The 11th international welding fair ‘INTERWELDING 2005’ kicks off tomorrow in Katowice, Poland.

Project manager, Marta Wesolowska, said: “This year we are expecting about 9000 visitors, which is nearly 33 per cent more compared to last welding fair three years ago.

“We have been promoting and advertising the three day event mainly in Poland, Ukraine, Russia and Essen, Germany and therefore expecting a vast increase in the visitor numbers.”

The event is organised by the International Katowice Fair exhibition grounds. 150 domestic and international exhibitors attended the previous fair from 11 countries and over five thousand specialists viewed their products.

Household names in the industrial gas business exhibiting will be Air Liquide, Air Products, Linde and Messer.

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