mtex+ / LiMA

Int. Trade Fair for Technical Textiles /Exhibition for Lightweight Design

The current key figures are FKM-certified.


FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)3.5003.5004.200
space (net)1.2281.1901.774
Special show space35354472
Exhibitor stand space8751.1361.302
hall space8751.1361.302
open air000
Exhibitor figures
other represented firms510
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)1.0441.396*906
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 7 countries
Austria: 8; Belgium: 2; Czechia: 10; France: 2; Germany: 132; Switzerland: 3; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 2

FKM Trade visitors profile 2018
Visitors total (number of entries)906Proportion of trade visitors100 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)87
of which
Nielsen 13
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg2
  • Lower Saxony2
  • Schleswig-Holstein0
Nielsen 20
  • North Rhine-Westphalia0
Nielsen 3a0
  • Hesse0
  • Rhineland-Palatinate0
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b0
  • Baden-Württemberg0
Nielsen 47
  • Bavaria7
Nielsen 5+68
  • Berlin5
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt3
Nielsen 782
  • Saxony78
  • Thuringia3
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Car manufacturer OEM7
  • Commercial vehicle industry2
  • Automotive supplier7
  • Aerospace technology3
  • Railway engineering5
  • Shipbuilding2
  • Textile machinery10
  • Manufacturer(s) of technical textiles17
  • Textile finishing5
  • Service provider22
  • Processing technical textiles17
  • Machine, apparatus, device, fixture and plant construction7
  • Toolmaking and mould-making5
  • Precision engineering and optics2
  • Surface treatment, hardening3
  • Treating and processing new materials2
  • Industrial services sector2
  • Systems manufacturer3
  • University, research facility3
  • Specialist press17
  • Health service2
  • Building2
  • Civil services5
  • Other17
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer16
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.6
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office6
  • Department head, group head, team leader13
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker17
  • Lecturer, teacher6
  • Trainee7
  • Other position13
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management12
  • Research/development/design25
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control16
  • Buying/procurement3
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology0
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales12
  • Marketing, advertising, PR10
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport3
  • Maintenance/repairs0
  • Other area3
  • Student13
  • Other not gainfully employed0
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km36
  • up to 100 km29
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km20
  • over 300 km15
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)13
of which
    Origin by countries
    Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
      Size of company/organization
      Size of company/organization (%)
      • 1 - 410
      • 5 - 98
      • 10 - 4919
      • 50 - 19926
      • 200 - 4996
      • 500 - 9998
      • 1 000 and more10
      • Student10
      • Other not employed0
      Purchasing/ Procurement powers
      Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
      • decisively16
      • collectively10
      • in an advisory capacity/organization32
      • no25
      • Student14
      • Other not gainfully employed0
      Frequency of trade fair visits
      Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
      • Previous event15
      • Earlier events30
      • First visit78
      Length of stay
      Average length of stay (days)


      Survey conducted by: C³ Chemnitzer Veranstaltungszentren GmbH c/o Messe Chemnitz

      Industry sectorTextiles (Clothing and Home Textiles, Technical Textiles) (industry 80), Textile and Clothing Machinery, Textile Cleaning (industry 81), Medical Engineering, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Care (industry 56)
      Main product groupFabrics for Industrial Purposes, Coating Materials, Coated Textiles, Services, Fibres, Research and Development, Yarns, Woven Fabrics, Knitted Fabrics, Plastics, light weight building board, Machinery, Recycling, Technologies, Textile Processing, Jointing Equipment, Compound Textiles, Composite Materials, Finishing Processes, Non-Wovens, Supplier Industry, Industrial Health and Safety, Special-Purpose Clothing, Health Products
      AccessTrade visitors and general public
      Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
      Space rentalone open front from EUR 125.00/m²
      Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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