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

Venue

MessegeländeDusseldorfGermany

Dates

19/10/-26/10/202208/10/-15/10/2025Interval: 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

Present journalists

2022: 773, of which from abroad 352

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures10/201610/201910/20221)
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)262.700266.700256.900
space (net)173.961177.725178.252
Special show space936666736
Exhibitor stand space173.025177.059177.516
hall space171.568173.401173.810
domestic66.66365.23463.954
foreign104.905108.167109.856
open air1.4573.6583.706
domestic3851.3042.200
foreign1.0722.3541.506
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors3.2933.3303.020
domestic1.040971868
foreign2.2532.3592.152
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)232.053224.116177.486
domestic67.78360.51150.615
foreign164.270163.605126.871
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 59 countries
Argentina: 3; Australia: 1; Austria: 87; Belgium: 47; Brazil: 14; Bulgaria: 3; Canada: 15; China, People's Republic: 307; Croatia: 2; Cyprus: 2; Czechia: 19; Denmark: 16; Egypt: 3; Finland: 3; France: 116; Germany: 868; Greece: 9; Hong Kong, China SAR: 21; Hungary: 7; India: 145; Iran, Islamic Republic: 13; Ireland: 2; Israel: 12; Italy: 409; Japan: 23; Korea, Republic: 32; Lebanon: 1; Liechtenstein: 2; Lithuania: 1; Luxembourg: 5; Malaysia: 19; Mexico: 3; Netherlands: 77; New Zealand: 1; Nigeria: 2; Norway: 3; Oman: 2; Pakistan: 3; Poland: 30; Portugal: 35; Qatar: 1; Romania: 5; Saudi Arabia: 7; Serbia: 1; Singapore: 5; Slovakia: 2; Slovenia: 7; South Africa: 1; Spain: 74; Sweden: 10; Switzerland: 77; Taiwan: 87; Thailand: 8; Türkiye: 185; Ukraine: 4; United Arab Emirates: 5; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 72; United States of America: 103; Vietnam: 3

FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)177.486Proportion of trade visitors98 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)28
of which
Nielsen 112
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg2
  • Lower Saxony9
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 244
  • North Rhine-Westphalia44
Nielsen 3a13
  • Hesse7
  • Rhineland-Palatinate6
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b13
  • Baden-Württemberg13
Nielsen 412
  • Bavaria12
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Packaging14
  • Machine and plant construction12
  • Chemical industry (incl. The cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industry)8
  • Automotive/vehical construction and suppliers/ aviation and aerospace7
  • Other industry26
  • Service10
  • Trade7
  • Skilled trades2
  • Other7
  • Pupil, Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • 13
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.16
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office17
  • Department head, group head, team leader20
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker19
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee3
  • Other position2
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management22
  • Research and development, design/construction22
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control20
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales10
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs2
  • Other area3
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
  • 1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km6
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km5
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km17
  • over 300 km72
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)72
of which
  • EU47
  • Other european countries11
  • Africa6
  • North America8
  • South and Central America7
  • Middle East6
  • South-, East-, Central Asia13
  • Australia/Oceania1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Belgium7
  • Netherlands6
  • United States of America6
  • France5
  • India4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 45
  • 5 - 94
  • 10 - 4915
  • 50 - 19921
  • 200 - 49914
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more25
  • Student7
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively26
  • collectively27
  • in an advisory capacity/organization21
  • no17
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event38
  • Earlier events35
  • First visit48
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.7

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
AccessTrade visitors
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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