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2020: ZELLCHEMING-Expo to focus on bioeconomy

Jan 23, 2020

In the Science Year of bioeconomy, the sustainable use of natural resources will be a key topic at the upcoming ZELLCHEMING-Expo from 24 - 25 June 2020 in Frankfurt/Main. This topic can be experienced at the exhibition itself and will also be an integral part of the lecture program.

Bioeconomy is the topic of the Year of Science 2020 initiated by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) together with the ”Wissenschaft im Dialog“(Science in dialogue) association. As such, it is also at the focus of this year’s exhibition. "Thinking bio-economically means knowing the cycles of nature and not only using them for the energy industry, the paper and packaging industry or fiber-based products, but also preserving them in terms of environmental and resource protection. This requires research for innovations“, commented Petra Hanke, Managing Director of the ZELLCHEMING e.V. association. "The ZELLCHEMING-Expo offers a platform for this topic and creates first-class conditions to accompany the new path of the bioeconomy. The social trend towards a more responsible use of resources is our motivation".

A major goal in this context is the climate-neutral production of fiber-based products. This concerns all manufacturing processes as well as their production and further processing up to the natural recycling economy.

Increase in exhibitors, especially for maintenance companies

Five months before the exhibition will open its doors, approximately 70 companies have confirmed their participation - more than at the same time last year. These include well-known industry key players e. g.  Andritz, Bellmer, Siemens and Voith, but also new exhibitors such as Metso Germany. A total of three quarters of last year‘s exhibition space has already been booked, the "Road of Maintenance" in particular once again being very popular as a presentation platform especially for maintenance companies and already almost sold out.

Further information on the event is available at Day and season tickets for visitors are also available here from the end of February.

020: Bioökonomie im Fokus der  ZELLCHEMING-Expo

About Mesago Messe Frankfurt
Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 160 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (

The Association of Chemical Pulp and Paper Chemists and Engineers is an association which has dedicated itself fully to the various issues and topics surrounding chemical pulp production and paper making. We see ourselves as a technical-scientific professional association for the chemical pulp paper industry as well as the supplier industry. Anybody who is involved with chemical pulp production and paper making in Europe will find that we offer a comprehensive range of information as well as strong representation of interests for the concerns and issues affecting our high-tech sector. We provide our members with an international network for the exchange of information and technical contacts in which topics discussed range from research and development concerning paper making through to ecology and the future of the chemical pulp industry and paper industry. (

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €718 million. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
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