Press Release Russian Industrial Week 2020

12 / 10 / 2020

1922 October 2020 EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia, hosts the first Russian Industrial Week. It brings together the Technoforum 2020 International Exhibition for Equipment and Technology for Materials Processing, the new Rusweld 2020 International Exhibition for Welding and Cutting Equipment, Technologies and Materials, and the Lesdrevmash 2020 International Exhibition for Machinery, Equipment and Technology for Logging, Woodworking and Furniture Industries.

Dates: 1921 October 2020

Hours: 10.0018.00 on October 1921, 10.0016.00 on October 22

The official opening ceremony of Technoforum 2020 and Lesdrevmash 2020 will be held in Blue Hall of Pavilion No.2 at 11.00 on October 19 as part of Russian Industrial Week.

The official opening ceremony of Rusweld 2020 will be held in Pavilion Forum at 13.00 on October 19.

Benefits for exhibitors and visitors

Russian Industrial Week is the first series of exhibitions in 2020, which brings together significant components of the Russian economy: machine building and metalworking, the timber, woodworking and pulp and paper industries, welding production and the market of welding equipment.

The exhibition organisers offer professional visitors every opportunity to meet clients from different industries over a short period of time and under one roof. Russian Industrial Week will provide large companies as well as small and medium enterprises with a unique business opportunity to present their own technological developments that can solve problems of large production holdings.

The Week will showcase best practices in the implementation of digital technologies in different industries.

The exhibitions will be covered by various industry media outlets, which will attract a significant number of experts to the exhibitions and increase the efficiency of participation.

Investors and young entrepreneurs who are looking for partners and suppliers will be able to analyze and examine the current situation in three industries at once woodworking, machine building and metal processing, welding to determine the most profitable prospects for themselves. Russian Industrial Week is a unique platform for searching new comprehensive solutions for technological and engineering problems of the industry.

Technoforum 2020

The Technoforum 2020 International Exhibition for Equipment and Technologies for Materials Processing is a perfect platform for demonstration of innovative equipment and advanced solutions for mechanical engineering, machine tool building and metal processing. 

In 2019 Technoforum gained support of the Russian State Duma and was included in the Research-Technologies-Innovations Expo project. Its aim is to promote the implementation of national programs in the field of research and technology transformation, education, digital economy, manufacturing industries, transport infrastructure and power engineering.

Venue: Pavilion No.1

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO

Supported by the Russian State Duma Committee on Education and Science, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Union of Composites Manufacturers, RPA CNIITMASH AO, the Russian Association of Robotics (RAR)

Under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Labels: UFI, RUEF

Exhibitors: approx. 100 companies (3D CONTROL, BLM, Heinrich Kipp, Weber Comechanics, GKMP Research & Production Company, Invent, Intehnika, Iscar, Knuth, Kosko Group, Laser Center, Lipetsk Machine Tool Plant, Monolit, NPK Morsvyazavtomatica, Okuma, Pegas, Pumori-Engineering Invest, Russkiy Instrument, Sarapul Electrogenerator Plant, Stanko Group, Transet, Technored, PLM Ural, etc.) Companies from Lipetsk and Yaroslavl oblasts will exhibit with support of respective regional funds. 

Types of products on display: products and technologies for all production processes from research to pilot and mass production of finished products; in 2020, the sectors of Heat Treatment and Composite Materials, Technologies and Equipment were added

In addition to companies that showcase their equipment in operation, Russia's leading STANKIN Moscow State University of Technology will present the latest developments in additive manufacturing, robotics and machine tool building. 

Part of the showcase accommodates the Zone of Innovations. Here small innovative enterprises will show their latest industrial developments, get acquainted and establish contacts with investors and major players of the industry.

The Employment Centre at Technoforum will help young professionals to find jobs, and assist exhibiting companies in finding qualified personnel.

Rusweld 2020

Capabilities and advancements of the welding industry will be demonstrated at EXPOCENTRE's new Rusweld 2020 International Exhibition for Welding and Cutting Equipment, Technologies and Materials.

It is a great advantage of this new show that it demonstrates welding and cutting processes in action. Rusweld is intended to support the development of the welding industry and to bring together manufacturers, suppliers and consumers of welding equipment and products, who will present their developments and interesting projects. One of the most important topics at Rusweld 2020 will be non-destructive testing of working properties and parameters of welded joints and products to detect defects.

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control, RPA CNIITMASH AO

Under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Key partner: NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control

Sponsor: ESAB

Exhibitors: 50+ companies (Weber Comechanics, Vekprom, Vektor Grupp, Intertechpribor, Kontur, Rutech, Polysoude S.A.S (France, the representative office in Moscow), Cebora-Russia (Italy, the representative office in the Moscow region), Shtorm (Yekaterinburg), ESAB, etc.)

