• MEM Industrial is the most important fair in Mexico for the wood processing and furniture manufacturing industry.
  • From this year, Reforestamos, a non-governmental organization whose mission is to secure the forests Mexico depends on for sustainable development, will participate as event partner.

Mexico City, September 17, 2019.- On Friday, September 13, 2019, Ernesto Herrera, General Director of Reforestamos and Eugenio Carrillo, Project Director of Hannover Fairs Mexico, signed a collaboration agreement to coordinate course actions to MEM Industrial 2020, the leading fair in the country for the wood and furniture industry, which will take place in Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City, from January 22 to 24, 2020.

“This collaboration will consist of generating a platform that allows the creation of a community between governmental and non-governmental organizations, civil and industrial associations, communities, academia, companies, among others, related to the forestry and timber chain. It will also seek to increase the visibility of the sector, its needs and growth opportunities to encourage investment, in addition to the technological evolution essential for the development and generation of new businesses, ”said the CEO of Reforestamos.

The Project Director of Hannover Fairs Mexico mentioned that: “With this long-term strategic alliance between Reforestamos and Hannover Fairs Mexico, MEM Industrial will be able to promote two priority issues for its 2020 edition: design and sustainability. ”

Reforestamos will have a booth to disseminate and promote their mission, as well as a special area to present “Supply Chain Development” projects. In addition, Reforestamos will participate in the official parallel program of keynote conferences with a panel that will involve specialists in the field including both experts from such association and members of the Forest Stewardship Council Mexico (FSC), a body dedicated to identifying well-managed forests and the origin of responsibly manufactured wood products; and the National Chamber of the Wood Industry (CANAINMA, acronym in Spanish) whose mission is to facilitate the union of the loggers of the country to conduct it before corresponding instances of both government and private institutions.

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