GiS 2021 Piacenza (Italy) Show Review


The biggest European event, dedicated to the users of cranes, mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, telehandlers, forklift trucks, overhead travelling cranes, port & industrial handling equipment and heavy transport vehicles

Sharing the latest news and solutions dedicated to the lifting and transport sector.

OMFB Spa joined a further 428 Exhibitors at this year’s show, exhibiting OMFB Hydraulic products including the Variable Flow Piston Pump alongside Gear Pump and Piston Pump Ranges. Also on stand were VBR Valves part of the OMFB Group.

The 2021 edition of GIS closed with record-breaking figures: over 11,400 visitors and more than 428 exhibitors from all over the world with an average of about 4,000 qualified visitors per day, GIS (the three-day event dedicated to lifting, industrial and port handling equipment and heavy transport vehicles) recorded an increase of 26% and confirmed itself as the biggest European exhibition for the above industry sectors. Piacenza (Italy). The Eighth edition of GIS closed on Saturday 9th October with record figures of exhibitors and visitors, a fact which is now confirming the Piacenza show as the biggest exhibition in Europe dedicated to the relevant industry. The success achieved in terms of number and quality of visitors confirms the added value of focusing on trade fairs as an opportunity to showcase the excellence of the industry and to create moments of constructive confrontation, relationships and commercial cooperation’s. The seventh edition of GIS has actually registered over 11,400 certified visitors coming from Italy, with a high increase of industry operators from all over the world. It’s worth underlining the highly qualified profile of the people who visited GIS, composed almost entirely by industry professionals: most of them were also potential buyers of the equipment on display at GIS, which now represents the ideal location to meet, in one place, the excellence of the “Made in Italy” and the most important players at a global level. The number of exhibitors has exceeded 400 (at the 2019 edition they were 359, with a growth of 20%), with a significant presence of international companies that have seen in the GIS show a unique opportunity to make themselves known by the Italian and European markets.