They are looking for suppliers of locksmith, hardware, handles, fixings, tools, protection equipment and supplies for construction and industry, have a high regard for the companies here and come from 23 countries. They are the hosted buyers in the Industry Tools’ B2B programme, which started this morning.
“We manufacture and market clamps and pins for the construction industry, and our customers are hotels, shopping centres, etc.” explained Francisco García, General Accountant of the Mexican company Clevis. “We have a great supplier here, Index Fixing Systems, and we are looking to start new business relationships with companies exhibiting at the fair.”
Meanwhile, Mahamadou Semega, Sales Manager of Quincaillerie Mali, arrived at Bilbao Exhibition Centre with good expectations. “We import and distribute hand tools and personal protection equipment. After a very positive experience here in 2017, I come back looking for new products. We work with Imcoinsa and EGA Master, who always provide us with an excellent service and solutions adapted to our requirements. Although the political situation in our country is turbulent, which is why the UN is involved, business activity and the economy continue to move forward.”
The development of the B2B meetings between exhibitors and potential purchasers will increase the international profile of Industry Tools. Delegates from Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Argentina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Ecuador, Egypt, Spain, France, Italy, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Serbia, South Africa and Tunisia are visiting BEC to hold 20 minute meetings with exhibiting firms in a format in which both quality and quantity prevail.