NAMPO SOUTH AFRICA: FIRST EXPERIENCE OF UMBRIA EXPORT – AGRIMECH WITH ITALIAN SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
For The Italian South African Chamber of Trade & Industries, May has been a very busy month; after the La Spezia Chamber of Commerce delegation, and the Business Breakfast in Cape Town was the time for Umbria Export to arrive on the continent.
A delegation of seven companies from Umbria arrived in Bothaville, Free State, to participate at the Nampo.
Nampo is the International Agricultural Exhibition which is held from the 14th -17th May in the Free State in South Africa.
The fair Nampo is the largest exhibition of agricultural machinery exhibiting in austral hemisphere and each year attracts around 70,000 employees in the sector from all over the world and more than 600 exhibitors spread over 24 hectares of land, 80 acres are used for addition to area of demonstration of the machinery.
The companies that participated in this event are part of Agrimech, who are a consortium of companies that belong to the agricultural sector.
The central Italian region of Umbria boasts- long standing and highly specialized entrepreneurial expertise. This includes a number of companies in the agricultural mechanics industry. The network Umbria – Agrimech – Agricultural Mechanics and Technology was promoted by Confindustria Perugia with the aim to further increase foreign market penetration by the companies involved. The network has chosen Umbria export as its general representative with the Italian and foreign national and local entities which can help achieve this goal
The President of Confindustria Umbria Fiorenzo Luchetti and the director of Agrimech Enzo Faloci, had the privilege and opportunity during their visit to South Africa, to meet with the Italian Embassy in Pretoria.
The Italian- South African Chamber of Trade & Industries, Italian Embassy and Umbria Export have taken steps in creating a significant relationship and are looking forward to a partnership that creates the ability to work cohesively with their exciting projects in the future.
The companies that participated in this event are:
Dondi: it specializes in production of rotary ditchers for digging drainage and/or irrigation canals. In this particular field, dondi exports its machines to some 70 different countries and holds over 80% of the global markets. http://www.dondinet.it/
Erreppi: was founded in 1976 and produces innovative, versatile and economic agricultural equipment and machinery such as power take-off driven trailers for motorcultivators and motorhoes. http://www.erreppi.com/en/who/
Faza: has been an italian and global market leader for over 30 years. It produces agricultural machines for soil preparation, fertilization, hay making and farming. http://www.fazasrl.com/index_inglese.htm
Giunti: production of a wide range of equipment for traditional rain irrigation such as steel pipes and accessories to automatic hose-reel machines and motor pumps unit. Morover production of components for localized irrigation such as tapes to filters for drip irrigation and accessories. http://www.giuntispa.it/
Grigi group: offers a comprehensive range of feed and specialized zootechnics and pet food. http://www.grigi.it/
Nardi: sold in Italy the first reversible plow, production has moved on since then to the company latest article, a plow specifically designed for use on land in danger of desertification. http://www.grupponardi.it/home.cfm?lang=it
Spapperi: was established in the late 1970s as a metalworking company specialized in innovative machinery for tobacco cultivation. http://www.spapperi.it/Tifermech: has been designing and building backhoes, boom mowers and mini diggers since 1979. The passion of their personnell, experience of their technical staff and outstanding quality of the materials they use, have let them to become one of the leading companies in the production of backhoes and boom mowers.