The global electrical manufacturing industry gathers at the new CWIEME exhibition in Istanbul

Electronics EventsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 3/2015

The premiere edition of the international exhibition dedicated to electrical manufacturing CWIEME Istanbul is to be held from 18 to 20th November this year. The show will present novelties the fields of coil winding, electric motor and transformer manufacturing technologies.
CWIEME Istanbul is expected to gather electrical designers, engineers, buyers and decision-makers for the first time at the Istanbul Expo Center, next to the Ataturk International Airport.

Expectations for the first edition
The organizers of the CWIEME exhibition series i2i Events Group are expecting visitors from across the Middle East, North Africa, continental Europe, the Balkans and CIS countries and more than 100 exhibitor companies. Products on show will include materials (electrical steels, permanent magnets, resins, oils and coatings), components (wires, connectors, relays, motors), machinery (winding and welding equipment), and services (IT, test and measurement, contract manufacturing, maintenance and repairs).

CWIEME will become one of the most important new platforms for bringing suppliers and manufacturers together, the organizers believe The show will not only let exhibitors meet their current clients and inform them about the latest news in the industry but also create opportunities for the participants to create new business contacts with companies from central Asian and North African countries.

New opportunities for exhibitors
The show will present world’s newest technologies and solutions in the field of electrical manufacturing welcoming visitors and exhibitors - both domestic and international - to its first edition. It will help exhibitors meet potential customers, share ideas, start new business relationships and explore new markets.

CWIEME Istanbul will be the only exhibition in the region to cater directly to the needs of electric motor, generator, transformer and appliance manufacturers.

Turkey as a major international hub in electrical manufacturing
In recent years Turkey has become a major international hub for transformer manufacturing - 15% of Turkey’s electrical machinery exports are from the transformer, electric motor and generator sectors.

”The recent growth we’ve seen in the electrical manufacturing sector, not just in Turkey but across the entire region, presents an ideal opportunity for us to help manufacturers and suppliers come together in a proven, successful format as these markets continue to develop,” Haf Cennydd, portfolio director at i2i Events Group, said.

Extensive parallel events program
Like all other exhibitions in the CWIEME portfolio, CWIEME Istanbul will not only be an occasion to meet with leading suppliers, but to keep up to date will all the latest market and technical developments. The CWIEME Connect Theatre will host a free-to-attend program of seminars focusing on increasing energy and manufacturing efficiency and the technical challenges it brings, as well as growth opportunities in the renewable energy sector, and design innovations in EV and hybrid technology.

Expert speakers will include Safinaz Aybar, product and technology innovation manager at Alstom; Josefin Berg, senior analyst, IHS Technology; Dr. Faical Turki, head of R&D at Vahle; Hakan Gedik, head of R&D for industrial motors at Arcelik; Flavio Mauri, transformer expert at Enel Distribuzion; and Prof. Nejat Tuncay, dean of the engineering faculty at Turkey’s Okan University and a specialist in e-mobility design and technology.