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Over 250 exhibitors join int’l exhibition on heating, air systems

The 2019 International Exhibition on Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Air Filtration and Purification, and Refrigeration Systems Vietnam – the 13th of its kind – opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 25.

Co-hosted by the Informa Exhibitions and the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company (VINEXAD), the event attracted over 250 exhibitors from China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the UK, the US, and Vietnam.

Several outstanding exhibitors include AAF Manufacturing Sdn Bhd from Malaysia, Ayvaz from Turkey, Formtek from the US, and Kyung Dong Industrial Co., Ltd from the RoK.

On display are some of the latest products in cold storage equipment, heat-resistant sheets, dehumidifiers, processed chemicals, gas pipelines, among others.

Regional Executive Director of Informa Exhibitions Ian Roberts said that as Vietnam is investing in infrastructure and expanding its tourism sector, industry, and trade, the domestic air-conditioning market is forecast to grow by 14.64 percent annually till 2021.

Meanwhile, foreign manufacturers are extending their operations in Vietnam, notably Ariston Thermo that specialises in heating and water heating systems.

Deputy Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency for Southern Affairs Phan The Anh said that the display of modern machinery during the exhibition will facilitate experience sharing from developed countries, which is an inevitable trend for Vietnamese firms.

The event will last until March 27.