The exhibition had 130 stands covering companies from all parts of the PM supply chain. 

“Florence has proved to be an excellent venue for this truly global event and helped to showcase the recovery that is taking place in our industry,” said Jonathan Wroe, EPMA executive director.

During the Congress plenary session EPMA President Mr Ingo Cremer presented the EPMA Distinguished Service Awards for 2010 to Professor Paul Beiss and Peter Brewin. In addition EPMA Thesis awards were presented to Dr Claas Bierwisch of Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials  in Freiburg, Germany and Ilaria Forno of the Politecnico Torino in Italy.

The next event, EuroPM 2011 will be held in Barcelona from 9th -12th October 2011.