From October 9 to October 12, the main event of the Russian agricultural industry thundered in Moscow - the largest in Russia international specialized exhibition of agricultural machinery and equipment AGROSALON 2018!
For four days on an area of 64 531 square meters. m. leading manufacturers from 34 countries demonstrated the latest global agricultural machinery and the latest technical solutions in the field of bioenergy and agribusiness management systems.
The exhibition was attended by 637 companies from Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Denmark, Hungary, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, India, Jordan, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, China, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, Russia, Romania, Serbia, USA, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland and South Korea.
The huge potential of the Russian market led to the high interest of foreign partners, due to which the National Pavilions of Germany, Italy and China were organized.
The event celebrated its 10th anniversary and presented more than 4 thousand exhibits, including 694 models of machinery and equipment.
The exhibition's exposition covered all areas of agricultural machinery: tractors, combines, machines for tillage and sowing, for harvesting, fodder harvesting and plant protection, as well as accessories and much more.
125 delegations of professionals from all over Russia and the CIS countries and 10 foreign delegations arrived to plunge into the future of the world agro-industrial complex. In total, the exhibition was visited by 33 agricultural specialists who appreciated the unusual and interesting exhibits, studied in detail the novelties of the agricultural machinery market and took part in exciting test drives.
Traditionally, AGROSALON distinguished itself not only by the exposition part, but also by its substantial business component, which included 43 specialized events aimed at improving the professional level of visitors and exhibitors.
Among the topics discussed, the Rosspetsmash Association touched on the intellectualization of equipment and technologies, Rosstandart held public hearings on the fight against counterfeit and counterfeit products in mechanical engineering, FSUE NAMI together with the branch union of agricultural machinery manufacturers VDMA discussed the development of components production, and the round table of FSUE "NAMI", FSBSI FNATS "VIM" even shaped the appearance of the tractor of the future.
The program was attended by the heads of regions, federal ministries and departments, major agricultural machinery companies, agricultural holdings and farms, foreign delegations, delegations from the country's subjects, industry experts and the media.
On the second day of the exhibition, during the Gala Evening, the members of the exhibition committee presented awards and honorary diplomas to the winners and laureates of the independent professional AGROSALON 2018 Innovative Engineering Competition.
Of the 70 latest developments of the world's leading manufacturers sent to the Competition, only 16 were the best. All nominated machines were evaluated according to strict criteria: the importance of innovation for practice, advantages for the enterprise economy and the balance of labor resources, increasing efficiency and improving the environmental situation, preserving natural resources and increase soil fertility, impact on safety and ease of work. All awarded exhibits adorned the halls of the exhibition.
Great interest was shown by government agencies. Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, who visited the exhibition on October 11, received his idea of the latest industry trends. After reviewing the products of agricultural machinery enterprises, the Minister met with the leaders of leading Russian plants, who spoke about their plans and achievements.
Other high-ranking guests came to appreciate the exhibition. AGROSALON was visited by leaders of factions of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, delegations of ambassadors and diplomats of 37 countries, as well as governors and ministers of agriculture from 25 regions of Russia.
Close attention was paid to the equipment of Russian enterprises, which demonstrated the production and investment potential of Russian industry. The visitors of the exhibition were presented modern machinery and equipment of 182 Russian companies, including machines developed with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.
For example, the innovative Russian baler NB15C manufactured by Navigator-New Machine Building will compete with foreign counterparts in the domestic and foreign markets.
Petersburg Tractor Plant presented the final product of the five-year modernization of agricultural tractors of 5-8 traction classes - the Kirovets K-7 series. A sample of the most powerful modification K-742 in the "Premium Plus" configuration with a 428-horsepower diesel engine was exhibited at the stand.
One of the world leaders in agricultural machinery, Rostselmash introduced 19 models of the latest technology. The world premiere is the world's highest-performing Torum 785 rotary combine harvester with RSM Explorer felling and edge-guarding system, which received the gold medal of the independent professional AGROSALON 2018 innovation technology competition. The company also demonstrated domestic developments in the field of artificial intelligence and big data that provide digitalization of agriculture.
The stands of foreign headliners were also full of premieres. Amazone presented eight machines at the exposition, six of which are absolute new products for Russia, and two became winners of the Agroinnovation Competition and won gold and silver medals.
In addition to the virtual opportunity, the guests of the exhibition could really test the equipment in the open area of AGROSALON Drive. Near the pavilion, everyone took part in test drives and evaluated the driving performance of the premier rotary combine harvester Torum 785, the RSM 2375 tractor and the most powerful tractor from the MTZ line - Belarus-4522.
For an interesting and productive communication, the Agrocomponent Contact Exchange was organized. Specialists from 36 factories held direct negotiations with hundreds of world leading manufacturers of components and components for agricultural machinery. The initially planned format of 7 minute express meetings went beyond the exchange of information and contacts, as transactions were concluded directly "here and now."
He completed the exhibition “Youth Day - AGRICULTURAL GENERATION”, which brought together 1711 young engineers from 42 leading agricultural universities in Russia. Young scientists and students took part in the Competition of innovative works, and the best scientific and applied works were awarded with honorary diplomas and souvenirs.
Demonstrations of the long-awaited premieres, business meetings and vivid impressions will remain in the memory of visitors for a long time, and numerous contracts and new orders will give impetus to the global agricultural business!