cfi Newsletter Hot Topics 4/2020
Messe München is Launching Innovative Hybrid Events
Messe München/DE is devising new digital formats during the intensifying coronavirus crisis and is enabling exhibitors and visitors to take part in trade fairs despite international restrictions on travel by offering hybrid events. Flexibly deployable platforms and services are being created in close cooperation with customers.
ceramitec 2021 postponed to June 2022
“From today’s perspective, ceramitec could take place thanks to Messe München’s sophisticated protection and hygiene concept. However, due to trade fair policy reasons, the Exhibitors’ Advisory Board has asked for a postponement to the year 2022. We comply with this proposal. We are all convinced that postponing the event by one year with the opportunity to have ceramitec running in parallel to analytica and automatica is the right way to then realise a successful fair on site with the usual high share of international participants,” said Gerhard Gerritzen, Member of Messe München’s Management Board and responsible for ceramitec.
ceramitec conference Already Again on 22–23 June 2021
The ceramics industry and above all the sectors with short innovation cycles, need personal contact, exchange and presentation opportunities.
Alumina Systems GmbH Received the INNOVATION LEBEN AWARD
On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Bayern Innovativ GmbH/DE presented the INNOVATION LEBEN AWARD to six companies in Bavaria/DE. Alumina Systems GmbH/DE is one of the winners.
POWTECH 2022 Starts in Late Summer
The next POWTECH will be held from 30 August to 1 September 2022 in the Exhibition Center Nuremberg/DE.
Chinese High-Tech Company Invests up to EUR 2 Billion in Two Saarland Production Sites
SVOLT Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (SVOLT), a global high-tech company headquartered in China that develops and produces lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for electric vehicles and energy storage systems, will establish its European production site in Germany, as announced at IAA 2019. A module and pack factory as well as a state-of-the-art cell factory with 24 GWh production capacity in the final expansion stage will be built at two Saarland locations.
Supercomputer Made in Jülich Setting New Benchmarks
Forschungszentrum Jülich/DE and its partners have built the most powerful super-computer in Europe with unparalleled flexibility and energy efficiency.
ACHEMA Postponed to 2022 – ACHEMA Pulse in June 2021
ACHEMA 2021 will be postponed to 4-8 April 2022. This decision was taken after intensive discussions with the community and in the ACHEMA Committee in view of the continuing uncertainty caused by the Corona pandemic. With this early decision DECHEMA wants to give exhibitors planning security in the light of the long-term preparation and investment required by a show of this size. The ACHEMA Committee, representing the exhibitors, had previously also unanimously supported a postponement to 2022, expressing at the same time their strong commitment to ACHEMA.
CeramTec’s Piezoceramic “Centre of Excellence” Optimises and Integrates Production Processes
CeramTec/DE, a world leader in the design and manufacture of complex electronic ceramic components, is expanding its existing production capabilities to meet the rising demand for high-quality piezoelectric elements and materials. The internationally operating company with sites in Europe, Great Britain, USA and Asia has invested in two additional machinery units at its piezoceramic centre of excellencein Lauf/DE which further multiply existing high-volume manufacturing capabilities for piezoceramic components, such as discs, rings and tubes, as well as increase automation.
DGM-Presidency: Virtually Handing over the Relay Staff
The year 2020 will be remembered in many ways, not only by the German Materials Society (DGM). On the one hand, it marks the beginning of a new centennium after the grand gala celebrating the 100th Anniversary at the end of November 2019, on the other hand it provided the stage for the first virtual DGM Day - during which, among other things, the election of the presidents for the 2021–2022 term of office was decided.
BAU 2021 in a Hybrid Format
Although Messe München/DE does have a tried-and-tested hygiene concept, BAU, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, will not be held from 11–16 January 2021 as a conventional in-person event. Instead, there will be a hybrid format from 13–15 January 2021, offering exhibitors the opportunity to present their innovations to a wide audience. The digital part of this event will also be an important part of the conventional in-person BAU 2023 trade fair.back to newsletter overview