EuroMold 2009 – From Design to Prototyping to Series Production

The 16th EuroMold, World Fair for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Application Development will take place this year from Dec. 2 – 5, 2009. More than 1,500 exhibitors from 45 countries and some 60,000 trade visitors are expected, whereas EuroMold 2009 will grow internationally.

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News in 2009
•    New hall structure
•    Partner country Poland
•    116 percent increase in first-time exhibitors
•    Numerous stand extensions
•    Innovative special feature shows
•    International conference program

The whole process chain “From Design to Prototyping to Series Production” is represented at EuroMold. A unique fair concept closes the gap between industrial designers, product developers, producers, suppliers, and end-users.

Wide range of topics – many innovations

As the international meeting point of the industrial sector EuroMold initiates new technologies in diverse topic areas. Next to Moldmaking and Tooling, Rapid X has a prominent role. Hence, EuroMold accommodates new special shows such as ‘Rapid Prototyping’ and ‘Rapid Manufacturing for everyone’. Other important areas are of course Model & Patternmaking, CAD/CAM, Simulation/VR, Machine Tools as well as Tools, Engineering and Design.

Number of first-time exhibitors increases by 116%
The growth in numbers of first-time exhibitors is very encouraging. With 76 first-time exhibitors from 17 countries, EuroMold has experienced a 116 percent increase compared to previous year (31 exhibitors at mid-2008). In addition the internationality of first-time exhibitors rose from 14 to 17 countries, hence, by 21 percent. Besides Germany, the largest enhance in the same category are Italy and France followed by Portugal, Canada, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Partner country Poland
With the Partner country Poland, EuroMold 2009 dedicates itself to an economically soaring neighbour which experts certify an enormous growth potential in the Moldmaking and Tooling sector. For a successful long-term partnership, DEMAT GmbH, organiser of EuroMold, is cooperating with the Polish exhibition organiser, Targi Pomorskie (Poltools). Furthermore, Polish organisations such as Bydgoszcz Industrial Cluster will introduce themselves in hall 9.0 and a Poland forum is being prepared.

Special topics and forums
EuroMold 2009 picks up latest developments in the industry, framed by new and innovative workshops and special topics. A novelty at EuroMold 2009 will be the special feature shows “Automation in Moldmaking and Tooling” in hall 8.0, “Rapid Prototyping for everyone” in hall 11.0, as well as the special topics Thermoforming and Blow Moulding Technology, both in hall 9.0, and Rapid Prototyping in hall 11.0.
In addition, established special topics such as “Design+Engineering”, “Materials” and “Simulation and Virtual Reality” will expand again. All these topics will be held in hall 11.0 and gain an attractive location as never before. For the materials forum EuroMold could win the German Society for Materials” (DGM) as a substantial partner.

International conferences + workshops

For the 11th time already the international Terry Wohlers Conference will be held at EuroMold 2009 (Dec. 4, 2009). This year’s slogan is “The Future of Additive Manufacturing”.
EuroMold supports the international Formula Student Design Competition for the second time. A design workshop will illustrate the special features of race cars development. This year it is accessible for all EuroMold exhibitors and visitors.

For more information about EuroMold please  go there
www.euromold.com