ATOMEX to feature a record number of foreign companies

From Oct. 19 to 20, Moscow’s Expocenter will host the Sixth International Forum and Exhibition of Nuclear Industry Suppliers, ATOMEX 2016. The Forum, which is organized by the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, involves two parts, a business program and an exhibition, and serves as an important meeting place for representatives of domestic and foreign businesses and enterprises of the Russian nuclear industry.

More foreign companies than ever will present their products and services at this year’s ATOMEX, including Rolls-Royce and Mitsubishi Electric.

Rolls-Royce will showcase a variety of products for a broad range of nuclear fuel cycle production facilities, and give detailed information about the consulting services it provides for nuclear power plant operators in more than 20 countries around the world.

Mitsubishi will introduce expo visitors to its cutting-edge digital automatic control systems for nuclear power plants, including those based on the VVER reactors that are used by Rosatom in Russia and abroad. The company's representatives will talk about the its experience and achievements in the field of nuclear instrument-making and the creation of simulation and training centers for nuclear power plant operators.

For the first time, the exhibition will feature a joint pavilion of Finnish companies involved in making products for the nuclear industry organized by FinNuclear, Finland's association of nuclear industry suppliers.

The companies featured in the booth include Adiabatix Oy, Dekra Industial Oy, Inspecta Oy, Konecranes, MekaPro Oy, NesteJacobs Oy, Oy M. Rauanheimo AB, and Saanio&Riekkola Oy. These firms provide a wide range of services, including inspection, testing and certification of industrial equipment, nuclear waste disposal, services for engineering, procurement and construction, as well as providing insulation and cable-support systems and lighting tracks for nuclear power plant infrastructure facilities.

Israeli company Protective Coating Technology (PCT) will also be attending the event for the first time, presenting its advanced technologies in the field of protective coatings for a variety of surfaces.

Representatives of the companies Prysmian cavi e sistemi srl (Italy) and General Atomics (U.S.) will participate in the congress part of the event.

Within the framework of business program, the participants will discuss major issues related to cooperation between suppliers and customers in the nuclear industry, the development of a competitive environment and the improvement of Rosatom's procurement activity. Particular attention will be paid to increasing the share of the participation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in nuclear industry procurement, including in the sector of high-tech and innovative products.

Attendees at the plenary sessions and roundtables will include representatives of Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, the Federal Corporation for the development of SMEs, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation, the Support of Russia All-Russian Public Organization of Small and Medium Business and heads of Rosatom’s enterprises.

During the two days of the forum and exhibition, seminars for suppliers will be organized at the booths of the Rosatom enterprises, to be followed by individual meetings and negotiations with industry organizations in the B2B format.

The 2015 forum was attended by 874 representatives from 191 companies, and 74 media representatives covered the event. Seventy-seven companies participated in the expo.

More detailed information about the event is available at http://www.atomeks.ru/; for details on how to participate, please contact the management of the Forum at  +7 (499) 922-89-95 or via e-mail: atomexpo@atomexpo.com