EMO is an initiative of, and under the auspices of, the Comité de coopération des industries de la machine-outil, or CECIMO (European Machine Tool Industry Association). The Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (English: German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), or VDW, is responsible for the organization of the trade show when in Hanover, while UCIMU, the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Robots, Automation Systems and ancillary products (NC, tools, components, accessories) manages the Milan show.
The show covers the spectrum of metalworking technologies, such as cutting, splitting, milling, and forming machine tools, manufacturing systems, precision tools, automated material flow, computer technology, industrial electronics, and accessories.
End-of-Show Report on EMO Hannover 2013
EMO Hannover 2013 – the leading international trade fair for the machine tool industry – came to a successful close on Saturday, 21 September. "This year's EMO raised the bar in all areas", remarked EMO General Commissioner Carl Martin Welcker at the end of the fair in Hannover. "With more visitors, more business and more international drawing power, this EMO has proven even more successful than last time around, impressively underscoring the event's status as the world's premier trade fair for the international metalworking industry," he said. From 16 to 21 September, over 2,100 exhibitors from 43 different countries were on hand in Hannover to showcase their innovations to industrial users from around the world under the event's keynote slogan of 'Intelligence in Production'.