SIMODEC 2018, March 06-09

The next edition of SIMODEC, International Bar Turning Machine Tool Show, will take place from Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th March, 2018 at the Haute-Savoie Exhibition Center in LA ROCHE SUR FORON, FRANCE. Created in 1954, SIMODEC has become one of the top global meeting points for the bar turning industry, machining, and production of parts for the automotive, aerospace, railway, connector, watch and medical industries as well as all chip removal activities.

Registration for visit SIMODEC 2018 are open

During the show, ROCHEXPO and the National Bar Turning Syndicate will be organizing the International Day on Thursday, March 8th 2018. We would like to officially invite you to participate in this special day and take advantage of the business meeting platforms.

International Bar Turning Day – program

Courrier programme International Bar Turning Day

Bulletin Inscription SIMODEC 18

For those who wish to stay a little longer, for the weekend of March 10th and 11th, please do not hesitate to contact us ( we can organize an extra program for you.

Return date: January 31st to Claire on her email:

For all practical purposes, please find enclosed the SIMODEC’s presentation brochure and a preliminary program.


We look forward to seeing you during SIMODEC 2018!

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Barcelona will hold the SID SC meeting 2017





May 19th is coming soon, and ADECAT is very proud to host the next SID SC Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. The program for all invited delegates is:

  • Welcome dinner on Thursday 18th at 9.00 pm at El Nacional Restaurant.
  • On Friday 19th SC Meeting will take place at the Hotel Barcelona Center between 9.30 and 1.00 pm. After the meeting a lunch in the same hotel will follow. This hotel is placed in the very city center, and pretty closed to the main shop streets and historical best architecture buildings.
  • After lunch, we will go to one of the main beautiful attractions in Barcelona, La Pedrera building (by architect Antoni Gaudí), to start a guided tour. The weather by that time is expected sunny and warm.

After this, all delegates and guests can feel free to arrange different activities by their own.

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SIAMS – the Fair Right at the Centre of the Microtechnology Market

From April 19th till April 22nd, 2016, the fair will open its gates in Moutier for the 15th time. More than 430 highly specialized exhibitors will be on site to present their products, services, and solutions dedicated to the entire production chain of microtechnology with a focus on high precision turning.

Productive and Complementary

The Jura area is the cradle of the watch industry, Swiss-type machining, and much more. One of the strong points of SIAMS is that its exhibitors are part of a dense network of companies, which offer their highly specialized expertise and work together to the benefit of their clients. Thus, it is not uncommon for visitors to find comprehensive solutions by combining the various skills and products presented at the fair.

SIAMS is a perfect source of interdisciplinary competences. Visitors to the fair will be able to find specialists all along the microtechnology production chain who are active in many fields such as the watch, IT, medical, automotive industries, etc., and benefit from the respective synergies.

Discover 8.5 good reasons to visit SIAMS


Download your free admission ticket now.


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SIMODEC 2016, March 08 – 11

Created in 1954, SIMODEC – The International Bar Turning Machine Tool Trade Show – has become a genuine institution as well as the top global meeting point for the bar turning industry, machining and production of parts for the automotive, aerospace, railway, connector, watch and medical industries as well as all chip removal activities.

An excellent place to do business and share with peers

The SIMODEC is organised every two years and is well-known for the opportunities it creates: meeting and sharing with peers, doing business, discovering innovations and research in the industry.

Registration for visit SIMODEC 2016 are open:

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SID – International Congress 2016, June 19-24, Cologne, Germany

The German Turned Parts Industry Association  is proud to host the 2016 SID Congress in June, 19-24, in Cologne, and invite you all very heartily to Germany.

From today, the congress website is online. Here you can find all information about the program, the company visits, the fees and conditions, the hotel, etc.

The website will be updated regularly with new information, as soon as available.

It is also very easy to register for the congress – online via the website. You will receive an instant confirmation with all registration details.

Please register until February 15th,  2016.

Thilo Karrenberg (SID President) and the whole German association really look forward to welcoming you in Cologne.

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SID SC Meeting will be held in Dublin, Ireland: 4-5 June 2015

The hotel selected for the above meeting is the Mont Clare Hotel in Dublin, located in the center of Dublin close to the Government Buildings.

PTMA Ireland invites all delegates and their partners “who can make it” to Dinner on the 4th June at 7.30 p.m. Assembly in the Mont Clare hotel reception area at 7.15 p.m. On Friday the 5th June the SID Steering Committee meeting will take place between 9.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. 

If you want to have more information please see the full program in pdf attached:

SID Welcome Letter

Agenda_Steering_Committee_Dublin 2015

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New President for ADECAT

We have the pleasure to announce that Mr. Jordi Farrés step up the position as President in the last ADECAT General Assembly.

Also, a large gratitude was mentioned to Mr. Joaquim Esteba as a past President for his profit work and dedication.

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SID CONGRESS 2016 in Cologne, Germany


The German Turned Parts Industry Association is proud to host the 2016 International SID Congress. This event will be held from:

Sunday, June 19, to Thursday, June 23, 2016 (Please save the date)

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We have now updated the schedules for the congress. On the first page you will find the Delegates´ program and on the second page we proudly present the Accompanying partners program. Please take a look. We hope you all will find it interesting.

Here is a printable version

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New Ireland PTMA Website

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