June 7-11th | SID Congress 2022

ADECAT, the Catalan Precision Turned Parts Manufacturing Association is proud to host the 2022 International SID Congress in Barcelona.

April 25-27th, 2019 | SID Steering Committee 2019

The PMPA American delegation is pleased to welcome all delegates to the SID planning meeting in Washington D.C.

June 10-15th, 2018 | SID Congress 2018

The Precision Turned Parts Manufacturing Association of Ireland is proud to host the 2018 International SID Congress.

The Congress will be held in the city of Limerick situated in the West of Ireland. Some travelling by coach will bring us to nearby regions for factory visits at companies of our industry.

The program is set up to give you an insight into the future of our industry.

The core of the programme is three days of interesting factory visits to leading companies in the region and a full day congress meeting with several presentations on forward-looking subjects.

You can find out more about the companies by visiting their websites, linked on the delegate programme page.

We have also arranged a programme for family members and other accompanying participants. We are planning sightseeing tours both within Limerick and in the adjacent counties of Clare & Kerry, including visits to the word-renowned Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, a world natural and cultural heritage nearby.

We hope you will enjoy this programme and look forward to welcoming you to Limerick in June 2018.

March 06-09th, 2018 | SIMODEC 2018

The next edition of SIMODEC, International Bar Turning Machine Tool Show, will take place from Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th March, 2018 at the Haute-Savoie Exhibition Center in LA ROCHE SUR FORON, FRANCE. Created in 1954, SIMODEC has become one of the top global meeting points for the bar turning industry, machining, and production of parts for the automotive, aerospace, railway, connector, watch and medical industries as well as all chip removal activities.

Registration for visit SIMODEC 2018 are open:

During the show, ROCHEXPO and the National Bar Turning Syndicate will be organizing the International Day on Thursday, March 8th 2018. We would like to officially invite you to participate in this special day and take advantage of the business meeting platforms.

For those who wish to stay a little longer, for the weekend of March 10th and 11th, please do not hesitate to contact us ( we can organize an extra program for you.

Return date: January 31st to Claire on her email:

For all practical purposes, please find enclosed the SIMODEC’s presentation brochure and a preliminary program.


We look forward to seeing you during SIMODEC 2018!

May 19th, 2017 | SID Steering Committee 2017

May 19th is coming soon, and ADECAT is very proud to host the next SID SC Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. The program for all invited delegates is:

  • Welcome dinner on Thursday 18th at 9.00 pm at El Nacional Restaurant.
  • On Friday 19th SC Meeting will take place at the Hotel Barcelona Center between 9.30 and 1.00 pm. After the meeting a lunch in the same hotel will follow. This hotel is placed in the very city center, and pretty closed to the main shop streets and historical best architecture buildings.
  • After lunch, we will go to one of the main beautiful attractions in Barcelona, La Pedrera building (by architect Antoni Gaudí), to start a guided tour. The weather by that time is expected sunny and warm.

After this, all delegates and guests can feel free to arrange different activities by their own.

April 19-22th, 2016 | SIAMS – the Fair Right at the Centre of the Microtechnology Market

From April 19th till April 22nd, 2016, the fair will open its gates in Moutier for the 15th time. More than 430 highly specialized exhibitors will be on site to present their products, services, and solutions dedicated to the entire production chain of microtechnology with a focus on high precision turning.

Productive and Complementary
The Jura area is the cradle of the watch industry, Swiss-type machining, and much more. One of the strong points of SIAMS is that its exhibitors are part of a dense network of companies, which offer their highly specialized expertise and work together to the benefit of their clients. Thus, it is not uncommon for visitors to find comprehensive solutions by combining the various skills and products presented at the fair.

SIAMS is a perfect source of interdisciplinary competences. Visitors to the fair will be able to find specialists all along the microtechnology production chain who are active in many fields such as the watch, IT, medical, automotive industries, etc., and benefit from the respective synergies.

Discover 8.5 good reasons to visit SIAMS


Download your free admission ticket now.

March 8-11th, 2016 | SIMODEC 2016

Created in 1954, SIMODEC – The International Bar Turning Machine Tool Trade Show – has become a genuine institution as well as the top global meeting point for the bar turning industry, machining and production of parts for the automotive, aerospace, railway, connector, watch and medical industries as well as all chip removal activities.

An excellent place to do business and share with peers

The SIMODEC is organised every two years and is well-known for the opportunities it creates: meeting and sharing with peers, doing business, discovering innovations and research in the industry.

Registration for visit SIMODEC 2016 are open:

June 19-24th, 2016 | SID Congress 2016

The German Turned Parts Industry Association is proud to host the 2016 SID Congress in June, 19-24, in Cologne, and invite you all very heartily to Germany.

From today, the congress website is online. Here you can find all information about the program, the company visits, the fees and conditions, the hotel, etc.

The website will be updated regularly with new information, as soon as available.

It is also very easy to register for the congress – online via the website. You will receive an instant confirmation with all registration details.

Please register until February 15th, 2016.

Thilo Karrenberg (SID President) and the whole German association really look forward to welcoming you in Cologne.

June 4-5th, 2015 | SID Steering Committee

The hotel selected for the above meeting is the Mont Clare Hotel in Dublin, located in the center of Dublin close to the Government Buildings.

PTMA Ireland invites all delegates and their partners “who can make it” to Dinner on the 4th June at 7.30 p.m. Assembly in the Mont Clare hotel reception area at 7.15 p.m. On Friday the 5th June the SID Steering Committee meeting will take place between 9.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.

If you want to have more information please see the full program in pdf attached:

SID Welcome Letter

Agenda_Steering_Committee_Dublin 2015

December 19th, 2014 | New President for ADECAT

We have the pleasure to announce that Mr. Jordi Farrés step up the position as President in the last ADECAT General Assembly.

Also, a large gratitude was mentioned to Mr. Joaquim Esteba as a past President for his profit work and dedication.

May 21th, 2014 | SID CONGRESS 2014

We have now updated the schedules for the congress. On the first page you will find the Delegates´ program and on the second page we proudly present the Accompanying partners program. Please take a look. We hope you all will find it interesting.

Here is a printable version