ITA – International Tube Association

The ITA is the world's largest and most influential personal membership association for the tube & pipe industries and offers a unique range of benefits, services and events to promote new technology and growth within our industry. Individuals in more than 70 countries worldwide have already discovered the world of difference ITA membership can make to them personally and to their business. The ITA can help you and your company too – so why not join today?

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Hundreds of individuals from nearly 600 organisations worldwide are members of the ITA. Here are the organisations around the regions of the world with ITA members.

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  • We host international and regional conferences and workshops for the tube industry in order to foster, support and strengthen knowledge exchange and networking.
  • We actively administer the highly frequented ITA website (www.itatube.org) with multifunctional services as a marketing platform for our members.
  • Between 1979 and today we have staged more than 50 technical conferences, symposiums and seminars to encourage further technical development, excellence, know-how exchange and education in the industry, for instance in Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine.
  • We are originator and industry partner to Messe Düsseldorf for the largest tube and pipe shows, e.g. Tube Düsseldorf, Tekno/Tube Arabia, Tube Brazil, Tube China, Tube India, Tube Russia, Tube Southeast Asia.
  • We regularly participate in Tube shows with our own ITA stand.
  • We offer free hospitality, office, interpreter and communication services at all major tube shows on the ITA stands.
  • Based on the three E’s: Excellence – Exchange – Education – we have compiled a catalogue of technical papers and CD ROMs which are available to our members.
  • We publish the ITAtube Journal for market, business, company and marketing communication four times a year.
  • Cooperation with renowned research institutes, universities and organisations worldwide, e.g. with JSTP (Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity), German Steel Tube Association (Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahlrohre e.V.), TPA (Tube & Pipe Association, Intl.) etc.
  • Possibility to publish your business, company and product information and pictures – without limitation – on the ITA website 365 days a year – over 35,000 visitors per month.
  • Free listing on the ITA website with hyperlinks to your own website.
  • Free publication of editorials and pictures in the ITAtube Journal for your business, company and product communications four times a year.
  • Possibility to place advertisements in the ITAtube Journal at a reasonable price for your marketing activities (circulation approx. 8,000 a year) over 10,000 hardcopy readers, over 35,000 online readers per month.
  • Marketing support with consulting in wording, placement and design, if needed.
  • Education, technical exchange and development.
  • Regional contacts on the ITA Board (Asia/Pacific, Europe, India, USA).
  • ITA members have an influence on ITA conferences and exhibition strategies.
  • Reduced fees at ITA conferences and excellent networking events – some are totally free.
  • Reduced registration fees for other conferences sponsored by the ITA (e.g. Metal Bulletin events).
  • Award for the best technical papers at ITA conferences.
  • Invaluable local practical advice on attending all major tube shows.
  • Free hosting and use of the infrastructure on the ITA stands (e.g. meeting rooms, seating areas, Internet).
  • Free one-day admission ticket to Tube Düsseldorf.

ITA Conference 2017

7 November 2017 in Düsseldorf
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ITA Conference 2017

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