Exhibition of Testing & Control: 79% of visitors are potential buyers


The 13th International Exhibition of Testing and Measuring Equipment Testing & Control was successfully held in Moscow on 25-27 October 2016. The event was organised by ITE Group, a leading provider of exhibition services in the Russian market.

Over the years, the Testing & Control exhibition has earned the reputation of the largest exhibition of testing and measuring equipment in terms of the number of participants and visitors, presenting a top-quality exposition and a variety of all-new products every year. This year, 102 companies from eight countries took part in the exhibition. Twenty one of them were new exhibitors. Within three days, 10,237 people visited the Testing & Control exhibition. The total area of the exhibition exceeded 3,200 sq. m.

The opening ceremony was attended by: Sergey Emelyanov, Director of the Department of Aviation Industry of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Dmitry Kuznetsov, Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in Technical Regulation, Standardisation and Uniformity of Measurements of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Oleg Aleksandrov, Head of the Department of Metrological Support and Development of Experimental and Testing Base of Roscosmos State Space Corporation; Evgeny Lazarenko, Deputy Head of the Department of Metrology of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology; Vladimir Agupov, Deputy Director for Quality, Tupolev PJSC; and other honored guests.

The Testing & Control exhibition was held at a single site with seven other industrial exhibitions: Mashex Moscow, PCVExpo, Power Electronics, ExpoCoating Moscow, Heat&Power, NDT Russia and FastTec. Eight exhibitions running at the same time made it possible to bring together over 618 exhibits from 22 countries. The total number of unique visitors to the eight exhibitions exceeded 15,800 people.

Exhibitors of Testing & Control 2016 traditionally presented a wide range of ultra-modern equipment, systems and technologies in data collection, analysis and processing and product testing. World leading manufacturers of testing, control and measuring equipment — Kistler, Verder Scientific and Vibration Research — displayed their expositions for the first time.

The stand of OSTEC presented to professionals an innovative eyepieceless stereo microscope. CRYOSYSTEMS Group presented oil-free vacuum ion pumps NMDK designed for achieving ultra-high vacuum in vacuum systems, which also have an affordable price. MILLAB presented at the exhibition Nabertherm furnaces ideal for most processes associated with burning off organic binders and sintering ceramics. SARGOSM presented new manual mass comparators Cubis® MCM. They are the first devices in the market, which combine the high level of technical and metrological characteristics with integrated workflow management system and strict adherence to recommendations of the International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML). BLM Synergy - the exclusive representative of Pfeiffer Vacuum (Germany) in Russia and the CIS countries - offered to professionals a complete line of Pfeiffer Vacuum products, from vacuum pumps to seal control systems and helium recovery system.

The key business event of Testing & Control 2016 was the second All-Russian Scientific and Technical Conference on “Current State of Methods, Tools and Metrological Support of Experiments, Testing and Operation of Aviation, Space and Rocket Engineering Products”. Within two days, 290 professionals in aviation, space and rocket engineering visited the conference.

The main topics of discussion were the following:

  • Methods and tools for measurement, testing and operation of aviation products;
  • Methods and tools for measurement, testing and operation of space products;
  • Automation of experimental research and tests of aviation and space technology in the import substitution context;
  • Metrology and standardisation. Metrological support to testing aviation and space technology.

The conference was held with the organisational support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (ROSSTANDART) and Roscosmos State Space Corporation. Four conference sections were co-organised by: Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Engine Engineering (CIAM) FSUE, Roscosmos State Space Corporation, Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) National Research University and All-Russian Research Institute of Metrological Service (VNIIMS) FSUE.

Seminars by companies, such as Ivservice, National Instruments, Vibration Research, Brooker, Vitek, Dipaul, Octava+ Company, Melytec, OSTEC-Electro, Santek 2 and Sensor Systems were successfully held in the presentation zone.

In 2017, the 14th International Exhibition of Testing and Measuring Equipment Testing & Control will be held in Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center in Moscow on 24-26 October.

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