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productronica 2019


#1 Meeting Place for Electronics Production

Munich – Get ready for the 22nd edition of the largest trade fair for electronics production and the global electronics supply chain! productronica 2019 takes place November 12 to 15, in Munich, Germany. It is the only show in the world that represents the entire electronics production chain–from printed circuit boards to thin-film cell production. A great variety of exhibitors provide an excellent overview of all new inventions in the electronics sector. All the latest technologies in micro-manufacturing will be presented. productronica 2017 was held in conjunction with two other events—SEMICON Europa and IT2Industry (including Industry 4.0). The three shows are the place to be for market leaders and newcomers alike. The organizer, Messe München, is expecting close to 1,600 exhibitors from 42 countries and 38,000 trade visitors from 85 countries, both with a foreign share of 50 percent or more. With 116 exhibitors registered to date, the United States will have the second largest presence after Germany. A lot of the U.S. exhibitors are using the show as a stepping stone to enter multiple markets in Europe and beyond. The upcoming show examines the complete spectrum of the manufacturing process—from product development to after-sales services—and features 5 different categories:

  • PCB & EMS Marketplace
  • SMT—The Future of Placement Technology
  • Cables, Coils & Hybrids
  • Future Markets (including Additive Manufacturing)
  • Semiconductors

productronica 2017 highlighted the current trends in electronics production with the following special exhibition segments:

  • Smart Data – Future Manufacturing
  • Hardware Data Mining
  • Cleanroom
  • IPC Hand Soldering Competition

Moreover, the show was accompanied by a series of cutting-edge events and sector-specific forums: productronica Events Calendar.


Matching International Buyers with U.S. Companies

This year, the United States will continue its strong performance at productronica by providing the largest contingent of foreign exhibitors. The list of the U.S. exhibitors is available via the official exhibitor database at The U.S. Commercial Service stands ready to put U.S. exhibitors in touch with international buyers and distributors. A special focus is on the U.S. companies that are participating in the Exhibitor Support Program (ESP). They are looking for buyers and partners from all over Europe and beyond.

The productronica 2017 ESP participants are listed below. Please select the companies that you are interested in, provide your contact information by email to commercial specialist Moritz Holst ( and the U.S. Commercial Service will help you to get in touch with them. If you would like to receive further assistance, we can also facilitate an introduction to these companies!

Braxton Manufacturing, Watertown, Connecticut, booth A3.102/7

Braxton Manufacturing offers deep-drawn, stamped small metal tubular-style components made from a wide range of materials, including precious metals. Lengths range from 0.036 cm to 5.72 cm and wall thickness down to 0.0013 cm for electronics, fiber-optic, medical, automotive and aerospace applications. Rapid prototyping is available.
Looking for:
Customers from all over Europe.

Materion Corporation, Buffalo, New York, booth B1.127

Materion Advanced Materials is a global supplier of premier specialty materials and services for the LED, semiconductor, advanced memory, optical coatings, and large area glass markets. The company’s offerings include precious and non-precious thin film deposition materials, inorganic chemicals, microelectronic packaging products, precision parts cleaning, and precious and valuable metal reclamation. Because of their expertise and extensive manufacturing capabilities, Materion is able to meet specific material requirements today and assist with innovative research and development projects.
Looking for:
New prospects across the above-mentioned segments.

Tronex Technology, Inc., Fairfield, California, booth A4.200

Founded 25 years ago in Napa, California, Tronex has made a name for itself as a world-leading manufacturer of high performance hand cutting tools and pliers, also precision and economy tweezers. Tronex products are used in electronics, wire/cable, and medical device manufacturing. They are uniquely designed to meet the specific tasks of each industry and feature razor flush cutting edges. Located near the Silicon Valley, the company initially developed products for the region’s high-tech electronics industry customers but soon ventured into other areas. Tronex now ships to customers around the globe.

Looking for: Catalog partners and buyers from all over Europe, with the main focus on Germany.


Your U.S. Commercial Service Contact

At the show, electronics production specialist Moritz von Holst will be working the floor on behalf of the U.S. exhibitors to connect them with potential buyers and partners from all over the world. To request additional support leading up to productronica 2019, or to receive advice on the German market, please contact:

Moritz von Holst
U.S. Commercial Service Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 2888-754


For exhibitor-related information on productronica 2019 please click here to visit the “For Exhibitors” section of organizer's website.

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