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GrindTec - Internationale Trade Fair for Grinding Technology


2020: Wednesday, March 18th to Saturday, March 21st  Save the date


since 1998, biennial

Trade Fair Place

Messe Augsburg

Opening times

  • Wednesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Halls 1 to 9, Tagungscenter, Foyer Hall 1

Exhibition space

2018: 45,000 sq.m. gross

2016: 42,000 sq.m. 
(2014: 37,000 sq.m.)
(2012: 31,300 sq.m.)

The range of exhibits

  • Tool machining systems
  • Grinding machines
  • Technology
  • Machine periphery
  • Machining technology
  • Machining periphery
  • Management and planning
  • Training, research and development
  • Services

New products


2018: 643 participating companies from 30 countries

(2016: 577 participating companies from 27 countries)
(2014: 520 participating companies from 29 countries)
(2012: 450 participating companies from 25 countries)


2018: 19.100 trade visitors, 39% came from outside Germany, 66 countries

(2016: 17.950 trade visitors (+17% more than 2014) from more than 70 countries, 31% came from outside Germany)

(2014: 15.300 trade visitors (+13% more than 2012) from more than 50 countries, 31% came from outside Germany)

(2012: 13.732 trade visitors (+22% more than 2010) from more than 50 countries, 28% came from outside Germany)

Participating countries/ region

Brazil, China, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Republics of Serbia Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, USA

Entrance prices

  • Adults: € 25,-
  • Reduced ticket: € 15,-
  • Catalogue, VisitorGuide: free of charge

GrindTec FORUM 2018

The lectures in the GrindTec FORUM are presented by:

  • FDPW - Professional Association of German Precision Tool Grinders
  • Brühl FDPW-academy of cutting and grinding technology
  • "Production" - publishing house Moderne Industrie, Landsberg

The participation in the lectures and discussions is free of charge for the visitors of the GrindTec.

GrindTec FORUM 2018

Parallel programme

Wednesday, 03/14/2018 

10:00 am, Tagungscenter
Official opening in the Forum 

Thursday, 03/15/2018

09:00 am, Hall 4
Competition “Tool-grinder of the year 2018” 

19:00 pm, WWK-Arena, Bürgermeister-Ulrich-Strasse, 86159 Augsburg
Exhibitors evening “A Night at the Arena”


Friday 03/16/2018

11:30 am, Taverna Toscana, Hall 6
Preliminary summary about  GrindTec 2018
First results and reviews of the exhibitors, the professional sponsor FDPW and fair organiser AFAG


AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH
Am Messezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg

Phone +49.821.58982-395
Fax +49.821.58982-399
email to   •

Management board: Henning und Thilo Könicke
Project management GrindTec: Joachim Kalsdorf


  • Fair Shop
  • Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
  • Travel Agency

Supporting organisation

All supporting organisations of the GrindTec 2018 you will find >> here

Exhibitors information

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Application form • Exhibitors brochure • Download service

All important documents and materials for your successful trade fair launch for the GrindTec 2020 can be found here from September 2018.

Development of the GrindTec

Organiser • Contact • Sponsor

Your direct line!


AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH
Am Messezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg

Phone  +49.821.58982-390
Fax      +49.821.58982-399
email to 


FDPW Fachverband
deutscher Präzisions-Werkzeugschleifer e.V.

Anton-Ockenfels-Str. 13
50321 Brühl, Germany

Phone +49.2232.1555972
Fax     +49.2232.1555973
email to

Project management

Joachim Kalsdorf
Project manager

Phone   +49.821.58982-391
Fax       +49.821.58982-399
email to

Sandra Geißler
Project advisor

Phone    +49.821.58982-392 
Fax        +49.821.58982-399 
email to

Representativ for GrindTec

Susan Mompalao de Piro
Representativ Southern Europe

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Hanan Wang
Representativ China

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