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.
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.
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.
“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
In 2017, the European rolling industry produced approx. 5.2 million tonnes of rolled products. This production was almost exactly matched by demand, and represents an increase of 3.6 percent over the figure for 2016. In quantitative terms, the packaging market is the most important one for the rolling mills. >> read more
The lightweight construction megatrend is driven by new material and process developments utilising aluminium
Aluminium has transformed the automotive industry, and it will continue to do so in future. It offers a better cost-benefit ratio than any other material. By collaborating even more closely in future, aluminium producers, processors and vehicle manufacturers can unlock further potential for >> read more
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
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
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!