From 2 – 7 June 2014, the 28th International Machine-Tool Exhibition opened its doors again in Bilbao, Spain. IK4-Ideko showcased its expertise in manufacturing and the Hippocamp project was promotioned in its stand. A total number of 35,500 people, 4.2% more than in the previous edition, visited the exhibition. Professionals from 57 countries have tested the quality and capacity of machines, accessories, components and industrial equipment exhibited in the halls of the Bilbao Exhibition Centre. The most represented countries in terms of visitors to BIEMH were: Portugal, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Netherlands, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, the US, Chile, Venezuela, Algeria, Morocco, China, India, Taiwan, Australia and the Fiji Islands to name some exotic and faraway countries.