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About the publisher

Hurter Print & Media Verlag was established on 1st March 2006 by Ms. Evelyn Hurter, and until May 2007 operated under a different name from a different location. The company has been based at its present location in Freiburg i. Breisgau since 1st June 2007 when it was also given its current name.

Hurter Print & Media Verlag publishes Brush Scene®, a bi-monthly trade journal published in German and English for the brushware trade. Brush Scene® distributes to manufacturers of paintbrushes, paint rollers, artist brushes, beauty and cosmetics brushes, toothbrushes, synthetics, household brushes, hygiene and cleaning brushes, DIY products, tools, technical brushes, industrial brushes, as well as traders in raw materials and finished products, mould makers, manufacturers of brush machinery and components in 70 countries worldwide.

Subscribers automatically receive the print version of each issue or an eBook version on request (for further details see section: current Media and Publication dates). Visitors to the Brush Scene portal (bi-lingual in German and English) are kept up to date with latest trade news.

Trade Shows

Since April 2008, Hurter Print & Media Verlag has regularly booked space at the INTERBRUSH trade fair in Freiburg, Germany to promote Brush Scene® and the Brush Scene portal. The show is the leading forum for brush industry experts from around the world to meet and present their latest products, raw materials and developments in the field of brush machinery and components; and for manufacturers from around the world to visit a wide range of component and machinery suppliers in one venue. This international event takes place every four years.

Member in Trade Associations

Hurter Print & Media Verlag is a member of and participates actively in both the Association of German Brush and Paintbrush Manufacturers based in Remscheid, Germany and the European Brush Federation F.E.I.B.P. (Fédération Européenne de la Brosserie and the Pinceauterie) based in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The two associations uphold and represent the interests of the national and European brushware trade and suppliers; in particular, they represent members' interests to the competent authorities, institutions, international organisations and the public. The European association promotes relations between the member companies at the European level and improves cooperation. The German Association and the F.E.I.B.P. hold annual meetings.