Types of products on display: products and technologies for all types of welding

Lesdrevmash 2020

The 18th edition of the Lesdrevmash International Exhibition for Machinery, Equipment and Technology for Logging, Woodworking and Furniture Industries

Venue: Pavilions No.2, No.8 and open-air sites of EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia

Labels: UFI, RUEF, Russia's largest exhibition in 2018-2019 in all nominations in the Timber and Lumber Industry category according to the Russian National Exhibition Rating

Exhibition partner: Japan (supported by the Japan Woodworking Machinery Association (JWMA) and the Japan Association for Trade with Russia & NIS (ROTOBO)

Exhibitors: 100+ companies from Russia, China, Germany, Italy, Spain. Brands of foreign companies which have representative offices in Russia will be represented by Russian companies. Thanks to cooperation with regional centres, companies from Arkhangelsk, Tver and Vladimir oblasts, and the Komi Republic and the Republic of Karelia confirmed their participation.

Exhibiting companies: Andritz pulp & paper,  Felder, Koimpex, Moldow, Muehlbock-Vanicek, Ponsse, Ambitech, Griggio Centre, Sagedoktor, Kami, Kovrov Boylers, Ledinek Engineering, Liga, LTT, Masterwood-Stanki, MDM-Techno, Nevskiye Technologies-Engineering, etc.

International pavilions: Germany (EWS, Hartman, Amandus Kahl, Vollmer, Fagus Grecon, Moehringer, Kuendig, Stela, Siempelkamp, WEINIG)

Types of products on display: equipment for logging, timber transportation, handling and storage, equipment for furniture manufacturing, wood house construction machinery, sawmilling equipment, wood conditioning equipment and drying chambers, woodworking technology and equipment, machine and hand tools, sharpening equipment, control means, etc.   

Event programme

Russian Industrial Week includes not only exhibitions but also a lot of other types of events. The topics are industrial welding and additive manufacturing, digital technologies for machine and tool building, use of composite technologies in modern production, manufacturing and robotics, advancement of welding technology, production of biofuel, woodworking and house construction, the board industry in the time of Covid-19, and recycling of woodworking products. 

The programme of Russian Industrial Week will open with the plenary session on Digital Transformation: a Path to Sustainability. The event is organised by EXPOCENTRE AO with assistance of the Expert Council on Scientific and Technological Development and Intellectual Property of the Russian State Duma, and is operated by Prioritet OOO.

One of the key events is the Conference on Industrial Welding and Additive Manufacturing, organised by the State Research Center of the Russian Federation, RPA CNIITMASH AO, Atomenergomash Group and the Rosatom State Corporation with assistance of EXPOCENTRE AO.

The first Forum on the Present and Future of Composites. Technologies of Production and Processing of High-Tech Polymers will be organised by the Union of Composites Manufacturers.

The programme also includes

  • International Conference on Digital Technology and Smart Manufacturing. Industry 4.0, organised by STANKIN Moscow State University of Technology with assistance of EXPOCENTRE AO
  • Conference on Effective Use of Composite Technologies in Modern Production, organised by RENA SOLUTIONS with assistance of EXPOCENTRE AO
  • Open meeting of the Technical Committee of Russian Standard TK364 "Welding and Allied Processes", organised by NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control
  • Panel on Welding as Part of Digital Manufacturing, organised by STANKIN Moscow State University of Technology with assistance of EXPOCENTRE AO
  • Conference on Welding 2020. A Look into the Future, organised by NAKS National Agency of Welding Control
  • Award ceremony of the TECHNOforumLEADER and PR#Technoforum competitions
  • Independent evaluation of welders' qualification in the form of a professional examination

The NDT Territory will premiere at Russian Industrial Week.

The events of Lesdrevmash 2020 will be devoted to key sectors of the timber industry:

  • 2nd Forum on Forestry Machine Building, organised by the Russian Association of Organisations and Enterprises of Woodworking Machine Building
  • Plitprom 2020: Markets in the Time of Covid-19, organised by the LesPromInform magazine  
  • Conference on Recycling of Furniture, Slab Materials and Woodworking Products "The New Life of an Old Wardrobe", organised by the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia
  • 12th International Congress and Conference on Biofuel Bioenergy: Biofuel CHP and Boilers, Production of Pellets, Briquettes and Wood Chips, organised by IAA INFOBIO

To learn more about the events of Russian Industrial Week, go to official website of exhibitions at,,

We would like to draw the attention of the exhibitors and visitors to the fact that all events held at EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds meet Covid-19 safety requirements. It is mandatory to wear face masks and gloves at the venue.


Press Service, EXPOCENTRE AO