Highest numbers of participating exhibitors in the history of Automechanika Frankfurt
- September 11, 2016
Exhibting companies are active in fields covering equipment, components, accessories, management and services. Around 1,000 of them supply parts for commercial and freight vehicles. The event will take place from 13 to 17 September 2016 and cover an area of 305,000 square metres in all, once again occupying the entire Exhibition Centre. Companies from 76 different countries will be participating and presenting their products to an international audience from the wholesale and retail trades, industry and the workshop sector.
Detlef Braun, President and CEO of Messe Frankfurt, says of the role of the show as a barometer for the sector: “The top position of the motorvehicle industry and the motor-vehicle retail trade is reflected in a new record for levels of participation in Automechanika in Frankfurt.” According to the Institute for Retail Research IFH, Köln, (Institut für Handelsforschung), business sectors that are covered by the Automechanika trade fair account for total revenues of approximately € 1.35 trillion in the EU27 countries.
The economic areas covered by Automechanika Frankfurt represent the industrial supply of original equipment, including vehicle components, accessories and tyres, the various relevant retail formats at the distribution stage and, additionally, the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles.