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Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

All information about the METAV 2016 - Facts & figures and important addresses and contacts.


Date & Opening hours

23 - 27 February 2016

Show venue & Arrival

Düsseldorf Fairgrounds

Stockumer Kirchstraße 61,
40474 Düsseldorf
How to get to the fairground
Map arrival & parking

Site plan & Interactive hall plan

The general site plan gives you the possibility of a first overview of the current hall distribution.

Site plan 2014



Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken e.V. (VDW)
Corneliusstr. 4
60325 Frankfurt

Phone: +49 (0)69 756081-53/ 54
Fax: +49 (0)69 756081-74

Main product groups

As an international showcase for manufacturing technology and automation, the METAV offers trade visitors a comprehensive overview of the market, clearly and lucidly organised into the various technological sectors.

Placing its main emphases on
  • machine tools,
  • manufacturing systems,
  • precision tools,
  • automated material flow,
  • computer technology,
  • industrial electronics, and parts and accessories,

the METAV presents the whole spectrum of metalworking.

Target groups

The METAV is a magnet for the target groups:
  • Automotive and supply industries
  • Machine and apparatus construction
  • Tool, mould, and jig making
  • Steel and light alloy construction
  • Railway vehicle manufacturing and supply industries
  • Aerospace industry
  • Shipbuilding
  • Electrical and electronics engineering
  • Fine mechanics and optics
  • Ironware and pressed metal industries
  • Sheet metal working plants
  • Pipe and wire machining and working plants
  • Metal fittings industry
  • Surface finishing, hardening
  • Machining and working plants for new materials
  • Metalworking, turning and milling shops
  • Tool grinding shops
  • Service providers

Range of exhibits

At METAV you will find exhibitors of following sectors:
  • Machining centres, flexible manufacturing, milling machines
  • Turning machines and automatic lathes
  • Drilling and boring machines
  • Sawing machines, saw blades, parting-off grinders
  • Gear cutting machines
  • EDM machines, metal-removing machine tools
  • Grinding machines, abrasives
  • Tool grinding machines
  • Honing, lapping, polishing, and deburring machines
  • Surface finishing machines
  • Hardening and heating machines, heat treatment
  • Sheet metal working machines and centres, shears, punches, nibbeling machines
  • Laser- and water jet cutting machines
  • Forming machine tools
  • Material handling and material flow, assembly, handling, industrial robots
  • Storage and transport automation
  • Precision tools, chucks and clamps, tool and mould making
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Measurements and testing, quality assurance
  • Industrial electronics, controllers and drives
  • Information technology and automation
  • Hardware und software
  • Internet applications, e-business
  • Machine elements, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic components
  • Lubrication and cooling, disposal
  • Service providers, associations, publishers, engineering offices

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