GrindTec Augsburg

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GrindTec Augsburg 2024 will take place as a face-to-face trade show between 12.03.2024 and 15.03.2024. The hosting location for the event will be the Exhibition Center Augsburg in Germany. The event location will have the latest Covid-19 safety precautions such as social distancing, entry regulations and mandatory protective masks. Attendees will have to present documents such as negative test results before entry to the venue. Depending on the current entry policy, these can vary from negative test results to vaccination passports. At all times, they must maintain a safe distance of 1.5 metres. They will also be required to wear FFP2 masks in locations like the conference rooms. Because of the travel limitations, participants will be asked to present documents such as negative test results upon arrival in the country.

A Brief Overview of GrindTec Augsburg

GrindTec Augsburg presents visitors with the next generation of technological solutions, trends and breakthroughs in the grinding technology sector. The international expo attracts an audience of tool-grinding experts and representatives of connected industries to come learn what’s new and commit to purchases. The event takes place in Augsburg, Germany and is one of the biggest events for its industry on the territory of Europe.

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Why Your Visit Is Worth It

It all boils down to numbers and GrindTec Augsburg more than just delivers. The entire world of grinding technology gathers under one roof and that means a reliable source of trade visitors, who are interested in making purchases. The trade fair elevates your brand and boosts visibility in a big way. The event remains the most important procurement platform in Europe. Any costs that come from exhibiting are instantly repaid. GrindTec Augsburg took a major hit due to the pandemic, but even so attendance numbers were more than satisfactory: 

  • 300+ international exhibitors from 30 countries;
  • 7000+ international trade visitors from 44 countries;
  • 35,000 square metres of exhibition space used.

Industry Relevance

GrindTec Augsburg is a highly specialist trade expo that has slowly been growing with every single edition. The inaugural fair was held for the first time in 1998 in Messe Augsburg and was a modest affair. The turnout for the 2006 edition barely clocked 290 exhibitors and 9000 trade visitors – under half of what the event currently draws in. That’s a healthy enough growth rate to suggest a lot more business awaits exhibitors here. 

The biennial event represents the full value chain in technology. Product categories include lapping machines, lubricants, measuring devices, filters, fixtures, grinding machines, abrasives, coolants, cutting tools, deburring machines, honing machines, polishing machines, grinding software, precision tools and tool grinding machines. GrindTec Augsburg debuts new technologies, tools and equipment to a crowd of enthusiastic buyers. As a marketplace, the trade fair facilitates new business and secures the flow of supply. 

GrindTec rides the wave of innovation and smart technologies are growing their influence. Thanks to automation and the popularity of AI solutions, there’s a substantial area at GrindTec that covers market-ready applications such as controlling production technology via smartphone or tablet.

Who Are You Going to Meet

GrindTec Augsburg has a strong pull of professionals in heavy industry and manufacturing. The main areas that visitors come from include machinery, tool and mold making, who come in order to learn about the newest technological advancements. There are also senior management in the audience looking into purchases and concepts like Industry 4.0 and electromobility. 

In terms of nationalities, there is a great variety of countries that partake in the expo. Europe makes a very strong presence with Germany, France, Austria, Great Britain, Estonia, Spain, Finland, Sweden and Luxembourg to name a few. Outside Europe, there’s China, USA, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Brazil. 

The calibre of exhibitors leaves visitors very satisfied with 80 percent of the visitors evaluating GrindTec as worthwhile. You’re in the great company of companies like ISBE GmbH, China Machinery Industry International Cooperation, MAW Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, MVM, GDS Präzisionszerspanungs GmbH, J. Schneeberger Maschinen, Turbo-Separator AG as well as Effgen Schleiftechnik. As a whole, the trade fair creates a lot of opportunities to meet with the right kind of business partner. Close to 60% of all visitors established contact with suppliers that have led to lucrative deals. Plus, 72% of all visitors have decisive powers when it comes to purchasing, which is a marked improvement of 8% compared to the previous edition. 

Additional Value of Attending 

Organisers are constantly looking at ways to highlight innovative processes and better promote the work done by established companies. The latest result is the special area GrindTec FACTORY, which consists of seven manufacturers that map the process chain in the field of tool grinding. The role of the segment is to give visitors an overview of new technologies that showcase the digital and mechanical interfaces with each other. 

In relation to digitalisation in the workplace, professionals are required to master new skills to get the most out of precision tool mechanics. Now Schneeberger GmbH and the FDPW Academy are partnering together for the GrindTec CHALLENGE competition to test the best technicians in the guild, who can win some stellar prizes. Speaking of groundbreaking work, you don’t want to miss the GrindTec CAMPUS. Universities, institutes and other scientific institutions gather together to present the latest state of research and development. It’s here that you can get a better sense of where the industry is headed in the next several years. Hear from researchers from the Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Operation (IWF) TU and the Institute for Machining Technology - ISF - of the Technical University in Dortmund.

The Outlook for 2024 

Organisers have taken the outcome of GrindTec 2022 as a definitive sign that the grinding sector is ready to make a comeback. Feedback has been mostly positive and organisers are already hard at work to perfect the fair concept with a lot more focus on theme worlds to create added value. It will improve a lot on its current successes. The new additions to the fair’s format like GrindTec FACTORY, the GrindTec INNOVATION Award and the GrindTec CHALLENGE have all been met with rave reviews, so you can expect them to return and take centre stage. There’s still a lot of time until GrindTec 2024 and a lot more can be introduced in the meantime. 

Past editions

GrindTec Augsburg 2022

15.03.2022 - 18.03.2022

GrindTec Augsburg

7,100

Particpants in total

300

Exhibitors

22

Exhibitor Countries

44

Participating countries

72%

of attendees have a decisive or co-decisive investment arrangement role

Cancelled because of COVID 19

644

Total Exhibitors

18,172

Total Visitors

43,136

SQ M of Exhibition Area

How to get to GrindTec Augsburg

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On Foot

from Augsburg Hauptbahnhof - 53 min or 20 min bike ride

from Airport Augsburg 2h 30 min walking (not recommended ;) ) or 45 min bike ride

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By Car

from Augsburg Hauptbahnhof it is 11 min car ride

from Airport Augsburg ~20 min

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By Public Transport

from Augsburg Hauptbahnhof take trane BRB for 2 stops (7 min)

no suitable public transportation from the nearest aiport

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