International Foundry Trade Fair with Technical Forum

Venue

MessegeländeDusseldorfGermany

Dates

21/06/-25/06/2027Interval: every four yearsfounded in: 1956

Co-located events

METECTHERMPROCESSNEWCAST

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 4560-668exhibitor@gifa.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

Present journalists

2023: 158, of which from abroad 41

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures6/20156/20196/20231)
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)87.50084.00086.700
space (net)50.61851.28744.999
Special show space2.9203.1323.683
Exhibitor stand space47.69848.15541.316
hall space47.36647.71640.693
domestic24.17522.21416.105
foreign23.19125.50224.588
open air332439623
domestic260304319
foreign72135304
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors942980864
domestic349337259
foreign593643605
other represented firms0
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)48.78345.59763.262
domestic22.440*15.412*20.117*
foreign26.343*30.185*43.145*
* = determined by a representative survey
1) Joint visitor numbers and visitor structure together with METEC, THERMPROCESS, NEWCAST..
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 46 countries
Australia: 1; Austria: 12; Belgium: 6; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1; Brazil: 7; Bulgaria: 2; Canada: 6; China, People's Republic: 144; Croatia: 1; Czechia: 13; Denmark: 4; Egypt: 1; Estonia: 1; Finland: 3; France: 19; Georgia: 1; Germany: 259; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; Hungary: 2; India: 73; Iran, Islamic Republic: 4; Israel: 1; Italy: 120; Japan: 5; Korea, Republic: 14; Luxembourg: 2; Malaysia: 1; Morocco: 1; Netherlands: 10; North Macedonia: 1; Norway: 3; Poland: 16; Qatar: 1; Serbia: 2; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 14; South Africa: 2; Spain: 18; Sweden: 6; Switzerland: 7; Taiwan: 4; Türkiye: 35; Ukraine: 1; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 19; United States of America: 18

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)63.262Proportion of trade visitors98 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)32
of which
Nielsen 17
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony5
  • Schleswig-Holstein0
Nielsen 250
  • North Rhine-Westphalia50
Nielsen 3a12
  • Hesse6
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b11
  • Baden-Württemberg11
Nielsen 410
  • Bavaria10
Nielsen 5+64
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 76
  • Saxony4
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Iron, steel and tempering foundry24
  • Other foundry technology5
  • Non-ferrous metal foundry11
  • Iron and steel production8
  • Foundry/mechanical engeneering8
  • Plant construction, enineering5
  • mechanical engineering, apparatus construction (general), toolmaking4
  • Non-ferrous metals industry3
  • Vehicle and gearbox manufacturing, supply industry3
  • Steel works, stainless stell works2
  • Other industry6
  • Stone, sands, cement, glass, ceramics2
  • Energy technology2
  • Service/consulting2
  • Trade3
  • Other6
  • Pupil, student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • 11
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.19
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office20
  • Department head, group head, team leader20
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker18
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee3
  • Other position3
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management23
  • Research and development, design/construction16
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control19
  • Buying/procurement8
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales15
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs4
  • Other area3
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
  • Planning/work preparation2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km9
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km6
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km12
  • over 300 km74
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)68
of which
  • EU40
  • Other european countries14
  • Africa3
  • North America9
  • South and Central America7
  • Middle East3
  • South-, East-, Central Asia22
  • Australia/Oceania2
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • India11
  • United States of America8
  • Italy5
  • France5
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 46
  • 5 - 95
  • 10 - 4914
  • 50 - 19921
  • 200 - 49915
  • 500 - 9999
  • 1 000 and more24
  • Student4
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively27
  • collectively30
  • in an advisory capacity/organization24
  • no13
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event36
  • Earlier events31
  • First visit53
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.4

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
AccessTrade visitors and general public
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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