New products, innovations in the welding industry and valuable knowledge at Weldex!

Weldex, the largest in Russia international exhibition of welding materials, equipment and technologies in terms of the number of participants and visitors, runs on October 11-14, 2022 in Hall 8, Pavilion 2, Crocus Expo, Moscow.

Within 4 days, more than 100 leading manufacturers and suppliers from Russia, Belarus, China, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Germany and the Czech Republic will present their best solutions in the following product groups:

  • equipment and materials for welding
  • metal cutting equipment
  • industrial robots
  • equipment and materials for applying protective and hardening coatings
  • technologies for quality control of welded joints
  • tools and fixtures for welding
  • means for individual and collective protection during welding
  • edging equipment
  • soldering equipment
  • technical gases

New exhibition section - Fastenex

One of the pleasant surprises that await visitors at the exhibition this year is a completely new section of fasteners, hardware and tools. The section will be represented by international companies, including BSC corporation, HEBEI FUAO FASTENER MANUFACTURING CO. LTD, Jiaxing Chinafar Standard Parts Co. LTD, FASTO INDUSTRIAL CO. LIMITED, Hebei Chengyi Engineering Materials Co. LTD, HEBEI YUETONG FASTENERS MANUFACTURING CO. LTD, ANHUI CHITONG HARDWARE TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD, etc.

It will be possible to get acquainted with a wide range of nuts, bolts, anchors, rods, washers, rivets, self-tapping screws, screws, tools and many other fasteners at the exhibitors’ stands of the section.

Among the new products that the companies will present at the exhibition are fasteners and hardware used in solar energy, through-hole anchor with complex threaded bolts in cracked concrete, G-clamp, hex head screw, double-threaded drywall screw and much more.

Weldex exhibition is 4 days of efficient communication and business negotiations with top managers of supplier companies

You will find a large-scale exposition of new products and high-tech solutions from such leading companies and brands as: Abinsk Electrometallurgical Plant, VECTOR GROUP, Samara Welding Group, DeltaSvar, GOODEL Welding Materials Plant, Keramax, Metallstroysnab, RUTECTOR, TENA, Cherepovets Welding Materials Plant, ALLOY, Castolin Eutectic, Cebora, ESVA, Fubag, LASSARD, MAGMAWELD, Megmeet, Messer Cutting Systems, etc.

More than a third of companies are new exhibitors

Among the new companies are APS Expert, NPO Inverter, ASKUE Systems, OTS, Vyborg, DonElectroIntel, Electro Intel, Fine Electrowerktsoyge, GOODEL, GREENS, TETA, Megmit Welding, PK Istochnik, Plakart, Pride Avtomatiks, RITM, SELMA, SOLID, Technograv, Trilobit, Velitul and others.

First-hand knowledge and market trends at business program events

The rich exposition of the exhibition is accompanied by a program of conferences, sessions, discussions on topical issues.

On October 11, a marathon of business events at the exhibition opens with a strategic session "Welding materials, equipment and technologies market: localization and development strategy of the domestic market."

The key topics of the session:

  • Market analytics: pandemic, sanctions, exit of companies from the Russian market. Review of the market of welding materials and equipment.
  • Government support for the industry
  • Localization: strategy for the domestic market development
  • Challenges and opportunities: focus on China or technological independence?
  • Logistics challenges: disruption of supply chains, problems with the delivery of spare parts and components, parallel imports

The session will be moderated by Evgenia Dmitrieva, Executive Director, ITS Energo LLC.

The first day of the exhibition will be continued by the All-Russian Meeting of Welding Specialists, dedicated to the problems of the welding industry in the Russian Federation and ways to solve them. The meeting will be chaired by Yuri Podkopaev, President of the Moscow Intersectoral Association of Chief Welders (MMAGS).

Find out what technologies of welding production are currently leading and on demand, what equipment, materials and solutions have already been developed and implemented by Russian manufacturers during the period of sanctions, where and when it is worth investing in order to optimize production processes and answers to many other questions can be found at the practical session "Technological development of welding production under sanctions: promising areas and areas of application”. Experience of leading enterprises. Experts will share their developments and experience in implementing technologies in existing and established processes.

Experts from Keramax, Metal Structures Plant MAMI LLC, ITS-Engineering LLC and many others are among the speakers.

October 12 will be the day of robotization and aluminum welding. From 11:00 to 15:00, the VI Scientific and Practical Conference on Aluminum Welding "New in welding, cutting, surfacing in the production of aluminum and aluminum alloy products" will run.

