Italy’s Best At Glassbuild America: GIMAV Group Participation In Atlanta

Aug 28, 2017 780

After participating in the 2016 edition in Las Vegas with a group of 16 companies (over an area measuring 612 m2), a key GIMAV contingent will again participate in GlassBuild America, confirming the strategic value of the US market for Italy’s glass processing machinery businesses, also validated by data from the Gimav Study Center. 

Exports to North America for the entire sector - both Flat and Hollow Glass – showed a remarkable growth trend, up more than 45%, with 10.75% of that attributable to the United States, making it the #1 customer of Italian manufacturers. For the Flat Glass sector, the United States maintained its lead position as a customer, further increasing its share of overall Italian exports, now at 17.82%.

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