Stuttgart Exhibition Center, Stuttgart, Germany. Control 2012 enters its 26th year with the latest technologies, products, subsystems and complete hardware and software solutions in quality assurance."Three Dimensional Measuring for the Complete Range of Components" and "Contactless Measuring Technology" are two key presentations taking place during the exhibition. 24,462 expert visitors from 72 nations attended the 2011 event and event planners are optimistic that 2012 will see an increase. The exhibition program includes measuring technology, material testing, analysis apparatus, optoelectronics, quality assurance systems and organization.Visitors will be provided with in-depth information for use in actual practice in a time tested format at the exhibitor forum. Career day and the Control blog under the direction of publishers Carl-Hanser-Verlag will once again be included in the trade fair program as well.