What happened in Tube Dusseldorf?

Dusseldorf showcased more than 1,000 exhibitors between April 16-20. That was a village in the city. The event was well organized, as usual, during five days, and gave me two lessons: this industry is dying in some parts and flourishing in others, and the players are more diverse. The wire and other machine-tools displayed a wide competition but finally the technology is still the same as 100 years ago. My feeling is the industry in general is improving the quality, the diversity but the innovation is still limited. The technology used for wires, for bending tubes, for the forging is still the same. Therefore a manufacturer focus on clients management,… read more →