ALUMINIUM 2021 The World's Leading Trade Fair for
Aluminium and its Application Industries
18 – 20 May 2021
Exhibition Center Düsseldorf


  • 03 December 2020

    E-magazine for ALUMINIUM 2021

    E-mobility, automation, additive manufacturing - the Kick-Off Edition of the ALUMINIUM trade fair newspaper reveals where the international aluminium industry is heading.

  • 02 November 2020

    Additive manufacturing - the next big thing for aluminium?

    How will additive manufacturing influence design and the traditional aluminium value chain? Pritam Pritu from IBM and Lea Eilert from ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing explained the challenges and potentials in the context of the ALUMINIUM Online Showcase.

  • 01 November 2020

    European Aluminium: A sustainable industrial recovery plan for aluminium

    As a result of the corona crisis, the European aluminum industry is experiencing a significant drop in production. At the ALUMINIUM Online Showcase, Gerd Goetz, Director General of the European Aluminium industry association, explained what a sustainable recovery plan for the industry could look like.

  • 28 October 2020

    Industry 4.0: Springboard into the future

    The opportunities offered by digitisation and industry 4.0 technologies such as additive manufacturing are unique. Whether in production, in the trade with semi-finished products or in joint research and development with customers: Digitisation provides the aluminium industry with undreamt-of opportunities to optimise processes and delivery routes, save materials and reduce costs.

  • 28 October 2020

    The battle of the battery housing: Steel versus aluminium

    The transition to the electric car is strengthening the role of aluminum as a material for automotive engineering. Nevertheless: Aluminium is also feeling the competition. This can now be clearly seen in the battery housings for electric cars. Here steel, once dominant in the entire vehicle construction sector, is currently gaining ground again.

  • 15 October 2020

    Consultation with the federal and state governments: Trade fairs can continue to take place

    Even after the decisions made by the federal and state governments on October 14, 2020 to contain the corona pandemic, trade fairs can still be held in Germany.

  • 22 September 2020

    Online Showcase in cooperation with Aluminium International Today

    In view of the postponement of this year's ALUMINIUM fair to 18-20 May 2021, Aluminium International Today and ALUMINIUM from 5-9 October 2020 will bring the industry together in a special "online showcase". The focus will be on product innovations and market reports.

  • 18 September 2020

    Trade show participants may enter Germany

    Trade shows in Germany are characterized by their internationality: according to data collected by the German trade show association AUMA, around 60% of the 180,000 exhibitors each year come from abroad, a third of them from countries outside Europe. Of the 10 million visitors, almost 30% come from abroad. All the more important for the restart of the events is now the clarification on the part of AUMA that the entry of trade show participants from abroad is in principle also possible in times of the Corona pandemic.

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