Cooperation partners

Surface Technology Online cooperates with many organizers, institutions and associations from the surface technology sector and is a media partner at trade fairs and conferences. Here we present some of our cooperation partners.

Trade fair and conference organizers

amc media network

amc media network

AMC Media Network GmbH & Co. KG is the organizer of the digitization congress DIGITAL FUTUREcongress (DFC) for SMEs. Surface Technology Online is a partner of the DFC.

German Trade Fair

Deutsche Messe

Deutsche Messe AG organizes trade fairs such as Parts2clean and SurfaceTechnology Germany. Surface Technology Online is involved here as a premium media partner.



The private trade fair company fairXperts is the organizer of trade fairs and conferences such as DeburringExpo or the specialist conferences Deburring Technologies + Precision Surfaces and Industrial Component Cleaning. Surface Technology Online is involved here as a media partner.


imh Institute Manfred Hämmerle

The imh Institut Manfred Hämmerle GmbH is the leading Austrian conference and seminar provider and organizes the annual powder coating forum. Surface Technology Online is a cooperation partner here.

Leipzig Trade Fair

Leipziger Messe

Leipziger Messe GmbH is the organizer of trade fairs such as PaintExpo. Surface Technology Online cooperates with Messe Leipzig as a media partner.

Web portals is the largest independent German portal for magazines, eBooks and specialist publications. Surface Technology Online is a partner of



Stepstone is one of the world's leading job portals. Surface Technology Online cooperates with Stepstone as a partner for its job market.

Associations, organizations, institutions

Surface Technology Online also cooperates with numerous associations, societies, institutions and organizations from the surface technology sector and industry as well as research in the DACH area and worldwide, including:

Anwenderkreis Atmosphärendruckplasma - ak-adp, Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft für Oberflächenbehandlung e.V. (DFO), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Galvano- und Oberflächentechnik e.V. (DGO), DVS - Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e. V., Europäische Forschungsgesellschaft Dünne Schichten e.V. (EFDS), Fachverband industrielle Teilereinigung e. V. (FiT), Forschungsgesellschaft für Pigmente und Lacke e.V., Fraunhofer Institut, Gottlieb-Daimler-Schule 1, Innovent e.V., Kunststoff-Institut, Kunststoff-Zentrum SKZ, Kupferverband e.V., VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e. V.), Qualitätsgemeinschaft Industriebeschichtung e.V. (QIB), Verband für die Oberflächenveredelung von Aluminium e. V. (VOA), Zentralverband Oberflächentechnik e.V. (ZVO).

Business & Industry

Surface Technology Online regularly publishes news and updates from well over 300 companies from the surface technology industry throughout the DACH region and worldwide, from small individual companies to large global corporations.

Interested in a cooperation or media partnership?

We would also be happy to act as a media and cooperation partner for your event. For further details, please do not hesitate to contact us!