Moulding Expo

International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Mould Making

Venue

Messe StuttgartStuttgartGermany

Dates

06/05/-09/05/2025Interval: every two yearsfounded in: 2015

Co-located events

Automotive Testing Expo Europe

Organiser

Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH Messepiazza 170629 StuttgartGermanyFon: +49 711 18560-0Fax: +49 711 18560-2440info@messe-stuttgart.dehttp://www.messe-stuttgart.de
Project teamFon: +49 711 18560-2541+49 711 18560-2624Fax: +49 711 18560-2026florian.niethammer@messe-stuttgart.deflorian.schmitz@messe-stuttgart.dehttp://www.moulding-expo.de

Supporter/sponsor

Bundesverband Modell- und Formenbau, DortmundVDMA - Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V., FrankfurtVDW - Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken, FrankfurtVDWF - Verband Deutscher Werkzeug- und Formenbauer e.V., Schwendi

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures5/20175/20196/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)42.00042.00012.500
space (net)21.62019.2338.936
Special show space87175252
Exhibitor stand space21.53319.0588.684
hall space21.53319.0588.684
domestic15.98113.2865.562
foreign5.5525.7723.122
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors763703376
domestic530446237
foreign233257139
other represented firms10
domestic10
foreign00
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)14.01512.9435.512
domestic12.053*10.743*4.465*
foreign1.962*2.200*1.047*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 25 countries
Austria: 4; Bulgaria: 1; China, People's Republic: 17; Czechia: 1; Denmark: 2; France: 3; Germany: 237; Greece: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; Hungary: 2; India: 2; Italy: 13; Japan: 1; Malaysia: 1; Poland: 6; Portugal: 28; Romania: 2; Serbia: 1; Singapore: 2; Slovenia: 4; Spain: 5; Switzerland: 16; Taiwan: 1; Türkiye: 24; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)5.512Proportion of trade visitors93 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)81
of which
Nielsen 12
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg0
  • Lower Saxony0
  • Schleswig-Holstein0
Nielsen 22
  • North Rhine-Westphalia0
Nielsen 3a11
  • Hesse6
  • Rhineland-Palatinate4
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b65
  • Baden-Württemberg65
Nielsen 415
  • Bavaria15
Nielsen 5+61
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 74
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry74
  • Trade8
  • Service10
  • Skilled trades11
  • Training/consulting4
  • Authority, public services1
  • University, vocational-, polytechnic school, college3
  • Other2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer13
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.8
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office9
  • Department head, group head, team leader18
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker28
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee6
  • Other position5
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed1
  • 7
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management11
  • Research and development, design/construction4
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control25
  • Buying/procurement5
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration2
  • Sales12
  • Marketing, advertising, PR3
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs4
  • Other area3
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed1
  • Development14
  • Design/construction12
  • Quality control1
Occupation
Occupation (%)
  • 13
  • 8
  • 9
  • 18
  • 28
  • 7
  • 2
  • 6
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km29
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km20
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km26
  • over 300 km25
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)19
of which
  • EU57
  • Other countries43
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
    Size of company/organization
    Size of company/organization (%)
    • 1 - 46
    • 5 - 95
    • 10 - 4918
    • 50 - 19921
    • 200 - 49916
    • 500 - 9995
    • 1 000 and more24
    • Student2
    • Other not employed1
    Purchasing/ Procurement powers
    Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
    • decisively24
    • collectively31
    • in an advisory capacity/organization25
    • no16
    • Student2
    • Other not gainfully employed1
    Frequency of trade fair visits
    Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
    • Previous event26
    • Earlier events22
    • First visit58
    Length of stay
    Average length of stay (days)

    1.3

    Survey conducted by: Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH

    Industry sectorFoundry, Metallurgy (Iron, Non-ferrous Metals) (industry 35), Plastic and Rubber Processing (industry 47), Metalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57)
    Main product groupCAD/CAM, Moulds, Mortising machines, Laser Machining Systems, light weight building board, Materials, Measuring Equipment, Measuring Machinery, Metalworking, Metalworking Machinery, Metal Processing, Pattern Making, Surface Mount Technology, Precision Tools, Grinding Machines, Shaping Tools, Tools, Machine Tools
    AccessTrade visitors
    Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
    Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No