On the occasion of its 20-year anniversary, the trade fair presented a comprehensive model of the entire industrial product development process chain from 3 to 6 December 2013. With 58,673 visitors from 83 countries, the number of people visiting the trade fair this year exceeded the values of the previous five years. A total of 38,593 (66%) of the visitors came from Germany and 20,080 (34%) from abroad. Most of the foreign guests were from Italy (7.4%), France (6.4%), Turkey (6.3%) and Switzerland (5.9%). The trade fair was pleased to welcome visitors from Japan and Finland for the first time.
Overall the visitors to the trade fair were comprised of department and development managers (24%), owners/managers (21%), skilled workers (18%), foremen (11%), production managers (9%), sales managers (5.5%) and plant managers (4%). In a comparison of industries, most of the visitors came from the automobile industry (34 %) followed by mechanical engineering (26%), the electrical and electronics industry (11%) and medical technology (10%). Visitors also came from the sectors of household appliances (8%), consumer goods (7%), aviation and aerospace (6%), plant engineering and apparatus construction (5%) and packaging (5%).
EuroMold 2014 is being held from 25 to 28 November 2014 in halls 8.0, 9.0 and 11.0 at the Frankfurt am Main Exhibition Centre.