Current registration figures make Düsseldorf trade fair organisers confident

From 26 to 30 March 2012 the two leading international events wire, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair, and Tube, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, will be held concurrently in Düsseldorf for the 13th time now already.

Current registration figures for both trade fairs make the Düsseldorf trade fair organisers more than confident. At this early stage (correct as of mid November 2011) 1,052 enterprises from 45 countries have already registered for wire. 2012 will again see the traditionally strong participation of exhibitors from Italy, Belgium, France, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and Germany. Also positive to note is the high number of registrations received from Sweden. The majority of overseas companies come from the USA, China, India and Taiwan. All of these 1,052 companies together currently occupy approximately 55,000 square metres of exhibition space.

wire 2012 will present wire production and finishing machinery, tools and process engineering auxiliary materials as well as materials and special wires. Also on display will be innovations from the areas of cable, measuring and control technology and testing technology. Special segments such as logistics, conveyor systems and packaging round off the ranges.

Wire, cable and fibre glass machines as well as wire and cable producers and wire and cable traders occupy Halls 9 to 12, 16 and 17. Hall 15 houses fastener technology while Hall 16 follows on with spring making.

Tube boasts similarly positive interim results. With 868 exhibitors from 44 countries, here most European enterprises come from Italy, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany and the United Kingdom. Also positive is the number of registrations received from the Czech Republic. At present, the exhibitors of Tube occupy 46,600 square metres of net exhibition space.

Tube occupies Halls 1 to 7a. Pipe and tube accessories can be found in Halls 1 and 2, trade and manufacturing follow in Halls 2, 3, 4 and 7.0. Forming technology is located in Hall 5. Pipe and tube finishing machinery is exhibited in Halls 6 and 7a, not forgetting the segment of plant and machinery in parts of Hall 7a.

Tube presents the complete spectrum ranging from pipe and tube production to processing and the trade with tubes. Ranges include raw materials, pipes and accessories, pipe and tube manufacturing machinery and second-hand machinery, tools and auxiliary materials for process engineering and measuring and control technology. Pipelines and OCTG technology, profiles and profile technology, testing technology and special areas such as warehousing automation and control systems complement the extensive ranges on show.

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Your press contact 2012:
Petra Hartmann-Bresgen
Kathrin Kleophas v.d. Bongardt
Tel +49 (0)211/4560-541/-544
Fax +49 (0)211/4560-87 541/-87 544