Visit the world's leading trade fair glasstec and experience the performance of the international glass industry with a unique and comprehensive presentation along the entire glass value chain. When it comes to innovative power, glasstec knows no limits. The developments and trends shown at glasstec are the pioneers for the future of the entire glass world - let`s break limits.
GOOD REASONS FOR YOUR VISIT
World's leading trade fair for the glass industry
glasstec is not only the largest trade fair for the international glass world, but also the leading trade fair for the entire glass world. No other trade event presents the entire range of glass as a material in such a comprehensive form.
Whether glass production, effective processing and finishing technologies, new glass products, innovative craft processing or glass products and applications - the spectrum of glasstec is world-leading.
Wide range of topics
glasstec is the most important showcase for the future of the industry. With its free supporting program of special shows and congresses, the highly frequented trade fair offers incomparable added value. Take advantage of the potential.
Achieve business goals
Reach your top goals as a visitor at glasstec. Experience innovations and trends up close. Take advantage of the exchange of experience and information. Benefit from networking and new business contacts.
The quality of glasstec is convincing: 95 percent of the trade visitors give glasstec top marks, 94 percent would recommend the trade fair to others. Returning visitors and first-time visitors balance each other out.
The exhibitors provide important impetus for the future of the industry. More than 70 percent of the trade visitors attest that the world's leading trade show is of great or very great benefit to their professional activities. For one third, it is even the only trade show they attend each year.
glasstec is aimed primarily at commercial and technical decision-makers in the following target groups:
→ Mechanical and plant engineering → Industry: glass production, glass processing, glass finishing → Manufacturer of windows and facades → Suppliers (including the chemical industry) / trade → Craft → Architecture and construction
HOT TOPICS OF THE GLASS INDUSTRY
With a crystal-clear focus on the top growth topics of the industry, glasstec sets new standards. The focus is primarily on the topics "circular economy", "digital technologies" and "decarbonization" with the aim of leveraging potential for the futur.
THE EXHIBITORS AT GLASSTEC
Meet all the key protagonists and market leaders from the glass industry, glass machinery manufacturing and the glazier trade. These include manufacturers and service providers from the product categories:
→ Glass manufacturing and production technology → Glass processing and finishing → Glass products and applications → Tools, spare and wear parts, auxiliaries, equipment → Measurement technology, drive technology, control technology, control engineering and software → Decarbonization → Contracting, consulting, engineering, services → Research and teaching, trade publishers, associations/organizations
Practice-oriented, versatile and always "state of the art" - benefit from the added value of the glasstec supporting program of pioneering special shows and congresses with international speakers. Above all, the combination of trend-setting presentations with top-class symposia is unique. Participation is free of charge for trade fair visitors.
The Hub: glass technology live
The absolute highlight and top attraction is the future show "glass technology live", which displays over 80 percent real innovations. Partners: The four renowned technical universities of Darmstadt, Delft, Dresden and Dortmund.
The knowledge of the glass future: The glasstec conference bundles expert knowledge from theory and practice in the context of the most important hot topics of the industry.
International Congress of Architecture
Speakers from renowned architectural firms will present their visions in glass at the International Architecture Congress their visions in glass.
The growing variety of glass products for the building envelope and interior design opens up new sales potential for the glass processing trade. The "Handwerk Live" special show in Hall 10 presents products and applications live and hands-on.
The glass art exhibition glassart shows extraordinary works of art and objects from international galleries and is one of the top highlights of glasstec.
Young companies will be presenting a wide range of innovative ideas in a special area in Hall 11. This is an excellent platform for networking and professional exchange.
Experience Düsseldorf up close. The trade fair and fashion metropolis is at the same time a hot spot for shopping, art and culture and Rhenish hospitality.
Europe's major metropolises Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, London and Rome are only a short flight away.
The proximity of the airport to the trade fair center is also unsurpassed. It takes just 10 minutes to get from the airport to the trade fair center, and only 15 minutes to the city center. The trade fair center has its own exit from the A44 autobahn and approximately 20,000 parking spaces.
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The whole world of glasstec for you to take home. With the glasstec App you can optimally prepare your visit to the trade fair - anytime and anywhere.
Bashirov Bakhtiyar, President, Glass House, Baku City, Aserbaidschan and Shahin Rzayer. Mr. Bakhtiyar is pleased: "We are actually used to visiting every glasstec. We are happy that it is starting again after the long break. We have been visitors since 2006 and therefore feel like coming home. We also enjoy the city and go out in Düsseldorf in the evening." Glass House started in 2000 as an importer and since 2010 the company has been producing multilayer laminated glass. Mr. Bakhtiyar adds: "We operate locally and primarily serve companies from Azerbaijan and neighboring countries. We get the latest technology and the best international know-how here. We are looking forward to meet our business partners in person at glasstec."
Mariana Munoz, Technical Sales, BELREF S.A., Saint-Ghislain, Belgien and Tobias Dyck, Commercial Director. The Belgian company manufactures refractory monolithic products for the glass industry. Mariana Munoz is positive about glasstec: "It is very pleasant and productive, the organization of the fair is good. The international mix of exhibitors and visitors is important to us." Tobias Dyck adds: "CO2 reduction and the high energy costs are the top topics at the moment. I estimate our industry to be crisis-proof and glasstec is a good proof for that."
Ben Wallace, Group Head of Membership & Customer Relations, GGF Glass and Glazing Federation, London, UK and David Borland, Senior Technical Officer. Ben Wallace: "We are here for three days. The fair is very big and we need the time for appointments and inspiration. We want to represent the glass industry from the UK and are happy to access the international market through glasstec." David Borland adds to his colleague: "I really like the conferences this year. The main advantage is the exhibition of many machines. To see their use is very interesting and rare."