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CIWM brings in the punters

Many businesses that showcased at this years Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) exhibition have reported taking a considerable amount of orders on stand, according to the organiser.


Truck and bus company
BMC UK led the way, taking orders for 26 of its low-entry chassis cabs, launched at the show, as well as 11 skip loaders and five buses.

BMC
marketing manager John Mulkeen said: It is the most successful exhibition we have ever done with regard to committed orders taken on stand.

CIWM estimates that about 500 exhibitors were showcased at the exhibition and more than 650 conference delegates attended this year.

Doornbos Equipment UK, a machinery hire company, sold one of its specialist hazardous waste vacuum tankers within the first few hours of the show opening.

There was also plenty of interest in thermal treatment specialist Advanced Plasma Power.Communications director Jeremy Farthing said: As a new exhibitor, we are delighted with the level and quality of interest and enquiries during the show, and weve already booked our stand for next year.

Institute
of Wastes Management
business services managing director Sarah Poulter said: With lots of new show features this year and the most extensive conference programme ever, CIWM 2007 has proved that it is great for knowledge transfer, networking and customer entertaining and, importantly for our exhibitors, great for business."

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