Blechexpo and Schweisstec on course for record-breaking year

Stuttgart's industrial sheet metal, pipe and profile processing show Blechexpo is on track to break its own exhibitor records.

Blechexpo runs alongside Schweisstec, for joining technology, and more than 1,300 manufacturers and distributors have signed up to the show, from over 40 countries. All 1,130,000 sq ft of exhibition floor space at Stuttgart's Exhibition Centre is now occupied, up 15% on 2015's shows.

Blechexpo runs 7-10 November 2017 and according to the organisers is the ranks second in the world on the list of trade fairs for sheet metal processing.

This year there's a new layout in the exhibition halls and visitors from over 100 countries are expected to make the trip. Other features include an exhibitor forum, including expert speakers from around the world, and innovation awards, recognising six separate categories.