Hannover Fairgrounds, Hannover, Germany. The world's leading trade show for industrial technology returns in 2012 with a full lineup of trade shows. The eight co-located shows include Industrial Automation, Energy, MobiliTec, Digital Factory, Industrial Supply, CoilTechnica, IndustrialGreen Tec and Research and Technology. China is the official partner country in 2012. Discover new perspectives on energy, automation and industrial supply and engineering topics as well as a broad range of events and displays affecting the global industrial market today. Other Hannover highlights include Metropolitan Solutions, TectoYou, Job and Career Market and Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes.