From June 16 to 20, the 19th International Wheelset Congress (IWC) was held in Venice, hosted by Lucchini. Kovis, as an associate sponsor of the Congress, attended it for the first time.
The IWC is held every three years always in another country on five continents and is the leading technology interchange event for the world railway industry.
The location of this conference was a complex of historic buildings owned by Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice.
During the Congress, numerous conferences were held, and during the breaks, the companies could present themselves at their stand. 26 companies presented their innovations.