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Fakuma

Fakuma

Friedrichshafen ,Germany
Industry
Industry:
Plastics, Rubber, Powder and Buld Solids
Organizer
Organizer :
P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG
Event website
Event website :
Fakuma
Frequency
Frequency:
1 year

COVID-19 Venue And Event Updates 

Fakuma will take place as a face-to-face expo in 2023. The event site, Messe Friedrichshafen, will put in place the latest Covid-19 safety measures. The event will take place between 17.10.2023 and 21.10.2023. The administered security measures will observe the latest government regulations. At present, the security protocols are as follows:

  • Compulsory wearing of medical masks

All participants at the exhibition must wear medical masks. The exceptions to this regulation include catering establishments and dining areas. Another exception is open-air areas where social distancing is doable.

  • Frequent hand washing

All attendees at the exhibition must wash their hands as often as needed. There will be disinfectant dispensers in strategic places to help with the task. Among the strategic locations are the entrances, hall junctions and washrooms.

  • The venue will undergo regular disinfection

Messe Friedrichshafen will undergo frequent cleaning to prevent infections. Special focus areas will encompass the exhibition halls, the conference rooms and the exit/entrance locations. Frequently used surfaces such as bannisters will likewise undergo frequent sanitation.

  • Informative reminders

The site will supply attendees with information about distancing and hygiene. For the task, locations such as the entrances will put in place signs with suitable advice.

  • Preventing infections caused by airborne droplets

To avert airborne infections, the exhibition centre will install plexiglass security screens. Such protection will be available in strategic locations like the service counter zones.

  • Social distance regulation

Attendees must always uphold a social distance of 1.5 metres. To help with maintaining said regulation, the event site will include several alterations. Among them are new layouts for the exhibition halls and conference rooms. Furthermore, the event venue will have expanded entrance/exit spaces and hallways. When needed, there will be distance markers on the floors of the exposition centre. This will include the entry areas, the cloakrooms and the sanitary stations. 

  • Mandatory access conditions for visitors and exhibitors

All attendees must provide a 3G document. The document must include information about a completed vaccination cycle or recent recovery. Visitors can additionally enter after showing the security staff a negative test. 3G documents must be available in paper or digital format. They must be written in English or German.

  • Contact tracing

The event site will put in place contact tracing. This will include visitors providing complete registration data when purchasing tickets. Likewise, exhibitors must provide complete contact details when purchasing ID badges. When possible, the participants should use the Corona Warning App.

  • Avoiding physical contact

The venue will put in place cashless payment. This will be available in locations such as catering establishments, cloakrooms, and others. Attendees must avoid greeting formalities such as handshakes.

  • Applicable sneezing etiquette

Attendees must use the crook of their elbow to prevent sneezes from reaching others. As an option, they can maintain a distance of at least a 1-metre between them and others.

Introduction

One of the essential trade fairs for the plastics processing industry is Fakuma. The trade show is an indispensable business stage for making major purchases. Furthermore, Fakuma is the main presentation platform for the latest trends and innovations. Because of this, professionals use the fair to expand their specialist knowledge. Also, the trade exhibition enables professionals to network and form new business connections. Every 2 years Fakuma takes place in October at Messe Friedrichshafen in Germany.

What is Fakuma’s Business Profile?

Fakuma receives attendees such as:

  • Process operators 
  • Product supervisors
  • QA inspectors
  • Production supervisors
  • Quality managers
  • Operation managers
  • Production managers
  • Toolmakers
  • Product design technicians
  • R&D engineers
  • Service engineers
  • Technical service engineers
  • System engineers 
  • Aerospace specialists 
  • Senior support engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Product supervisors
  • Technical managers
  • CEOs
  • CMOs
  • Operational Directors
  • Production Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Medical specialists
  • Packaging specialists 
  • Technical support staff
  • Service technicians
  • Technical Directors
  • Commercial Directors
  • Sales Marketing Director
  • Regulatory representatives
  • Universities
  • R&D institutes 
  • Transport specialists
  • Electronics specialists
  • Automotive specialists
  • Construction specialists 
  • Product Managers
  • Process/machine tool setters

Fakuma receives many leading companies and start-ups as exhibitors and visitors. Among the enterprises to attend are ŞENMAK MAKİNA and Labtech Engineering Europe.

Event Change Update for Fakuma 2023

Fakuma 2023 will be hosted at Messe Friedrichshafen as an in-person exhibition. The event will have the latest Covid-19 security measures in place. 

Event Highlights

Fakuma enables professionals to maintain previous business connections and create new ones. Also, they can gain recognition by showcasing the latest research results or novelties. Additionally, the trade fair promotes conducting business, including finalising essential business agreements. Professionals can also opt to attend Fakuma as a means to gain an overview of the industries. This includes potential markets they can gain positions in. Experts can additionally expand their specialist knowledge, allowing them to provide better services. 

Fakuma is an international trade exposition with a detailed support programme. It contains several important sub-events, with the detailed exhibition being one of them. The exposition allows experts to examine wares presented by leading companies and start-ups. This provides them with opportunities to gain recognition and conduct business. Furthermore, the exhibition allows professionals to network with potential customers and partners. This applies in particular to startups who can take part via the dedicated Start-up Area. The area allows them to present their novelties before decision-makers such as CEOs. The exposition features a detailed and extensive range of product groups. This includes, for instance, thermoforming, injection moulding and 3D printing. Also, the product groups include additive manufacturing, extrusion, services and process engineering. 

