Four trade fairs — Thermprocess, GIFA, METEC and NEWCAST — are switching from a four-year to a three-year cycle. As such, the international trade fairs for thermal-processing equipment, foundry technology, metallurgy and castings will take place from June 26-30, 2018, in Düsseldorf, Germany. 

Among the technologies on display at the June event were infrared and ultraviolet curing ovens for pretreatment or curing of inks and coatings. Other technologies include temperature control units, vacuum molding technologies, die casting equipment , electromagnetic pumps and pressure casting technologies,.

When last held in June 2015, the four trade fairs recorded positive results:  78,000 visitors from more than 120 countries came to Düsseldorf to see product innovations from 2,214 exhibitors. Learn more at