Thermprocess, Dusseldorf, Germany

The recent Thermprocess (Brite World of Metals) fair is over and our coverage is finished, but we did receive this note about the attendance. Our impression and that of most of the exhibitors we spoke to was that the show was good but attendance was done. According to this report attendance was good but we notice there is no mention about attendance being up or down.

“After five eventful days at the trade fair, the Bright World of Metals concluded successfully on Saturday, June 29, 2019, fortifying its leading position as the world’s most important trade fair platform for metallurgy and casting technology. Results were excellent for both exhibitors and visitors at GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS & NEWCAST, particularly in terms of how international the demographic was in comparison to previous events: 70% of the exhibitors hailed from abroad (65% in 2015) and 66% of the visitors came from foreign countries (62% in 2015).

“With approximately 2,360 exhibitors from all over the world, GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS & NEWCAST have almost covered the entire international market. Global players, small, innovative newcomers, and providers of niche technology alike are all represented here,” said Friedrich-Georg Kehrer, the Global Portfolio Director for Metals and Flow Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. Around 72,500 visitors from 118 countries were welcomed into the halls during the trade fair’s five-day run. “The mix of nations in our visitor and exhibitor demographics is a crucial factor for success of the Bright World of Metals; indeed, that’s what makes this quadruple trade fair so unique. GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS & NEWCAST are an absolute must for metallurgy and casting professionals from all over the world,” added Kehrer.”