Stone+tec – International Competence Forum for Natural Stone and Stone Technology

Stone+tec, the international competence forum for natural stone and stone technology, will take place from Wednesday, 22 June to Saturday, 25 June 2022 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre and will be organised in future by AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH. This means that the industry will once again have its meeting place in Nuremberg. A new feature is the three-day Congress, which focuses on technical information for the industry.

Nuremberg – The focal points in terms of content are already fixed and numerous exhibitors and partners are again on board. Around 250 exhibitors are thus expected in Nuremberg in June, covering all topics and product ranges of the natural stone industry Stone+tec’s conceptual sponsors are the German Natural Stone Association (DNV) and the Federal Guild Association of the German Stonemasonry and Stone Sculpture Trade (BIV). Internationally, the trade fair is supported by the Italian machinery manufacturers’ association Confindustria Marmomacchine.

Stone+tec – Die Fachmesse für die Natursteinbranche

The range of products and services featured at Stone+tec is divided into three main thematic areas: “Build with Natural Stone”, “Equipment for Professionals” and “Place of Remembrance”. The exhibits will invite visitors to make discoveries and are aimed at all stone workers from the fields of construction, cemeteries, monuments and design, as well as property developers, planners and architects. On the first three days, the Stone+tec trade fair is accompanied by the Stone+tec Congress, which offers the opportunity for further training and professional exchange. Innovations of the industry can be seen in the Innovation Area, which invites to experience trends.

"Build with Natural Stone”

In this area of the Stone+tec exhibition, the focus is on the material and its various potential applications. In addition to different types of natural stone, engineered stone, ceramics as well as tiles and slabs also play a role. Environmental protection and the idea of sustainability are important pillars in dealing with natural stone. A separate section is dedicated to the topics of monument preservation and maintenance. In addition to architecture with natural stone, styling and design are also discussed.

“Equipment for professionals”

In this area of the Stone+tec exhibition, the focus is on machinery, equipment and tools. This also includes materials handling technology, transport and packaging. Anchoring and fastening technology as well as construction chemicals also play a role. In addition, there will be information and assistance on all aspects of occupational safety.

“Place of remembrance”

In addition to traditional gravestone design, grave art and grave ornaments will also be presented at Stone+tec. Sacred objects will be on display too, creating the places of remembrance. At Stone+tec, visitors can discover new developments and trends for contemporary and timeless places of remembrance.

“Innovation Area”

Always one step ahead – in the Innovation Area, visitors can discover tomorrow’s trends today. Exciting projects, new designs and processing ideas will be showcased.

Stone+tec – Congress

Over three days (June 22-24), the Stone+tec Congress offers the opportunity for further professional training and focuses on the topics "Future of Natural Stone", "Building with Natural Stone" and "Place of Remembrance". The congress program is framed by thematically appropriate excursions and also invites not only to further education, but also to personal and professional exchange with colleagues.

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