SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN

International trade fair - Joining Cutting Surfacing

Venue

MessegeländeEssenGermany

Dates

15/09/-19/09/2025Interval: every four yearsfounded in: 1952

Organiser

Messe Essen GmbH Messeplatz 145131 EssenGermanyFon: +49 201 7244-0Fax: +49 201 7244-248info@messe-essen.dehttp://www.messe-essen.de
Project teamFon: +49 201 7244-529+49 201 7244-648Fax: +49 201 7244-513christina.kleinpass@messe-essen.dekathrin.schroeder@messe-essen.dehttp://www.schweissen-schneiden.com

Supporter/sponsor

DVS, Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e.V.

Present journalists

2023: 94, of which from abroad 24

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figuresEssen
9/2013
Dusseldorf
9/2017
Essen
9/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)86.60098.50081.100
space (net)47.69449.92645.141
Special show space500782943
Exhibitor stand space47.19449.14444.198
hall space47.19449.14443.858
domestic24.53524.37319.748
foreign22.65924.77124.110
open air00340
domestic0080
foreign00260
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.0111.030834
domestic422371278
foreign589659556
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)48.71244.53032.248
domestic25.769*18.27615.834*
foreign22.943*26.25416.414*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 38 countries
Australia: 1; Austria: 11; Belgium: 1; Brazil: 3; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 5; China, People's Republic: 157; Croatia: 4; Czechia: 9; Denmark: 8; Estonia: 1; Finland: 4; France: 36; Germany: 278; Greece: 4; Hungary: 1; India: 33; Israel: 2; Italy: 92; Japan: 5; Korea, Republic: 16; Lithuania: 2; Mexico: 1; Netherlands: 26; New Zealand: 1; Pakistan: 3; Poland: 7; Portugal: 3; Slovenia: 7; Spain: 16; Sweden: 3; Switzerland: 10; Taiwan: 14; Türkiye: 31; Ukraine: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 17; United States of America: 19; Vietnam: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)32.248Proportion of trade visitors99 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)49
of which
Nielsen 112
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg0
  • Lower Saxony10
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 243
  • North Rhine-Westphalia43
Nielsen 3a17
  • Hesse11
  • Rhineland-Palatinate4
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b7
  • Baden-Württemberg7
Nielsen 47
  • Bavaria7
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania2
  • Saxony-Anhalt3
Nielsen 77
  • Saxony5
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Energy industry, water supplies, mining6
  • Chemical industry, oil processing4
  • Steel, mechanical and automotive engineering40
  • Iron and non-ferrous metal products9
  • Electrical engineering/precision engineering/optics5
  • Building trade2
  • Retail trade3
  • Wholesale trade11
  • Research5
  • Service8
  • Student3
  • other non-professionals2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer19
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.12
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office12
  • Department head, group head, team leader21
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker22
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee3
  • Other position4
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management18
  • Research and development, design/construction15
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control28
  • Buying/procurement4
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales14
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs6
  • Other area5
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km8
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km9
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km21
  • over 300 km62
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)51
of which
  • EU61
  • Other european countries14
  • Africa3
  • North America1
  • South and Central America5
  • Middle East3
  • South-, East-, Central Asia12
  • Australia/Oceania1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands9
  • France8
  • Italy7
  • Austria4
  • Spain4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 411
  • 5 - 98
  • 10 - 4922
  • 50 - 19919
  • 200 - 49911
  • 500 - 9996
  • 1 000 and more18
  • Student3
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively30
  • collectively31
  • in an advisory capacity/organization22
  • no12
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event26
  • Earlier events25
  • First visit59
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.8

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorMetalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57)
Main product groupWelding Technology, Materials, CAD/CAM, Factory Automation, Industrial Robots
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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