The theme of this year’s expo is Build Nepal—Invest in Development, which promotes shared responsibilities and reiterates industry’s role ...

The fourth edition of the Nepal Buildcon and Nepal Wood International Expo is scheduled to open on February 9 at Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu. The three-day event is being organized by Media Space Solutions in collaboration with Futurex Trade Fair and Events, the organizers said.

Buildcon is focused on architecture, building, construction, design and engineering. Wood is focused on woodworking machinery, furniture production technologies, tools, fittings, accessories, raw materials and products.

The organizer said that more than 220 domestic and international companies and brands are participating in the international trade show. More than 10 new products and technologies will be introduced at the show, the organizer said in a press statement.

This year the expo will focus on showcasing advanced construction technologies, inspiring innovative products and services for maximum exposure and greatest reach in Nepal’s growing construction sector.

The expo will showcase construction heavy equipment, wood and woodworking machineries, prefabricated building structures, unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (UPVC) windows machinery, UPVC profile, doors and windows, architectural hardware, bathroom fittings, pipes, laminates, veneers, plywood, tiles and sanitary ware and roofing.

Likewise, pre-engineering building, power tools, windows, concrete block machinery manufacturers, earthmoving equipment, material handling equipment and timber and aluminum composite panels will be showcased at the event.

These technologies that are new to Nepali consumers have been tried, tested and proven internationally. The previous editions of the exhibition witnessed overwhelming participation of architects, builders, engineers, planners, developers, contractors and business people from the construction, infrastructure and wood industry making the exhibition more development and consultation oriented, the organizer said.