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Meet VITRUM 2021: where the glass industry comes alive – the next edition of VITRUM revealed: “Ready for the challenges of the present and focused on the future of the Show”

Presentation of the XXII edition of VITRUM “MEET VITRUM 2021: WHERE THE GLASS INDUSTRY COMES ALIVE”, took place Tuesday February 2, 2021 via webinar with approximately 70 remote participants including journalists, trade associations and Italian and international exhibitors.

GLASS IS… The glass industry, narrated by its star player: glass

VITRUM 2021: launch of the “GLASS IS… the Qualities of Glass” communication initiative, a new perspective on promoting the glass industry by highlighting the qualities and benefits gained with the everyday use of glass in objects formed through the know-how and technologies that pervade the entire supply chain. How many types of glass are there? […]

Sales are now open for Vitrum 2021: the first positive signals confirm that Vitrum continues to be the main international event

Space reservations are now open for VITRUM 2021, the trade show specialized in glass processing machinery, equipment and systems, set to take place October 5-8 in pavilions 22 and 24 at Fiera Milano Rho, in conjunction with EMO, the global machine tool exhibition. Given the current situation, the immediate positive response to the launch of […]

VITRUM is essential to upholding the Italian leadership in glass technologies

Commenting on the position made public by GIMAV – the Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing – VITRUM President Dino Zandonella Necca stated: “Preferring VITRUM over GLASSTEC in 2021, the stakeholders in the glass processing technologies industry confirmed the urge to preserve and to strengthen VITRUM […]

Vitrum 2019: success by numbers

The 21st edition exceeds expectations, validating the superior caliber of exhibitors and visitors and its strong international appeal. Vitrum 2019 makes headway in its strategy of international recognition as an exceptional exhibition platform dedicated to the world of glass processing. The numbers speak for themselves: 267 Exhibitors from 25 different countries, up 9% compared to […]

Vitrum 2019 closes with flying colors

The 21st edition draws to a close with excellent final results. The last workday at Vitrum was filled with events and appointments, in keeping with the rest of Vitrum 2019.  “The industrial world grapples with “virtual defenses” as the Cybersecurity market and Cybercrime continue to grow” seminar was held in the Meeting Area in the […]

Vitrum 2019: Seminars in the spotlight

Third show day offers insightful information for glass-processing machinery manufacturers. Large international attendance confirmed. The third day at Vitrum closed on a high note, thanks to strong international attendance and to the keen interest shown by the many top buyers flocking to Halls 5 and 7, attracted by the demos of fully operational systems and […]

Good turnout and interest at Vitrum 2019

An event-packed day is drawing to a close and a third busy and constructive day at the show is just around the corner The second day at Vitrum 2019, the international trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for glass processing, has come to an end but business has continued behind the closed doors in […]

The inauguration of Vitrum 2019

The top international glass machinery trade show, held in Italy, is a magnet for business The first visitors to pavilions 5 and 7 passed through the Fiera Milano Rho turnstiles as the show opened at 9:30am. From the very first day, Vitrum proved its status as a pivotal event.  Known for its focus on top-of-the-range […]

Official Vitrum 2019 App ready for download

The official VITRUM 2019 app can now be downloaded. This handy tool will facilitate your visit to the show. From your own device, you can: find all the information useful for your visit to the Show (hours, services, directions, and much more); use the interactive map to search participating VITRUM 2019 exhibitors by company name, […]

Agents and Representatives Area makes its debut

A space specifically designed to support business expansion. The Agents and Representatives Area is among the innovations being rolled out at the 21st edition of Vitrum. A meeting place for sales professionals in attendance at the show, this space is set aside just for them in Pavilion 7, stand B07-B09, where agents, representatives and manufacturers […]

Glass Art, Culture & Design

Vitrum celebrates Murano: an ideal historical and artistic overview on the excellences of the ancient Venetian Glass Art since 1200 until today. Glass has always impressed artists and poets with its peculiar features. As it was a synonym for purity and fragility, over time it gained a special place in the heart of those who […]

Come join the Vitrum party the party on Wednesday!!!

