• Trends at Stone+tec: Networking and simplification

    Stone+tec is predominantly a craft trade fair
    © NürnbergMesse

    From 13 to 16 June, technological innovations in stone processing as well as materials and accessories will be a key offering at Stone+tec 2018 in Nuremberg. From mechanical aids to heavy machinery, Stone+tec is where stonemasonry firms find their tools for the future.  more

  • ALUMINIUM 2018 with new area "Digital Manufacturing"

    From 9 to 11 October 2018, the Exhibition Centre on the Rhine will again become the global marketplace of the aluminium industry.
    © ALUMINIUM 2016

    In the new ALUMINIUM special exhibition area "Digital Manufacturing", visitors will experience what Industry 4.0 means for the aluminium industry and what kinds of productivity benefits can already be achieved today by deploying high-performance IT solutions in production.  more

  • Guided tours at SurfaceTechnology Germany

    At SurfaceTechnology GERMANY (formerly known as O&S), daily Guided Tours enable visitors to experience the successive process steps that constitute surface technology.
    © Deutsche Messe

    On 5-7 June, 2018, SurfaceTechnology Germany (formerly known as O&S) will feature guided tours, themed clusters, group presentations as well as the SurfaceTechnology Forum. This bilingual forum is an absolute "must" for the international visiting public, the organiser Deutsche Messe announces.  more

  • Indometal: economic growth story in Southeast Asia

    Indometal, the international metal and steel trade fair for Southeast Asia - will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 17 to 19 October 2018 at JI Expo, Kemayoran.
    © Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

    Indometal 2018 will focus on machinery and equipment optimisation, retooling and steelmaking technology and resource and cost efficient solutions and applications. This is the opportune time for companies to be part of Southeast Asia's economic growth story.  more

  • Exciting new technique

    High-strength aluminum
    © M. Durant / HRL Laboratories

    Breakthrough in metallurgy: researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, have developed a technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength aluminum alloys - including types Al7075 and Al6061 - that opens the door to additive manufacturing of engineering-relevant alloys.  more

  • Robots, automation & manufacturing in North Vietnam

    Meeting point for industrial automation: The province Bac Ninh lies near to Hanoi, the capital of North Vietnam
    © Vietnam Industrial Fiesta/OMG Events Management

    On 6 - 8 June 2018 six trade fairs will take place at Kinh Bac Cultural Center at Bac Ninh, Vietnam. The main topics of these fairs are industrial automation, manufacturing, robots, 3D print and material handling.  more

  • New special show "Digital Way" at AMB 2018

    Industry 4,0 and digitalisation processes can be experienced live in the "Digital Way" special show during AMB 2018.
    © Messe Stuttgart

    AMB 2018 takes the digital path: By staging the "Digital Way" special show during AMB, the organizers want to "make the metal cutting industry even more aware of this topic and take account of the high demand for information," stresses Ulrich Kromer von Baerle, CEO of Messe Stuttgart.  more

  • formnext: 60 per cent more attendees

    At formnext in Frankfurt, a total of 470 exhibitors from 33 countries showed off an array of compelling innovations.
    © Mesago/Thomas Klerx

    This year's formnext exhibition and conference drew a total of 21,492 attendees, representing an increase of over 60 per cent. A total of 470 exhibitors from 33 countries showed off an array of compelling innovations from various areas along the process chain of cutting-edge industrial manufacturing.  more

  • Dates for Moulding Expo 2019 have been fixed

    The next Moulding Expo will take place on 21 to 24 May 2019 at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre.
    © Messe Stuttgart

    The dates for the third edition of Moulding Expo, the International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Mould Making, have now been decided. The most important representatives of the industry will again be present at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre on 21 to 24 May 2019.  more

  • Getting a lot greener soon

    „Our team combined a catalyst we recently discovered with new and exciting chemistry to find the first high-yield, low-cost method of manufacturing butadiene,“ says Dionisios Vlachos, Director of the University of Delaware‘s Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation.
    © University of Delaware/ Jeffrey Chase

    Synthetic rubber and plastics - used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products - are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those manmade materials could get a lot greener soon. A team of scientists from three U.S. research universities has invented a process to make butadiene from renewable sources like trees, grasses and corn.  more

  • Beer lifts your spirits and makes you feel good

    A researcher preparing a sample of beer.
    © FAU / Katharina Götz

    Visitors to the Oktoberfest have always known it and now it has been scientifically proven - beer can lift your spirits. Scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) examined 13.000 food components to find out whether they stimulate the reward centre in the brain and make people feel good. Hordenine found in malted barley and beer seems to do the job well.  more

