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Vacuum Symposium

The event that connects Europe's supply chain with users of vacuum technologies.

Vacuum Expo is a free event that brings the whole supply chain together under the one roof: supplier companies, consultants, universities, science groups and innovative new-comers.

The Vacuum Expo exhibition enables you to research solutions, examine technologies and investigate applications for the many different uses in research and industry.

It's live! Handle, touch and feel equipment, instruments, components and watch demonstrations.

Discover the difference:

On the internet one product can seem just like another. But it is getting down to the in-depth detail face-to-face with a specialist which will enable you to make a better informed purchasing decision.

Find a supplier:

Fed up with long delivery times? At Vacuum Expo you will be able to meet with a new supplier.


Your vacuum technology, vacuum system, vacuum process problems with the numerous specialists at the event.

Professional Development

Attend a range of free-to-attend talks or spend the whole day in a specific meeting. The co-located Vacuum Symposium offers a unique educational experience for scientists, academics, technicians and industrial users. (All sessions are free with the exception of training courses). Join in one of the many Vacuum Technology Tutorials taking place on the show floor.

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December 2017: Vacuum Expo 2018 dates and post-event comments - read
May 2018: Save the date! Vacuum Expo 2018 returns to Ricoh Arena Coventry - read
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The exhibition is always really good for us, we get to meet different people, new customers, people we have never met before” - Steven Fraser, Scotech.

“We’ve had a very good show and it is great catching up with exhibitors as well as visitors. We will be coming to every Vacuum Expo in the future, it’s the perfect show.” - Thomasz Rak, TG Engineering.



Harry Leck Memorial Medal - Deadline approaching

Please submit your nominations before the end of June. This medal is awarded for distinguished contributions in the field of vacuum science and technology and is open to all - MORE>>

Scanwel becomes the UK reseller for Agilent Ion Pumps

Scanwel will be exhibiting their full range of products for the first time at this year’s Vacuum Expo. They have been working with and repairing ion pumps for 30 years and - MORE>>

Busch Presents New Series of Dolphin Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps

Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems has now launched an entirely new series of liquid ring vacuum pumps. The new Dolphin LM/LT vacuum pumps have been completely redesigned but are based on - MORE>>

UC Components manufactures RediVac® Fasteners and Seals for extreme environments

Now in our 44th year, UC has recently completed a significant ISO Class 5/Class 100 cleanroom expansion, increasing our vacuum baking, cleaning, and clean - MORE>>

Vacuum Expo draws attendees from across the World.

Vacuum Expo, the UK’s and increasingly Europe’s premier vacuum technology exhibition, took place in October and has been hailed a great success with a 45% increase in attendance - MORE>>

Pfeiffer Vacuum wins order for multiple ASM 340 / 310 Leak Detectors at Vacuum Expo 2017

Pfeiffer Vacuum is proud to announce the purchase of multiple ASM 340 and ASM 310 helium based Leak Detectors at this year’s Vacuum Expo 2017 - MORE>>

Growing interest in thin-film and coating sciences at the UK’s annual meeting

The annual ‘Thin Film and Coating Technologies for Science & Industry’ October meeting at Coventry, a meeting within the Vacuum Symposium co-located with the Vacuum Expo exhibition, differs from the typical academic get-together as it is held at a venue where academic - MORE>>