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Polymer Testing Expo will take place from 1-2 June 2021 in the MESSE ESSEN in Essen Germany. Below is all the key information you need to plan your visit to the show. 

Opening times

Tuesday 1 June 2021
9:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 2 June 2021
9:00 - 17:00



Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen, Germany
+49 201 72440

Compounding World Expo takes place in Hall 1 and Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo & Polymer Testing World Expo in Hall 2.  Access to both halls is via the Messe Süd/South entrance.


Getting here


Arrival by car

North Rhine-Westphalia’s excellent motorway network plan makes travel by car easy and comfortable and allows you to enjoy maximum flexibility on site. Take the major Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3, A40 and A42 to reach MESSE ESSEN. The signs for the exhibition centre will guide you easily to our site where you find ample parking spaces. From there, you can reach MESSE ESSEN easily on foot or with the exhibition centre bus. Address for navigation systems: Norbertstrasse 2, 45131 Essen.


Arrival by rail

You can reach us quickly by rail and make good use of your travel time. The ideally connected Essen Central Railway Station is a hub for over 120 daily ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio connections in all directions. From there, you can reach us in only 5 minutes with the Underground line 11. The closest tram stop is Messe West/Süd.


Arrival by plane

Düsseldorf Airport is only 20 minutes’ drive from the Essen exhibition grounds and is also well-connected by rail. With more than 500 daily departures and arrivals, it offers flights to over 170 cities in Germany and abroad. There is a separate information counter for MESSE ESSEN in the middle of the arrivals level of Terminal B. The train from Dusseldorf airport to Essen (city), has a journey time of 20 mins and is under €10. A bus from the airport takes 30 mins and costs €2.87.  The Essen/Mülheim Airport is available in addition to the Düsseldorf Airport. From there, MESSE ESSEN can be reached in 10 minutes by car or taxi.