International Hardware Fair dates announced

COLOGNE, Germany — The next International Hardware Fair will take place in 2016 from March 6 through 8 at the Koelnmesse fairgrounds in Cologne. Next year’s fair will be the first to take place over three days instead of four, a response to the evolving needs of the industry. The exhibition complex expects to welcome 44,000 visitors from 136 countries to see its 2,787 exhibitors.