AUTOMATICA 2008: Expansion continues

JUNE 18, 2008--AUTOMATICA, which took place 10--13 June 2008 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, set a new record for visitor and exhibitor numbers.

JUNE 18, 2008--AUTOMATICA, which took place 10--13 June 2008 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, set a new record for visitor and exhibitor numbers. This year the event attracted more than 30,000 trade visitors from about 90 countries (2006: 28,479 from 84 countries). More than 7000 of these visitors were from outside Germany, which represents an international participation of around one quarter. Visitors were from Austria, Italy, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Spain, Slovenia, Denmark, France, Sweden, and the USA.

About 870 exhibitors from 41 countries (2006: 814 exhibitors from 37 countries) presented their product innovations and services in the fields of assembly and handling technology, robotics, machine vision, and associated technologies. The proportion of exhibitors from abroad rose to around 30%.

The visitors to AUTOMATICA were also highly satisfied. According to a survey conducted by opinion researchers tns infratest, 97 out of 100 visitors are planning to visit AUTOMATICA again in 2010.

The next AUTOMATICA will take place from 8 to 11 June 2010. For further information go to www.automatica-munich.com.

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