Ekaterinburg, July 12, 2023 - The XIII International Industrial Trade Fair “INNOPROM 2023” has been finished. The large-scale event that was held within Yekaterinburg-EXPO and gathered more than 40 thousand participants this year including delegations from 35 countries and about 800 Russian and foreign companies. Moreover, together with INNOPROM 2023 trade and industrial platform “The VII Russian-Chinese EXPO” took place that brought together more than 400 companies from the People's Republic of China. The main theme of INNOPROM 2023 was “Sustainable Production: Strategies for Renewal”.
The Republic of Belarus became a partner country of INNOPROM 2023 for the first time this year. Its exposition was represented by 125 enterprises. The delegation of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (GOST R) headed by its CEO Anton Shalaev actively participated in the business program of the International Industrial Trade Fair. The delegation consisted of the representatives of the GOST R Central Office and heads of a number of GOST R subordinated organizations.
Among the events, the GOST R delegation took part in the meeting of the Expert Council for International Economic Activity under the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy. Alexey Ivanov, Deputy Director General of the Russian Standardization Institute, the GOST R subordinated organization, has presented the report “Technical regulation and standardization as a tool for protection of Russian consumers and producers from low-quality import”. The participants of the meeting discussed tools for protection of Russian market to support national industry in modern conditions, main state support tools as new opportunities for foreign trade activities as well as building of new supply chains of goods under sanctions pressure.
The session of technical committee on standardization № 070 “Machine tools” was held for the first time in INNOPROM 2023. Members of the technical committee on standardization discussed the standards development plan in the field of machine tool building. The topic was developed within the framework of the Round Table "Relevant issues of the development of machine tool building in the Russian Federation", at which the participants covered the topics of the development of machine tool construction in the Russian Federation, factors affecting the pace of growth of the industry including the updating of the Collection of standards.
Director General of PSM-HYDRAULICS (“Pnevmostroimashina” JSC), Chairman of TC 419 Maxim Bogatov presented the results of the works accomplished by TC 419 and pointed out the perspectives of its further development during the working meeting of the GOST R delegation with the heads and representatives of technical committee on standardization № 419 “Air-oil circuits and systems”.
Meeting of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise «The D.I. Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for Metrology» (VNIIM) and its branch UNIIM with the Agency for Technological Development was devoted to the enhancement of cooperation in the field of development of standard samples of pharmaceutical substances from the list of vitally relevant medical products. The exposition of the Agency for Technological Development presented the substances of medical products that were used in the pharmaceutical industry and developed with the participation of the metrological institutes subordinated to GOST R.
Anton Shalaev together with the GOST R delegation took part in the grand opening of the Gran Re enterprise that is the largest industrial production of premium Parmesan cheese as part of a working visit to Yekaterinburg. During this meeting, the management of the enterprise told about the unique cheese-making technology and presented the productive capacities of the enterprise.
Federal Budgetary Institution State Regional Center for Standardization, Metrology and Testing in Sverdlovsk region (FBI “URALTEST”), the GOST R subordinated organization, together with Italian cheese technologist Umberto Zitza adapted and implemented a standard for the production of hard pressed cheeses using the Italian technology which was built according to mandatory requirements of the Eurasian Economic Union and Russian legislation in order to produce cheeses in the Urals taking into consideration mandatory requirements for products, production processes in regard to managing the hazards of food products, business risks and in order to ensure food import independence.