14 - 17 April 2026 in Karlsruhe PaintExpo



08/03/2022 PaintExpo

PaintExpo Is Guaranteed to Take Place Thanks to New COVID-19 Regulations

Wonderful news: the current Corona Protection Ordinance issued by the State of Baden Wuerttemberg now explicitly allows trade fairs to take place. So now there is nothing to prevent a successful PaintExpo in Karlsruhe from 26 to 29 April.

Anyone working in contract coating, for in-house coating companies or otherwise involved in the coating technology industry can very much look forward to experiencing a wide variety of groundbreaking innovations live for the first time. More than 400 exhibitors from 27 countries will be representing the entire supply chain for industrial coating technology and surface coating at the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology.

"Exhibitors will be presenting their very best services and products"

Everything is coming together beautifully for a tremendous on-site event in Karlsruhe with personal trade discussions, concrete project planning and investments in the future," says a pleased Markus Geisenberger, Managing Director of Leipziger Messe. He continues: "Thanks to the latest COVID-19 regulations issued by the state of Baden-Württemberg, which expressly permit trade fairs again, a framework is now in place for a safe and successful PaintExpo. Exhibitors will be presenting their very best services and products. Visitors can look forward to four days of high-quality contacts and inspiring innovations."

This much is certain: exhibitors at PaintExpo will be attending the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology with an explosion of innovations. The who's who of the industry will be presenting their innovative strength and highlighting trends in improving quality, efficiency, and flexibility. Visitors will be shown practical solutions for the sustainability and digitalisation of their production processes.

Participants' Health Is Top Priority

Leipziger Messe will be responding to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic by applying the "Safe Expo" hygiene concept throughout PaintExpo to ensure the highest standards of safety and hygiene for all trade fair participants.

The concept is continually updated to meet current regulations and adapt to changes in conditions due to the pandemic. Core elements of the concept are the "3G rule" (vaccinated, recovered or tested), contact tracing, social distancing and compulsory masks.

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