December 14, 2011
Less than four months before the start of wire 2012, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair, and Tube 2012, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, more than 2,000 exhibitors have registered to participate. The events, sponsored by Messe Dusseldorf North America, will take place concurrently March 26-30, 2012, at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
A total of 1,142 companies from 45 countries exhibiting at wire 2012 currently occupy about 602,700 sq. ft. of exhibition space. For Tube 2012, the current registration totals 918 exhibitors from 44 nations in about 505,900 sq. ft. of net exhibit space.
Manufacturers of wire, cable, and fiber glass machinery, as well as wire and cable producers and suppliers, will occupy Halls 9 to 12, 16, and 17. Hall 15 will house fastener technology, while Hall 16 will focus on springmaking.
Tube 2012 will occupy Halls 1 to 7a. Pipe and tube accessories will be located in Halls 1 and 2, with trade and manufacturing in Halls 2, 3, 4, and 7.0. Forming technology will be on display in Hall 5. Pipe and tube finishing machinery will be exhibited in Halls 6 and 7a, and the plant and machinery segment will be housed in parts of Hall 7a.