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May 2017

Press Contact:

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Tel. (312) 781-5185
Fax (312) 781-5188
E-mail: ameerboth@mdna.com

Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601


Despite ongoing insecurities on the global steel market in terms of possible penalties and import restrictions, wire 2018 - International Wire and Cable Trade Fair - and Tube 2018 – International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair - experience strong exhibitor registration one year before the start of the events. Companies applying after the exhibitor registration deadline end of April were placed on a waiting list. wire and Tube will be held concurrently from April 16 – 20, 2018 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Over 2,600 key players from the industry will present innovations from the wire, cable and pipe industries on 1.18 million sqaure feet of net exibition space in 15 halls.

As in the past, traditionally well represented countries at wire 2018 will be Italy, Belgium, France, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, Great Britain, Sweden and Germany. From overseas, many companies from the U.S., South Korea, Taiwan, India and China are expected.

wire 2018 will be held in halls 9 to 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, cable, measuring and control technology and testt engineering. In order to address the increasing use of fibre glass cables in the energy, construction and communications sectors, wire 2018 will focus even stronger on glass fiber cables next year. The segments wire, cable and glass fiber machinery will be presented in Halls 9 to 13 and 16, fastener technology in Hall 15 and mash welding and spring making in Hall 13.

At Tube, the majority of the exhibitors will be form Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, France, Great Britain, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Germany. Most overseas exhibitors will come from India, the U.S., China and South Korea.

The Tube 2018 exhibits will be presented in Halls 3 to 7.0 and Halls 16 and 17. The extensive product range will 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 and test engineering. These segments will be complemented by pipeline and OCTG technology, profiles and machinery as well as plastic tubes. In response to the continuing high demand from China, Tube 2018 will again feature a China Pavilion. With the heading “Meet China’s Expertise” Chinese companies from the wire, cable and tube and pipe sectors will be presented in Hall 16.

Pipe accessories will be located in Hall 17, pipe trade and pipe manufacturing in Halls 3 and 4 and pipe bending and forming technology in Hall 5. Machinery and plants as well as pipe finishing machines will be on display in Halls 6 and 7a while profiles and plastic tubes can be found in Halls 3 to 7.0 as well as 16 and 17.

For further information on visiting or exhibiting at wire or Tube 2018, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail: info@mdna.com; Visit our web site http://www.mdna.com; Subscribe to our blog http://blog.mdna.com; Follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/WireTube_MDNA

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Messe Dusseldorf North America Located at 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL. Phone: 312-781-5180. .