METPACK

International trade fair for metal packaging

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures5/20115/20145/2017
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)17.90018.20026.200
space (net)10.12010.90012.531
domestic3.2073.4013.707
foreign6.9137.4998.824
Special show space0198
Exhibitor stand space10.12010.90012.333
hall space10.12010.90012.333
domestic3.2073.4013.509
foreign6.9137.4998.824
open air00
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors228229296
domestic494553
foreign179184243
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)7.1206.6966.655
domestic2.043*1.828*1.178
foreign5.077*4.868*5.477
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2017 from 27 countries
Australia: 2; Austria: 1; Belgium: 5; China, People's Republic: 54; Czechia: 1; Egypt: 1; France: 3; Germany: 53; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; India: 4; Israel: 1; Italy: 48; Japan: 3; Korea, Republic: 3; Netherlands: 11; Poland: 1; Saudi Arabia: 1; Singapore: 1; Spain: 14; Sweden: 2; Switzerland: 16; Taiwan: 6; Thailand: 1; Turkey: 5; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 20; United States of America: 37

FKM Trade visitors profile 2017
Visitors total (number of entries)6.655Proportion of trade visitors99 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)28
of which
Nielsen 115
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony9
  • Schleswig-Holstein3
Nielsen 228
  • North Rhine-Westphalia28
Nielsen 3a21
  • Hesse5
  • Rhineland-Palatinate12
  • Saarland4
Nielsen 3b30
  • Baden-Württemberg30
Nielsen 44
  • Bavaria4
Nielsen 5+60
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Metal package67
  • Filling and packing industry 6
  • Consulting company4
  • Other sectors16
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer17
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.17
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office20
  • Department head, group head, team leader21
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker16
  • Lecturer, teacher0
  • Trainee0
  • Other position2
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management24
  • Research/development/design19
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control17
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales12
  • Marketing, advertising, PR4
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs7
  • Other area2
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km5
  • up to 100 km2
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km12
  • over 300 km82
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)72
of which
  • EU43
  • Other european countries11
  • Africa9
  • North America6
  • South and Central America5
  • Middle East7
  • South-, East-, Central Asia19
  • Australia1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Poland7
  • United States of America6
  • Italy6
  • Netherlands6
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 45
  • 5 - 95
  • 10 - 4913
  • 50 - 19928
  • 200 - 49916
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more20
  • Student5
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively36
  • collectively31
  • in an advisory capacity/organization19
  • no7
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event30
  • Earlier events24
  • First visit53
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.70

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorFood Processing and Packaging Machinery (industry 61)
Main product groupPackaging Machinery, Packaging Material, Packaging Technology, Equipment, Accessories
Opening hourstrade visitors
Hotel serviceFon: +49 201 8872-333
Fax: +49 201 8872-044touristikzentrale@essen.dehttp://www.visitessen.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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