April 15, 2014
At Tube 2014, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, in Düsseldorf, Germany, in April, more than 1,200 exhibitors from 47 nations showcased their innovations in about 538,190 sq. ft. of total exhibition space.
Exhibitors included 50 companies from the U.S., with 12 companies participating in the North American Pavilion, organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America, Chicago, with the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl., Rockford, Ill., and SME, Dearborn, Mich., as co-sponsors. Attendees came from 62 countries, with most arriving from Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, India, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the U.S.
The next staging of Tube, again held concurrently with wire, will be April 4 to 8, 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany.