14 - 17 April 2026 in Karlsruhe PaintExpo
20/04/2022 PaintExpo

PaintExpo 2022 – World's Leading Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology Opens With Around 430 Exhibitors

It's kick-off time at the eighth edition of PaintExpo in Karlsruhe. From 26–29 April 2022, countless innovations, pioneering future technologies, and coming trends in the industrial coating technologies industry will be on show at the world's leading trade fair. Around 430 exhibitors from 27 countries will make the event a global showcase for the industry. This get-together of companies from the coating technologies industry is unparalleled worldwide and guaranteed to be highly attractive for anyone working in coating services and at in-house coating companies as well as for all other stakeholders in industrial coating technology from around the world. After a four-year break due to the pandemic, visitors will finally be able to experience the entire industrial coating value chain live.

"It's finally time. PaintExpo is opening its doors and inviting visitors over four days to personally marvel at the latest developments in industrial coating technologies, broaden their industry networks, and get future projects off the ground," says a pleased Ivonne Simons. The PaintExpo Project Director continues: "The future is being shaped in Karlsruhe. Exhibitors and visitors are eagerly anticipating the eighth PaintExpo. The excitement has been clearly palpable in the run-up to the trade fair. Now the world's leading trade fair is bringing the who's who of industrial coating technology together in one location. It's a great feeling."

A Unique Showcase for Industrial Coating Technology

PaintExpo exhibitors cover the full scope of industrial coating technology with their products, solutions and services. The spectrum ranges from surface treatment, coatings and spraying lines to final quality assurance. From wet coating and powder coating to coil coating, this unique global showcase for industrial coating technology encompasses coating solutions for all industries, applications and materials.

Trade visitors from contract coating companies, automotive industries, vehicle assembly, machine tool production and plant construction to the plastics processing industry as well as the electronics and furniture industries will be able to find the coating products and services they are looking for at PaintExpo. No matter what materials are in need of coating, the market leaders will provide the answers to future questions and challenges in Karlsruhe.

Exhibitors and Visitors From Around the World

About 430 exhibitors from 27 countries will present their newest products and services in the three exhibition halls. 42 per cent of exhibitors are from abroad. Countries with the most exhibitors include Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, France, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands, and Denmark. Every tenth exhibitor is presenting its portfolio in Karlsruhe for the first time.

Extensive Product and Exhibitor Directory Is Online

A wealth of innovations from exhibiting global industry leaders and established medium-sized companies can be found in the digital Exhibitor and Product Directory on the PaintExpo website. An interactive plan of the exhibition halls and a digital matchmaking tool to establish contacts and arrange meetings are available to make it easier to plan a visit to the fair.

Tickets Available Online in Advance

You can buy tickets for the fair or redeem your invitation in the online ticket shop at https://www.paintexpo.de/ticket . Worn as a badge at the fair, the printed online ticket gives visitors quick and easy entry to PaintExpo and allows them to avoid queues.

About PaintExpo

The next edition of PaintExpo will take place in Karlsruhe from 26 to 29 April 2022. The world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technology is part of the Leipziger Messe portfolio and offers a showcase for innovation, applications, future technologies and trends in all areas of the coating industry. PaintExpo will cover the entire range of international products and services in the industrial coating technology supply chain. This globally unique get-together of companies from the industry is highly attractive for coating service providers and in-house coating companies from around the world.


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