The Exhibitor Evening is a fun, music-filled event with a brilliant DJ-set by Kay Rush. Vitrum never fails to amaze and, on the evening dedicated to Exhibitors, it will be transformed into a must-attend happening. An unforgettable sound track by Kay Rush will alternate deep house and soulful deep, with hip hop, jazz and rock […]

Vitrum 2019, all the scheduled events

The feature-filled calendar of seminars scheduled for the 21st edition of Vitrum: high-profile presentations addressing current topics relevant to business. A highlight of Vitrum 2019 is the thought-provoking, fact-filled calendar of in-depth Seminars on crucial topics of general and specific interest to glass industry professionals. Four informative, galvanizing events featuring high-profile speakers will offer trade […]

Vitrum 2019 is just around the corner: record numbers and innovations

Vitrum 2019 promises to be a sold-out event, with even more encouraging numbers than for the previous edition “The numbers are overwhelmingly positive,” observes Vitrum President Dino Zandonella Necca; “the confirmed space for this edition is 8% higher than in 2017 and there has been a 5% rise in the number of exhibitors, including 41 […]

Vitrum 2019: sales now open

Space sales for the 2019 edition of the international trade show specialized in glass processing machinery, equipment and systems to be held at Fiera Milano Rho October 1-4, 2019 in pavilions 5 and 7, have officially opened. Instructions about participating in Vitrum 2019 are already in the hands of global manufacturers of glass processing machinery, […]

Officially launched at Düsseldorf, Vitrum 2019 is ready to roll

In a fittingly sophisticated setting, Vitrum’s president introduced the 21st edition of the show to the press and international glass industry associations  The four-day Düsseldorf fair viewed the world of glass from a global-economic perspective and the Gala Dinner held to officially present VITRUM 2019 was one of the highlight events. The elegant, cosmopolitan atmosphere […]

Vitrum gears up for the 2019 Edition with a revamped online experience

The new Vitrum website is live with entirely updated contents and navigability The website makeover for Vitrum, the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in glass and processed products for industry, is up and running and ready to be explored at The new layout and […]

The 2nd Convention of International Glass Industry Associations wraps up in Murano: the agenda focused on new topics and priorities crucial to the industry’s future

The second Convention of International Glass Associations, sponsored by Vitrum and ITA (Italian Trade Agency) held June 6-7 in Murano (Venice), marked another success in terms of results, turnout, and progress.

The convention of international glass industry associations is set to take place in Murano

Just around the corner, the Convention of the International Glass Industry Associations, organized by Vitrum with the support of ITA (Italian Trade Agency), will be held in Murano (Venice) June 6-7, 2018.

#Vitrum2019: 12 themed pathways guide trade visitors among the stands

The Vitrum 2019 organizational staff is already hard at work. The aim: to produce a 21st edition that leaves its mark.

Vitrum 2019: dates for the next edition are now official

9th January 2018 The 21st edition of the international trade show in Milan will be held October 1-4, 2019, at Fiera Milano Rho The official dates for Vitrum 2019 have just been announced: the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in processed products for industry will take place [...]

Vitrum 2017 in numbers: a win for year zero of the international trade show dedicated to glass processing

245 exhibitors from 21 countries around the globe, more than 12,000 entrances overall during the four days of the show, with 10,653 registered participants and a ‘cream of the crop’ display of technologies and systems over a net occupied surface area of 14,564 square meters

The 20th Vitrum comes to a close

The 20th Vitrum show closed its doors today, Friday, October 6th, 2017.

New laws and standards for glass products in building and construction

The 20th edition of Vitrum is continuing on a high note.

International glass associations meet in milan. Focus on current state of the industry

The second work day for Vitrum 2017 came to a close with new, key, share and compare opportunities.

Vitrum 2017 opens its doors

Visitor pre-registrations grew four-fold compared to two years ago.

Vitrum 2017 – what’s hot in glass processing – october 4, 2017 – aquarius room (stella polare convention center, Fiera Milano Rho – south entrance)

Among the major innovations rolled out for Vitrum 2017, the seminars are, without a doubt, one of the main attractions

The brand new Vitrum 2017 official app is now ready for the download

The official VITRUM 2017 application is available for iOS and Android.

Italian hollow glass featured at Vitrum 2017

The 2017 edition of Vitrum promises a major comeback. Italy’s Hollow Glass sector will be on hand, emphasizing the importance of this major global industry trade show. The hollow glass sector will be located in Pavilion 7.

Vitrum 2017 “unique interpretations – glass experiences” – october 3-6, 2017 – pavilion 7 stand a21-b30 technology and innovation area (Fiera Milano Rho)

In the Technology & Innovation Area at the 20th edition of Vitrum, a window opens onto the high content of design, revealing a selection of the most fascinating glass creations, and more, to the Show’s international audience.

