Ceramics Expo Postponed to 2021

Ceramics Expo 2020/US was planned for May 2020. The fair was canceled and replaced by the Ceramics Expo Connect Virtual Event Week – organized for 21–25 September 2020.

PCIM Announced Date for 2021

Because the PCIM Europe 2020 had to take place digitally. More than 4500 participants, over 25 700 started chats and 74 exhibiting companies made the PCIM digital days happen from 7–8 July 2020. The next fair is planned as usual in Nuremberg for 4–6 May 2021.

Messe München Celebrates Record Year of 2019

Messe München/DE closed the year 2019 with a new record sales volume of EUR 474,2 million. The EBITDA amounts to EUR 138,4 million. Klaus Dittrich, Chairman and CEO of Messe München, took a thoroughly positive look back at the year gone by: “2019 was the most successful financial year in the history of Messe München. The coronavirus pandemic shows how vulnerable the global economy is despite record results. As a company, we must therefore continue to develop innovative formats in order to stay competitive in future too.”

analytica 2020: the Leading Guide to the Smart Laboratory

From 31 March – 3 April 2020 it was planned to hold analytica on the fairgrounds of Messe München/DE. Already in March 2020, due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe and on the basis of the recommendations of the Bavarian State Government as well as of the responsible health authorities, Messe München postpone analytica to 19–22 October 2020.

Ceramic 3D-Printing for Fast, Safe and Cheaper Production of Vaccines

The NESSIE research project makes it possible, for the first time, to produce highly complex vaccines in large quantities at low cost using ceramic 3D-printing. The novel process makes vaccines available to countries that previously could not afford the high cost of essential vaccines such as measles or rubella. The recent pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus shows the world the importance and the great need of vaccines that can effectively combat such diseases. However, the development of an effective vaccine involves a lot of effort and the highest safety standards.

Medica+Compamed to Take Place as Planned with Increased Digital Offers

Globally, no sector has been placed under the magnifying glass more than the healthcare sector due to the corona pandemic. Hospitals, outpatient clinics, practice-based physicians and care facilities have experienced a sudden increased demand for medical and laboratory technology, a wide variety of medical products, digital health applications and, most of all, personal protective equipment.

Elkem Changes Corporate Structure and Top Management to Accelerate Specialisation

As of 1 July 2020, Elkem/NO has three business divisions: Silicones, a fully integrated silicones producer; Silicon Products, a provider of silicon, ferrosilicon and related specialty products; and Carbon Solutions, a supplier of electrode paste and speciality products to the ferroalloys, silicon and aluminium industries. As one of the leading global silicon producers with more than 85 years of metallurgical competence and production, Elkem Silicon Products is serving the ceramics and refractories industry with a broad range of silicon powders. In addition to standard, off-the-shelf products Elkem also offers tailored products to meet customer needs, both with respect to size and chemistry.

EPHJ–EPMT–SMT 2020 Postponed

EPHJ–EPMT–SMT is the most important professional show, held annually in Switzerland, in the high-precision sector embracing jewelry and watchmaking subcontracting micro-technologies and medical technologies. The show is a multi-domain field for business interactions and the latest innovations.

ALUMINIUM 2020 Postponed to 18–21 May 2021

ALUMINIUM, the world‘s leading trade fair for the aluminium industry, which was to take place in Dusseldorf/DE from 6–8 October 2020, was postponed to 18–20 May 2021 due to the serious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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