ALUMINIUM 2020 13th World Trade Fair & Conference
6 – 8 October 2020
Exhibition Center Düsseldorf

News Room

  • 25 May 2020

    Packaging industry remains stable despite corona crisis

    Particularly in the corona crisis, packaging assumes important functions in the supply of food, protective materials and medicines: it protects food from contamination, enables safe transport and ensures optimum shelf life of the products.

  • 25 May 2020

    Automotive industry slowly starting up again

    It is a small ray of hope for the aluminium industry: after several weeks of standstill due to the corona pandemic, some car manufacturers, such as VW, AUDI and Daimler, are gradually resuming production. The extent to which the machines start up depends on the market situation and the availability of supply chains, according to the industry.

  • 24 May 2020

    Pandemic plays havoc on metal markets

    The coronavirus pandemic took over the world’s attention and impacting every industry - in-cluding industrial metals. Matthew Chamberlain, the CEO of the London Metal Exchange (LME), sees the pandemic as a kind of Litmus test, showing how robust the business continu-ity procedures are.

  • 18 May 2020

    European Aluminium supports swift actions for the recovery of the automotive sector at the European level

    Aluminium is a part of many large value chains and the largest of them being the automotive and transport sector. This sector alone represents 36% of the aluminium market. As the automotive industry is facing a severe slowdown or is even stopping production, the aluminium production in Europe (alumina, primary, recycling, semi-fabrication and some final products) is at risk.

  • 08 May 2020

    Good news: ALUMINIUM 2020 can take place

    Trade fairs can take place again in North Rhine-Westphalia / GERMANY starting from 30 May 2020. This is a signal everyone's been waiting for. One thing is certain: ALUMINIUM 2020 will take place.

  • 21 April 2020

    European Aluminium launched its Circular Aluminium Action Plan

    The action plan - a strategy for achieving aluminium’s full potential for a circular economy by 2030 - aims to ensure that all end-of-life aluminium products are collected and recycled efficiently in Europe to maximise aluminium recycling rates.

  • 05 April 2020

    Additive Manufacturing at ALUMINIUM 2020: themed pavilion celebrates premiere

    Aluminium is developing into one of the most highly demanded materials in additive manufacturing. In cooperation with ACAM – Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing ALUMINIUM 2020 will showcase the potential of metallic 3D printing.

  • 05 April 2020

    “In the long term we are optimistic about the future”

    Malte Seifert has acted as the new Project Director of ALUMINIUM since October 2019. In an interview with the “Aluminium Praxis” magazine he talked about the plans for ALUMINIUM 2020 in times of Corona and highlighted new themes featured by this year’s trade fair.

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