The who's who of the painting technology industry will meet again in Karlsruhe from 14-17 April 2026.

PaintExpo takes place every other year in Karlsruhe as a showcase for innovations, applications, future technologies and trends covering all aspects of industrial coating. The trade fair spans the entire range of international products and services in the supply chain for industrial coating technology. The wide spectrum of products extends from spray guns, equipment and materials to automation technology. This globally unique get-together of companies from the industry is unparalleled worldwide, making it highly attractive for coating service providers and in-house coating companies from around the world.

420+ Exhibitors from the Industrial Coating Technology Sector
Exhibitors 2024
30.000+ m² Exhibition Area
Floor Plan 2024
9.000+ Trade Visitors
Visitor Structure 2022
Large number of visitors, great atmosphere and more international than ever before
A very large number of visitors, a great, work-intense atmosphere in the three exhibition halls as well as a large number of expert discussions and new customer contacts - the ninth edition of PaintExpo was a complete success.
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Trends, premieres, networking
A great, work-intensive atmosphere, concentrated expertise and the entire spectrum of the industry enable intensive technical discussions at the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology.
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PaintExpo 2024 Shows the Way Forward for Future Coating Processes
Around 430 exhibitors from 25 countries are attending PaintExpo 2024 including the who's who of the coating technology industry with its market and technology leaders. From 9 to 12 April in Karlsruhe, they will be showcasing numerous world premieres, pioneering trends and new technologies for the sustainable and energy-efficient coating processes of the future. In comparison to the last edition of the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology, visitors this year can look forward to a more comprehensive range of products in three well-filled exhibition halls.
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Impressions PaintExpo 2024