Giuseppe Carucci, Flowserve, Jacqueline Onditi, Flowserve, Italy
For Mr. Carucci it is the first visit to the Valve World Expo, Ms. Onditi is already experienced for many years. Ms Onditi sees a clear development among the exhibitors at the fair: "In the past, especially at times when the venue was still Maastricht, there were almost exclusively companies that matched the core theme of valves and fittings to deal with automation, for example. " The observation is to be interpreted positively, because both work in the field of automation and can thereby make many appointments.
Odd Agotnes, OA Valves AS, Norway
Mr. Agotnes has been in town since Sunday and was already able to get to know Düsseldorf better and better. Not only the stay at the Valve World Expo is an regular highlight for the Norwegian, but he also likes Germany. The former Sales Manager has been in business for thirty years. He says: "In my long career many solid relationships have developed. I am actually retired, but I could not stop working, that is why I am self-employed as a consultant." As the times change, he explains: "Compared to other industries, our business is not changing fast - the change is modest. Yet automation is a key challenge."
Celine Salvado, Marketing Manager, Tecofi - Valve Designer, France
Ms. Salvado states the Valve World Expo is one of the many shows that the French manufacturer Tecofi completes every time: "Our company's success is based on 60% export share and we are often on the road to showcase our products. We are a manufacturer of industrial valves and design, produce and market a full line of valves, valves and fittings for all types of industries." Compared to many other fairs, the Valve World Expo stands out above all for its international orientation. This is very important, as Ms. Salvado asks: "Increasing our visibility and making the brand well known is a high priority for us, where does it work better?"
More valves to explore in hall 5.