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World's leading trade fair for industrial painting technology

Continuing success

From 17 to 20 April 2018, PaintExpo will transform the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre into a showcase for industrial painting technologies.


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Product range

The exhibition covers the following range of topics:

  • Systems and equipment for liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating
  • Application systems and spray guns
  • Liquid paints and powdered enamels
  • Automation and conveyor technology
  • Compressed air technology
  • Cleaning and pre-treatment
  • Drying and curing
  • Environmental technology, air supply and exhaust air purification, water treatment, recycling and disposal
  • Accessories, e.g. covering materials and systems, hangers, filters, pumps
  • Measuring and test technology, quality assurance
  • Paint stripping
  • Job-shop coatings
  • Packaging
  • Services
  • Training and vocational education
  • Research
  • Technical literature

PaintExpo by numbers


  • Exhibitors from 27 countries
  • Visitors from 74 countries


Net area in square meters


Advisory board

  • Jürgen Weickum
    Eisenmann SE
  • Johannes Amann
    mp-verpackungen / QIB
  • Oliver Zanner
    Emil Frei
  • Andreas Rasche
    Gema Switzerland
  • Michael Heinrich
    Helmut Fischer
  • Jochen Kecht
    Springer Vieweg, Redaktion JOT
  • Bernd Niemann
  • Doris Schulz
  • Martin Weidisch
    Josef Wagner
  • Petra Schotte-Pirker
    WIWA Wilhelm Wagner
  • Sven Pechwitz
    Karl Wörwag Lack- und Farbenfabrik


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