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SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is one of the world's premier trade shows for the welding and joining industries
September 15-19, 2025, Essen


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September 11 - 15, 2023, Essen

Schweissen & Schneiden is one of the world’s premier trade shows for the welding and joining industries. Over 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries worldwide – and over 20 from the United States  – present their innovations in Essen, bringing together both manufacturers and end users. In 2017, just about 50,000 trade visitors from over 120 countries attended the show. 2 billion Euros was the volume of investment made at the last trade fair. Schweissen & Schneiden offers an unparalleled number of products and services from multiple production areas, including welding, joining, cutting, digitalization and surface technology.

No-fee services for U.S. exhibitors at Schweissen & Schneiden 2023:

  • Pre-show promotion on your behalf via our Europe-wide network at other U.S. Embassies and Consulates Alert international distributors with a brief company listing that you will be at the show and invite them to visit your booth.
  • Facilitating connections with international and German wholesalers, distributors, agents, buyers, and importers.
  • Counseling through our services before, during and after the show.
  • Information on how to protect new designs you may be showing, and to take expedited action against foreign exhibitors who copy your design and trademarks. Please see important information about trademark and design protection at German trade fairs on our website: Germany Events IPR 
  • Introduction to an International Trade Specialist at your nearest U.S. Commercial Service office in the United States.

Customized services (fee-based) such as International Partner Search, Single Company or Location Promotion, Customized Market Research and more are also available.
Interested in using the U.S. Commercial Service as an additional market entry tool?

Services for International Buyers

Are you looking for innovative U.S. products? We are happy to arrange meetings between international visitors  and our U.S. exhibitors. Please contact us in advance of the show and we will be happy to assist you in sourcing U.S. products and services.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Klaus Jonas, Commercial Specialist,
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Consulate General Düsseldorf
Ph. +49-211-737 767 50

In case you require a booth for the Schweissen & Schneiden, please contact:

Ms. Karen Vogelsang, Director at Trade Show Services Worldwide US
Representative Office of Messe Essen
New York, NY 10005
Tel: +1-646-437-1013