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Ceramitec 2024 Munich: A Powerful Return!

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The globally renowned “International Trade Fair for Ceramics, Powder Metallurgy, and Casting Technologies (Ceramitec)” will be grandly inaugurated at the Trade Fair Center Messe Munich in Germany from April 9 to 12, 2024. This exhibition will run concurrently with the “International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, and Biotechnology (analytica),” promising fresh inspirations and business opportunities for the ceramics sector.

With its cutting-edge products, avant-garde technologies, and practical implementations, all eyes are set on Ceramitec 2024. We eagerly look forward to your presence, as it’s a golden opportunity to display the prowess of Chinese manufacturing.

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Expansive Market & Immense Potential

The swift advancements in science mean ceramics aren’t limited to conventional items like vases anymore but have expanded into vast technical markets. Their unique characteristics, such as resistance to high temperatures, corrosion, and wear, make them indispensable in construction, energy, aviation, machinery, and vehicles.

Mordor Intelligence’s data reveals an upward trend for the European ceramics coating market between 2023-2028, with an expected CAGR surpassing 7%. Germany is anticipated to be at the helm of this growth. Also, burgeoning sectors like aerospace and medical equipment are increasing their demand for ceramics.

Dating back to its inception in 1979, Ceramitec, with its rich legacy of over 40 years, has been a critical platform for exhibitors and visitors alike to uncover the latent business opportunities globally in the ceramics domain. The 2022 edition of Ceramitec exemplified its global appeal, boasting an international exhibitor ratio of 63% and a foreign audience percentage of 58%.

Diverse Exhibits, All-encompassing

The 2024 Ceramitec will occupy Halls A4 to A6 of the Trade Fair Center Messe Munich, displaying a gamut of products and technologies spanning 13 categories — from heavy clays, refractory ceramics to powder metallurgy.

Furthermore, Hall A4 and A6 will house the special ‘Ceramitec talk,’ deep-diving into contemporary topics like decarbonization, hydrogen technology, and the circular economy, thus encouraging discussions around innovative solutions.

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Hall Overview:

A4 Pavilion

  • Heavy Clay
  • IT & Logistics
  • Research & Development
  • Education & Training
  • Publishers & Associations

A5 Pavilion

  • Raw Materials, Additives, Powders, Production Materials & Equipment
  • Refractory Materials, Combustion Aids, Kilns & Equipment
  • Energy Solutions

A6 Pavilion

  • Fine Ceramics & Refractory Ceramics
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Technical Ceramics & Advanced Ceramics
  • 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Composite Materials

Flashback: Previous Edition

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Despite all challenges, the Ceramitec 2022 was successfully held at the Trade Fair Center Messe Munich in Germany from June 21 to 24, 2022. Over the four-day event, the three main halls welcomed numerous international exhibitors and professional visitors, reaffirming that Ceramitec is an ideal platform for the ceramics industry to exchange ideas.

A total of 356 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions attended Ceramitec 2022, with 63% being international exhibitors. Notably, China Aluminum Qingdao International Trade Co., Ltd. and Shijiazhuang Huihan Sealing Materials Factory overcame challenges to showcase their unique products and innovative cases at the Ceramitec event (click to see introductions of Chinese exhibitors). 

Meanwhile, about 10,000 professional visitors from 84 countries and regions (representing 58% of the total audience) attended this significant global ceramics industry trade show.

92% of the exhibitors plan to participate in Ceramitec 2024, and 94.5% of the visitors are looking forward to attending the next edition of the exhibition.

Mr. Collin Davis, Executive Director of Capital Goods Exhibitions at Messe München, stated: “I’m genuinely pleased to see so many international professionals attending this exhibition. It confirms Ceramitec’s significant position internationally. At the same time, the feedback from exhibitors indicates that face-to-face interactions at the event are indispensable. I’ve heard more than once the sentiment ‘We finally meet again.'”

Widespread Praise

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Dr. Jürgen Blumm, CEO and Chairman of the Ceramitec Advisory Board: 

“We are very pleased with the results of the exhibition. While there was indeed a drop in visitor numbers this year, we still received inquiries about short-term investment needs from companies worldwide, surpassing previous averages. Therefore, we believe Ceramitec 2022 was still a remarkable success.”


Mr. Hélder Almeida, Sales Manager: 

“The quality and international nature of the professional visitors at this exhibition were very high. Those who visited our booth were genuinely interested in discussing trade with us.”

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Mr. Karl Liedel, Company Representative: 

“Ceramitec 2022 exceeded our expectations. Many familiar faces stopped by our booth, and many new customers visited. Right now, helping customers achieve decarbonization and energy savings is crucial. Hence, we need platforms like Ceramitec to provide a place for professionals to communicate and discuss. Importantly, attending Ceramitec 2022 reaffirmed our belief that face-to-face communication is more essential now than ever before.”

Book the Dates

April 9-12, 2024, beckons your esteemed presence at the Munich Ceramics and Powder Metallurgy Expo. Come, be a part of this global congregation and shape the ceramics industry’s promising future.

For more details, please contact:

Exhibition Business Department of Messe München (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Ms. Jin Xiao

+86 10 8591 1001*1821

For exhibition media cooperation, please contact:

Marketing and Communication Department of Messe München (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Ms. Lu Shifan

+86 21 2020 5514

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