  • Hannover Messe USA to premier in September 2018

    Vom 10. bis 15. September 2018 findet in Chicago erstmals die Hannover Messe USA statt.
    © Deutsche Messe

    The world's leading trade show for industrial technology is spreading its wings. In September of 2018, Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever Hannover Messe in the USA, the German trade fair organizer announces. The new trade fair is expected to attract some 550 exhibitors and more than 100,000 visitors and will occupy about 130,000 square feet of display space.  more

  • EMO Hannover 2019: dates have been finalised

    Die gesamte Bandbreite moderner Metallbearbeitungstechnik im Blick: 2019 findet die EMO Hannover vom 16. bis 21. September statt.
    © Deutsche Messe

    The dates have now been finalised for the EMO Hannover 2019, the world's premier trade fair for the metalworking sector. The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders' Association) in Frankfurt am Main, which is responsible for organising the EMO Hannover, has announced that the next event will be held from 16 to 21 September 2019.  more

  • Next Metpack on 5-9 May, 2020

    Weltleitmesse für Metallverpackungen: Die nächste Ausgabe der Metpack findet vom 5. bis 9. Mai in der Messe Essen statt.
    © Schuchrat Kurbanov/MESSE ESSEN

    In 2020, Metpack - the world's leading fair for metal packaging, will open at Messe Essen from May 5 to 9. On three out of five days, Metpack will once again take place parallel to the interpack packaging fair in Düsseldorf which is scheduled for May 7 to 13, 2020.  more

  • Anuga FoodTec 2018 to cooperate with IFU - Technical Workshop

    Die Anuga FoodTec (20. bis 23. März 2018) ist die weltweit führende Zuliefermesse für die Lebensmittel- und Getränkeindustrie.
    © Koelnmesse

    Anuga FoodTec and the International Fruit and Vegetable Juice Association (IFU) have agreed on an extensive partnership. Among other things, the cooperation foresees the execution of a technical workshop by the IFU at Anuga FoodTec 2018. The motto of the technical workshop is "For the Juice Industry. From the Industry Experts."  more

  • Dates for interpack 2020 have been set

    What's next? Die kommende interpack findet - gemeinsam mit der Zuliefermesse components - vom 7. bis 13. Mai 2020 in Düsseldorf statt.
    © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann

    Following the Düsseldorf trade fair cycle, the next interpack at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre will be held in three years' time, from 7 to 13 May 2020. The suppliers' trade fair components - special trade fair by interpack will run completely in parallel with interpack again in 2020.  more

  • New thematic hall planning at AMB 2018

    AMB 2018 will primarily feature metal cutting processes using machine tools and precision tools.
    © Messe Stuttgart

    With more exhibition space and new thematic hall planning, AMB will take place on 18-22 September, 2018 in Stuttgart. "With the construction of the Paul Horn Hall (Hall 10) we can finally respond to our exhibitors' desire for growth," says Ulrich Kromer von Baerle, President of Messe Stuttgart.  more

  • ceramitec and analytica take place in parallel in 2018

    On 10 - 13 April, 2018 ceramitec and analytica are being held in parallel, at the Messe München exhibition center.
    © Messe München

    On 10 - 13 April, 2018 the international trade fair for the ceramics industry - ceramitec - and the event for laboratory technology, analysis and the biotechnology sector - analytica - are being held in parallel, at the Messe München exhibition center. Companies exhibiting at these two events can look forward to synergy effects from this parallel constellation.  more

  • No shorter interval in Düsseldorf

    Back again in 2019: At the request of large numbers of exhibitors the technology trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are to be held at the same four-year interval in future.
    © Messe Duesseldorf / ctillmann

    Back again in June 2019: Contrary to earlier plans the technology trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are to be held at the same four-year interval in future.  more

  • METEC in a three-year cycle

    METEC, GIFA, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are switching to a three-year cycle – the next time that the international trade fairs for metallurgy, foundry technology, thermo process equipment and castings will be taking place in Düsseldorf is from  26 to 30 June 2018.
    © Messe Duesseldorf / ctillmann

    METEC, GIFA, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are switching to a three-year cycle – the next time that the international trade fairs will be taking place in Düsseldorf is from 26 to 30 June 2018.  more