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4 September 2018

Meet the best fastener suppliers in Milan

Meet the best fastener suppliers in Milan

The 2nd International exhibition for fastener and fixing technology Fastener Fair Italy 2018 will be held in the South Hall at MiCo – Milano Congressi in central Milan. The show will be open on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018, from 10:00 to 18:00.

Fastener Fair Italy provides a great opportunity for managers, engineers and buyers from key manufacturing sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy, shipbuilding, construction and other engineering industries, furniture making and household appliances, to meet companies at the forefront of fastener technology and discover their latest innovations.

The fair is also an important meeting point for distributors, wholesalers and resellers of fasteners and fixings.

Great range of products in the heart of Italy’s manufacturing sector
With Italy firmly remaining the second largest fastener producer in Europe, and “Made in Italy” brand as strong as ever, Fastener Fair in Milan is seen as a highly effective showcase for the industry bringing sustained results to every participant at the event.

High quality products featured by exhibitors will cover the complete range of industrial fasteners and fixings, construction fixings, assembly and installation systems, fastener manufacturing technology, storage and logistics services. Exhibiting companies will represent Italy and 13 other countries, including Germany, Turkey, Spain, India, the UK and the USA. For the latest list of exhibitors go to:

Meet the experts and learn about industry trends
During Fastener Fair Italy 2018, informative free-to-attend seminars will be organised by the leading fasteners business network in collaboration with Mack Brooks Exhibitions.  The Seminar Programme, spread over the two days of the show, will cover the most up-to date topics and offer a unique opportunity to convene with independent experts and representatives from industry associations. Also, this year selected exhibitors are coming to the big stage with their most innovative ideas and solutions.

On Wednesday 26 September “The Art of Science Friction - a tale of fastener requirements and how to fulfil them” will be presented by Christine Rohr, Eckhard Belschner, Christian Kaiser and Alberto Botta from Coventya Group, the leader in the specialty chemicals field.

In the afternoon, Dr. Dennis Stritter, Global Business Development Manager & Fastener Specialist of Atotech Group will offer expert knowledge on the highest corrosion protection technologies for the automotive industry in the seminar “Fast, Faster... Fastener: industrial needs, technological answers!” 

On Thursday 27 September, the President of A.I.F.M. Prof. Luca Magagnin will moderate the meeting on “Surface treatments and finishing for fasteners: trends and perspectives for bolts and nuts”. The aim of this meeting will be to present state-of-the-art fastener coatings and to introduce future trends. It will include presentations from Ing. Stefano Galleani of Glomax S.r.l., Ing. Paolo Redaelli of Fontana Gruppo, Prof. Renzo Valentini of Letomec S.r.l. (Spinoff Univ. Pisa) and Sig. Emanuele Grillo of Tecnochimica S.p.A.

Later on, two specialists from Filtereco S.r.l. will introduce “Innovative solutions in the optimisation of production processes in the fastener sector”. Luca Greco and Marco Tamburini will deliver the introduction to filtration in the fastener sector, discuss process fluids contamination: materials, issues, resolution and available technologies, and present a case study for the fastener sector.

Kay Dierecks and Marco Balestra from Kistler Group will focus on the important aspects related to “Characterisation of a bolted joint”, including basic parameters of a bolting joint, the influence of friction and vibration on the bolted joint and how to test a joint connection.

Concluding the Seminar Programme, will be the topic of “Installation of structural anchors: European rules” addressed by Barbara Sorgato, General Secretary of E.C.A.P. European Consortium of Anchors Producers. This seminar will open a discussion on product safety and basic prerequisites for the design of structural anchors, the role of EU regulation N° 305/2011 for construction products and possible approaches to the installation.

The seminars will take place in the Seminar Theatre, located on Level +1, with free access for all visitors and exhibitors.

Press accreditation
Fastener Fair Italy welcomes journalists from the trade press and media organisations. Advance press accreditation is available until 16 September via this link:

Free registration for trade visitors
Industry professionals can pre-register on the show website now. They will receive their Visitor Badge (valid for 26 and 27 September) via email and bypass the queues on-site. Online registration is free until Tuesday 25 September. An entry fee of €30 will be payable from 26 September.

Worldwide exhibitions
Fastener Fair Italy is organised by Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd. It is part of the highly successful worldwide series of Fastener Fair exhibitions for the fastener and fixings industry. These include Fastener Fair India, Fastener Fair Mexico, Fastener Fair Turkey, Fastener Fair USA, Fastener Fair France and Fastener Fair Stuttgart, the world’s leading international trade show for this sector.

For additional information on Fastener Fair Italy 2018 visit the show website


For further information contact:
Natalia Charman, Exhibition Manager
Mack Brooks Exhibitions
Tel: +44 (0)1727 814 400

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