GIFA, METEC, THERMOPROCESS and NEWCAST – four leading and inter-linked metals industry events – are switching to a three-year cycle and will next be taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 26-30 June 2018.

Organiser Messe Dusseldorf said that ‘these leading trade fairs have already adapted to the changes in their industries’ innovation cycles on several occasions’ and continue to produce ‘exceptionally good results’.

The most recent events (in June this year) attracted 78,000 visitors from more than 120 different countries and 2,214 exhibitors.