Hempel Yacht successful presence on the METSTRADE 2022

Hempel is leading the way with unique sustainable solution products!

This year the METSTRADE 2022 Boat Show welcomed a total of 1,400 exhibitors from 49 countries across 10 halls at Amsterdam RAI covering every facet of marine equipment, systems and materials. Three busy days from 15-17 November at RAI Amsterdam saw 26,480 visits registered by 17,417 unique visitors spanning 126 nationalities, accompanied by 6,175 exhibitor personnel, so this was definitely the place to be for updates on the latest innovations, market developments and industry news.

The METSTRADE show is organised by RAI Amsterdam in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations), it includes three dedicated areas of expertise: the Superyacht Pavilion, the Marina & Yard Pavilion and the Construction Material Pavilion.

Hempel stand in Hall 2 was a showcase of Hempel’s best sustainable antifouling solutions. Hempaguard X7 as a premium Superyachts antifouling protection, recently rewarded with Water Revolution Foundation sustainable solution certificate, as the only antifouling verified and included into WRF database and into the Metstrade Superyacht route. Hempel’s experience of going through WRF verification process was co-presented on Thursday 17th November at 12.30 at the Mets Theatre by Hempel’s sustainability manager Pau Hauget and WRF. 

Hempel’s Silic One a premium biocide free fouling release coating for DIY market, was definitely the main topic at Hempel stand, as the first revolutionary biocide-free technology based on silicone and hydrogel with a decade of proven track record, recognized as "best in test" in numerous independent boating magazines and satisfied boat owners.
Besides the high interest for the premium and well-known Silic One, a hard thin-film antifouling Hempaspeed TF was also showcased within Hempel’s biocide- free range. 

Hempel’s focus solely on sustainable product solutions at Metstrade gives a clear message that Hempel is leading the way towards more sustainable industry. 

We are already now looking forward to Metstrade 2023 which will be held in Amsterdam from 15th to 17th November, for more information visit the official METSTRADE website