Figures at a glance
In its 7th consecutive year, SPS IPC Drives Italy has become the reference point for Italian OEMs and as a result, for those looking to Italy as a potential market for their industrial automation products and solutions.
Thanks to a very strong OEM sector, both for the performance and the quality of the machines it produces, Italy has historically been the 2nd European market for automation – in 2016 the sector grew by 7%. Italy’s export of machinery shows positive numbers and it is, along with Germany, the only EU country to be able to rely on a balance of trade surplus thanks to the export of automation machinery.
Parma is one of the most important economic centers in northern Italy in the region Emilia-Romagna. Here are located industries of the Italian and international markets.