Control Stuttgart

06. - 09. May 2025 | International Trade Fair for Quality Assurance

The Control trade fair is the world's leading event for quality assurance and has been held at Messe Stuttgart since its inception in 1987. The event is organized by P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, a leading German trade fair organizer known for its expertise and professionalism in the industry. The modern Messe Stuttgart exhibition center is characterized by its central location and excellent transport connections, including Stuttgart Airport, the A8 freeway, and Stuttgart Airport/Messe railway station.

The Control fair typically takes place annually and brings together experts from the fields of metrology, material testing, analytical equipment, optical inspection, and quality assurance systems. The trade fair presents the latest trends and developments in these industries, with a focus on innovation and efficiency. International market leaders and innovative providers of all QA-relevant technologies, products, subsystems, and complete solutions in hardware and software meet users from around the world here. Control covers the entire spectrum of products, systems, and comprehensive solutions for rational-economic quality assurance. Highlights of the fair include top-notch technical lectures, networking events, and demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies. A comprehensive and diverse product presentation allows visitors to find the best solutions for their specific requirements in the field of quality assurance. Overall, the Control trade fair offers an international platform for quality assurance, providing the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations and establish important contacts.

The thirty-seventh edition of the Control takes place on 4 days from Tue., 06.05.2025 to Fri., 09.05.2025 in Stuttgart.

In 348 days
06.05.2025 - 09.05.2025*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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Local time:
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Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Fair organizer
P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG
Gustav-Werner-Str. 6
72636 Frickenhausen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)7025 92060
Fax: +49 (0)7025 9206880
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Past editions:
  • 23. - 26. April 2024
  • 09. - 12. May 2023
  • 03. - 06. May 2022
  • 07. - 10. May 2019
    • 871 exhibitors from 33 countries
  • 24. - 27. April 2018
  • 09. - 12. May 2017
  • 26. - 29. April 2016
  • 05. - 08. May 2015
  • 06. - 09. May 2014
    • 911 exhibitors
    • 25445 visitors
  • 14. - 17. May 2013
  • 08. - 11. May 2012

Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


for trade fair date in Stuttgart

Product groups: automation, CNC machines, computer hardware, devices for non-destructive materials testing, documentation, fiber-optic technology, flexural testing machines, labeling, layer thickness measurement, machine vision, materials analysis, mechanical gauges, optoelectronic measurement, pressure testing machines, process control, QA data processing, sensors, software, special purpose measuring devices, testing services, torsion testing machines, train-testing machines, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Control taking place?
The Control fair takes place in Stuttgart, at the Messe Stuttgart.

When is the Control taking place?
Visit the Control from 06. - 09. May 2025.

How often does the Control take place?
The Control takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Control?
The Control is an exhibition for Measurement Technology, Optoelectronics and Raw materials.