NORTEC – The manufacturing trade fair

With its lead theme of Industry 4.0, NORTEC 2018 builds a bridge between conventional manufacturing and pioneering production processes specially for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). One of the industry’s most important contact and sales platforms and the year’s first industry trade fair, it is also the only industry meeting-point specially for SMEs. 

Right in the heart of Hamburg, over 400 exhibitors will be presenting their solutions to an audience of around 12,000 industry visitors, mainly consisting of company owners and managers as well as production planners, designers and buyers from small and medium sized metalworking companies.


Manufacturing trade fair
Tue 23 January 2018 - Fri 26 January 2018

Opening hours

Tue – Thu: 09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.
Fri:09:00 a.m. – 03:00 p.m.


Halls A1, A3 and A4
Area plan >


Central Entrance (Messeplatz)
West Entrance