6/18/2018 | 1 MINUTE READ

Moulding Expo 2019 Gains Momentum

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Moulding Expo 2019, to be held from May 21-24 in Stuttgart, Germany, continues to focus on high-quality mold, pattern and toolmaking solutions.


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Plans are underway for the third edition of Europe’s leading moldmaking show to take place from May 21-24, 2019 at the Stuttgart show grounds in Germany. The informal atmosphere at a recently held press conference in Stuttgart encouraged conversations between organizers and about 100 invited exhibitors, partners and press representatives. Moulding Expo (MEX) Managers Florian Niethammer, Florian Schmitz and Angela Stoll kicked off proceedings by explaining what the team had been working on since the last show in 2017, which attracted 760 exhibitors and about 14,000 visitors.

“We listened to our exhibitors, visitors and our partner associations and have been working on the implementation of their ideas and criticism in regard to the last event and decided to change the dates, have a concurrently held trade show at our show grounds to attract more visitors and change the halls for MEX to take place in,” Florian Niethammer said. “The new date will not conflict with the Whitsun holidays as it did in 2017, and it provides exhibitors and visitors to MEX 2019 with new ways to connect to an industry that has many overlaps within the tool, pattern and moldmaking sector.”

On May 21–24, 2019, the third Moulding Expo will run concurrently with the Automotive Show that British UKi Media & Events Ltd. organizes, combining five trade fairs from the automotive supply industry under one roof, including the Automotive Interiors, Automotive Testing, Engine and Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo, as well as the Global Automotive Components and Suppliers Expo 2019.

Moulding Expo 2019 will again feature special shows including additive manufacturing and a student and career forum to attract kids from schools and universities to the show, as well as the second edition of the ISTMA (International Special Tooling & Machining Association) lounge, will use best-practice examples to showcase current trends and aspects of training and technology transfer.