14-15-16 May 2024 - Antwerp Expo

The future of manufacturing technologies

Welding Week

Welding professionals will find the latest devices and technologies at the Benelux’s premier welding event: welding equipment, automation, welding robots, cobots, virtual and augmented reality welding, etc.


During this brand new trade show, metalworking professionals visit to discover the latest solutions in machining, sheet metal, surface treatment, 3D printing,….


Buyers and product developers meet up with the best industrial suppliers of components and machining in metals, plastics and composites at Subcontracting.

The Benelux metal sector under one roof

After 5 years, Welding Week, Subcontracting and the new Metal are once again waiting for you!
On 14, 15 and 16 May, the metal sector of Belgium and the Netherlands will once again come together in Antwerp Expo.

At this edition, besides the well-known welding and cutting technologies, there is much more to discover at Welding Week. From now on, you can also find solutions for all your metalworking needs at Metal. At Subcontracting, you will meet industrial suppliers specialised in metal parts and machining.

These 3 trade fairs are organised together and give shape to the umbrella name of: Advanced Manufacturing Belgium.

+250 exposanten

are eager to show you the latest technologies: from welding equipment and automation, robots/cobots, CNC machines, sheet metal working machines, cutting machines, virtual welding, surface treatment to the best industrial suppliers in metalworking and metal parts.


During the fair, BIL will organise the welding symposium, Belmetal will present the Steel Warriors award. You can become Belgian virtual welding champion at VDAB or weld your own message on VCL’s wall of flame.

Metal Night - evening opening

No time during the day? No problem, visit the fair on Wednesday 15 May after working hours and enjoy a friendly networking drink with our home-brewed beer “Ferro Fusion”, a snack and music.

Together with the event for innovative product development

Alongside Welding Week, Metal & Subcontracting will host the leading trade fair for innovative product development: Advanced Engineering. R&D teams, product designers, innovation managers & product engineers come together here to get their products ready for tomorrow. Visit both exhibitions with one ticket

The place to be for everything what has to do with welding and metal in the Benelux

Welding Week 2019

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