Fakuma also features other means of expanding specialist knowledge and gaining recognition. Among them is the diverse range of conferences and technical presentations. These enable professionals to learn about pressing industry issues and emerging trends. For example, the 2021 edition of the fair focused on the circular economy. They also addressed the trend of lightweight design as part of sustainability. A detailed overview was also provided on evaluation programmes for recycled plastic materials. Different regulatory industry challenges are also among the topics of discussion. Such include regulations related to plastic food contact materials such as boxes. Each of the technical presentations features a leading expert as the speaker. Examples include Raphael Rieffel and Marco Theunissen. 

Fakuma’s programme presents attendees with another method of expanding their knowledge. This includes the various special shows and workshops hosted throughout the exhibition grounds. Such sub-events allow experts to improve their knowledge and skills via live demonstrations. These can vary in thematics. For example, one of the editions featured the “Injection Moulding Simulation” workshop. During the workshop, attendees can learn about topics such as injection moulding optimisation.

Fakuma is a must-attend for professionals such as:

  • Process operators and technicians
  • QA inspectors
  • Production supervisors
  • Service technicians
  • Technical support staff
  • Process/machine tool setters
  • Toolmakers
  • CMOs and CEOs
  • Product design technicians
  • R&D engineers
  • Service engineers
  • Technical service engineers
  • System engineers
  • Senior support engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Product supervisors
  • Quality managers
  • Operation managers
  • Production managers
  • Medical specialists
  • Packaging specialists and manufacturers
  • Transport specialists
  • Electronics specialists
  • Technical managers
  • Product Managers
  • Technical Directors
  • Commercial Directors
  • Sales Marketing Directors
  • Regulatory representatives
  • Universities
  • R&D institutes 
  • Automotive specialists
  • Aerospace specialists
  • Construction specialists
  • Operational Directors

Logistics

Messe Friedrichshafen is the hosting location of the biannual trade show Fakuma. P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG. organise the fair for 5 days at the location. During the initial 4 days of the trade show professionals can attend between 9 am and 5 pm. On the final day of the fair, the visiting hours are between 9 am and 3 pm. 

Messe Friedrichshafen is among Germany's leading exhibition centres with convenient public transport links. It is an event site that is easy to reach from main transport hubs such as the airport or central station. For example, you can access the messe from the airport in 45 minutes by walking. You can also opt to travel by car or taxi with the commuting time being 9 minutes. Likewise, you can access the venue from the central station in 9 minutes by taxi or in 50 by bus. The venue is furthermore close to local cities such as Lindau. For instance, the commuting time by car from the mentioned community is 27 minutes. 

Friedrichshafen is among the popular tourist cities situated on Lake Constance. It is a metropolis with a convenient location and extensive public transport links. For example, you can access the city from nearby Romanshorn by ferry in 45 to 50 minutes. Likewise, you can access Lindau by bus in 40 minutes. The public transport network also provides convenient means to travel between districts. For instance, you can use the city’s bus connections to reach the city centre from the airport in 18 minutes. Friedrichshafen is among the German cities with extensive dining and accommodation options. The city, for instance, provides apartments, guest houses, hostels and hotels. Such can be found in areas such as the Lakeside promenade. The city’s dining options include street vendors, restaurants, bars, clubs and supermarkets. include restaurants, bars, clubs, street vendors and supermarkets. 

Audience and Statistics

A total of 11 industries attend Fakuma due to the importance of plastics for these sectors. This includes medical, electronics, packaging, transports, construction and plastic processing. It also includes energy, automotive, petrochemical, chemical and aerospace industries. Due to the many industries that visit the fair, Fakuma receives a large group of attendees. For example, a total of 1933 exhibitors and 47,650 visitors attended the 2018 edition. They represented 126 countries including Turkey, Italy, China and Germany. They also represented nations such as the USA, Mexico, Japan, Taiwan, Belgium and Russia. India, the Netherlands, Luxembourg were also among the presented countries. 

Affordable Hotels Near FAKUMA

Trade Fair Trips Ltd is here to take care of your travel arrangements, so you can focus on preparing for FAKUMA. With a variety of excellent hotel offers at competitive rates to choose from, you are guaranteed to receive the best hotel prices for FAKUMA. Location is a crucial component to the success of any business trip, which is why we focus on hotels close to Messe Friedrichshafen. We can help in a variety of other ways as well. This includes placing reservations on meeting facilities and handling the installation of your show booth.

Past Editions 

2021

Fakuma 2021 served as the symbol of the plastics processing industry’s successful restart. The 2021 rendition of the trade fair took place as a live exposition with stringent covid-19 security protocols in place. The event was hosted at Messe Friedrichshafen on 85 000 m2 of event space. The event occurred between 12.10.2021 and 16.10.2021 and received 1470 exhibitors. This included representatives of foreign countries such as Switzerland. 

 

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How to get to Fakuma
On foot
On foot:

from Bahnhofplatz - 52 min or 20 min with a bike

From Bodensee Airport Friedrichshafen - 45 min walking or 12 min with a bike

By car
By car:

from Bahnhofplatz - 11 min

From Bodensee Airport Friedrichshafen it is just 7 min

By public transport
By public transport:

no suitable public transportation from from Bahnhofplatz, nor from the nearest airport to messe

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