VIII International Forum of Nuclear Industry Suppliers "ATOMEX 2016" will be held on 19-20 October in Moscow (Expocentre). Forum and Exhibition "ATOMEX" is a key business platform for dialogue of suppliers and customers of the nuclear industry. ROSATOM is acting as organizer, "Atomexpo" company - as operator.
The main purpose of "ATOMEX 2016" is to expand a number of suppliers for the construction of NPPs according to Russian technologies in Russia and abroad, and to enhance the quality of purchased equipment and services. Within the context of the event, the International Conference and Exhibition of suppliers of equipment and services for nuclear and related industries, will be traditionally held.
A participation in the Conference will allow to learn how to become a supplier of the nuclear industry, to discuss questions of the international cooperation and to get up-to-date information on projects of ROSATOM. Participants will also be able to share purchasing practice and to get information about specific equipment and materials requirements used in nuclear energy use facilities. The main topics of the Conference will be: "Discussion on purchasing programmes of key customers," "Requirements for the quality of equipment supplied for complex industrial facilities," "Technical requirements for equipment," "Procurement of innovative products," "Opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses," "Engineering and project management during the construction of complex industrial facilities," "Consolidation issues of the need for material and technical resources and equipment," "Pricing during the construction of industrial facilities," "Electronic trading systems," "Information technology and security," "Financial instruments of supporting providers," and others.
Expositions of an exhibition at the Forum will be presented by the leading enterprises of ROSATOM and supplying companies. It is a unique opportunity for manufacturers to present and bring home the advantages of manufactured products directly to managers and professionals of enterprises, responsible for procurement activities and delivery of equipment. In addition, a participation in the exhibition will allow to get a real picture of the nuclear industry's market needs in Russia, to widen a circle of potential clients and customers, to establish direct contacts and to carry out targeted talks in one place and at one time.
In 2015, Forum was attended by 874 representatives from 191 companies. 77 companies participated in the exhibition of a total area 1,240 sq. m.
Nuclear industry is able to act as a driving force for development of various industries. It provides for an order and therefore a resource of development of other sectors of the economy. At the moment, the enterprises of ROSATOM have made 30,677 purchases for amount over 721 billion rubles at its own expense. The purchases are being made both from large enterprises and from small and medium-sized businesses. In 2015, the cost of products supplied by SMEs for the nuclear industry, amounted to more than 28 billion rubles, as of 2016, purchases from SMEs have been planned for a total amount over 50 billion rubles.
For detailed information about the event, visit the website http://www.atomeks.ru/, for participation issues please contact the Forum Directorate by tel.: +7 (499) 922-89-95, e-mail: atomexpo@atomexpo.com

Source: "Atomexpo" Press Service