Italian Hollow Glass featured at Vitrum 2017

ITALIAN HOLLOW GLASS FEATURED AT VITRUM 2017 29th September 2017 Vitrum’s year zero is just around the corner. Taking place October 3rd to 6th, at Fiera Milano Rho (Pavilions 5 and 7), the 20th edition of the Italian International trade show dedicated to machinery, accessories and special products for processing flat and hollow glass. One [...]

Make the most of the match-making platform for Vitrum

Visitors can use this service to plan their business appointments by finding the exhibitors they are interested in, visiting and asking for an appointment at their stand.

The seminar to discover all the opportunities offered by the industry 4.0 plan to the italian market at Vitrum 2017

During the meeting, all the participants will receive a summary of the top incentives examined.

The Vitrum 2017 digital catalog is now available on line

As of today, it is possible to access the on-line catalog for the 20th edition of Vitrum, the biennial international trade show that will take place in Pavilions 5 and 7 of Fiera Milano Rho from October 3rd to 6th, 2017.

Visitor registration now open for Vitrum 2017

The 20th edition of Vitrum has been completely revamped and, in addition to the best the industry has to offer, it also includes a vast array of never-before-seen events and parallel activities, all of which add value to participation in the Fair.

International convention of glass industry associations: two days filled with meetings and discussions, ideas and opportunities

The first International Convention of Glass Industry Associations met in Murano (Venice) June 21st and 22nd, 2017, bringing together delegations from Italy, Germany, France, the UK, Spain, Poland, Russia, Australia, Brazil, Slovakia and the United States of America.

Positive sign for Vitrum 2017 bookings

Bookings, which opened just three months ago, are going very well for Vitrum 2017, trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass, glass and finished products for the industry.

Vitrum announces innovations for 2017

Expectations are on the rise for Vitrum 2017, the international exhibition that will open its doors on October 3rd, attracting the world of glass processing to Fiera Milano Rho.

Vitrum 2017: enthusiastically anticipated by an international audience

Promotion of Vitrum 2017 to international glass professionals began at Glasstec 2016 and continued at GlassBuild America 2016.
Excitement over the top innovations for the forthcoming edition was palpable.

Everything is ready for Vitrum 2017

On hand, in addition to the president and entire Vitrum Board of Directors, were the foremost members of the Italian and international trade press and the Italian and international glass industry associations.

Sale of Vitrum 2017 space is officially open

The organizational machine is gearing up for this new, exciting edition that will shine the spotlight on the multifaceted world of glass, with its innovations and products of excellence, in four days at Fiera Milano Rho designed to stimulate constructive conversation and mutual growth.

Official dates for Vitrum 2017

Leading industry players and glass companies from around the world will be at the Fiera Milano exhibition complex in Rho with their latest glass offerings for industry, construction, architecture, furniture, homes, and the pharmaceutical and automotive sectors.

Laura Biason new director of Vitrum and gimav

Laura Biason immediately began working sideby-side with former Director, Renata Gaffo, in all the areas required to manage these two key Italian glass industry organizations.

Exceptional historical finding now in milan museum thanks to Vitrum

This extensive project, which kept us busy for large part of the year working on a team with others, fits into this picture perfectly. For Vitrum this is a way of contributing to the beauty that our country can give to the world”.

Innovation, technology, architecture, design and culture: the buzz words at Vitrum 2015

The 19th edition of Vitrum, the Italian event focused on the world of glass, has ended today. 347 exhibitors occupying a net surface area of approxim. 20,000 sq. m displayed the most innovative products developed over the last few months to high-caliber industry professionals.

Technological innovation front and center at Vitrum 2015 today

The 30th A.T.I.V. Annual Conference titled “Advances in Glass Processes: Key innovation topics in hollow and flat glass”, organized by the Association of Italian Glass Technicians (A.T.I.V.) jointly with Vitrum and ITA (Italian Trade Agency), focused on the most sophisticated technology developed by glass specialists.

President Dino Zandonella necca inaugurates the 19th Vitrum show

The organization of this year’s Vitrum required a lot of teamwork that gave rise to joint initiatives, such asthe 30th ATIV Conference, the presentation of the projects developed by the Milan Polytechnic Universitystudents at the workshop promoted by Vitrum, a group stand dedicated to hollow glass showcasing Italy’sfinest production.

With the polytechnic of milan, Vitrum lends a hand to up-and-coming design talents

The workshop organized by Vitrum jointly with the Polytechnic University of Milan and led by Professor Giuseppe Andreoni from the Polytechnic has reached its final stages.

