10,522 visitors attended PaintExpo 2016, a 14.8% increase over its previous edition in 2014, announced the organizer, FairFair GmbH.
501 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions were present, representing a 6.8% growth compared with 2014. Net exhibition floor space was amounted to 144,600sq feet.
“We expected a lot from our initial participation at PaintExpo, and with regard to quantity our great expectations were even exceeded. The quality and the technical expertise of the visitors are a given at PaintExpo, and we knew about that already in advance. There’s no question for us that we’ll exhibit again in 2018,” said Holger Beiersdorfer, Vice President for Industrial Products and Application Technology at Dürr Systems GmbH.
“This is the third time we’ve participated at PaintExpo and it’s always a good opportunity for meeting up with our partners and friends from all over the world. Furthermore, we can show international customers that we work together with leading German companies,” commented Pablo Meeuwes, Commercial Manager at Göttert SA, an exhibitor from Argentina.
Numerous exhibitors have already made firm bookings for their participation at the upcoming PaintExpo in Karlsruhe, Germany from April 17-20, 2018, according to the organizer.
In collaboration with Turkish partner Artkim Fuarcilik, FairFair GmbH will promote the 4th PaintExpo Eurasia trade fair for industrial coating technology in Istanbul from September 12-14, 2017.