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25/04/2023 Leipziger Messe

Positive Signs and an Excellent Response for PaintExpo 2024

Registrations for the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology are already at an excellent level one year before the next edition of the event opens its doors. From 9 to 12 April 2024, PaintExpo will once again be providing a global showcase for the latest trends in industrial coating. The who's who of the coating technology industry exhibits at PaintExpo 2024 in Karlsruhe.

With around 430 exhibitors from 27 countries and more than 9,000 trade visitors from 57 countries, PaintExpo was successfully restarted in 2022 following the pandemic break. More than one in three exhibitors travelled from abroad. Visitors included a large number of key decision-makers, specialists and managers, with around 90 per cent of visitors to the previous PaintExpo able to influence investment decisions in their companies.

Preparations for PaintExpo 2024 are in full swing. With one year still to go before the trade fair opens its doors, around 250 companies have registered and more than 70 per cent of the exhibition space of the previous event is already sold. "The response from the industry has been great. This clearly confirms that PaintExpo is a well-positioned, must-attend event for everyone in the industry. In April of next year, PaintExpo will once again serve as a worldwide showcase for innovations and future technologies as well as providing a platform for practical solutions in industrial coating technology," says Markus Geisenberger, Chief Executive Officer of Leipziger Messe. Registration information is available on the PaintExpo website.

Key Industry Players, Interesting New Exhibitors, High International Participation

Global market and technology leaders will join innovative medium-sized companies in three exhibition halls at this world's leading trade fair to present their latest products and applications in industrial coating technology. Exhibitors will include important industry players from Germany and abroad such as Axalta, DeFelsko, Dürr, Eisenmann, FreiLacke, Gema Switzerland, J. Wagner, Krautzberger, Louis Schierholz, Nordson, PPG and Venjakob. In addition, interesting new exhibitors were also convinced by the trade fair concept: Among those in Karlsruhe presenting their range of products and services for the first time at PaintExpo will be Mitsuda, a Turkish supplier of cleaning and pretreatment technology and Neybo, a specialist in heating up industrial containers.

The coming edition of PaintExpo also has a lot to offer internationally: Most exhibitors will be from Western European countries. Alongside Germany, they will be primarily from Italy, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands and Spain. However, companies from countries such as Turkey and Greece have also already booked their stands. The proportion of international exhibitors is – as of today – around 40 per cent.

Full Spectrum of Industrial Coating

The products and services on display at PaintExpo cover the full spectrum of industrial coating. Next year, the range of exhibits will again include surface treatment solutions, quality assurance, paints and paint finishing lines as well as powders and powder coating systems. The industry platform offers a comprehensive package of coating solutions for all industries, applications and materials, from wet coating and powder coating to coil coating.

Additional information on PaintExpo 2024 can be found at www.paintexpo.de/en/.

About the PaintExpo

At PaintExpo 2022, around 430 exhibitors from 27 countries presented their products and services and more than 9,000 trade visitors from 57 countries attended. The next edition of PaintExpo will take place from 9 to 12 April 2024 in Karlsruhe. The world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology serves as a showcase for innovations, applications, future technologies and trends in all areas of the coating industry. PaintExpo will cover the entire range of international products and services in the industrial coating technology supply chain. This global get-together of companies from the industry is unparalleled worldwide, making it highly attractive for coating service providers and in-house coating companies from around the world.

About the Leipziger Messe

The Leipziger Messe is one of the ten leading German trade fair companies and one of the top 50 worldwide. It organises events in Leipzig and at various locations all over Germany and abroad. With its five subsidiaries and the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL), Leipziger Messe is a comprehensive service provider covering the entire chain of the events business. It is due to this level of professionalism, that customers and visitors in 2022 voted the Leipziger Messe the service champion of the trade fair industry in Germany's largest service ranking for the ninth time in a row. The Leipzig fairgrounds comprise an exhibition area of 111,900 m² and an open-air exhibition area of 70,000 m². Every year, over 270 events take place – from trade fairs, exhibitions and congresses to events. Leipzig was the first German trade fair company to be certified according to the Green Globe standards. Sustainability is a recurring theme in the Leipziger Messe's corporate activities.


Christian Heinz
Christian Heinz
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