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Facts

Titel

GrindTec - Internationale Trade Fair for Grinding Technology

Date

2018: Wednesday, March 14th to Saturday, March 17th  Save the date

Zyklus

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

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

Exhibitors

2018: 630 participating companies from 30 countries (January 25, 2018)

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

Visitors

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

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

The lectures in the GrindTec Forum will be presented by

  • FORUM Cutting Tools and Grinding Technology
  • FDPW-Trade Academy for Cutting and Grinding Technology
  • Trade publishers „fertigung“ - Verlag Moderne Industrie, Landsberg   

Participation at the lectures is free of charge for visitors of the GrindTec.  

All informations about the forum you will get here soon

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

Organiser

AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH
Am Messezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg
Germany

Phone +49.821.58982-395
Fax +49.821.58982-399
email to   •  www.grindtec.de

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

Services

  • Fair Shop
  • Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
  • Travel Agency

Supporting organisation

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

Exhibitors information

GrindTec 2018: Three new records even before the start

30. Jan 2018

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06. Oct 2017

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GrindTec 2018: Leading Fair for Grinding Technology Increasingly on the Radar of Asian Firms

06. Oct 2017

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GrindTec 2016: bigger and more international! 

GrindTec, the 10th International Trade Fair of grinding technology, again impressed with new best benchmarks:

  • 577 exhibitors (11 % more than 2014) with the biggest range of grinding technology since beginning of the fair
  • A significantly expanded range: around 10 % of new products
  • 42,000m² exhibition space (14 % more than 2014)
  • 17,950 visitors (17 % more than 2014)
  • Even more international: exhibitors from 27 countries and visitors from 60 countries

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Application form • Exhibitors brochure • Download service

Exhibitors brochure

Download service 

Information about logo download

The logos available here, may be downloaded, reproduced and used by exhibitors free of charge for the purpose on the fair. Any other form of use, except with the prior written approval of AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH, is prohibited.

Logo

Side plans

Development of the GrindTec


Exhibitors' manual

Exhibitors at GrindTec will receive the Exhibitors' Manual, the Order set and further order forms  automatically.

Exhibitors' manual single formulars

Order set

The Order set will help you to optimize your own marketing intention.

Exhibitors at GrindTec 2018 will receive the Order set automatically.

You will find order forms for:

  • Fair catalogue
  • VisitorGuide
  • Guest tickets
  • Free advertising material
  • Advertising space and flagpoles

Organiser • Contact • Sponsor

Your direct line!

Organiser

AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH
Am Messezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg
Germany

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

Sponsor

FDPW Fachverband
deutscher Präzisions-Werkzeugschleifer e.V.

FDPW-Geschäftsstelle
Anton-Ockenfels-Str. 13
50321 Brühl, Germany

Phone +49.2232.1555972
Fax     +49.2232.1555973
email to
www.fdpw.de

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

 email to

 

 

Hanan Wang
Representativ China

email to

 


Review to GrindTec 2016

GrindTec 2016 – The top fair for grinding technology sets 3 new records

The leading trade fair for grinding technology has set 3 new records in 2016:

  • 577 (+11 %) exhibitors
  • 17,950 (+17 %) visitors
  • 42,000 m2 (+14 %) exhibition space

The GrindTec fair has had its most successful year since its premiere in 1998. And the companies which participated at GrindTec 2016 have also achieved their best results ever.

Top results for 577 exhibitors

Hard to believe: 92% of the companies at GrindTec 2016 ranked their participation with a grade of 1 ("very good"), 2 or 3. These are the best scores every achievied at a GrindTec fair.

  • 11% grade 1 (“very good“)
  • 53% grade 2
  • 28% grade 3
  •   5% grade 4
  •   3% grade 5
  • zero% grade 6 ("poor")

Good follow-up business expected

92 % of the exhibitors asked have positive expectations regarding follow-up business − an improvement of 11 percentage points relative to 2014.

99 % of the exhibitors are likely to appear again in 2018

The vast majority of exhibitors say they will definitely be at GrindTec in 2018. In detail:

  • 86 % “yes, definitely”
  • 13 % “we cannot yet say for sure”
  • 1 % “no”

 

 

GrindTec Visitors*: Competent Decision Makers from Across the Globe

Almost one third of GrindTec visitors came from abroad. Some 71 % of these visitors came from nearby European countries, 19 % from Asia, and another 10 % from the Americas. These visitors travelled to Augsburg from a total of almost 60 countries. This, too, is a new record for GrindTec.

The trade fair visitors are highly competent in matters related to grinding technology and participate in their companies’ decisions as follows:

  • 27% have absolute competence to take decisions
  • 38% decide together with others
  • 20% advise the decision makers

Four out of every five visitors (82%) were able to establish new business contacts at GrindTec 2016, 66% judged that their new contactswould lead to new business after GrindTec and 15% − that’s roughly 2,700 visitors − had already concluded new business during the trade fair.

* Gelszus Messe-Marktforschung, Dortmund

Structure of the visitors

Lines of Business / Industrial Sectors

  • 62% Metal-processing industry
  • 17% Cutting tools mechanical trade
  •   7% Metal trades
  •   6% Glass, ceramics and stone industries
  •   6% Other industry
  •   5% Services
  •   4% Wood and plastic processing industries
  •   4% Commerce
  •   1% Paper processing industry
  •   1% Wood and plastic processing craft
  •   1% Universities, colleges, research institutes

Facts & Figures - Trade Fair Development from 1989-2016