NORTEC

Manufacturing trade fair

Venue

MessegeländeHamburgGermany

Dates

January 2026Interval: every two yearsfounded in: 1988

Organiser

Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH Messepiazza 170629 StuttgartGermanyFon: +49 711 18560-0Fax: +49 711 18560-2440info@messe-stuttgart.dehttp://www.messe-stuttgart.de
Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken e.V. (VDW) Lyoner Str. 1860528 Frankfurt on the MainGermanyFon: +49 69 756081-0Fax: +49 69 756081-11vdw@vdw.dehttp://www.vdw.de

The current key figures are not FKM-certified.

Details provided by the organiser.

Statistics

figures1/20202)5/20221)1/2024
auditNo
Space (m²)
space (gross)24.50016.0009.937
space (net)11.0926.0124.854
Special show space410737505
Exhibitor stand space10.6825.2754.349
hall space10.6825.2754.349
domestic10.0454.9494.164
foreign637326185
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors417220191
domestic368203179
foreign491712
other represented firms000
Visitor figures
Visitors9.7053.2514.778
domestic9.4143.1814.682*
foreign2917096*
* = determined by a representative survey
2) 3) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)3.251Proportion of trade visitors89 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)98
of which
Nielsen 187
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg39
  • Lower Saxony21
  • Schleswig-Holstein27
Nielsen 21
  • North Rhine-Westphalia1
Nielsen 3a2
  • Hesse2
  • Rhineland-Palatinate0
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b1
  • Baden-Württemberg1
Nielsen 41
  • Bavaria1
Nielsen 5+65
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania5
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 72
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry60
  • Trade5
  • Skilled trades9
  • Service companies10
  • Authority/public institution3
  • Vocational, technical or higher education/university2
  • Other economic sector3
  • Student7
  • Not professionally active1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • 10
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.4
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office8
  • Department head, group head, team leader14
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker30
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee24
  • Other position1
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management10
  • Research and development, design/construction15
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control34
  • Buying/procurement3
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales15
  • Marketing, advertising, PR0
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs8
  • Other area4
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km63
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km15
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km15
  • over 300 km7
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *2
of which
  • EU73
  • Other european countries11
  • Other countries16

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *

    * = determined by visitor registration

    Size of company/organization
    Size of company/organization (%)
    • 1 - 45
    • 5 - 96
    • 10 - 4913
    • 50 - 19926
    • 200 - 49911
    • 500 - 9999
    • 1 000 and more22
    • Student7
    • Other not employed1
    Purchasing/ Procurement powers
    Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
    • decisively16
    • collectively33
    • in an advisory capacity/organization21
    • no22
    • Student7
    • Other not gainfully employed1
    Frequency of trade fair visits
    Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
    • Previous event27
    • Earlier events35
    • First visit53
    Length of stay
    Average length of stay (days)

    1.1

    Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

    Exhibitors profile

    Origin of exhibitors 2024 from 8 countries
    Austria: 1; China, People's Republic: 1; Denmark: 6; Germany: 179; Italy: 1; Lithuania: 1; Netherlands: 1; Türkiye: 1

    Industry sectorComputer-Aided Engineering, Factory Automation, Measuring and Control (industry 19), Subcontracting (industry 96), Metalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57)
    Main product groupMachine Tools, Manipulation Engineering, C-Technologies, Industrial Health and Safety, Plant Engineering, Automation, CAD/CAM, Electric Automation Technology, Precision Mechanics, Laser Machining Systems, Machine Building, Metalworking Machinery, Surface Mount Technology, Process Automation, Quality Assurance, Regulating and Control Technology, Welding Technology, Shaping Tools, Metalworking, Tools, Measuring Systems, CAE, Electronics, semi-finished products, Industrial Electrics, Repair, Robotics, Machine Tool Accessories, Industrial Automation, additive manufacturing
    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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