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Members of the Advisory Board SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN 2023

Susanne Szczesny-Oßing

Susanne Szczesny-Oßing
Chairwoman of the Advisory Board and President of DVS - Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e. V. (German Welding Society)

"Complex products need presence fairs. Trust and sustainable business relationships can only develop and grow through personal interaction. SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN enables companies and specialists in joining, cutting and coating technology to come together on an international stage and meet at eye level. A home game in Essen in which the whole world participates."

Dr.-Ing. Roland Boecking

Dr.-Ing. Roland Boecking
Chief Executive of DVS - Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e. V. (German Welding Society)

"For decades, the SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN has been the world's leading trade fair for joining, cutting and coating technologies. Being able to make significant and forward-looking decisions in the top-class trade fair advisory board means a great deal to me in my work as General Manager of DVS."

Anke Fengler

Anke Fengler
DVS Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e.V (German Welding Society

"More than 25 billion euros are generated annually in Germany alone by joining, cutting and coating technology (FTB). This impressive figure once again clearly underlines the importance of the world's leading trade fair SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN. The Advisory Board is an important body for the continuous further development of the trade fair."

Andreas Fetz

Andreas Fetz
Director Marketing Lincoln Electronic Europe

"For the joining, cutting and coating technology sector, SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is one of the most important trade fairs in the world. The modern new exhibition centre offers the perfect platform to present the latest technologies."

Martina Fuchs-Auer

Martina Fuchs-Auer
MBA Global Head of Marketing & Communications Perfect Welding

"As a globally positioned company, we particularly appreciate the internationality of SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN. Innovations, forward-looking trends, networking - all in one place. As a member of the advisory board, I am pleased to be able to support the further development of this important leading trade fair."

Jan Hasselbaum

Jan Hasselbaum
Direkcor Marketing International Alexander Binzel Schweisstechnik GmbH & Co. KG

"The SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN " trade fair is a strong, world-renowned brand and the most important event for welding and cutting technology. For all international players "the place to be". Globally active companies like ABICOR BINZEL present here not only product and system solutions for joining metals, but also their DNA and their vision and mission for the future via the exhibition stand and the people behind the brand."

Dr. Bernd Hildebrandt

Dr. Bernd Hildebrandt
Senior Manager Application Technology Welding & Cutting Messer Group GmbH

"The leading trade fair SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is a very important platform for the exchange of information in the industry about the state of the art. Exhibitors, and of course even more so our customers, expect constant further development in terms of performance and quality. Increasingly important are digitalization, improvement of the working environment and adequate service. It is up to us - as employees on the trade show advisory board and, of course, as exhibitors - to make an attractive offer for our visitors."

Björn Kemper

Björn Kemper
CEO Kemper GmbH

"It is impossible to imagine our everyday life without cutting and joining metal. The SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is the world's most important leading trade fair and thus an international meeting place for the industry. Messe Essen is therefore not only oriented towards the wishes and needs of the visitors, but also those of the exhibitors. This is reflected in the trade fair advisory board, in which representatives of the most important exhibitors and associations of the industry are represented."

Werner Krömmer

Werner Krömmer
Managing Board GTS e.V. c/o Linde AG

"Schweissen & Schneiden has become an important trade fair for coating to bring our technology closer to new markets. The increasing interest in laser cladding forms the ideal interface for us to show the advantages and the whole range of thermal spraying.

In addition, there are current topics for the market, such as a lower CO2 footprint in the supply chain through optimised component design or repair instead of new part production. The high standing of the trade fair among visitors forms the right platform to represent to the trade audience - in addition to joining and cutting - also coating from the service provider to the plant technology."

Dr. Alexander Knitsch

Dr. Alexander Knitsch
Head of Sales Laser Division TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH

"As a new member of the advisory board, I am pleased to provide impetus from laser technology to one of the world's most important leading trade fairs for welding and cutting."

Svenja Linn-Stein

Svenja Linn-Stein
EWM AG - Team Leader Event Marketing & Corporate Communications

"SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is indispensable as the leading trade fair for the welding industry. From decision-makers to users - this is where the trade public finds out about current developments and sets important impulses for economic growth. The S+S was the most important meeting place for the industry before the pandemic - and is even more so today."

