The metal fairs quartet registered good marks on the exhibitors’ as well as on the visitors’ side. In particular the internationality again increased distinctly and now amounts to 56 percent at the visitors and 51 percent at the exhibitors.
2,214 exhibitors from throughout the world met with 78,000 visitors from 120 countries. With these results the trade fairs impressively confirmed their standing as the leading trade fairs in their sectors.
The first visitors of the Bright World of Metals 2015
First insights into GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST 2015
GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST - world capital for metal related high-tech
Skilled Worker Shortage in Germany - really?
ecoMetals Trails 2015 guide you to sustainable technologies
Impressions Part I: METEC in halls 3 to 5
Impressions Part II: THERMPROCESS and GIFA in halls 9 to 12
Impressions Part III: NEWCAST and GIFA in halls 13 to 17
The NEWCAST Award 2015
This year, during a festive ceremony on 17 June, Gebrüder Kemper GmbH from Olpe/Germany, MWS from Kufstein/Austria as well as the Swiss company Georg Fischer Automotive from Schaffhausen were awarded by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf.
Joachim Schäfer (Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf) congratulates Martin Guthoff (Technical Product Management) and Dr. Martin A. Stehle (Sales Director) of the company Georg Fischer Automotive on the award for the “Best Substitution of Another Production Process“.
Messe Düsseldorf’s Managing Director Joachim Schäfer, as well as Thomas Funke (Head of Sales) and Sebastian Ruhland (Development Engineer) from the Kemper company with the award for the "Cast Component with the Best Functional Integration".
METEC 2015: SMS group concentrates on international markets
Olaf Stalfort introduces an exhibit that is ready for shipment to the USA. The Vice President Commercial Sales/ Marketing of the SMS group is also talking about trends in China, about international markets and points out the success of METEC 2015.
GIFA 2015: CPC and the counter pressure casting technology
According to President CPC-USA Vincent Khristov the event at Messe Düsseldorf is the 'olympics of the casting industry'. Therefore CPC exhibits a specialised process at GIFA 2015, that has been developed over the past 15 years. Khristov talks about the innovation and trends in the branch.
METEC 2015: Vesuvius with important topics for the steel industry
Francois Wanecq talks about a lot of activity at Vesuvius' booth at METEC 2015 and important topics for the steel industry. In addition, the Chief Executive Officer introduces a new way of presenting products - with the help of a little cinema.
Arthur J. Gage from cmi novacast sees increased activity after the low business period of the last years. The Vice President Sales & Marketing explains some special features of electromagnetic pumps which the company sells.
GIFA 2015: BÜHLER and a positive outlook on aluminum die casting
The automotive industry is one main topic of the interview with the Head of Business Unit Die Casting of BÜHLER. Jonathan Abbis talks to our reporter Emily Whigham about trends in metallurgy, reducing CO2 emissions and what business people have been talking about so far at a great GIFA 2015.
METEC 2015: TMEIC with four focal points
Executive Vice President Gary Fowler explains the four focal points at the TMEIC booth and talks about trends that are met by the company such as sustainability with photovoltaic converters or energy storage batteries - when requested.
NEWCAST 2015: The South African Institute of Foundrymen
CEO John Davies of the South African Institute of Foundrymen talks about the importance of attending NEWCAST 2015, where the South African industry is heading and about foundry fraternity worldwide.
NEWCAST 2015: erkunt with castings, machined parts and components
The Turkish company erkunt produces castings, machined parts and components. Business Development Group Manager Emre Giray speaks to our reporter about a great atmosphere during the show and explains what makes erkunt special.
METEC 2015: PRIMETALS places emphasis on the environment
Producing steel responsibly is a theme followed by PRIMETALS according to Andre Fulgenico. The Vice President Marketing and Branding talks in the interview how the company accomplishes this with a 'huge environmental portfolio' and states on the global importance of METEC.
GIFA 2015: COLOSIO and two innovations in diecasting
The company COLOSIO is part of the ecoMetals trails and has therefore innovations to exhibit that help saving energy. General Manager Davide Colosio speaks about these machines and is also giving an insight into his future expectations.
THERMPROCESS 2015: ELECTROTHERM (India) and trends of the market
Shailesh Bhandari represents ELETROTHERM (India) at THERMPROCESS 2015. The Managing Director talks about trends of the market and innovations exhibited in Düsseldorf.
THERMPROCESS 2015: fives group and environmental aspects
Head of Communications Department Natalia Artemieva from the fives group talks about the internationality of the trade fair THERMPROCESS 2015 and innovations being presented by the company with regards to environmental aspects.
METEC 2015: Sinosteel MECC and its goals
Sinosteel MECC wants to make professional exchange at METEC 2015. General Manager Wang Jian speaks in the interview about the company's goals for the trade fair in Düsseldorf.
METEC 2015: YOGIJI DIGI for the first time in Düsseldorf
The Indian company YOGIJI DIGI is a flat steel solutions provider and came for the first time to METEC to show the world what they have to offer. Director Samir Bansal talks about an innovation on display in Düsseldorf.