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Cleanzone 2020 takes the form of a modern city

15 Apr 2020

New concept for Cleanzone 2020: The international trade fair for contamination control and cleanroom technology on 18 and 19 November in Frankfurt am Main is being transformed into a modern city. Product groups take the form of city districts arrayed around the marketplace. Cleanzone Avenue leads visitors through the entire cleanroom process.

The tremendous importance of contamination control has been demonstrated yet again by the ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus. Hospitals have been built with lightning speed, and companies from different sectors are suddenly producing medical equipment and supplies. Expertise in hygiene and cleanrooms is in greater demand than ever. On 18 and 19 November in Frankfurt am Main, the Cleanzone trade fair will be inviting professionals to engage in an international exchange on contamination control and cleanroom technology.

The 2020 event features an entirely new product group set-up that mirrors the structure of a city. The product groups are oriented according to material flows in industrial production processes where contamination control is essential, and are arranged as individual ‘districts’ around a central marketplace. Cleanzone Avenue links these districts and leads visitors through the trade fair. The focal point is Cleanzone Plaza, a marketplace where the Cleanzone Conference fosters international dialogue with a series of captivating presentations. This is also the location of the presentation of the Cleanzone Award, which is given by Wiley-Verlag and its ReinRaumTechnik trade journal in partnership with Messe Frankfurt.

Kerstin Horaczek, Group Show Director for Technology at Messe Frankfurt, explains: “The arrangement of the product groups according to the structure of a city helps visitors find their way through the complex material flows of cleanroom production processes. Visitors can find all the providers for a particular step of the process in a single district, allowing them to compare what is on offer and get all the information they need. By implementing this new structure, we have further improved the trade fair experience and made a visit even more worthwhile.”

Cleanzone as a modern city. Source: Messe Frankfurt
Cleanzone as a modern city. Source: Messe Frankfurt

Visitors will be able to explore a total of seven city districts:

  • Architecture, Planning, Engineering
  • Construction, Building Technology, Material Delivery
  • Inward Transfer, Equipment & Fixtures/Furnishings
  • Measurement Technology, Validation/Qualification
  • Hygiene, Components, Microbiology
  • Outward Transfer, Packaging, Shipment
  • Training, Regulations, Networking

Cleanzone is aimed at decision-makers from all industries that use or build cleanroom production facilities or that are considering their future use to ensure high product quality – from the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries to the food industry, the field of microtechnology and the automotive industry.

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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 2,600* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €733* 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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* Preliminary figures for 2019