Jörg Mosser

Jörg Mosser
CEO/ Managing Director Europe, Messer Cutting Systems GmbH

"SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN continues to be the leading international trade show for our industry. Innovations and trends in the industry, especially in the context of digitalization, are in the spotlight, as is, of course, Germany as a production location. Due to the long dry spell with regard to trade fairs, the expectations for the S & S are particularly high this time. Of course, we will also set the necessary accents to meet the high demands of our customers as well as our own and are looking forward to the event!"

Johannes Ried

Johannes Ried
Managing Director MicroStep Europa GmbH

"The leading trade fair SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is an absolute highlight that is appreciated by exhibitors and visitors alike. On the advisory board, I will represent the interests of the cutting industry in particular - always linked to the goal of further developing the trade fair in such a way that its high status is also secured in the future and exhibitors and visitors continue to have a positive and successful trade fair experience."

Olaf Pott

Olaf Pott
Head of DRATEC Drahttechnik GmbH and Board of Directors of VDS - Verband der Schweißfachhändler e.V.

"The SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN trade fair in Essen is the world's highest concentration of know-how and innovations relating to welding and cutting technology. This claim to leadership and the quality of the presentations are evident to every visitor to the fair."

Stephan Pittner

Stephan Pittner
Head of Carl Cloos Schweißtechnik GmbH

"As the leading global trade fair for joining technology, SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is also the most important industry platform for us. CLOOS has been part of it since the beginning. Every four years, the trade fair offers us an excellent environment where we can present our new and further developments to a worldwide audience. The expansion of the trade fair activities of S&S to China, our largest export market, is also an important aspect for us to cooperate closely in the future."

Lennart Urban

Lennart Urban
Global MarCom Coordination Manager voestalpine Böhler Welding GmbH

"The world as we know it would be inconceivable without welding. Whether in the energy sector, in mobility or in steel construction - welding makes an essential contribution to many key industries. What is particularly exciting, however, is how our industry is actively shaping the change toward more sustainable production. This underscores the future viability and creative potential in our industry. All of this becomes visible at SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN. This is why it is so important to us, because it knows how to vividly convey the value of welding in a condensed form."

Peer Schumacher

Peer Schumacher
Head of Department Robot & Welding Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH

"SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN, which takes place every four years at Messe Essen, is the rendezvous of the entire industry and an absolute highlight - the latest developments and trends are presented under an excellent trade fair organization and it is one of the most important dates of our worldwide trade fair activities in the field of "Factory solutions" of Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH."

Norbert Semsch

Norbert Semsch
Market Manager Fabrication, Air Liquide Deutschland GmbH

"SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is the leading trade fair for our business and thus the most important industry event in joining technology. For decades, SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN has been a trendsetter in terms of the latest developments, innovations and digitalization. As a company, we are now entering our fifth decade with the trade show. I personally have been responsible for our activities since 2001. For Air Liquide, the world market leader in gases, technologies and services, SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN is the most important global platform for presenting our latest developments and innovations. In discussions at the trade fair, we receive feedback from national and international decision-makers, who we only meet there in this number and quality. With the trade fair advisory board, a committee has been created to incorporate the impulses of the exhibitors and associations. Of course, we will be present at SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN 2023 and are already very much looking forward to this event."

Albert Sanchez

Albert Sanchez
VP Global Industry Management Auto Supplier & Metal Robotics KUKA Deutschland

"The international trade fair Schweissen & Schneiden still being the most important global event for the metalworking industry. Is the convenient place to discover the latest products, technologies and innovations. Here you can meet industry´s leading companies and world-class suppliers. A tremendous platform for global robot automation companies like KUKA, to show, share and discuss the highlights from the fields of joining and cutting. It is for us a honor to be part of the advisory board and thereof have the opportunity to support the development of this important fair."

Dirk Sieben

Dirk Sieben
Head of DVS Media GmbH

As a media partner of SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN, we have been working together with Messe Essen in a cooperative, constructive and successful manner for many years. Our common goal is to provide our customers, the many national and international exhibitors, with the best possible support for their successful trade fair participation.

Alexander Fliess, Managing Director Hermann Fliess & Co. GmbH

Werner Marcisch, Managing Director IGV Industriegaseverband e.V.

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