From March 11 to 14, 2013, Forum Pavilion of Expocentre Fairgrounds will host the 17th edition of the International Specialized Exhibition for Paints and Varnishes – Interlakokraska’2013. The event is organized by Expocentre ZAO and runs under the auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Moscow City Government.
The exhibition is supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, its organization is assisted by the Russian Union of Chemists, the Mendeleev Russian Chemical Society, and the Centrlak Association.
To confirm the high level of the exhibition, it was awarded with the labels of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and RUEF – the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs.
Over 200companies from 20 countries will take part in the exhibition: Austria, Belgium, Byelorussia, China, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and others.
Germany, China and the Czech Republic will present their national expositions.
The most well-known non-Russian participants are Bayer, BASF, Du Pont, BYK, Eckart, Oliver y Batlle, Netzsch, Wilhelm Niemann, Fluid Management, Jotun, Eisenmann, Evonik, Omya, Merck, and others.
The exhibition space of over 4,000 net sq m will traditionally accommodate a whole range of pains and varnishes: oil, acrylic, water dispersive, alkyd paint materials; powder materials and coatings; specialty paints; raw materials for all types of paint: pigments, solvers, fillers, film-forming agents, stabilizers, additives; production and treatment equipment; laboratory and auxiliary equipment; new technologies and research; packaging.
The main topics of 2013 are environmental safety, reduction of volatile organic solvents; new formulas that allow decreasing the price of the product without decreasing its quality.
The exhibition will feature the 7th edition of the International Specialized Salon for Surface Treatment and Antirust Protection, and the Salon for Special Coatings.
The exhibition incorporates a series of accompanying events such as the International Paints and Varnishes Forum, presentations of exhibiting companies, competitions for The Best Paints and Varnishes, and The Successful Promotion of Quality Products.