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January 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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


LARGEST WIRE AND TUBE DÜSSELDORF TRADE FAIRS EVER

Three months before the start of wire 2018 - International Wire and Cable Trade Fair - and Tube 2018 – International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair - exhibitors have booked a record 1.29 million square feet of net exhibit space - about 107,600 square feet more than at the 2016 event. This marks the best result ever in the over 30 year history of the two events. wire and Tube will be held concurrently from April 16 – 20, 2018 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.

To date, 1,180 companies representing 50 countries have registered for wire 2018, occupying more than 699,700 square feet in halls 9 to 18. At Tube 2018, 965 exhibitors from 53 nations have booked over 559,700 square feet of net exhibit space in halls 3 to 7.0 and 7a as well as halls 16 to 18.

As in the past, this demonstrates the events’ number one positions as the world’s leading trade fairs in their industries. Innovative technologies, new machinery and equipment as well as products and services from the wire, cable and tube industries will be presented on five days.

wire 2018 will be held in Halls 9 to 16 and partly also in the temporary hall 18. It will feature machinery for the manufacturing and finishing of wire, tools and auxiliary materials for process engineering as well as materials, special wires and cables. The trade fair will also cover innovations in measurement and control engineering, test engineering and a range of specialist areas. Responding to the increasing use of glass fiber technologies in the energy sector as well in the construction and communication industries, the 2018 staging will have an even greater focus on the potential of glass fiber technology.

The segments of wire and cable machinery, wire and cable production, trade and glass fiber technologies will be presented in halls 9 to 14 and 16, while connection and fastener technologies can be viewed in hall 15. Mash welding machines and spring making will be in Hall 13.

The Tube 2018 exhibits will be in halls 3 to 7.0, 7a, 16, 17 and also partly in the temporary hall 18. The range of products will include machinery and equipment for tube production, treatment and processing, raw materials, tubes and accessories, pre-owned machinery, process technology tools, auxiliary resources as well as measuring, control and test equipment. These segments will be complemented by pipeline and OCTG technology, profiles and machinery as well as plastic tubes.

Halls 16 and 17 will feature tube accessories, while tube trade and tube manufacturing can be found in Halls 3, 4, 7 and 16 and tube forming technology in Hall 5. Machinery and equipment as well as tube processing machinery will be presented in Halls 6 and 7a. Profiles and plastic tubes will be shown in Halls 3 to 7.0, 7a, 16 and 17.

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.

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 www.mdna.com, www.wire-tradefair.com and www.tube-tradefair.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. .