Nearly 1000 visitors from South America’s glass industry attended the recent Glassman South America event.
The free-to-attend exhibition and conference devoted to the container glass industry attracted visitors from throughout the continent.
The majority of visitors to the Buenos Aires show were from Argentina, with domestic manufacturers Cattorini, Rigolleau, O-I, Verallia Argentina and Coop de Trabajo Cristal Avellaneda all sending delegations of staff to the show.
There were also visitors from Verallia, CristalChile and CristalToro of Chile; O-I, Heinz Glass, Envisac and Compañía Peruana de Vidrio of Peru; as well as a number of Brazilan glassmakers in attendance.
Exhibitor Luis Zertuche, Sales and Marketing Director of Mexican group Fama, said: “It has been a very enriching experience for the entire FAMA team and we are sure very good things will happen for our business from this fair.”
Stuart Hakes, Managing Director of FIC UK, said: “Its been important to be in Argentina and see old customers that perhaps we’ve lost touch with, such as Rigolleau, Cattorini, and CristalChile, all of whom have visited our stand, plus a few new companies.
“It’s been the best South American show we’ve had. All credit to the organisers.”