hotel Mercure Lipetsk Center, 19-20 October 2016
Annual meeting of the Russian silicate experts at SILICATE ex
10th jubilee International scientific –practical conference SILICATE ex-2916 “The development of silicate brick production in Russia” was held on October, 19-20, 2016 in Lipetsk. LASCO Umformtechnik GmbH acted as a General sponsor of the conference.
The conference brought together over 100 leaders & experts of the companies –manufacturers of silicate brick, machine-building companies, suppliers of raw materials, representatives of Universities & scientific-research Institutes from regions of Russia as well as from Germany, China, Belarus, Kazakhstan & a number of other countries. On the first plenary day the conference participants discussed the industry-related problems, raised the issue of updating of enterprises and highlighted the issues of the preparation & optimization of the raw material compositions when switching to new types of equipment. The LASCO representatives were among the speakers, in particular, Mr. Lotar Bauersax who made a welcoming address at the opening of the plenary meeting.
The traditional offsite session was held on the second plenary day. This time participants of the conference made a production tour to the ОАО “Lipetsk silicate factory”. The line including four KSE 1250 presses for the production of silicate brick supplied by LASCO demonstrated successful & efficient operation at this factory. The conferees could observe the operation of the LASCO equipment; ask questions of interest to them. Mr. V.A. Sazonov, Director of the factory, told about the history of the factory as well as about stages of implementation of the joint project with LASCO. The last day of the conference ended up with an interesting sightseeing trip to the ancient Russian town of Elets visiting architectural monuments. In the opinion of both sponsors of the conference, magazine “Building materials” and the participants 10th jubilee conference was characterized by the exceptionally interesting program with lots of surprises.