ALUMINIUM 2018 12th World Trade Fair & Conference
09 – 11 October 2018
Messe Düsseldorf, Germany

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Trade Fair Venue Düsseldorf
9 – 11 October 2018

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Anzahl der Aussteller

more than 1.000

Quadratmeter zu erkunden

more than 80.000m2
Exhibition Area


The complete industry at a glance!


Exhibit at ALUMINIUM 2018

Exhibit at ALUMINIUM 2018

All significant players of the sector get together: The trade show connects producers, processors, technology suppliers and users along the entire valu chain. It is the the perfect place to get in touch with and develop new target groups, especially with engineers and designers from the application areas.

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Environmental Engineering

New: Environmental Engineering live - demonstration at ALUMINIUM 2018

Industrial production is relying increasingly on sustainability and environmental friendliness. In the special Environmental Engineering area, ALUMINIUM wants to create a forum for all companies that offer solutions in this field.

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Digital Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing - neues Sonderthema auf der ALUMINIUM 2018

Eine der größten Herausforderungen, denen die Aluminiumindustrie gegenübersteht, ist die stetige Entwicklung hin zur intelligenten Produktion und Vernetzung von Prozessen.

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Featured Exhibitors

Alufinish GmbH & Co. KG
Erbslöh Aluminium GmbH
Gulf Extrusions Co. L.L.C.
IMS Messsysteme GmbH


Exhibitor Statements

Dr. Gerd Götz - European Aluminium

“The ALUMINIUM trade fair is a must for any company or association working for such a vibrant sector. We see an incredible wave of technological evolution and positive growth that is driven by a more sustainable and smart world. Last edition demonstrated that our material is essential for applications and critical to secure strategic value chains across markets. I have no doubt that the next edition will show the bright future is ahead of us and that the industry is not following the new economy but just making it happen”.

Dr. Gerd Götz , Director General of European Aluminium


Industry News



How digital is the aluminium industry already?

How digital is the aluminium industry already? What are the companies currently doing with regard to Industry 4.0 technologies? Which Industry 4.0 technologies will be in use in your company five years from now? And which solutions/products would you like to be able to find at ALUMINIUM 2018? >> read more


China - Setting the pace for the global aluminium industry

China’s aluminium industry has been dominating the global market for many years. Be it in producing the metal or processing lightweight aluminium to created rolled, extruded or cast products, the ‘Middle Kingdom’ is the absolute number one not only in the production and processing of aluminium, but also in its consumption. These are the most important target markets. >> read more

Additional News

Trade Fair News



Premiere of the special area „Digital Manufacturing"

The People's Republic of China is the world wide biggest aluminium manufacturer. But China is also becoming increasingly important as a sales market and technology location. ALUMINIUM CHINA, the largest industry platform in Asia, will show how the market is developing from 11 to 13 July. 500 exhibitors show the whole added value chain around aluminium in Shanghai.


GLAFRI presents the 1st Robert V. Neher Award at ALUMINIUM 2018

Aluminium is a true multi-talent, and in foil form it is more versatile and recyclable than practically any other material. The Robert V. Neher Award has been launched to highlight the opportunities available for aluminium foils, and GLAFRI will be honouring its first winner at ALUMINIUM 2018. The Robert V. Neher Award is worth 10,000 euros. All nominations must be submitted by the end of May 2018. >> more information

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ALUMINUM China 2018

Next Event: ALUMINUM China 2018


Located at the very heart of industrial Asia, ALUMINIUM CHINA 2018 in Shanghai is the world's leading aluminium trade fair dedicated to the whole supply chain in the aluminium industry and its major application fields. Join us at Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 11-13 July 2018 and together we bring aluminium to life!

ALUMINUM China 2018


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