stahlnews-ExpertMeet – From Experts for Experts

stahlnews-ExpertMeet – From Experts for Experts

Experts Meet with Industry Insiders for the 14th Time at Blechexpo 2019

In half a year, the 14th Blechexpo international trade fair for sheet metal processing, organised by P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, will open its doors at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre. The international industry sector meets at this event once every two years in order to present its new products and the current state-of-the-art. This is further supplemented by a lively exchange of thoughts and ideas.

In order to promote this exchange, the trade fair promoters have teamed up with GmbH & Co. KG and will hold the 4th stahlnews-ExpertMeet on the first evening of the trade fair on the 5th of November, 2019. The event will take place in accordance with the motto:

“The Steel Industry in Times of Globalisation and Industry 4.0”

The following experts have already confirmed that they will be on hand and will hold presentations that evening, each lasting roughly 15 minutes:

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Liewald
    Director of the Institute for Forming Technology at the University in Stuttgart
    Topic: “Brief Overview of Current Research Focal Points on the Forming of Steel and new Approaches to Industry 4.0 Processes”
  • Norbert Thumfart
    CEO, Weyland GmbH und Director of the Board at ARGE Stahl- und Metalldistribution
    Topic: The Future of the Steel Industry and its Suppliers in Eastern Europe
  • Tim Milde
    Managing Director and COO, XOM Materials GmbH
    Topic: eCommerce and Platforms as an Opportunity for the Metals Market
  • Dr. Markus Reifferscheid
    Vice President R&D at the SMS Group
    Topic: The Learning [Steel] Plant
  • Dr. Ir. Menno van der Winden
    General Manager Advanced Analytics at TATA Steel Europe
    Topic: WEF “Lighthouse 2019”: Distinction for Dramatic Improvement in Production through Advanced Analytics

In addition to these globally known speakers, further representatives of renowned companies will hold brief presentations at the Blechexpo Forum on the following day. The motto for the event on the previous evening applies here as well. Initial registrations have already been received – amongst others from ArcelorMittal and Arisa, Spain.

Exhibitors who would like to participate in the 4th stahlnews-ExpertMeet, and who want to present their companies as well as their new products at the Blechexpo Forum, are cordially invited to do so.

Please contact:

Hans G. Diederichs GmbH & Co. KG

+49 2181 4 72 99 00