Recognized experts from RM Rail, Central Research Institute of KM Prometey, CJSC Cheboksary Enterprise Sespel, S7 Space, Arkonik Russia/SMZ, Moscow Polytech, Avial LLC and others will share their experience and valuable knowledge.

The moderator will be Elena Asanova, Director for Coordination and Market Interaction, Aluminum Association.

The co-organizer of the event is the Aluminum Association.

The second day of the exhibition will be completed by the session "Robotization of welding production", which will discuss the implementation of projects for robotization of welding, possible difficulties and ways to solve them, the prospects for the Russian market of industrial welding robotics, the supply of robots, spare parts and technical support during global changes, domestic robot manufacturers, the choice of welding robot from the Asian region as the trend of the current economic situation. The session will end with a discussion on the important topic “Robotics: hype or a real need?”.

The co-organizer of the event is NAURR (National Association of Robotics Market Participants).

On October 13, on the third day of the exhibition, unique applied master classes of the welder's school will run. Visitors will be able to learn what's new in the standardization and certification of welding services, how to weld weather-resistant steels of increased strength, which welding consumables are effective in welding high-strength steels, and what specific features you should pay attention to when welding dissimilar materials.

Experienced speakers are ready to share their knowledge and reveal secrets to upgrade the target audience and increase the competence of the professional community.

The co-organizer of the event is ARSS (Association of the Steel Construction Development).

On October 14, a bright awarding ceremony for the Weldex 2022 exhibitors will run in the exhibition conference hall. The entrance to the ceremony is free.

Sparking bright - annual professional competitions of the Weldex exhibition

On October 11 and 12, 2022, the annual professional competitions "Best Professional Welder", "Best Young Welder", "Best Engineer (Scientist) in Welding" and the "Women in Welding" competency competition will run right at the exhibition.

Specialists not only from Russia, but also from Belarus will take part in the competitions. Moscow and the Moscow Region, the Republic of Tatarstan, Novy Urengoy, Saratov Region, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg, Stavropol Region, Novosibirsk, Smolensk Region, Lipetsk and many others are among the Russian regions and cities represented by the participants of the competition.

The participants of the competition are real professionals from Tatneft PJSC Bugulma Mechanical Plant, Monastyrikha Chemical Plant LLC, Stavrolen LLC, Sergiev Posad College, Stupino Technical School named after A.T. Tumanov ", JSC "STAL-MOST-KONSTRUKTSIYA", JSC "Mosvodokanal", OOO "VolgaHydro", GAPOU MO "Professional College "Moskovia" SP. in Kashira, PJSC "Novosibirsk Plant of Chemical Concentrates" (NCCP), LLC "NPO" Passat", GBPOU College of Architecture, Design and Reengineering No. 26 (GBPOU "26 KADR") and many others.

The results of the competitions will be announced at the awarding ceremony on October 13, 2022 at 16:00. The entrance at the ceremony is free. The competition will run with the support of JSC NPF ITS, Technological Center TENA LLC and ARGON LLC.

The co-organizer of the competitions is MMAGS, ELSVAR.

Weldex 2022 official support

Weldex 2022 will be held with the official support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Department of Investment and Industrial Policy of the City of Moscow, the Ministry of Investments, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, the Representative Office of the Governor and the Government of the Leningrad Region under the Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Moscow Intersectoral Association of Chief Welders.

General information partner: Magazine "Welding production", publishing house "Technology of mechanical engineering" General multimedia partner: Portal / Magazine "Mediapaluba" General partner of the exhibition: ELSVAR

General industry media partners: Association of Steel Construction Development (ARSS), Association of Metalworking Enterprises (AMP), National Association of Robotics Market Participants (NAURR).

Informational support will be provided by: Aluminum Association, Association of Pipeline Systems Manufacturers, Alliance of Welders, Journal / Portal "Territory Neftegaz", RIC "Technosfera" (Magazines "Stankoinstrument", "Electronics", "Photonics"), Magazine "Industrial Pages", Magazine / Portal "Korabel.ru", Portal "Shipbuilding Info", Industry Information Agency "Energy News", Magazine "Electrical Engineering Market", Specialized Industry Internet Portal "Marketelectro.ru", Magazine / Portal "Websvarka", Magazine "Rhythm of Mechanical Engineering", Magazine "Additive technologies", International portal "Discover a new Russia!" and others.