Hardware Cologne

EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair 2018 almost fully-booked: Early bird result exceeds expectations

After the end of the first registration phase (31 May 2017) EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair has recorded an excellent result: According to the status at the beginning of June 2017, 90 percent of the exhibition space is already booked, recording 64 percent of the registrations from abroad. In the coming spring EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair 2018 will be held from 4 to 7 March at the Cologne fair grounds.

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BHB gives a positive summary for the financial year 2016

Stand: BHB, Halle 5.1

In Germany, the DIY-trade achieved a total gross turnover of 18.24 billion euro. The DIY sector in Austria could also keep up with the successful development of the industry in the previous year. Switzerland confirmed the previous year’s results.

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“No Copy! Pro Original”

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Wherever many new trends and products are showcased, for instance at trade fairs like EISENWARENMESSE INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE there is always a risk of product piracy. At the same time, trade fairs offer affected businesses excellent opportunities to identify the perpetrators. The place to go to find answers to all questions related to this topic is the “No Copy!” stand. It aims to raise exhibitors’ and visitors’ awareness of the problem, while providing them with direct assistance.

Recent studies on product piracy in the machine and plant engineering industry are alarming. Last year, almost three in four German machine and plant engineering manufacturers were victims of product piracy and plagiarism. Consequential damages are not only financial losses of some eight billion euro (2013), but also image losses, unjustified recourse claims and throwbacks for the companies’ brand advantage. weiterlesen…

Condensed down to three days: EISENWARENMESSE – INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE 2016

Shorter, more concentrated, more effective: Following the wishes of the industry the EISENWARENMESSE – INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE will run for three days in total – from March 6 to 8 2016.

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Almost 2,800 exhibitors and about 44,000 trade visitors from 136 countries – the EISENWARENMESSE – INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE 2014 was once more a great success. Most trade visitors came during the first two trade fair days – only 15 percent took advantage of the last trade fair day to catch up on innovations and highlights of the hardware industry and conduct business. weiterlesen…

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…