International Foundry Trade Fair with Technical Forum

Venue

MessegeländeDusseldorfGermany

Dates

noch offen 2023Interval: every four yearsfounded in: 1956

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Organiser

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH Messeplatz40474 DusseldorfGermanyFon: +49 211 4560-01Fax: +49 211 4560-668info@messe-duesseldorf.dehttp://www.messe-duesseldorf.de
Project teamFon: +49 211 4560-01Fax: +49 211 4560-668info@messe-duesseldorf.dehttp://www.gifa.de

Supporter/sponsor

Verein Deutscher Giessereifachleute e.V. (VDG), DüsseldorfFachverband Giessereimaschinen im Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V. (VDMA), Frankfurt/MainIndustrieverband Giessereichemie e.V. (IVG), LaatzenBundesverband der Deutschen Gießereiindustrie (BDG), Düsseldorf

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures6/20111)6/20156/2019
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)86.00087.50084.000
space (net)47.09850.61851.287
domestic27.57027.35525.650
foreign19.52823.26325.637
Special show space4.9162.9203.132
Exhibitor stand space42.18247.69848.155
hall space41.65947.36647.716
domestic22.34224.17522.214
foreign19.31723.19125.502
open air523332439
domestic523260304
foreign072135
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors780942980
domestic350349337
foreign430593643
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)48.70348.78345.597
domestic22.890*22.440*15.412*
foreign25.813*26.343*30.185*
* = determined by a representative survey
1) Overall number of journalists including parallel events
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2019 from 46 countries
Austria: 14; Belarus: 1; Belgium: 7; Brazil: 6; Bulgaria: 2; Canada: 8; China, People's Republic: 162; Croatia: 3; Czechia: 18; Denmark: 5; Finland: 2; France: 21; Georgia: 1; Germany: 331; Hong Kong, China SAR: 2; Hungary: 2; India: 44; Iran, Islamic Republic: 2; Ireland: 1; Italy: 132; Japan: 9; Korea, Republic: 13; Latvia: 1; Liechtenstein: 1; Luxembourg: 3; Netherlands: 11; North Macedonia: 1; Norway: 2; Poland: 19; Portugal: 1; Romania: 1; Russia: 7; Saudi Arabia: 1; Serbia: 1; Slovakia: 2; Slovenia: 13; South Africa: 2; Spain: 21; Sweden: 5; Switzerland: 8; Taiwan: 6; Turkey: 20; Ukraine: 3; United Arab Emirates: 5; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 27; United States of America: 27

FKM Trade visitors profile 2015
Visitors total (number of entries)48.783Proportion of trade visitors96 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)46
of which
Nielsen 18
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony6
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 242
  • North Rhine-Westphalia42
Nielsen 3a17
  • Hesse9
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland3
Nielsen 3b13
  • Baden-Württemberg13
Nielsen 411
  • Bavaria11
Nielsen 5+60
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 76
  • Saxony5
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Iron, steel and tempering foundry30
  • Non-ferrous metal foundry17
  • Foundry/mechanical engeneering13
  • Other foundry technology7
  • Mechanical engineering, toolmaking and apparatus construction6
  • Vehicle and gearbox manufacturing, supply industry4
  • Service/consulting3
  • Plant construction, enineering3
  • Wholesale/foreign trade3
  • Other sectors9
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer14
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.12
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office17
  • Department head, group head, team leader23
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker20
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee4
  • Other position3
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management20
  • Research/development/design14
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control29
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales10
  • Marketing, advertising, PR1
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs5
  • Other area4
  • Planning/work preparation3
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km9
  • up to 100 km8
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km17
  • over 300 km66
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)54
of which
  • EU46
  • Other european countries11
  • Africa4
  • North America6
  • South and Central America7
  • Middle East5
  • South-, East-, Central Asia21
  • Australia2
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • India12
  • France7
  • United States of America4
  • Italy4
  • Netherlands4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 45
  • 5 - 94
  • 10 - 4915
  • 50 - 19925
  • 200 - 49917
  • 500 - 99911
  • 1 000 and more17
  • Student5
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively26
  • collectively30
  • in an advisory capacity/organization23
  • no15
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event39
  • Earlier events36
  • First visit48
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.20

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorFoundry, Metallurgy (Iron, Non-ferrous Metals) (industry 35), Metalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57)
Main product groupFoundry Plants, Foundry Technology, Basic Materials, Supplier Industry, Conveying Equipment, Storage Technology, Measuring Systems, Regulating and Control Technology, Data Transmission, Security Systems, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Products, Industrial Health and Safety, Melting Furnaces, Moulding Machines, Welding Technology, Combustion Technology, Foundry Equipment, Casting Machines, Metalworking, Metalworking Machinery, Metallurgy, Testing Technology
Opening hourstrade and private visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
last day 09:00-16:00 h
Hotel serviceFon: +49 211 90191-281
Fax: +49 211 90191-282hotel@reedexpo.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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