In its over 30-year history, the Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma. It holds second place in the overall ranking of international trade fairs for plastics. However, because of the organisation cycle, it is the principal event for the industry in Fakuma years.
Fakuma offers a comprehensive overview of all plastics technologies; whether injection moulding – Fakuma holds a top international position here – extrusion technology or thermoforming: the user can find out specifically about all processes machines and tools that are relevant for the working and processing of plastics. The focus here is on practice, as around 1,700 exhibitors present the entire process chain for the economic production of plastic components. Automation equipment plays an important part here, as plastic production is increasingly being integrated into production processes. Together with handling and assembly systems, flexible production systems are created for the current and future challenges of the globalised economic world. The fact that forward-looking issues of the industry – such as plastics in medical engineering, the conservation of resources, lightweight construction and energy efficiency – are afforded special attention is a tradition at Fakuma.
The range of provision at Fakuma is rounded off with forums, workshops and special exhibitions. At the same time, it maintains its very special and personal atmosphere, which is appreciated by exhibitors and visitors alike.