A stand-alone portfolio unites the leading trade fairs for the industry of metal and flow technologies.
Metalflow Alliance: Your gate to the full world of metal
Flow and metal technologies are becoming increasingly important worldwide. Their technological innovations have reached high standards and are beginning to open up new horizons regarding current topics such as energy and resource efficiency.
The Metalflow Alliance comprises more than 30 trade fairs from the Metal and Flow Technologies segment. More than 9800 exhibitors are now part of the Alliance, and more than 338,000 visitors have visited their trade shows so far.
If you as a trade visitor are interested in these trade fairs, you are also in the right place. All information about the Metalflow Alliance can be found on this portal or on the following pages. This portal gives you an overview of which trade fairs are in the field of metal and flow technologies and where you can count on the proven expertise of Messe Düsseldorf anywhere in the world. Here you will find the undisputed No. 1 trade fairs in their fields, as well as current trends and forward-looking solutions.
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BASF SE has received a funding commitment from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. This means that the Hy4Chem-EI project is now entering the next phase: In cooperation with Siemens Energy, the chemical company is building a 54 MW PEM electrolyzer at its site in Ludwigshafen.
Dr Werner Sievers has been re-elected as Chairman of the Executive Board by the Interessengemeinschaft Regelwerke Technik e. V. (IGR). On 9 November, he was elected by the voters, who confirmed him as Chairman of the Executive Board for a further four-year term of office.
The European Commission published the final list of "Projects of Common Interest" (PCI) yesterday (28.11.). Several transnational hydrogen infrastructure projects are now to receive the coveted funding status.
Silos are equipped with safety equipment. As this is almost never fail-safe, near-accidents and safety-related incidents occur regularly. In the worst case, people, the environment and the system can be damaged. Envea has developed a silo protection system designed to ensure long-term silo safety.
Researchers at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have announced a breakthrough in the development of stainless steel: the new "SS-H2" steel offers extremely high corrosion resistance and is therefore ideal for applications in the hydrogen sector.
Together with NAMUR, ZVEI has published the brochure "Sustainability through process automation - More efficiency and sustainability through automation, digitalisation and modularisation in the process industry". The document can be downloaded free of charge from the ZVEI website.
The ZVEI has published a new white paper to develop a common understanding of the Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) and its meaningful use, describe minimum elements and their scope and highlight options for future development.
To mark the tenth anniversary of FNB Gas e.V., a specialist conference on hydrogen infrastructure was held at which the association, together with guests from politics, the energy sector and industry, discussed how the market ramp-up of hydrogen can continue to be jointly accelerated.
There has been a ferry connection between Constance and Meersburg since 1928, which has proven to be extremely successful from the very beginning. Stadtwerke Konstanz is now setting another milestone in this success story with the introduction of the new ferry named “Richmond”, which is powered by LNG.
Federal Minister of Transport Volker Wissing inaugurated the pilot plant for the "Leuna100" project at the Leuna Chemical Park. According to the responsible research consortium, it is the world's first plant for cost-efficient green methanol production.
Service employees who work in the service, repair and maintenance of wind turbines are aware of the problem of working in hard-to-reach places - possibly without a power supply. The hydraulic screwdriver and the power pack have to be transported to the work area.
The European Commission launched the first auction round of the European Hydrogen Bank in Brussels today. To this end, €800 million in revenue from emissions trading was made available via the Innovation Fund. Hydrogen producers can now bid for a fixed subsidy premium per kilogram of hydrogen produced.
At the German government's digital summit, Bitkom President Dr Ralf Wintergerst called for Germany to step up the pace of digitalisation. "Digitalisation plays a central role in all major social challenges and ensures that Germany becomes more competitive and innovative," said Wintergerst at the Digital Summit in Jena.
The Dutch energy supplier Eneco wants to build an 800 MW electrolyser in Rotterdam's Europoort industrial estate. Together with cooperation partner Mitsubishi, it has founded the joint venture Eneco Diamond Hydrogen for this purpose. The planning application has now been submitted.
A disc valve - which is used for aeration and ventilation, among other things - has been in use for around 100 years in one of the largest storage power plants in Germany. Maintenance work has now been carried out on the historic valve.
The protection of critical infrastructures is a top priority. This is why the German government has passed the KRITIS umbrella law. The aim is to introduce mandatory risk assessments, minimum standards for operators and centralised incident monitoring.
The new building for the headquarters of a German fittings manufacturer has been under construction for several weeks now. With an estimated investment volume of around 30 million euros on an area of 17,000 square metres, it is the largest construction project in the company's history. The new headquarters will provide space for production, development and global sales.
SPS 2023 took place at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 14 to 16 November. According to the organiser, this year was once again a complete success: only the numbers of exhibitors and trade visitors showed a significant growth of the trade fair towards pre-corona levels.
Two technology companies from Germany want to join forces to advance important topics such as energy and resource efficiency as well as climate and environmental protection. To this end, SICK and Endress+Hauser are endeavouring to form a strategic partnership for the process automation business field.
“With sales of €20.8 billion at the end of the year, the German market for electronic components will show an increase of 9.7 percent and exceed the pre-crisis level of 2019”, announced Nicolas-Fabian Schweizer, Chairman of the ZVEI PCB and Electronic Systems Association.
It has now been around two months since companies, associations, organisations or individuals were able to submit comments to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on the possible PFAS ban. Now it is the turn of the specialised committees to review the submissions. A final opinion is to be presented “as soon as possible”.
As part of a visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander to North Rhine-Westphalia, government representatives signed two declarations of intent to intensify German-Dutch hydrogen cooperation. The focus of the cooperation is a cross-border hydrogen ecosystem.
When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), there is often talk of job losses. However, according to a recent survey, the opposite could be the case. An information portal has analysed the latest developments in the field of AI.