Frontier glass research on show at the “Glass. The great unexpected” exhibition

With its mission to promote meetings between producers and users of glass processing machinery and accessories from around the world, Vitrum is the foremost event of the year for the industry and lends standout visibility to the best of Made in Italy in a very international setting.

“Glass. The great unexpected” on show in milan

Glass in the past and future, both ancient and modern is finally the highlight of a large-scale exhibition designed to offer a broad overview of the use of glass in outstanding products. The event is being staged by Vitrum in cooperation with ITA (Italian Trade Agency).

The thousand faces of glass at Vitrum 2015: innovative technologies, design and architecture, history and culture

Vitrum 2015, the 19th international trade show dedicated to machinery, equipment and special productsfor glass processing, opens today.

Vitrum owns its spot among the top glass industry trade shows

Vitrum 2015 drew highly-qualified business contacts to exhibitors’ stands and corroborated signs of a slight market upturn. More and more, Vitrum is becoming known as an extremely technical event focused on the most innovative aspects of the glass processing industry – a specific emphasis that makes it very popular with exhibitors and visitors.

Matchmaking at Vitrum 2015

The International trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for glass processing– slated for 6-9 October at the Fiera Milano exhibition complex in Rho – will be providing additional support to help trade people organize their B2B meetings at the exhibition before it opens.

Vitrum 2015: on-line visitor registration opens

On-line registration for Vitrum 2015 has opened. This is a simple, quick way of visiting one of the leading exhibitions in the glass industry, which has a particularly rich line-up of new technologies, appointments and special events this year.

Italian hollow glass group participation in Vitrum 2015

Italian hollow glass processing machinery is recognized and appreciated throughout the world for the excellent performance it guarantees: sophisticated processing, the highest quality and efficiency make it possible to outstrip the competition on the international marketplace, scoring excellent results and once again demonstrating the strong export drive of the entire Italian glass industry.

Vitrum 2015: competitiveness and innovation, history and the future

Two days of meetings to clarify for journalists from around the world just how much Milan and Vitrum have to offer visitors and exhibitors at the forthcoming edition of the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment, and special products for glass processing, slated to take place October 6th to 9th, 2015 in the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition district.

Politecnico and Vitrum: a glass-cum-design workshop

Studying experimental courses and developing new opportunities for students and for companies in the sector: these are the goals of the collaboration between Vitrum – International trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for glass processing – and universities of excellence.

Vitrum 2015: ideas, technologies, applications and glass culture

Vitrum will be the perfect opportunity to present the main news in flat and hollow glass from across the five continents to the international business community. Trade people and visitors coming to Milan from all over the world can see the finest technologies for glass in industry, buildings, furniture and homeware, the pharmaceutical and automotive sectors, focusing in particular on the money and energy savings of these products.

Vitrum 2015: very special events give the exhibition pulling power

Vitrum always treats its exhibitors and visitors to special events which express the high-level of know how that can be found in glass design and production tradition, even from a cultural and technological perspective: children’s workshops, demonstrations by the Murano glass masters and works of art from leading historical collections.

Dino Zandonella necca is the new president of Vitrum

Dr. Ing. Dino Zandonella Necca served as Vice President of Vitrum last year, and is a long-time member of the Board of the firm that manages the Show.

Vitrum 2015 joins with a.t.i.v. for a day dedicated to innovation

This year, the partnership between Vitrum and A.T.I.V. is tighter than ever, to support and promote research activities in the glass arena. Just one reason why the XXX A.T.I.V. Conference is being held at Vitrum 2015, the international trade show dedicated to the leading glass industry enterprises, where technological superiority is one of its core themes.

Vitrum 2015: an increase in early registration of exhibitors

The world of glass is preparing for this must-attend event with curiosity and enthusiasm, as reflected in the numbers: comparing early data with that from the 2013 edition, the number of businesses registered jumped by about 35% with a 1000 sq. m increase in surface area requested.
At just 3 weeks from the opening of on-line registration, prospects are running high for the 19th Vitrum Show.

Exhibitor registration is now open for Vitrum 2015

Over the years, Vitrum has become an indisputable point of reference for a select audience with a keen interest in quality products, as evidenced by the most recent Vitrum shows where the industry’s top players from 28 different countries converged to participate and were joined by more than 20,000 eager visitors (more than 50% foreigners).

