OBERBOIHINGEN, Germany – Although it has only been seven months since PaintExpo 2016 closed, promoters of the event are reporting lively demand for exhibition floor space for PaintExpo 2018, which will take place April 17-20, 2018. With roughly 75,000 square feet, net exhibition floor space already amounts to more than 50% of the level reached at the last event.

PaintExpo 2016 received top scores and set new standards for exhibitor and visitor numbers, as well as international attendance. With 10,522 visitors from 74 countries, the leading international trade fair for industrial coating technology observed an increase of 14.8%.

The exhibition covers liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating systems, application systems and spray guns, liquid paints and powdered enamels, automation and conveyor technology, cleaning and pre-treatment, drying and curing, environmental technology, pneumatics, compressed air supply and exhaust purification, water treatment, recycling and disposal, accessories, measuring and test technology, quality assurance, paint stripping, job-shop coating, services, and technical literature. Beyond this, downstream process steps such as printing and packaging are covered as well.

Further information and a preliminary exhibitor list can be accessed at www.paintexpo.de.