Summary after Five Trade Fair Days:
The visitors at wire 2018 and Tube 2018 were very international boasting great professional expertise while promising customer contacts and good post-fair business prospects determined the atmosphere at the stands. Over 50% of visitors of both trade fairs came with concrete investment intentions. 70% of visitors were executives with high decision-making authority.
Trade visitors at wire 2018 were primarily interested in machines for processing and producing wire and cable, steel bars and strips, process engineering tools as well as machines, equipment, tools and auxiliaries. The forming technology and auxiliary materials segments were also in high demand. 20% of the visitors polled stated they were interested in finished products.
Pipe, tubes and accessories, raw materials, machines for producing, finishing and processing pipes, profiles and companies trading with all kinds of tubes met with the highest interest among trade visitors at Tube 2018.
Trade visitors at both trade fairs rated the two No.1 trade fairs as outstanding. Over the five days in excess of 71,500 trade visitors from 134 countries came to Düsseldorf. 70% of trade fair guests came from abroad and one third of these from overseas. 55% of trade fair visitors voiced their satisfaction at having found new suppliers.
30 March to 3 April 2020 will see wire and Tube held again together at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre. For current information on both trade fairs visit the internet portals at www.wire.de and www.Tube.de.