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Asia-Pacific Sourcing 2017: a total success

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Around 7,300 visitors from 65 countries: Asia-Pacific Sourcing convinced with a two-digit growth in the number of visitors and once again impressively confirmed its role as the most important European hub for house, garden and leisure products from the Far East. For three days, more than 600 exhibitors from all over the world presented their product innovations in Cologne. This year’s special highlight was the exclusive “Best of China” area.

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Impressions of the International Hardware Fair 2014

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The International Hardware Fair 2014 was a great success and once more proved its importance to the hardware industry. 2.783 exhibitors from 53 countries presented their numerous product novelties and exciting innovations in the field of industrial supplies, fastening and joining technology, fittings, tools and construction and DIY goods. weiterlesen…

Cologne 2014 International Hardware Fair: Final Round-Up

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This year’s Cologne International Hardware Fair saw 2,783 exhibitors from 53 countries and some 50,000 trade visitors from 136 lands, once again confirming the position of this event as the world’s top location for the hardware industries and associated innovators. Commenting on the positive trends with respect to both the quality and quantity of exhibitors and visitors, the chief executive of the Cologne Fair Katharina C. Hamma said: “We are absolutely delighted that this year, the supply-side grew by 4.5 percent in comparison with the previous event. In addition, the number of trade visitors remained stable and enjoyed a wider international mix.” weiterlesen…

International Hardware Fair Cologne 2014 – the highlights on the third day

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The International Hardware Fair Cologne 2014 opens its doors for the third time and once more has to offer many highlights for exhibitors and visitors. Yesterday was all about the BME Buyers’ Day; today the EISENforum hosts seven more interesting talks, which you should not miss: weiterlesen…

The 2014 International Cologne Hardware Fair: Highlights Day Two!

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There was a plethora of highlights on Day One of the Hardware Fair: presentations to partners of the PVH; more exciting presentations in the EISENforum; and of course the Welcome Party with presentation of the EISEN Awards. And so the show goes on, at the same tempo! weiterlesen…

The Future is Here: 3D-Printers at the 2014 Hardware Fair

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Many branches of industry are now taking a careful look at the promise held out by the new generation of 3D-printers. Some observers assert that these tools will soon be able to produce virtually anything. But what are the exact capabilities of this revolutionary technology; and will it result in the emergence of new business models? Visitors to this year’s International Hardware Fair in Cologne will be able to see technology in operation for themself. There will be live demonstrations of several types of 3D printer in Passage 4/5, where their manufacturers will explain possible applications. weiterlesen…

Eisen 2014 Award Short-List Announced

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This year saw no fewer than 80 nominations for the 2014 Eisen Award, from which the selectors have chosen a short-list of 13 companies. The Awards will be announced and presented at the Cologne International Hardware Fair annual Welcome Party on the first evening of the fair on 9 March, to be held in the Theater am Tanzbrunnen. A quick glance at the calendar shows there are only very few days to go: the world’s leading hardware trade fair in Cologne is poised for lift-off and the temperature is rising – for visitors and exhibitors alike. This year sees the second round of Eisen Awards under the joint auspices of the Cologne Fair, the ZHH Zentralverband Hartwarenhandel and BHB Handelsverband Heimwerken, Bauen und Garten trade associations. weiterlesen…

Eisenwarenmesse in a nutshell – get the new app

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From March 9 through to March 12, the industry and specialist dealers will be meeting up at EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair in Cologne. If you would like to have all information on exhibitors, products and prices at your fingertips, you should download the official trade fair app.

The official app for the Eisenwarenmesse can be downloaded for Android, iOS and BlackBerry mobile devices from the respective app stores. Serving as an interactive event guide, the app provides a comprehensive list of exhibitors and products, a hall plan as well as information on the supporting programme. If you want to keep an eye on current trade fair news, you can find anything you need to know in the integrated news section. weiterlesen…

Wiha: New Head of European Sales and Marketing

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Ronny Lindskog has been appointed the European head of sales and marketing for toolmakers Wiha Werkzeuge GmbH with effect from January 2014.  Previously Herr Lindskog worked for the Festool Group where he was responsible for automotive systems business. He was also chairman of the board for TTS Tooltechnic Systems (Shanghai) Ltd. weiterlesen…

Infotainment at the Eisenwarenmesse

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From 9 to 12 March the International Hardware Fair will be open to visitors from around the world, presenting a comprehensive array of tools, industrial supplies, fasteners, fittings and DIY-products. In addition there will be an attractive supporting programme. Here a brief overview: weiterlesen…