MAFEX coordinated the participation of 53 Spanish companies, occupying an area of 2.730 m2, in the tenth edition of Innotrans.
Mafex, once again, supported by ICEX Spain, Exports and Investment, participated, from September 23rd to 26th 2014, in the world known fair Innotrans.
Numerous innovations and services prepared to face the future of rail traffic were presented at the event which gathered 139,000 visitors from over 140 countries. The present edition of this biennial fair had a total of 2,500 exhibitors from 40 countries, including Spain, which held a total of 2,730 m2 with 53 exhibitors from the Association.
As part of this broad representation, Mafex organized in its stand a series different visits and events such as the visit of the Minister of Public Works and Transport of Spain, Mrs. Ana Pastor, and the Presidents of Renfe and Adif, railway operator and administrator for the Spanish infrastructure, respectively. Also, the stand of Mafex hosted a meeting organized by ICEX Spain Exports and Investment which was attended by various international railway responsibles.
First order innovations in all rail segments
The common denominator that characterizes the Spanish rail industry is the commitment to R + D + i and the variety and breadth of its services in areas such as management and execution of major works and railway construction. Changes which were very well received at this edition of the world known fair. Undoubtedly, this event is key to present in detail the solutions provided by the Spanish industry to the global market. Also, it serves as an instrument to drive new business opportunities and collaboration with industry professionals, railway administrations and companies from all over the world. In this sense, Mafex is already working on the participation of the Spanish industry at InnoTrans 2016.
Mafex, present at the APTA fair in USA
Weeks after Innotrans, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) organized from October 13th to 15th, the most important fair celebrated in the United States. This event, which is celebrated every three years and was held in Houston, was the perfect opportunity for Mafex to establish alliances with various agencies and state/federal organisms involved in passengers and freight transport that promote different rail projects in the United States.
Spain is an indisputable leader in public transport and national companies stand out widely in the fields of consulting, engineering, construction and/or equipment. This is why the Spanish railway industry took the opportunity to present its major technological developments to the US market, which is known to be under expansion and with attractive high-speed projects, as well as an urban transport portfolio