Germany was the host country to ISTMA's 2022 General Assembly. The meeting was held in Stuttgart on May 4, with support from VDMA and VDWF (German National Associations) and Messe Stuttgart (ISTMA Global Partner). After two years of online reunions, delegates from four continents (Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa) had the chance to meet, network and share its vision about the present situation of the toolmaking industry.
Chaired by Bob Williamson (ISTMA President), Assembly formally approved the 2021 Management Report and Accounting as well as the Plan of Activities and Budget for 2022.
"Sustainability" was the key word on the Assembly. How to make toolmaking a sustainable business and how to deal with customers in this topic were the main subjects discussed by delegates.
Meeting program included the participation on "MEX Meeting Point" event, a guided tour to MedtecLIVE show and visits to local companies were also organized.