Experts meet with industry insiders for the 14th time at Blechexpo 2019

In six months, the gates will open at the Stuttgart trade fair center for the 14th Blechexpo, International Trade Fair for Sheet Metal Working, organized by P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG. Every two years, the international industry meets at this trade fair to present its innovations and the latest state of the art. In addition, there is a lively exchange of thoughts and ideas.

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In order to promote this exchange of thoughts and ideas, the trade fair organizers have agreed with stahlnews.de GmbH & Co. KG that the 4th stahlnews-ExpertenTreff will take place on the first evening of the trade fair, November 5, 2019. The event is themed:

“The steel industry in times of globalization and Industry 4.0”.

"The steel industry in times of globalization and Industry 4.0".

The following experts have already confirmed their attendance and will each give a presentation of approximately 15 minutes during the evening:

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Liewald
    Head of the Institute for Forming Technology at the University of Stuttgart
    Topic: “Brief overview of current research focuses on the
    forming of steel & new process approaches to Industry 4.0”
    .
  • Norbert Thumfart
    CEO Weyland GmbH and Member of the Board ARGE Stahl- und Metalldistribution
    Topic: The future of the steel industry and its suppliers in Eastern Europe
  • Tim Milde
    Managing Director and COO at XOM Materials GmbH
    Topic: eCommerce and platforms as an opportunity for the metal market
  • Dr. Markus Reifferscheid
    Vice President, R&D at SMS Group
    Topic: The learning [Stahl] Work
  • Dr. Ir. Menno van der Winden
    General Manager Advanced Analytics at TATA Steel Europe
    Topic: WEF “Lighthouse 2019”: Award for drastic improvement of production through advanced analytics

In addition to these internationally renowned speakers, other representatives of renowned companies will give short presentations the following day in the Blechexpo Forum. The motto of the previous evening’s event still applies. Initial registrations have already been received – from ArcelorMittal and Arisa, Spain, among others.

Exhibiting companies wishing to participate in the 4th stahlnews-ExpertenTreff and present both themselves and their innovations at the Blechexpo Forum are cordially invited to do so.

Please contact:

Hans G. Diederichs
stahlnews.de GmbH & Co. KG
Tel.: +49 2181 4 72 99 00
E-mail: hgdiederichs@stahlnews.de