This year, on 28th – 29th November, Fastener Fair France – the only international exhibition in France dedicated to fastener and fixing technology – will be playing host to stakeholders in the market for screws, bolts and fastening systems at the Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles.
Fastener Fair already enjoys a solid reputation internationally, boasting exhibitions in Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United States, Mexico and India, and now, for the very first time, France.
Over the course of two days, Fastener Fair France will afford industry professionals a unique opportunity to meet, discover globally significant innovations, and above all, forge new business relationships.
For its first edition in France, Fastener Fair will bring together manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and end users of fastening and fixing systems, as well as associated products and services. The exhibition is aimed primarily at industrial stakeholders that require assembly and installation systems, fastener manufacturing technologies, plant and storage equipment, and associated services.
These requirements span a wide range of industries and business sectors, including construction, car manufacturing, aerospace, marine, electric and electronic equipment, civil engineering, energy, communication technology, metal products, furniture manufacturing, and plumbing and sanitary equipment.
A booming market
The French screw and bolt manufacturing market has been growing for the last seven years, attaining a figure of 4.5% in 2017*. In 2016, French screw and bolt manufacturers enjoyed a favourable business environment as they were able to capitalise on the dynamic growth in some of the industries that they work with closely. In the French and European automotive industries, manufacturing output increased by 4% and 5% respectively, while the French aerospace industry saw a 4% increase in production. French screw and bolt exports rose by 3.4% in the first 10 months of 2016.
*Source: Xerfi France
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