The World's No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber

Venue

MessegeländeDusseldorfGermany

Dates

16.10.-23.10.2019not yet determined 2022Interval: every three yearsfounded in: 1952

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 4560-668info@messe-duesseldorf.dehttp://www.k-online.de

Supporter/sponsor

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Kunststoffindustrie (AKI),Frankfurt/MainGesamtverband Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie e.V. (GKV), Bad HomburgPlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V., Frankfurt/MainFachverband Kunststoff- und Gummimaschinen im VDMA e.V.Frankfurt/MainWirtschaftsverband der deutschen Kautschukindustrie e.V. (WdK), Frankfurt/Main

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures10/201010/201310/2016
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)257.000263.000262.700
space (net)163.258171.245173.961
domestic66.07166.58167.984
foreign97.187104.664105.977
Special show space1.1650936
Exhibitor stand space162.093171.245173.025
hall space162.087171.179171.568
domestic64.91266.53166.663
foreign97.175104.648104.905
open air6661.457
domestic650385
foreign0161.072
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors3.0943.2203.293
domestic1.0721.0611.040
foreign2.0222.1592.253
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)222.486217.423232.053
domestic95.891*89.796*67.783
foreign126.595*127.627*164.270
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2016 from 61 countries
Argentina: 1; Australia: 4; Austria: 80; Belgium: 47; Brazil: 8; Bulgaria: 3; Canada: 16; China, People's Republic: 374; Croatia: 3; Cyprus: 3; Czechia: 26; Denmark: 21; Egypt: 4; Finland: 8; France: 112; Germany: 1040; Greece: 6; Hong Kong, China SAR: 27; Hungary: 14; India: 104; Indonesia: 1; Iran, Islamic Republic: 14; Ireland: 3; Israel: 11; Italy: 423; Japan: 30; Jordan: 1; Korea, Republic: 47; Kuwait: 1; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 1; Luxembourg: 5; Malaysia: 17; Mexico: 6; Netherlands: 74; New Zealand: 2; Nigeria: 1; Norway: 4; Oman: 1; Pakistan: 1; Poland: 35; Portugal: 30; Qatar: 2; Romania: 5; Russia: 28; Saudi Arabia: 3; Singapore: 3; Slovakia: 5; Slovenia: 6; South Africa: 1; Spain: 66; Sweden: 9; Switzerland: 87; Taiwan: 128; Thailand: 10; Turkey: 113; Ukraine: 2; United Arab Emirates: 4; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 87; United States of America: 118; Vietnam: 6

FKM Trade visitors profile 2016
Visitors total (number of entries)232.053Proportion of trade visitors96 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)28
of which
Nielsen 110
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg2
  • Lower Saxony7
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 242
  • North Rhine-Westphalia42
Nielsen 3a15
  • Hesse7
  • Rhineland-Palatinate7
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b12
  • Baden-Württemberg12
Nielsen 413
  • Bavaria13
Nielsen 5+60
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 70
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Manufacturer/Industry69
  • Skilled trades3
  • Technical retail trade5
  • Other trade3
  • Agriculture1
  • Waste management, recycling2
  • Logistics, distribution2
  • Media, press, publishing1
  • Other service3
  • Public authority1
  • University/college/polytechnic2
  • Other sectors4
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer16
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.15
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office16
  • Department head, group head, team leader21
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker18
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee3
  • Other position3
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management24
  • Research/development/design24
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control15
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales10
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs2
  • Other area4
  • Design4
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km6
  • up to 100 km7
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km23
  • over 300 km64
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)72
of which
  • EU49
  • Other european countries9
  • Africa5
  • North America6
  • South and Central America7
  • Middle East5
  • South-, East-, Central Asia18
  • Australia1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Italy7
  • Netherlands6
  • India6
  • Turkey4
  • France4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 45
  • 5 - 95
  • 10 - 4917
  • 50 - 19921
  • 200 - 49913
  • 500 - 9998
  • 1 000 and more21
  • Student6
  • Other not employed1
  • N/A3
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively29
  • collectively32
  • in an advisory capacity/organization21
  • no11
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event38
  • Earlier events37
  • First visit47
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.60

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorPlastic and Rubber Processing (industry 47), Chemical and Petrochemical Industry (industry 18)
Main product groupPlastic Processing Machinery, Equipment, Basic Materials, Auxiliaries, Tools, Plastics, Plastic Products, Services, Rubber Processing Machinery, semi-finished products, Plastics Processing, Plastic Production Machinery, Plastic Technology, Rubber, Plastic Coating, Plants and Machinery for the Chemical Industry, Machine Building, Polymers
Opening hourstrade and private visitors:
daily 10:00-18:30 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 75.00, 3-day ticket EUR 155.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 211 90191-281
Fax: +49 211 90191-282hotel@reedexpo.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 260.00/m², open air from EUR 170.00/m²
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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