Foam Expo Europe and Composites Europe to be held in parallel in Stuttgart starting in 2019

After its phenomenal success on launch, Smarter Shows, the organiser of Foam Expo Europe has officially announced that the second edition of the annual trade fair and conference for the technical foam manufacturing supply chain will run in parallel with Composites Europe, the European trade fair and forum for composites technology and applications. The events will both take place 10-12 September 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany, establishing a superior range of opportunities for key application industries seeking to utilise advancing materials and technology.

Foam Expo Europe achieved unprecedented success this year in establishing a high-quality and comprehensive marketplace for the supply chain of technical foam production. More than 3,200 quality attendees – 82% of decision-making or decision-influencing calibre – arrived in Hannover last month to advance their businesses through the exploration and procurement of advanced foam and related technologies and services.

Together, the two fairs at the Stuttgart location will offer synergies for joint applications across automotive, aviation, construction and sports and leisure industries.

Foam Expo Europe showcases the entire foam supply chain and marketplace for manufacturers and buyers of technical foams, foam products and services. The show will focus on moulded, rigid and flexible foam solutions, including raw materials, chemicals, equipment and machinery. Foam Expo Europe itself caters to numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, packaging, medical, sports and leisure and construction. Over the duration of the three-day event in 2019, more than 5,000 attendees are expected to benefit from the industry expertise of more than 200 exhibitors, a twin-track manufacturing and applications conference, innovative new product demonstrations, unparalleled networking opportunities and lots more.

Composites Europe is Europe's leading trade fair presenting the entire range of manufacturing processes for fibre-reinforced plastics, from raw materials and processing methods to lightweight construction innovations in the automotive, aerospace, marine, wind energy and construction sectors. This year, more than 350 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their solutions at the 13th edition of Composites Europe at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre.

About Composites Europe:

Composites Europe is the largest industry event for fibre composites in Germany, the largest European market. Composites Europe is organised by trade fair organiser Reed Exhibitions in cooperation with the European industry association EuCIA and the trade association Composites Germany, an association of the organisations AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley and VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien.

About Foam Expo Europe:

Foam Expo is Europe’s dedicated free-to-attend trade fair for the manufacturers and buyers of technical foam, products and technologies, as well as the entire foam manufacturing supply chain. The focused trade fair provides a marketplace for foam manufacturers to meet with existing and potential buyers as well as with their supply chain. Organised by Smarter Shows, Foam Expo Europe is in cooperation with Europur, the European association of flexible polyurethane foam blocks manufacturers, FEICA, the association of the European adhesive and sealant industry, European Enterprise Network and the Polyurea Development association Europe.

Smarter Shows Contact:

Event Director: Jamie Reid

Phone: +44 1273 916 300



Reed Exhibitions Contact:

Event Director: Olaf Freier

Phone: +49 21 190 191 225