ALUMINIUM 2020 13th World Trade Fair & Conference
6 – 8 October 2020
Exhibition Center Düsseldorf, Germany
Insight: Surface treatment
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Surface treatment

Surface technology has long been a key technology in the production of successful aluminium products. Complex requirements pertaining to corrosion protection, tool properties and design can all be satisfied by coating, painting or anodising.

Review 2018

Find products, programme, news and exhibitors of ALUMINIUM 2018 in Düsseldorf!

Trade show programme

Tuesday, 09.10.2018

Wednesday, 10.10.2018

11:30 - 11:50

Thursday, 11.10.2018

10:00 - 10:25

VOA – general licensee for international quality marks

The VOA (Verband für die Oberflächenveredelung von Aluminium e.V.) is an industry association forming the network of the surface finishing industry branch in Germany. The VOA campaigns and represents the interests of its members in economical, political and technical issues. The surface finishing industry branch is part of global supply chains, meaning the members should fulfill international quality standards. In order to maintain competitiveness, the VOA as general licensee offers the quality labels QUALANOD, QUALICOAT/QUALIDECO and assigns its own quality label QUALISTRIP.

Mr. Sebastian H. Johansson ALUMINIUM Forum 12F40 Save appointment

10:30 - 10:55

Improve productivity for anodized aluminium

With increasing competitive market companies often search for new ideas and innovations that can give them a competitive advantage. Like the pioneers of ‘blue ocean thinking’ ideas are often are not from innovating in terms of technology or science, but by looking at familiar ‘standard’ processes from new perspectives. This paper will present some ideas for improvement within the anodizing process and use case study results of customer experiences collected globally.

Mr. Oliver Katschmareck ALUMINIUM Forum 12F40 Save appointment

11:00 - 11:25

Aluminum metal pretreatment engaged by Industry 4.0

How can trends of the Industry 4.0 concept be implemented for traditional Aluminum metal pretreatment processes? With BONDERITE solutions these processes can be monitored as they are online connected with the different stakeholder during the production process.

Mr. Raul Hernandes ALUMINIUM Forum 12F40 Save appointment

11:30 - 11:55

Training in the surface finishing industry - opportunities for entrepreneurs and candidates

The best way of getting well educated employees is to provide apprenticeship training positions in the own company. It is often complained, that it is difficult to find candidates for an apprenticeship. In this presentation we will show different ways of finding candidates. We take a look at the two different apprenticeship- (job-) titles which are relevant in surface treatment of aluminium.

Mr. Florian Tigges ALUMINIUM Forum 12F40 Save appointment

Competence Centre Surface Technology

Design meets functionality - Surface treatment of aluminium is bundled in the Competence Centre Surface Technology (supported by GSB and VOA).

Exhibitors of the Competence Centre Surface Technologys:

AHC Oberflächentechnik GmbH
Akkurt Endüstriyel Makine Sanayi Ticaret A.?.
CISART Engineering Project Aluminium Technology Group Srl.
Clariant SE
Galvo Service srl
Guangdong Victor Aluminum Co.,Ltd
Jiangyin East-China Aluminum Technology Co., Ltd.
KSI Klaus Stahl Industrielackierungen GmbH
Lorenzini SRL
MARKATOR Manfred Borries GmbH
Marpol Parlatici Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS
MS Oberflächentechnik AG
plating electronic GmbH
Shandong Fuhai Industrial Co.,Ltd
Stalder AG
SurfChem Skylodimos Bros

Special Events

Guided Tours

Guided Tours at ALUMINIUM 2018 offers an opportunity to get a special insight into different topics of interest: The Guided Tour will lead you in a small group of other experts to exhibitors that have a special expertise in the particular subject area.

Save your tickets for the Guided Tours regarding the topic Surface Treatment now!

Additive manufacturing of light metals

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 at 10:30 a.m.


Digitalisation in mechanical engineering

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

SMS Group GmbH
Kampf Schneid- und Wickeltechnik GmbH & Co. KG
ISRA Parsytec GmbH
Bachmann electronic GmbH
iba AG

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