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About Messe Düsseldorf and wire and Tube
With more than 70 years of experience in making fairs in Düsseldorf and around the world, Messe Düsseldorf is the ideal partner and lead sponsor of the first Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference in November 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

An increasing team in Düsseldorf and abroad is responsible for more than 30 fairs within the growing Portfolio Metals and Flow Technologies with fairs like wire, Tube, VALVE WORLD EXPO, GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST and their worldwide satellites.

The international fairs wire and Tube have been held jointly at Düsseldorf Fairgrounds for over 30 years now. As no. 1 trade fairs for their respective industries, they are not only international top players in their industries but the world`s leading exhibition platforms for industrial innovations around the globe.  

Eleven international satellites have already been established throughout the world for the wire and tube sectors of industry. These include – alongside the leading trade fairs wire and Tube Düsseldorf – the satellites wire China and Tube China in Shanghai, wire and Tube India in Mumbai, wire and Tube Russia in Moscow, wire and Tube Southeast Asia in Bangkok, wire South America and TUBOTECH in Sao Paulo as well as the Tube & Pipe Producers and Suppliers Pavilion at FABTECH in Chicago. A worldwide portfolio with further growth potential.

Silver Sponsors

SMS Group

SMS Group

SMS group is a global, leading partner for the metals industry. Headquartered in Germany, established since 1871. 

As an integrated systems provider we assist our clients with our process know-how & technology to increase their shareholder value, product quality and yield, reducing OPEX, whilst optimising plant lifecycle for ironmaking, steelmaking, continuous casting, flat rolling, long products, tubes and pipes, processing lines for hot & cold strips, furnace technology, forging technology, copper & aluminium plants, ring rolling and extrusion plants. 

Today, SMS group includes well known brands such as Schloemann, Mannesmann, Siemag, Demag, Blohm & Voss, PWS, MEG, Italimpianti, Schumag, Kieserling, and many more.

SMS group has developed various market specific solutions, especially for the emerging Africa markets.