47 FARO Meeting

FARO, The International Commodities Club is hosting its 47th Meeting in Imola, Italy on 06/07th April 2017, including a special networking time: Tazzari Group Factory Tour and Tazzari ZERO Test Drive.

FARO has assembled a distinguished panel of speakers to address its 47th Meeting, which, on day one, will focus on the automotive industry.


  • Automotive industry scenario: the implications from the new Trump administration – the Mexican issue
  • Challenges for European OEMs and drivers for the choice of materials
  • Lightweight and next generation materials
  • The key issues for the automotive suppliers

Including also a session dedicated to open innovation case history, as examples of collaboration between the Start-ups and mature industries, for boosting the innovation processes (Brembo and Petroceramics for the development of new materials).

Representatives of CRF (FCA Company), Novelis, Tata Steel, LMC Automotive, Ducker Worldwide, among others, will take part.

On day two, Arrigo Sadun – President of TLSG, International Advisors and Fred Demler – Global Head of Metals, INTL FCStone Inc will present the economic briefing. Will follow the commodity outlooks, that will be chaired by expert analysts to present the current situation of the commodity markets and prospects. Alberto Xodo, Business Development, LME, will be speaking on Risk Management tools for the Metals Industries.

CLEPA members can benefit from a discount.




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