The world’s largest sheet metal working exhibition will take place from 25 to 28 October 2022 in Hannover, Germany.
Following the latest easing of Covid restrictions, show organiser Mack-Brooks Exhibitions confirmed that the 26th edition of the International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, EuroBLECH 2022, will take place from 25 to 28 October 2022, in Hannover, Germany. The current exhibitor list stands at 1 257 companies from 39 nations, covering a total net exhibition space of over 88 000m² (89 875m², a total of 1 507 exhibitors from 40 countries in 2018), says EuroBLECH.
EuroBLECH 2022 will be occupying nine exhibition halls (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 26 and 27) at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds, the world’s largest exhibition centre. The newly added hall 26 will focus on joining technology and also host exhibitors of surface and tool technology who had previously been located in hall 13.
Exhibits cover the entire sheet metalworking technology chain in the manufacturing of metal prototypes, industrial components and consumer parts. This includes machines, tools and IT solutions for cutting, punching and forming, joining, welding and fastening, surface treatment and finishing, process control and quality assurance, machine elements and components, CAD/CAM/CIM systems, warehouse and factory equipment, material recycling, and other solutions to process metal sheets, tubes, profiles, plastic hybrids and other structures.
EuroBLECH says exhibitors come from around the globe, ranging from innovative start-ups and SMEs to big internationals. The organisation reports that this year’s top exhibiting countries are Germany, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland, China, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Poland and France.
Visitors can expect live machine demonstrations and technological world premieres, along with opportunities to watch innovative machinery in action. Traditionally, EuroBLECH attracts a high percentage of visitors with decision-making and buying capacity. For 2022, tech budgets are expected to rise as companies begin to revive their plans to invest in emerging technology for a future-proof business, according to the organisation.
EuroBLECH 2018 boasted a total of 56 301 international trade visitors, including buyers, design engineers, production and quality managers, researchers and other technical experts from all management levels and business types.
Visitors come from all key industry sectors, including manufacturers of sheet metal parts, components and assemblies, ferrous and non-ferrous metal production and construction, automotive, aerospace and shipbuilding, mechanical engineering, building and construction, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, renewable energy construction, consumer electronics, telecommunication, precision, optics and medical equipment, food and packaging and many more.
Further information on EuroBLECH 2022, e.g. show profile, exhibitor list, travel, accommodation, visa information and Covid safety measures, is available at www.euroblech.com. To receive regular event updates, please subscribe to the free e-news service.