News and Trade Shows

News and Trade Shows

Serapid Trade Show Calendar 2015

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The United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) Annual Conference & Stage Expo draws together design, production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry.

March 18-21, 2015

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Theatre (THX)

Booth #726


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prolight + sound

The leading international trade fair for the event-technology sector.

April 15-18, 2015

Frankfurt, Germany

Theatre (THX)

Hall 9.0, stand C57

PMA logo

PMA Supplier's Night

This regional expo is hosted by the Precision Metalworking Association. The show offers the chance for attendees to meet face-to-face with local suppliers to the metalforming industry.

April 21, 2015

Cleveland, OH, USA

Quick Die Change (QDX)

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Fabtech Mexico

FABTECH Mexico provides an anticipated 10,000 attendees from Mexico and Central America opportunities to network, learn and experience the latest innovations in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

May 5-7, 2015

Monterrey, Mexico

Quick Die Change (QDX)


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AIA Convention 2015

One of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S. 

May 14-16

Atlanta, GA, USA


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Stage | Set | Scenery

2015 is the inaugural year for Stage|Set|Scenery.  To be held bi-annually in Berlin, this new event aims to be the leading international trade fair for live theatre and film technology companies.


June 9-11, 2015

Berlin, Germany

Theatre (THX)


Henning logo

Schwelmer Symposium

A collaboration between Henning GmbH, the VFA Academy and Lift-report, this event presents educational sessions on the elevator industry and the opportunity to meet face-to-face with suppliers of lift technology.

June 15 -16, 2015

Schwelm, Germany

Building Dynamics (BDS)


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Elevator U

The Elevator U annual expo brings together university facility managers, consultants, vendors and others with ties to the elevator industry in academic facilities.


June 22-25, 2015

Columbus, OH, USA

Building Dynamics (BDS)


LHAT logo


LHAT is focused on identifying and sharing the tools, techniques and technologies required to sustain historic theatres as the centers of their communities.



July 15 -18, 2015

Nashville, TN, USA

Theatre (THX)


Interlift logo

Interlift 2015

Interlift is the elevator trade fair with the broadest international reach, with over 18,000 attendees from 83 countries.



October 13-16, 2015

Augsburg, Germany

Building Dynamics (BDS)


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LDI 2015

This is the 28th annual expo for LDI, an international show for live event professionals with live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about equipment including lighting, sound, projection, staging and truss, and special effects.

October 23 - 25, 2015

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Theatre (THX)

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BlechExpo 2015

The Bi-annual trade fair combination of Blechexpo and Schweisstec is the only event in the world that deals with the complementary technologies of sheet metal processing and joining technology.


November 3-6, 2015

Stuttgart, Germany

Quick Die Change (QDX)


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Fabtech 2015

The largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event in North America.



November 9-12, 2015

Chicago, IL, USA

Quick Die Change (QDX)


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JTSE 2015

The JTSE [Performance and Entertainment Technical Show and Convention] 2015, an event dedicated to performing arts techniques and forging links between the artistic and the technical in the performing arts.

November 25-26, 2015

Paris, France

Theatre (THX)


Serapid News

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Serapid to Participate in USITT 2014 Annual Conference and Stage Expo

Friday, February 21, 2014

Serapid will be exhibiting again this year at the USITT Stage Expo, which is being held in Fort Worth, Texas. The USITT is an organization serving professionals in technology for the performing arts.

Serapid Has a Better Solution

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Serapid's LinearBeam proves to be the better solution for a work platform designed for a leading aerospace manufacturer.

Serapid Contributes Article in Stamping Journal

Thursday, May 9, 2013

”Quick Die Change: About the Time In Between”  to appear in the May/June issue of Stamping Journal, details a methodology for implementing an efficiency system to reduce manufacturing costs. 

Serapid’s Bob Adams Speaks at STLE 2013

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Robert C. Adams, Jr. PhD, PE, Engineering Manager and Chief Engineer of Serapid USA, was a featured speaker at the STLE 68th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Detroit, MI, May 5 - 9, 2012, held at  Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit , MI

SERAPID to participate in the PMA 2013 Exhibition

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Serapid, Inc.will be exhibiting at the annual Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Supplier’s Night Exhibition in Independence, OH, on April 16 from Noon to 8:30 pm.

Serapid Announces New Staff Member

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Serapid, pleased to announce that Dan Bovinich has joined the organization as Mechanical Designer and CAD Manager.

Serapid Designs a Labor Saving Solution for Battery Maker

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Serapid, known for finding creative solutions for unique manufacturing situations, was consulted by a battery manufacturer struggling with a manufacturing issue, and Serapid’s engineers were able to custom fit products to the specific press application.

SERAPID to Participate in USITT 2013 Expo

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Februcary 18, 2013 — Serapid, Inc., a leading supplier of lifts, quick die change and horizontal transfer systems, will be among the exhibitors displaying products and services for the performing arts and entertainment industry at the 2012 USITT Annual Conference and Stage Expo in Milwaukee, WI, March 21 to 23. SERAPID will be in booth #652.

Serapid Co-sponsors Boot Camp at PAMC Conference

Friday, February 15, 2013

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (February 14, 2013) – Serapid Inc. co-sponsored this year’s Bootcamp session at the Performing Arts Managers Conference, PAMC 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Serapid Designs a Cost-saving Quick Die System for Manufacturer

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Serapid engineers design a quick die change solution for an appliance manufacturer to help avoid extensive and costly modifications to a refurbished press.