ISK-SODEX, the leading air conditioning industry exhibition in Eurasia, brought the industry players together in Istanbul between 2–5 October and paved the way for new export cooperation. The exhibition organised by Hannover Messe Sodeks Fuarcılık showcased the futuristic technologies that will transform the HVAC&R industry.
According to statement released by the organisers, 1,021 exhibitors from 36 countries and 85,371 visitors were hosted during the event. 10,027 of them were international visitors from 107 countries representing 4 per cent increase compared to previous edition.
Stating that foreign interest in ISK-SODEX is rising every year, Hannover Messe Sodeks Fuarcılık General Manager Alexander Kühnel said, “This year, we had many firsts at ISK-SODEX. The exhibition was incredibly beautiful and productive in terms of both the number of exhibitors and visitors and the business volume it generated. We brought together procurement committees from Africa and South America, and especially from EU countries, which have an important place in the industry’s exports, at the same table with Turkish manufacturers. During the four-day expo, Turkish manufacturers made good use of the opportunities offered by the exhibition and signed major deals. We hosted an event that will help the industry come close to achieving its export targets.”
Global giants brought together in Istanbul
ISK-SODEX 2019 brought together more than 1,000 brands from 35 countries, primarily from Germany, China, France, India, Italy, South Korea, Thailand, the UAE, Lebanon, Pakistan, Spain, Iran, Russia, Greece, the United States, Taiwan, and Japan.
Glimpses from the show
Established in 1967, ALDAG A.S. has been one of the leading manufacturers of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning products in Turkey. Apart from having significant presence in all around Turkey, ALDAG is exporting to several countries like Netherland, UK, Romania, Ukraine, Algeria, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Cyprus, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Iraq and Syria. At ISK-SODEX 2019, ALDAG unveils its new generation of air handling solutions for the global market.
Siemens was showing its advanced technology products and solutions that shape the air-conditioning sector. The company presents its diverse range of SINAMICS modular multifunctional frequency converter including the advanced SINAMICS G120X frequency converter, which controls the power of water and air. The SINAMICS G120X series of products ensures that water and air are controlled, limited, separated, processed and transported in a controlled manner at all times.
Imbat is a homegrown company in Turkey that has created a name in the global market. Imbat manufactures rooftop air-conditioning systems, panel room air-conditioners, chillers etc. The company is looking for suitable partner to make an entry in the Indian market.
Point HVAC Units, a HYT Group Company, is a big name in Turkey’s HVAC market. The company offers a large range of heat recovery units, ventilation units, air handling units, axial fans, and jet fans. They are keen on importing raw materials from India and in search of a suitable importer.
Planer Chillers has extended family of finned piped heat exchangers, air-cooled industrial and commercial condensers, condenser units, evaporators, shock freezers, water-glycolic coolers, dry and evaporative coolers, water cooler groups for comfort and process, cooler groups with natural cooler system, oil coolers and heat recovery batteries. Their products are CE certified and meet the safety standards of health, safety, and environment and consumer protection. At ISO-SODEX Planer Chillers displayed its V Type Dry Coolers that are designed for use in large capacity process cooling and air-conditioning systems.
Kale Environmental Technology (Shanghai) Corporation has been specialised in producing the large energy saving fans whose maximum motor power is only 1.5 kW but with a coverage over 1,000 square metre and above. At the ISK-SODEX 2019 the company showcased Eurus III series of large HVLS fans that are mainly used in large space such as workshop, warehouse, distribution centre, gymnasium, station, cow shed farm etc. They could also significantly save on cooling costs if used in combination with cooling equipment.
Indian exhibitors made their presence felt
The HVAC solutions manufacturers from India represented by a few companies also made their presence felt at this international platform. The list of exhibitors from India includes Desiccant Rotors International, Blowtech (India), Rexnord, LU-VE Group, and Akshay Enterprise. Representatives of these companies present at the occasion, unanimously agreed that Turkey has got the potential to be an important export market for Indian MSMEs or SMEs due to its strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Central Asia.
ISK-SODEX once again proved its leadership in its field with innovative concepts and new halls
The ISK-SODEX and Pool Expo was held under the same roof at Istanbul. Exhibitions brought exhibitors together with potential clients to establish new partnerships and provided a platform to share knowledge and experience through a number of forums and conferences organized throughout the exhibition.
For the first time this year, new topic “Fire Prevention” systems at Hall 10 and MEP services (Mechanical Electrical and Plumping) at Hall 13 have also had enormous interest from the industry.
In addition to the new topics and showcase areas, the “ISK-SODEX Masters League 2019” held for the second time this year and awarded the top three contestants who competed over four days and ranked in the criteria of correct installation, project conformity, and aesthetic with the title of “Best Combi Boiler Installer of Turkey.”