Addressing this range of topics, three trade fairs that are also very relevant to our industry have been held in the last few weeks.
At the Hannover Messe, the international platform for technologies centring on industrial transformation, around 215000 visitors learned about Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, 5G and energy solutions. Around 6500 exhibitors from all over the world presented solutions for the industrial production and energy supply of tomorrow. On a 5G test field, suppliers of network technology and users demonstrated the potential of the new mobile communications standard for application in industry.
Covering 614000 m², bauma has got even bigger again this year. In Munich, 3700 exhibitors from around 60 countries showcased their innovations to more than 620000 visitors from over 200 countries. Innovative construction machines from all over the world demonstrated the progress made in the construction industry as well as the industry’s responsibility for our environment: the latest machines operate fully electronically and free of emissions. One challenge for the future is intelligent construction based on digital design.
Last but not least, this year’s Powtech was again impressive as a leading international trade fair for the powder and bulk solids industries. Over three days, the around 14200 visitors were able to establish new contacts in Nuremberg. 824 exhibitors from 35 countries presented their innovations on around 26700 m².
The Partec Congress on particle technology registered more than 500 attendees from 30 countries. Under the motto “Particles for a better Life”, the particle technology representatives took the opportunity to examine and discuss particle technology with reference to different areas of life. Here topics such as additive manufacturing, CO2 reduction and future technologies were addressed. 250 papers and the exhibition of 180 scientific posters provided the attendees with comprehensive information.