TUBOTECH 2009 to be held in Brazil

December 16, 2008

TUBOTECH, 5th International Tube, Fittings and Components trade fair will be staged at the Centro de Exposicoes Imigrantes in So Paulo, Brazil, Oct. 6-8, 2009. The event will be jointly organized by Messe Dsseldorf and Grupo Cipa, with the support of the International Tube Association (ITA).

Exhibit categories will include raw materials, tubes and accessories, tube manufacturing machinery, used machinery, process technology tools and auxiliaries, and measuring and control technology and products and services for test engineering.

The event, which will feature a special section for valves and pumps, again will be held in conjunction with the METALTECH 2009 trade fair. The visitors at TUBOTECH will come from the following sectors: foundry machinery, metallurgical plants and rolling mills, raw materials, semifinished products, electrical engineering and furnace technology, as well as the iron, steel, and nonferrous industry and chemical and research.

The most recent TUBOTECH, held in 2007, brought in 308 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors. For information, contact Messe Dsseldorf North America at 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601; 312-781-5180; fax 312-781-5188; e-mail info@mdna.com; or www.mdna.com.