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Save on costs with green chemistry: IFAT has the solutions for you

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Increased chemical safety and reductions in energy consumption are just two of the benefits offered by green chemistry. IFAT will address the question of how the German chemical industry can manage waste sustainably while also saving on costs. Exhibitors at the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management will be showcasing solutions for integrated water management, smart material cycles, and improved resource efficiency combined with raised safety standards. IFAT offers a glimpse into the future of the chemical industries, which is set to revolve around green, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions.

Read more in our press release Green chemistry—from vision to practice.

Pushing the pharmaceutical industry forward: Sustainability on a global scale

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Operating sustainably within the pharmaceutical sector is extremely challenging because of stringent requirements and costly, onerous processes. At IFAT, examples of best practice and innovations from within the industry will be unveiled, including global concepts of sustainability that are being followed to implement environmentally responsible disposal of chemicals in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. These innovations enable energy requirements within the pharmaceutical industry to be satisfied with renewable energy sources, while costs and CO2 emissions are reduced. As the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, IFAT provides the perfect platform to enter into discussions and network with political decision-makers, associations, and market leaders, all in the interest of making sure the industry is prepared for what the future has in store.

Read more in our press release Focus on sustainable pharmacy.

The food industry meets environmental technology

Thanks to innovations being developed by providers of environmental technology, the food industry is managing to achieve a fine balance between sustainability and cost-efficiency. How can water be integrated into smart cycles within production processes? How can innovations in environmental technology help save on costs? The management of organic freight within sewage, the extraction of by-products from residues, and the efficient provision of process water are among the issues to be addressed at the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. IFAT will give the food industry the opportunity to join forces with providers of environmental technology, enabling it to play a part in shaping its own future.

Read more in our press release Environmental aspects of food production.

Stepping on the gas: Environmental technologies boost innovation within the automotive industry

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IFAT is set to become the driving force behind the automotive industry. Improved production processes, state-of-the-art recycling technology, and efficient utilization of resources are the results of innovations in environmental technology making their way into the automotive industry. With a paint separation process that saves on resources and vacuum distillation that is even being introduced by suppliers among the ground-breaking examples, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management represents so much more than just a pit stop for the automotive industry.

Read more in our press release Environmental technology as a partner of the automobile industry.

Harnessing the power of environmental technology within the building materials industry

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Using raw and building materials efficiently is a crucial factor within the building materials industry. Environmental technologies can be put to use in the recycling and disposal of building materials, contributing to the cost-efficiency and future viability of an entire industry. At IFAT, exhibitors will be presenting their latest innovations relevant to the building materials sector, including the recovery of cement from bypass dust, novel mixer solutions for dry clay removal, and hydraulic density separation with integrated water treatment. Prepare for a whole host of innovations at IFAT.

Read more in our press release Resource-saving envirotech solutions for the building materials industry.

 
 
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IFAT—The innovation platform

IFAT is an international industry event and an innovation platform, packed into 260,000 square meters.

West entrance at Messe München

IFAT—The innovation platform

IFAT is an international industry event and an innovation platform, packed into 260,000 square meters.

IFAT—The innovation platform

IFAT is an international industry event and an innovation platform, packed into 260,000 square meters.

New hall structure for IFAT 2018

New layout of exhibition sections

At present, two new trade show halls are being built at the exhibition center in Munich. Therefore the location of some exhibition sectors is going to change.

New hall structure for IFAT 2018

New layout of exhibition sections

At present, two new trade show halls are being built at the exhibition center in Munich. Therefore the location of some exhibition sectors is going to change.

New layout of exhibition sections

At present, two new trade show halls are being built at the exhibition center in Munich. Therefore the location of some exhibition sectors is going to change.

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Videos and Social Media

Click here to view the new IFAT trailer, latest podcasts and images. Find out more about our Social Media channels.

Videos and Social Media

Click here to view the new IFAT trailer, latest podcasts and images. Find out more about our Social Media channels.