75th HeatTreatmentCongress 22 – 24 October 2019, Cologne, Germany

HK 2019

•  500 congress visitors

•  3000 fair visitors

•  180 exhibitors

•  13000 m2 exhibition space

•  Event website: www.hk-awt.de

The event is the largest annual European forum on topics relating to heat treatment and materials technology. Each year, around 3000 specialists from hardening shops, the industrial furnace construction sector, suppliers, testing device manufacturers and employees from the automotive and steel industries visit the event to exchange knowledge about the latest products, future trends and sector information. The HeatTreatmentCongress is the traditional event for the sector, informing participants about new developments and processes in materials technology, with a special focus on heat treatment processes.New App HK 2019; As of now the new HK app is available free of charge at the App Store and Google-Play-Store! Directly here the updated app for Android and iOS can be downloaded from the stores, giving all visitors on-site access from their mobile phone or tablet.

iOS: https://apps.apple.com/pl/app/härtereikongress-2019/id1454493976?l=en 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.hkawt.hk2019 

The organizer AWT; AWT, a large German network including 870 company and personal members and 18 materials technology committees, is sure to provide quality lectures and a well organized fair. The form of the event, as a congress with an adjoining exhibition, also has the advantage that employees from all departments of a firm can take part in the event: management, research and development, quality management, engineering practice and sales. This ensures high-quality conversations with customers, including in the exhibition.

Congress highlights HK 2019; The conference will start with the basic seminar for professionals on the topic of ‘Case hardening – process and systems technology’, run by Dr Herwig Altena. The program features two absolute highlights on Wednesday morning: The lecture by Dr Stefan Hock on HK’s significance & changes and the materials-science challenges of the future, and the plenary address by communications expert Isabel Garcia on the topic of ‘Thinking cleverly – communicating cleverly’. The congress event will be translated simultaneously German/English vice versa.Link program: https://www.hk-awt.de/vortragsprogramm-hk-2019/

News from Online marketplace; ECM Technologies – New Multi chamber & modular installations (english version).

Some of the news is only available in German. Many exhibitors are already enjoying the features of the new HK website and posting their industry news, product presentations and job advertisements. You too can use this information platform; it’s accessible to all website visitors. https://www.hk-awt.de/marketplace

The exhibition HK 2019Very few exhibition spaces are still available for booking. A current hall plan with free booth spaces marked can be found at https://www.hk-awt.de/hallenplan-hk-2019. In the exclusive Newcomer area, first-time exhibitors can once again showcase their company for a total cost of EUR 3350. The premium-design ‘HK deluxe booths’ are also available again this year. Exhibitors can book a ‘hassle-free package’ that includes everything from booth fit-out, to admission tickets and parking passes.

Location.  Koelnmesse, Entrance West, Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany 

Ticket shop and prices: https://www.hk-awt.de/ticketshop-1/

Free access for students in congress and trade fair!

Free access for personal AWT-members in the exhibition!