printing come together at ADDIT3D

New technologies, new markets and new opportunities will be the great proposals of ADDIT3D, which will celebrate its seventh edition positioned as a reference fair in the additive manufacturing and 3D printing sector in Spain.

ADDIT3D will combine the exhibition and product presentation area with the congress section, becoming a space for technology and market analysis, information, study of opportunities and international promotion. Thus, on June 6, during the Additive Talks, representatives of expert companies will address the evolution, implementation and great challenges of additive technology, contributing their own experiences and topics such as energy management and production in the industry; laser setups for metal additive manufacturing; innovation and software in 3D printing, as well as post-processing innovations for 3D printing, among others.

The exhibiting companies of ADDIT3D will also be able to participate in the B2B meetings of the XX European Meeting of Industrial Subcontracting, which will have, in one of its days, buyers from the additive and 3D printing sector.

The meeting is organized by ADDIMAT, Spanish Association of Additive and 3D Manufacturing Technologies, and Bilbao Exhibition Center.

BeDIGITAL: Digital transformation as the axis of industrial competitiveness

With digitization already established in the business field and the growth and business opportunities that digital technologies offer to industrial processes already proven, the new edition of BeDIGITAL will celebrate its fifth edition with the most innovative technological offer through a very dynamic format. with segmented areas for the practical demonstration of products and services, networking and knowledge transfer.

In addition, in the Startup Village area, various advanced manufacturing startups and those linked to user sectors such as energy, aeronautics and the automotive industry will be represented.

On June 7, representatives of leading companies will address the evolution, implementation and great challenges of digitization in Digital Talks. The conferences will be focused on key industry topics such as shared data spaces, digitization and process automation, and industrial cybersecurity.

BeDIGITAL is organized by AFM, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, and Bilbao Exhibition Center, and has the support of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia as an Institutional Partner.

The latest innovations in maintenance and asset management at MAINTENANCE

Industrial maintenance professionals will find at MAINTENANCE, the International Industrial Maintenance Fair, a forum specially designed to connect with other professionals in the sector, exchange information and access the latest solutions, technologies and materials of high interest to improve their production process. At MAINTENANCE 2023, exhibiting measurement, evaluation and control firms will be present; tribology and lubricants; maintenance technologies and industrial services; industrial software solutions; environmental services; engineering and consulting, mainly.

For their part, the Maintenance Talks will offer on June 8 an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments in industrial maintenance: from corrective to total productive maintenance, including predictive and preventive maintenance. Front-line experts will present the best success stories and delve into the main challenges facing the sector, such as sustainability in asset management and the role of maintenance in the green economy; the metaverse and digital twins; robotics in maintenance, and maintenance 5.0., among others.

The meeting is organized by Easyfairs and Bilbao Exhibition Center.

PUMPS&VALVES, an appointment that promotes the pump and valve industry with experience and knowledge

PUMPS&VALVES, International Fair of Pump Systems, Valves and Equipment for Industrial Processes, will be a specialized space in which manufacturers and distributors of the sector will show their latest technologies and innovations in the fifth edition of the event.

Among the companies participating in the exhibition area are, mainly, manufacturers and distributors of processing equipment, industrial pumps, valves and control valves, filtration equipment and measurement, test and control technology and equipment.

The event is organized by Easyfairs and Bilbao Exhibition Center.

SUBCONTRATACIÓN, reference forum for subcontractor SMEs

The 21st edition of SUBCONTRATACIÓN will offer a complete tour of the manufacturing processes. In it will be represented from the most basic processes in industrial subcontracting, to the most advanced technologies, complete manufacturing processes, as well as equipment and supplies. The exhibition area of the event will be made up of companies, chambers of commerce, and the main sectoral associations, which will attend the event with their respective grouped participations.

All of them may be part of the European Meeting of Industrial Subcontracting, one of the largest concerted B2B interview programs in the country, which this year commemorates its XX edition; a milestone in a trajectory of more than 40 years working as an ally of the country's subcontracting industry. On the first day of the meeting, subcontracting companies in general will participate, while on the second it will be representatives of the automotive, renewable energy and plastic world sectors. The last day, June 8, will be led by the additive manufacturing, defense and aeronautics sectors.

This meeting is organized by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce together with CámaraBilbao and BEC, in collaboration with the Spanish Chambers of Commerce. About a hundred large buyers from countries such as France, Italy, Morocco, the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, Finland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland or Tunisia, as well as Spain, will participate this year in the meeting.

The SUBCONTRATACIÓN 2023 fair is organized by the Bilbao Exhibition Center.


The exhibition section of +INDUSTRY 2023 dedicated to supply and industrial hardware will offer novelties in hardware and fasteners, cutting tools, supplies to industry and electricity, as well as manual and portable electrical tools.

The appointment is positioned as a meeting of high interest for the industry. Professionals from sectors such as industrial supplies will attend; purchasing groups and centrals; cooperatives; retail hardware stores, and large DIY stores. Likewise, the appointment will also attract the visit of professionals from large industries, technical directors and managers of maintenance, quality and production, and end users, unions, and installers.

The meeting is organized by Bilbao Exhibition Center.

WORKinn Talent Hub, the benchmark industrial employment forum

Identifying talent and offering companies the most qualified profiles is one of the main objectives of WORKinn Talent Hub, which returns for its seventh edition with more than a hundred registered job offers. The forum, which is located for the first time in the pavilion, will offer on June 7 and 8 within the framework of +INDUSTRY a comprehensive space for talent in the industrial field aimed at active professionals who seek to improve their working conditions, those who are unemployed, as well as students in their last academic year or recent graduates.

With this, WORKinn Talent Hub will become a strategic meeting point between companies, universities, vocational training centers, recruitment companies and ETTs, development and employment agencies, students and workers.

WORKinn Talent Hub is organized by AFM, Cluster for Advanced and Digital Manufacturing, and Bilbao Exhibition Center and is sponsored by the Basque Government, Provincial Council of Bizkaia and Lanbide.


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