fensterbau/frontale 2014: bigger than ever!

When fensterbau/frontale 2014 opens its doors in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from Wednesday to Saturday, 26–29 March, the visitors can look forward to a more extensive presentation than ever by the exhibiting companies.

The product spectrum at the sector’s leading international exhibition reflects the worldwide innovations in windows, doors and facades.Some 99,000 trade visitors and well over 1,200 exhibitors made fensterbau/frontale in combination with HOLZ-HANDWERK an impressive highlight for the industry in 2012. The new hall 3A will provide even more display space in 2014.

Every two years in Nürnberg, window and facade manufacturers, carpenters, architects and the trade update on the latest profile systems, prefabricated units, glass in architecture, fixing equipment, safety equipment, machines, installations and many more products.

The wish for more sustainability and comfort continues to drive innovation in the window, door and facade construction sector. Experts meet at fensterbau/frontale to discuss how aesthetic and design trends can be reconciled with energy-efficient building.

Elke Harreiß, Director Exhibitions fensterbau/frontale at NürnbergMesse, summarizes the last event in 2012: “The trade fair regularly gets top marks from both exhibitors and visitors. 97 per cent of the companies in 2012 welcomed international visitors to their stands, mainly from Germany’s immediate neighbouring countries, followed by Italy, Great Britain, Russia and Turkey and countries in all the other continents. However, fensterbau/frontale not only stands out for its international mix, but for the accurate combination of supply and demand too: “Well over 90 per cent of the companies involved said they had reached their most important target groups at fensterbau/frontale, and nine out of ten exhibitors showed a new product or innovation in Nürnberg,” says Harreiß.

The visitors at the coming edition can also look forward again to the latest know-how on the main topics of sustainability, comfort, automation and energy efficiency. “For anyone wanting to get to know the innovations on the international market in compact form in one place, there is simply no way round the display of products from the almost 800 fensterbau/frontale exhibitors in Nürnberg,” says Harreiß.

The product spectrum at fensterbau/frontale 2014

  • Structural and profile systems

    for facades, windows, French windows, industrial doors and gates, doors, conservatories

  • Semi-finished materials
  • Materials, production aids

    Coatings, sealing products, timber and wood-based materials, glueing products, cleaning agents, abrasive products, blocking systems

  • Components, prefabricated elements
  • Shading and ventilating equipment
  • Glass, glass products
  • Hardware, doors, fixing equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Office organization
  • Machines, installations and tools

    for glass processing, woodworking, plastic processing, metalworking, surface finishing and application systems, environmental protection systems

  • Operating systems, operating equipment
  • Services, associations, research & development
  • Technical information

In addition to the spectrum of products from the exhibiting companies, fensterbau/frontale presents an interesting supporting programme again in 2014, with many opportunities for obtaining information and networking. Initial details on the presentation and event programme will be available from December onwards at www.frontale.de, where visitors can also find all further information about exhibitors, floor plan, travel, accommodation and lots more.

Strong partners in Germany and all over the world

HOLZ-HANDWERK is organized by VDMA Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen (Woodworking Machinery Association) and NürnbergMesse GmbH. The co-sponsors of HOLZ-HANDWERK are the two German associations, the Fachverband Schreinerhandwerk Bayern (FSH Bayern) and the Fachverband des Maschinen- und Werkzeug-Großhandels e.V. (FDM). The organizer of fensterbau/frontale is NürnbergMesse GmbH. The honorary sponsors are the association, the Fachverband Glas Fenster Fassade Baden-Württemberg, and the two guilds, the Landesinnungsverband des Glaserhandwerks Rheinland-Pfalz and the Landesinnungsverband des Bayerischen Glaserhandwerks. fensterbau/frontale is also a founding member of the Global Fair Alliance of world-leading window exhibitions and is involved with ift Rosenheim in the International Strategic Partnership Fenestration.

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