automatica at a glance
Everything at automatica revolves around optimizing your production operation. The leading trade fair features innovative automation and robotics solutions with pioneering key technologies for all branches of industry. So you can manufacture higher-quality products quicker and more cost effectively.
Discover automation technology solutions for your entire value chain
automatica is the leading marketplace for automated production. It features the world's largest range of robotics, assembly solutions, machine vision systems and components. It gives companies from all branches of industry access to innovations, knowledge and trends with a great deal of business relevance. As the digital shift continues, automatica ensures market transparency and provides orientation with a clear objective: Being able to manufacture higher-quality products with greater efficiency.
Key facts about automatica 2018
- 890 exhibitors from 29 countries
- 45,584 visitors from 89 countries
- 84% of visitors are decision-makers
- 38% of them are international visitors
- 31% are international exhibitors
- 66,000 m² of exhibition space
- First-rate conference program with some 400 experts
Experience all relevant key technologies at a single location
automatica is the only event that brings all pioneering key technologies together at a single location. After all, intelligent industrial operations are only possible when the right hardware is combined with appropriate software and specific know-how. That is how the leading trade fair significantly advances the realization of smart production scenarios.
Explore the entire spectrum of future-proof automation
Companies from the automation technology sector in six exhibition halls present the entire range of industrial automation solutions. You can see components and systems, complete solutions and services in the following sectors:
- Assembly and handling technology (Integrated assembly solutions)
- Industrial robots and professional service robotics
- Machine vision
- Positioning systems
- Drive technology
- Sensor technology
- Control system technology and industrial communication
- Safety technology
- Supply technology
- Software and cloud computing
- Services and service providers
- Research and technology
Meet international movers and shakers
Key decision-makers from the entire manufacturing industry—from automotive to cement—meet at automatica. Our visitor industries do an impressive job of demonstrating that diversity. More and more movers and shakers as well as planners, engineers, developers and production employees attend the fair. Interest in automatica is booming around the world: The visitors that we meet in Munich are from more than 100 countries. The exceptional quality of the visitors at the show inspires the entire audience. That underscores automatica's position as the world's leading trade fair with a sustainable growth trajectory.
Expand your knowledge of industrial megatrends
The fourth industrial revolution is just around the corner. Global megatrends such as digital transformation in manufacturing, digital networking on the road to the Internet of things and the efficient use of resources are central themes at automatica. What will be impacted most by the digital shift? What will human-robot collaboration look like? What does that mean for the workplace of the future?
International experts from the industrial and research sectors will answer these questions. Our first-rate conference program features lecture forums and exciting live demonstrations on the latest trends and topics. They will give you a valuable know-how advantage on the future of production in theory and practice