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


The complete industry at a glance!



Trade Fair Venue Düsseldorf
9 – 11 October 2018

Besucher auf der Messe


Anzahl der Aussteller

more than 1.000

Quadratmeter zu erkunden

more than 80.000m2
Exhibition Area

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.

Participate now

Industry meets Science

Industry meets Science - Scope for new ideas and research projects

Universities and colleges present their innovations and projects to an international audience.

More Information

Kopie von leer


Digital Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing - new focus topic at ALUMINIUM 2018 

Digital manufacturing, together with the ongoing developments in intelligent production and the networking of processes, is one of the biggest challenges facing the aluminium industry.

more information





ALUMINIUM 2018 will again be accompanied by the ALUMINIUM 2018 Conference, where current topics of the aluminum industry will be presented and discussed by top-class speakers. The Conference is planned and organized by the GDA, the German Aluminium Association.

Sumbit your topics until April 2018.

Information and Call for Papers

Featured Exhibitors

Alufinish GmbH & Co. KG
Erbslöh Aluminium GmbH
Gulf Extrusions Co. L.L.C.
IMS Messsysteme GmbH
LAGH Leichtmetall Aluminium Giesserei Hannover 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

Industry News



Demand for aluminium is growing wordlwide

Global primary aluminium production increased by 5.8 percent in 2017. In our market overview, you will find out which factors and players are driving growth.


US tariff: reactions in the industry

The announcement of punitive tariffs for aluminium imports into the US has caused international reactions – among others from the trade association European Aluminium and from the US-american Aluminium Association.

Additional News


Trade Fair News

Trade Fair News



Premiere of the special area „Digital Manufacturing"

Industry 4.0 is one of the most determining topic of our time. But what does digitisation mean for the aluminium industry? Come and see a new special area about this topic at the ALUMINIUM 2018.
>> more information about the special area


ALUMINIUM 2018 – New topics to meet the future

Global production of aluminium has reached a record high level, the energy transition and the transport sector are driving demand for light metals. This positive mood is felt as well at the ALUMINIUM World Trade Fair >>read on

Additional News

ALU Global

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


Review 2016

Exhibitor list 2016

Exhibitor search 2016

Programme 2016

Press releases 2016

x Mail Book your stand now