Official presentation of the 19th exhibition by newly appointed president Aldo Faccenda

During Glasstec 2014, the new management team organized a perfectly Italian Style event for the international press to illustrate the main themes of the 19th Vitrum (Biennial International Trade Show specialized in Machinery, Equipment and Systems for Flat, Bent and Hollow Glass and in Glass and Processed Products for Industry) slated for 6-9 October 2015 at the Fiera Milano exhibition complex in Rho.

Vitrum 2015

The international glass community will come together at the Fiera Milano Rho fair district in Milan from October 6-9, 2015.

Aldo Faccenda new president of Vitrum; Dino Zandonella necca and cinzia schiatti named vice presidents

Vice President of Vitrum since 2012, Aldo Faccenda takes the reins of Vitrum, confidently moving it forward along the path toward the 19th international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass; and glass and processed products for industry, set to take place in Milan from October 6th to 9th, 2015.

Dino Fenzi

23 September 2014 Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group's President, President of Vitrum and Honorary President of Gimav, has passed away this night. A great pain, personal and professional, to all those who knew him. “Our Association has lost one of its founding members, but above all a great friend, who for over thirty years has dedicated [...]

Vitrum sponsors the 12th esg conference

Many editions of the Italian event dedicated to the glass industry featured special initiatives capable of promoting, in an international context, the distinctive blend of artistic, artisan and technological knowhow typical of Italian-made excellence, in the true spirit of Gimav.

Official dates for Vitrum 2015

The year 2015 will be an important one for Italy: Expo 2015 will place the international spotlight on Milan which will be welcoming millions of visitors eager to discover and appreciate the finest offerings from Italy and around the world in a unique setting.

Positive outcome for the 18th Vitrum

A net exhibition area of about 20,000 sq.m, 70% occupied by Italian companies, hosted 349 exhibitors from 28 countries. Although the numbers were slightly down from the previous exhibition, the big industry players were present at Vitrum as always. Exhibitors came mainly from Italy, China and Germany, followed by Spain and the United Kingdom.

Vitrum 2013: visitor online registration opens

Online registration to Vitrum 2013 opens at the end of June. This is a simple and time-saving way to visit one of the leading glass industry exhibitions and not miss out on excellent business opportunities by meeting the world’s main players in the glass sector.

Vitrum offers the international press a preview

It is traditional for Vitrum, in its ‘on’ years, to reveal the latest industry innovations at an event for the international trade press.

The creative genius of alfa romeo at Vitrum 2013

This year Vitrum will offer new and returning visitors from all over the world an additional opportunity to feel and touch made-in-Italy excellence in a way that is extremely unusual for glass industry trade shows such as ours and therefore even more emotionally striking.”

Ars murano

ARS MURANO was founded in 1982 by Roberto Cammozzo, Elio Raffaeli and Renzo Vianello.
The three partners have different backgrounds but they all previously collaborated with the famous artist Livio Seguso, whose influence proved fundamental in their training.

Vitrum 2013

Vitrum 2013, a complete showcase of the latest technologies developed by companies from the world over, reasserts its success as an ever-growing event that is eagerly anticipated by trade professionals. Vitrum, in fact, succeeded in attracting a healthy attendance even during the tumultuous years the world economy has been experiencing by drawing ever larger numbers of foreign professionals interested in the premium quality of the offerings on display.

Vitrum 2013: a sneak preview of what’s new in the 18th Vitrum show

Vitrum 2013, a complete showcase of the latest technologies developed by companies from the world over, reasserts its success as an ever-growing event that is eagerly anticipated by trade professionals. Vitrum, in fact, succeeded in attracting a healthy attendance even during the tumultuous years the world economy has been experiencing by drawing ever larger numbers of foreign professionals interested in the premium quality of the
offerings on display.

Vitrum gourmet festival 2011

In Milan the art of glass processing meets the culinary art of Italian cuisine
Seven Michelin stars will light up the Vitrum Gourmet Festival — 4 chefs whose talent has been rewarded multiple times with the most prestigious and coveted international awards, will be the stars in an appetizing event for visitors at Vitrum 2011.

Vitrum 2011

June 2011 VITRUM 2011 Milan will be the venue for the 17th biennial International trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass; glass and finished products for the industry from 26 to 29 October 2011. An eagerly awaited event for trade professionals and international buyers alike, Vitrum 2011 [...]

Vitrum 2011 offers on-line pre-registration

Taking part in Vitrum 2011 has become even easier. You can pre-register on-line to visit the 17th international trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass, glass and finished products for the industry – staged in Milan from October 26 to October 29, 2011.