Colour and style highlight Cologne Hardware Fair

kolnwheelbarrowsCOLOGNE, Germany — The International Hardware Fair, held here every other year, is a lively meeting place for new ideas in products and packaging.
Bright colours and imaginative designs are hallmarks of much of the product and packaging on display. And HARDLINES is here to identify what’s new in hardware and home improvement products.

Everything from multi-hued wheelbarrows to innovative tool kits and storage boxes can be found at the show, which features 2,800 exhibitors from 50-plus countries. That includes about 500 companies presenting their products in an industrial supply section.

(More on the show in next Monday’s weekly edition of HARDLINES!)