The opening day for Giofex in Bratislava Slovakia took place on the 3rd of March this year. An event celebrating the merger of Serge Ferrari and Giovanardi both well-established worldwide distributers of composite materials. The event was aimed at customers and existing partners to help educate them on the current changes and new additions to their portfolio of products.
The speeches began with Luca Baccaglini who explained the history of both the companies, their current situation and the new Giofex target markets and future strategies. His professional speech was welcomed by the audience of 21 existing customers, 51 people, who wanted a better understanding of the new partnership and products available.
Sona Ballokova then presented the new range of materials being added to the current Portfolio from Serge Ferrari giving a brief on their possible applications and markets. She also addressed the importance of specification for the material industry explaining the proactive role she has in Serge Ferrari finding new opportunities to target and by working in partnerships with customers to help increase the sale of materials.
Carlo Giovanardi very kindly arranged for one of his Cristal Plus specialists and testers Massimiliano Piovan to give an overview of this high end and popular product. He Provided information on possible applications for Cristal Plus and also ideas for future opportunities. Massimiliano then gave a detailed description on the how laboratory tests are performed on this product, as well as on other materials very importantly informing the customers that it is possible to test any of the materials for free. A unique offer from Giofex.
After the break, it had been arranged for existing customers and partners to present information on the welding Machines. Two companies Weldplast and Leister have always worked closely with Giovanardi and had asked to be involved in the event. They provided not only information and technical advice to the audience but also showed them how to use the equipment. Introducing their machines the Hemtek ST and Seamtek AT 900.
Finally, Zemat a company and partner of Giovanardi celebrating 60 years within the industry promoted and advised on high frequency welding, today a popular form of welding. Again, letting the customers try their machinery and ask any questions. They also highlighted the importance of the service they offer, assistance within 48 hours for companies within the Slovak and Czech Republic.