The trade show duo presented itself with record figures:

•    500 exhibitors (+10%), 6,731 visitors (+3%)
•    five seminar forums with 100 lectures
•    two guided tours daily
•    three live explosion demonstrations in the open-air exhibition grounds
•    3rd German fire and explosion protection congress
•    Presentation of the SES award to FTK Förderband Technik Kilian GmbH
•    Presentation of the Recycling-Technik award to SPALECK GmbH & Co. KG

Schüttgut und Recycling-Technik Dortmund 2015

On 10th and 11th of May 2017, the 8th edition of SOLIDS Dortmund will take place at Dortmund Westfalenhallen - Halls 4, 5, 6 & 7.

SOLIDS Dortmund 2017 is one of the leading trade shows for powder and bulk solids technologies in Germany and will be co-located with the 4th edition of RECYCLING-TECHNIK.

On display are equipment and solutions for material acceptance, handling and processing, for internal processes as well as the bearings and the ex- and internal transport flow.

Trade visitors will find the latest products, among others about weighing and mixing, filtering and crushing of bulk materials. Solutions for conveying, storing and packaging as well as safety and environmental issues round off the range of topics .

The bulk solids technologies are an important part of the production process for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, plastics and metal industries as well as for the logistics industry, agriculture, construction and mining.


Exhibitor Solids Dortmund 2017

Exhibitors are covering the entire spectrum of process engineering for granules, powders and solids technologies, as well as recycling, environmental technology and urban mining. 

Exhibitor list

100 presentations

Seminar programme

The show offers lectures and mini-seminars on five stages. Industry experts will present current projects, case studies, innovations and experiments.

Seminar programme

4 Guided Tours

Guided Tour Dortmund

Exhibitors will present their latest innovations and products as part of a guided tour. Two tours will be offered each day.

Guided Tours



2 country pavilions

Networking Solids Dortmund

Information exchange and business contacts are to be had in the country pavilions for Benelux and Italy.

Visitors about the exhibition 2015

"All the important suppliers in the category of conveyance technology were present at SOLIDS Dortmund 2015. Our conversations with experienced exhibitors helped us make good progress toward solving a problem of ours. I'll be back again in 2017." Andreas Lippach, Project Engineer, Südzucker AG

"This year, I purposely attended this trade show to take in the lecture series on the topic of safety technology, conveyance of dust, and fire/explosion protection; I found that exceedingly interesting." Dipl.-Ing. Andre Lente, Senior Process Engineer, Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG