Post Show Report Mir Stekla 2019

24 / 04 / 2019

21st International Exhibition for Glass Products, Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing Technology

Mir Stekla ran within the Russian Construction Week concurrently with a new international exhibition for building and finishing materials and technologies RosBuild 2019.

Dates: 25 April 2019

Venue: Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow

Organised by Expocentre AO

Supported by Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade

Auspices of Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Assisted by Russian Union of Designers, Russian Glass Union, National Association of Construction Industry Participants

Exhibition area: 11,000 sq m

Exhibitors: 219 companies, among them 51 newcomers

Countries: 22

International pavilions: China, Italy

Foreign exhibitors: Bystronic Glass, Bottero, Helga Trading und Service GmbH, Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH, BDF Industries, Heye International GmbH, Mountain Glass Technology Co. Ltd, Glaston, Sklostroj Turnov CZ s.r.o., EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen GmbH, Ross Europa GmbH, Waltec Maschinen GmbH,  Antonini SRL, Italcarrelli, Lahti Glass Technology, SEFPRO (SEPR), Omco, Glass Service a.s., etc.; newcomers: Best Makina, SKC Karbon Sanayi, Teknika Makina Kalip San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. (Plunco), Sogelub S.A., IPROTec GmbH, Rothstein Metallfrdergurte Gmhh & Co. KG, ECI European Chemical Industries, ADI s.r.l., All Glass s.r.l., BHT s.r.l., Glass Company s.r.l., Hanci Technology Co., Ltd, Print-Glass, etc.

Russian exhibitors: Yta, Glass Pro, KAMI, Inmarket, Bigprinter, Retservice, Salavatsteklo, Saratovstroysteklo, Stanki Mira, Sky Technology, Steklo-Gaz NPC, Simvol Glass Plant, Steklopack, Stromizmeritel, Podolsk Refractories, Tekhno-Grafika, Fuchs Oil, etc.; newcomers: Atlantic ST, Glav Sorbent, Dominanta, Magnus, Research Institute of Glass, Technology Pro, Point Techno, Tunnel Technologies, Tri T Group, etc. 

Types of products on display: state-of-the-art equipment and technology, tools, and auxiliary equipment for glass production, processing and decoration, measurement equipment and software, art glass, etc.

Show Novelties

SmartGlas PRIMER & PROTECT from HQ Glas GmbH (Germany). It is a corrosion protection system against destructive environmental effects.  

The visitors got consultation of skilled professionals of Avic Special Glass Technology Co., Ltd. (China) manufacturing and processing different kinds of glass: nonreflecting, ultra-thin, extra-toughened, bullet-resistant glass and glass containers.

Print-Glass presented a range of high quality ceramic and thermoplastic paints meant to decorate glass using different techniques. The paint can be used for sheet, automotive, bent, and bottle glass.

PPG showed technology for glass painting using SELEMIX coating systems. This coating system was used for coating of The Shard skyscraper glazing in London.    

The Expocentre for Counterfeit-Free Exhibitions Project was carried out online.

Supporting events (29)

2nd International Forum on Translucent Structures. Windows. Facades   organised by the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Committee on Entrepreneurship in the Construction Sector, Committee on Technical Regulation, Standardization and Conformity Assessment of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Russian Union of Designers, Russian Glass Union, National Association of Construction Industry Participants (NOSI), Agency of Innovative Strategic Technologies (AIST), and Expocentre AO

18th Forum for Directors of Small and Medium Enterprises "Furniture as Business" organised by Imperia and Expocentre AO. This year the forum participants were CEOs of furniture companies and glass making enterprises interested in selling glass and equipment to furniture manufacturers. The forum featured a matchmaking session aimed at making contacts and development of collaboration between glass makers and furniture manufacturers.

3rd Russian Conference "World of Glass 2019" organised by Imperia and Expocentre AO included the issues devoted to the current state of the furniture market and increase in supplies of glass products. The participants were CEOs of major companies and associations and industry thought leaders.

Over 50 speakers from 12 countries took part in supporting events. The speakers touched upon the most relevant aspects of the glass industry and its future development in 2020. Many participants had business meetings, found partners and generated new sales leads. 

To learn more about the event programme, please, go here>>.


"The co-location of one of the world's largest glass trade shows, Mir Stekla 2019, with RosBuild 2019 and other related events can become a successful tool for closer cooperation of architects, designers, engineers, builders and developers with manufacturers of building materials, Russian federal and regional authorities for promotion of new Russian developments in the domestic market. It will also help to boost the development of the housing construction in Russia."

Aleksandr Loschenko, President of the National Association of Construction Industry Participants

"Over the recent years, the glass industry has become one of the leaders in the construction materials sector. The industry's production capacity allows us to handle almost every type of challenge in the sphere of architecture and construction and meet the highest requirements for quality and characteristics, including those set by national projects."

Vadim Ryzhov, Chairman of the Presidium of the Russian Glass Union  

The exhibitors and industry professionals highly appreciated Mir Stekla 2019 and emphasized its practical value for development of the Russian glass industry. Visitor attendance amounted to 9,686 people, 94% of them were trade visitors.

The next 22nd edition of the Mir Stekla international exhibition will run at Expocentre Fairgrounds,


Press Service, Expocentre AO



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