Messe Essen is extending its longstanding collaboration with the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES).

Lu Daming and, Vice-President and General Secretary of CMES and Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen shake hands after contract signing ceremony

Lu Daming Vice-President and General Secretary of CMES and Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen shake hands after contract signing ceremon.

Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen, and Lu Daming, the new Vice-President and General Secretary of CMES, conducted the joint contract signing ceremony in Germany, agreeing that, In the future, the partners will cooperate with regard to both the leading trade fairs, SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN and Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting.

Every four years at Messe Essen, over 1,000 exhibitors introduce innovations in joining, cutting and surfacing technologies. Together, CMES and Messe Essen, organise the second largest fair in the sector – Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting. It has developed into an important sectoral platform and makes it possible for foreign companies to establish contacts into the growth region.

Daming explained, “I am pleased to get to know our important partner in person and to express my thanks for the outstanding cooperation, the deep trust and the success of the events. With our ideas and our proximity to the market, we will jointly accompany the fairs and develop them even further.”

Kuhrt emphasised, “This contract extension highlights our commitment to offering the optimum fair platforms to the international welding sector. Thus, we are now already laying a foundation stone for the next SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN which we will stage at Messe Essen from 13th to 17th September 2021.”

This event will take place at the new Messe Essen after the successful modernisation and will be one of the most technically innovative fair sites in Germany.