automatica 2018: Exhibitors and visitors in numbers

The results of the 2018 in-person trade fair confirm automatica’s leadership claim.

The success of automatica 2018 in numbers
High international interest
Quality at its best

The success of automatica 2018 in numbers


visitors from 89 countries


international visitors


exhibitors from 29 countries


international exhibitors


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Exhibitors are enthusiastic about the quality of the visitors

  • This first-rate audience of industry professionals comes with concrete plans to invest
  • 84 percent of trade visitors are decision-makers, and 20 percent of them strongly influence the decision-making process
  • 43 percent of the visitors are production employees from the areas of production, design and planning

High international interest

European nations in particular appreciate automatica. However, beyond Europe, its international appeal has been growing for years: More than one-third of our visitors come from abroad. The countries with the largest increases in the number of visitors were Republic of Korea, Japan, Poland, Israel and Denmark.

Change in number of international visitors

Visitors from the entire world

1. Austria 2,121 2. Italy: 1,718
3. Schweiz: 1,259 4. Czech Republic: 1,019
5. China, PR: 953 6. Poland: 628
7. France: 626 8. Republic of Korea : 622
9. Slovenia: 608 10. Denmark: 578
11. USA: 570 12. Spain 491
13. Japan: 476 14. Hungary: 447
15. Great Britain: 435 16. Turkey: 426
17. Netherlands: 304 18. Slovak Republic: 294
19. Finland: 270 20. Russian Federation: 263

Distribution of trade visitors from abroad

Profile of trade visitors at automatica 2018: Quality at its best

automatica is a must for anyone who wants to make their production faster, more flexible and safe. That is why automatica brings together decision-makers from all branches of industry. For interdisciplinary exchange. At the highest professional level.

Gathering for decision-makers

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Visitors from companies by different sizes (Number of employees)

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Length of visit is on the rise

Would you like to find out more about our participants? Hiere is our automatica exhibitor's survey in 2018 .

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