CastForge

Trade Fair for Castings and Forgings with Processing

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures6/20186/20221)
FKM certificationNo
Space (m²)
space (gross)7.00021.000
space (net)2.3795.986
Special show space00
Exhibitor stand space2.3795.986
hall space2.3795.986
domestic9832.077
foreign1.3963.909
open air00
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors153323
domestic59104
foreign94219
other represented firms815
domestic42
foreign413
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)3.7023.530
domestic2.925*2.294*
foreign777*1.236*
* = determined by a representative survey
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2022 from 26 countries
Austria: 6; Belgium: 1; Brazil: 1; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 1; China, People's Republic: 3; Croatia: 1; Czechia: 18; Egypt: 1; Finland: 1; France: 17; Germany: 104; Hungary: 2; India: 12; Italy: 58; Luxembourg: 1; Netherlands: 4; Pakistan: 1; Poland: 14; Portugal: 1; Slovenia: 3; Spain: 16; Switzerland: 14; Tunisia: 1; Türkiye: 36; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 5

FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)3.530Proportion of trade visitors99 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)67
of which
Nielsen 14
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg4
  • Lower Saxony0
  • Schleswig-Holstein0
Nielsen 211
  • North Rhine-Westphalia11
Nielsen 3a10
  • Hesse5
  • Rhineland-Palatinate4
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b50
  • Baden-Württemberg50
Nielsen 413
  • Bavaria13
Nielsen 5+65
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg2
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 78
  • Saxony7
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry88
  • Trade8
  • Service7
  • Skilled trades1
  • Training/consulting1
  • University, polytechnic, vocational school3
  • Other1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer10
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.12
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office12
  • Department head, group head, team leader27
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker31
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee1
  • Other position4
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed0
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management14
  • Research and development, design/construction18
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control6
  • Buying/procurement33
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology0
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales20
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs0
  • Other area2
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed0
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km14
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km13
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km23
  • over 300 km49
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)33
of which
  • EU75
  • Other european countries23
  • Africa1
  • South-, East-, Central Asia1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Italy17
  • Austria16
  • Switzerland12
  • France8
  • Spain8
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 43
  • 5 - 93
  • 10 - 4914
  • 50 - 19921
  • 200 - 49918
  • 500 - 99911
  • 1 000 and more27
  • Student2
  • Other not employed0
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively37
  • collectively35
  • in an advisory capacity/organization17
  • no9
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed0
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event10
  • Earlier events0
  • First visit90
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.2

Survey conducted by: Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH

Industry sectorHardware, Tools (industry 21), Metalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57), Subcontracting (industry 96)
Main product groupSemifinished Aluminium Products, Gears and Drives Technology, Valves and Fittings, contract manufacturing, Car Manufacturing, Building Parts, Fittings, Iron, Ironmongery, cast parts, Semi-Finished Products, Machine Parts, Metal Goods, Non-Ferrous Metals, forged parts, Steel, Supplier Industry, Ancillaries
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No