wire and Tube 2018 meet demands of the industry

One year to the start of Düsseldorf’s No. 1 trade fairs for wire, cable and pipes (wire and Tube from 16–20 April 2018) these industries are looking to the future with optimism. Despite sustained insecurities on the global steel market in terms of possible penalties and import restrictions, the ranges on show at the global No. 1 trade fairs wire 2018 and Tube 2018 whet the appetite for more: late April saw the registration deadline for exhibitors and interested companies can still contact the project departments to be included in waiting lists.

In excess of 2,600 key players from the industry will present innovations from the wire, cable and pipe industries on 110,000 m2 of net exibition space in 15 halls over five trade fair days. With these figures the Düsseldorf trade fairs impressively confirm their No.1 positions as leading trade fairs for the sectors wire, cable and pipes.

wire 2018 will be held in exhibition halls 9–16. On display will be machinery and equipment for wire manufacturing and finishing, process technology tools and auxiliary materials for process engineering as well as materials, special wires and cables.

In addition to this, innovations from the areas of measuring and control technology as well as test engineering and specialist areas will be on show. There will be an even stronger focus on glass fibre cables. With this move Messe Düsseldorf responds to the increasing use of fibre glass cables in the energy, construction and communications sectors.

The segments wire, cable and glass fibre machinery will be presented in halls 9–13 and 16 with Fastener Technology following on from this area in hall 15. Mesh Welding and Spring Making can be found in hall 13.

Traditionally well represented at wire are exhibitors from Italy, Belgium, France, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, Great Britain, Sweden and Germany. From overseas many companies are expected to come from the USA, South Korea, Taiwan, India and China.

Tube 2018 will be presented in halls 3–7.0 and 16 and 17. Its extensive ranges include machinery and plants for pipe and tube production, finishing and processing as well as raw materials, tubes and accessories, second-hand machinery, process technology tools, auxiliary materials, measuring and control technology as well as test engineering.

These ranges are complemented by pipeline and OCTG technology, profiles and machinery as well as plastic tubes. In response to the sustained high demand from China this event will once again host a China Pavilion. Under the heading “Meet China’s Expertise” Chinese companies from the wire, cable and tube & pipe sectors will be presented in hall 16.

Pipe accessories are located in hall 17, pipe trade and pipe manufacturing can be found in 3 and 4, pipe bending and forming technology follows on in hall 5. Machinery and plants as well as pipe finishing machines are on display in halls 6 and 7a. Profiles and plastic tubes can be found in 3–7.0 as well as 16 and 17.

At Tube the countries represented with most exhibitors are also Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, France, Great Britain, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Germany. Most overseas exhibitors will come from India, the USA, China and South Korea.

For further information please visit: www.wire.de or www.Tube.de

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