According to a report by Ettela’at newspaper, as translated by IFP, 280 Iranian companies working in the field of interior design and decoration will expose their newest goods and products at the 16th Exposition of Household Appliances
Habibollah Ansari, the secretary of Iranian Association of Household Appliances Industries, announced that 148 foreign companies from Italy, India, Czech Republic, Germany, Turkey, China, France, Australia, South Korea, Japan, Spain, United Kingdom and Malaysia will also display their latest products.
“This year, the exposition has been well received by foreign companies, showing a growth of 62%. The presence of interior companies also shows an increase of 16%,” he declared.
“The items to be exposed include refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washing machines, ovens, heaters, water heaters, packages, fire places, gas cylinders, barbecues, vacuum cleaners, irons, juice extractors, hairdryers, meat grinders, mills, grills, tea makers, clocks, sewing machines, scales, water coolers, porcelain, crystal, Teflon, silver, melamine, stainless steel tableware, cookware, audio and video equipment, televisions, tape recorders, DVD players, sinks, ventilation hoods, samovars, water purifiers, vegetable cutters, and appliance industry components.”
According to Ansari, the main purpose of this exposition is to create an opportunity to introduce the industry’s capabilities and innovations in the field, compare related appliances, be informed of clients` comments, initiate commercial negotiations, improve exportation and interior marketing, stabilize and consolidate the relationship between producers and piece-makers, promote the culture of using homemade productions, study and evaluate the industry for industrialists, experts and scientists, and cooperate with foreign investors.
“Except for refrigerator`s compressor, Iranian industrialists are nowadays capable of producing 100% of appliance components,” he noted.
“The number of homemade refrigerators and freezers has reached 162,000 this year, with an increase of 6.1% compared to last year. Also, 345,000 evaporative coolers were produced this year, showing a growth of 12%.”
The 16th Exhibition of Home Appliances will be kicked off next Thursday, November 24, and will be open to visitors at the Tehran Int’l Permanent Fairground until November 27.