ANKIROS with TURKCAST is ready for the highly anticipated gathering of Metallurgy Business World

ANKIROS one of the leading international trade fairs in Metallurgy industry, takes place in Istanbul, in 6-8 October 2022 in its regular period

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A statement by Mr. Ibrahim ANIL, Managing Director of HM ANKIROS Fairs

“Since 1992, with its settled reputation and the power of founding industries benefit ANKIROS Fairs to overcome the crises. In its last edition ANKIROS 2018 achieved all-time record of –satisfied- visitors and exhibitors and almost all recurring exhibitors are waiting for the coming business meetings.

New dates will be the perfect timing after this long wait for face-to-face business due to pandemic.

Being the first real exhibition of the metallurgy industry after a long time of period, ANKIROS Fairs will be an “opportunity not to be missed” for the industry. All our contracted exhibitors are waiting for new dates to meet with their forgoing business relations and new connections, after the pandemic regulations and travel restrictions pass away.”

ANKIROS and TURKCAST – An Ideal Platform for Foundry Industry

ANKIROS / TURKCAST exhibitions will be organized between October 6-8, 2022, in conjunction with 2 well established International Congresses, 11th International Foundry Congress by Turkish Foundry Association and 21st International Metallurgy and Materials Congress by Turkish Chamber of Metallurgy and Materials Engineers Training Center.

These trade fairs have become the largest and most prestigious foundry events of Eurasia aiming to bring together all elements of the Eurasian Foundry Industry under one roof. Taking place every 2 years since 1992, the fairs are establishing a reputation as one of the major shows for global Foundry Industry for 30 years.

The 2018 edition of these exhibitions was a great success as 1020 exhibitors from 45 countries, around 17.000 industry professionals from all around the world gathered on the 22.832m² net stand area. Stand reservations of the leading suppliers to foundries are already completed for ANKIROS / TURKCAST fairs which are gaining more and more corporate attention. These trade fairs will play an important role in the metallurgy industry and bring great business opportunities again.

Turkey; the Reliable Metal Castings Supplier; A lot to do in Die Casting!

Turkey is ranked as 2nd in ferrous castings and 3rd in Non-ferrous metal castings in EU. Capacity utilization rate is 65% in Iron and Steel Casting, but 90% in die-casting. Being aware of this fact, Turkish Foundrymen are keen on investing on die casting while keeping their existing market shares in their already established production range. This creates a lot of opportunities for machinery, material and technology suppliers to Die-casting industry.

Industrial Highlights in ANKIROS.

  Die-Casting - Due to the facts given above, there is a rapidly growing section for die-casting in ANKIROS and leading suppliers to the foundry industry have already secured their stand spaces.

  Forging - Metal forging industry on stage not only raw materials but heating, dies, steels, heating and forming technologies and finished products will be showcased in the fair.

  Industrial Heat Processing - From melting to heat treatments of metals, burners, controllers, refractory materials, complete furnaces, and ancillary equipment, and Heat engineering services will be showcased in the fair.

  Modern Technologies - Industry 4.0, Low carbon applications, 3D Additive Manufacturing Technologies, Computerized Simulation for productivity services are also have their spaces.

Besides Foundry Industry ANKIROS Covers Whole Range of Metallurgy

The first ring of value chain, metallurgy industrialists, decision-makers, experts, and multipliers from all parts of the world will gather at the exhibition, representing companies of all sizes, from local to global market leaders to start-ups. This makes ANKIROS the largest international business platform of the metallurgy sector in bridging location between Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and CIS region.

Turkish Iron and Steel makers have the second largest production capacity following Germany in EU and ranks 8th in the world steel production. The sector continues to investments for value added steels, productivity, and sustainable greener production.

Arising Interest Towards the Fairs, New Hall 4 is Also Sold out.

Exhibitors of ANKIROS will be able to meet the visitors mostly from the region including the Central Asia, Middle East, The Balkans, CIS Countries, Europe, and North Africa at which the investments are continuing in Iron-Steel, Foundry, Forging, Heat Process Industries as well as Turkey herself.

Biggest Casted Products Trade Fair of Eurasia; TURKCAST is Open for International Participants

As the largest foundry products trade fair in Eurasia, TURKCAST captures worldwide attention with its comprehensive range of product offerings from various industries. Turkey is a well-known and preferred country for casting buyers from all over the world for various casting intensive industries. Range of industries; including automotive and accessories, vehicle manufacturing, railway industry, white goods and domestics, heavy machinery, pumps and valves, hydraulics, agricultural machinery, ship building, municipal castings, mining, energy and defense, will have the opportunity to meet major foundries under one roof.

Connect with Iron-Steel Products and Technologies in Halls 8 and 9!

In ANKIROS, Halls 8 and 9 will be exclusively dedicated to steel industry. Global leading suppliers to steel industry as well as the steel producers and steel service centres will be showcasing their products and services in these specific halls. Additionally, the steel producers who are affiliated with TCUD - The Turkish Steel Producers Association will welcome visitors in this special exhibition space that’s a one-stop destination for steel products.

Non-Ferrous Metals Section ANNOFER

In the non-ferrous metals section, global and national industry suppliers will exhibit their latest technology machinery, equipment, product, raw materials, consumables and services to aluminium, zinc, copper, and other non-ferrous metal product manufacturers.

ANKIROS & TURKCAST Visitor Promotions Continue on Different Platforms

On the new dates, expected to begin normalization of travelling the procurement and trade missions organized by Hannover Messe ANKIROS Fairs and the procurement committee with the support of Turkish Trade Ministry will visit ANKIROS Fair and with the "matchmaking" program to be organized in cooperation with European machine producers, the casting buyers will meet with TURKCAST exhibitors.

To have, successful and profitable days for all metallurgy industry again, ANKIROS and TURKCAST will open its doors in Istanbul -October 6, 2022.

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Company Info

Hannover Messe

Deutsche Messe Messegelände
30521 Hannover