From 21st – 23rd March 2023, Fastener Fair Global returns to Stuttgart to bring the global fastener and fixing industry back together to meet face-to-face and see the latest innovations, products and services, as well as initiate and strengthen business relationships.
With an exciting and enriching event to keep up to date with the latest developments and innovations that have affected the entire supply chain in the last few years, Fastener Fair Global will showcase products and services from a variety of sectors including fastener manufacturing technology, industrial fasteners and fixings, construction fixings, assembly and installation systems, storage, distribution, factory equipment, as well as information, communication and services.
There are already over 750 exhibitors confirmed from 40 countries across the world, with the strongest representation from German, Italian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Turkish and Indian firms – totalling over 20,520m2 of exhibition space. Among the confirmed exhibitors are Alexander PAAL GmbH, Böllhoff GmbH, Carlo Salvi SpA, Eurobolt B.V, F REYHER Nchfg GmbH & Co KG, Fastbolt Schraubengroßhandels GmbH, INDEX® – A Perfect Fixing (Técnicas Expansivas S.L.), Inox Mare Srl, Lederer GmbH, MKT Metall-Kunststoff-Technik GmbH & Co KG, Norm Civita Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, Obel Civita San ve Tic A.S, pgb Europe NV, Pühl GmbH & Co KG, SACMA Limbiate SpA, Schäfer + Peters GmbH, SPAX International GmbH & Co KG, Tecfi SpA, TOBSTEEL GmbH, WASI GmbH and Würth.
At the last edition of the show, back in 2019, 85% of exhibitors received positive business enquiries as a result of taking part in the show. Furthermore, the exhibitor satisfaction was impacted by the quality of the attendees at the show, with 95% of visitors having an influence on or personally making purchasing decisions. The mix of visitors also represented the diversity of markets served by the fastener and fixing industry, with most visitors being either wholesalers, manufacturers or distributors, all playing a vital role in the supply chain. Visitors also came from a wide range of professions, such as senior managers, buyers, engineers, R&D professionals and specialists who source and trade fasteners and fixings for various sectors, mainly from automotive, construction, distribution and mechanical engineering.
A return to face-to-face events
Liljana Goszdziewski, portfolio director for the European Fastener Fairs at organisers Mack-Brooks Exhibitions Ltd, explains: “It is such a pleasure to welcome the fastener and fixing industry back to Stuttgart. There has been so much happening within the industry that we are looking forward to discovering at the show the most modern technologies the sector offers. Boasting strong participation from exhibiting companies, we can safely say that there is an eagerness for the sector to return to the live exhibition as there is no real substitute for face-to-face networking to strengthen connections and enable new sales opportunities. Particularly with such a large and renowned exhibition within its industry such as Fastener Fair Global, which has such wide ranging and international participation.”
Fastener Fair Global is organised by Mack-Brooks Exhibitions Ltd, part of RX. It belongs to the highly successful worldwide series of Fastener Fair exhibitions for the fastener and fixing industry, such as Fastener Fair Italy, Fastener Fair India, Fastener Fair Mexico and Fastener Fair USA. Fastener Fair Global is the portfolio flagship event.www.fastenerfairglobal.com
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