Fakuma Friedrichshafen

15. - 19. October 2024 | International trade fair for plastics processing

The Fakuma in Friedrichshafen is a prestigious trade fair for plastic processing and has been held regularly since its inception in 1981. It is organized by P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG. Friedrichshafen, located at the tri-border area of Switzerland, Austria, and Germany, offers an excellent geographical position as a venue, emphasizing the international character of the fair..

As an industry hub, Fakuma has not only established itself firmly in Germany but also on an international scale. It covers a broad spectrum of plastic technologies – from injection molding and extrusion techniques to thermoforming. At the fair, visitors can gain comprehensive insights into all the processes, machines, and tools relevant to plastic processing and fabrication. Special emphasis is placed on automation technologies, which, when integrated with handling and assembly systems, allow for flexible production systems.

Chosen as the venue, the Friedrichshafen Fair not only boasts its central location in the heart of Europe but also its modern infrastructure, ensuring a pleasant experience for both visitors and exhibitors. Here, the entire process chain for the economical fabrication of plastic parts is showcased, always with a focus on practical application.

Fakuma stands out for its high standards and concentrated expertise. The fair's offerings are complemented by various forums, workshops, and special displays, providing deeper insights into specific subject areas and offering visitors opportunities for further education and networking.

In summary, Fakuma is not only a must-visit for professionals in the plastic processing industry but also a platform where innovations are introduced, business deals are initiated, and forward-thinking trends are set. It's an event that consistently propels the industry forward, continuously infusing it with fresh momentum.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 16. October to 20. October 2018, about 1933 exhibitors from 40 countries and 47650 visitors on the Fakuma in Friedrichshafen.

The twenty-ninth edition of the Fakuma takes place on 5 days from Tue., 15.10.2024 to Sat., 19.10.2024 in Friedrichshafen.

In 83 days
15.10.2024 - 19.10.2024*
Tuesday - Saturday, 5 days
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Fair location:

Messe Friedrichshafen,
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Fair organizer
P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG
Gustav-Werner-Str. 6
72636 Frickenhausen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)7025 92060
Fax: +49 (0)7025 9206880
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Past editions:
  • 17. - 21. October 2023
  • 12. - 16. October 2021
  • 16. - 20. October 2018
    • 1933 exhibitors from 40 countries
    • 47650 visitors
  • 17. - 21. October 2017
    • 1889 exhibitors from 38 countries
    • 48375 visitors
  • 13. - 17. October 2015
    • 1780 exhibitors from 38 countries
    • 45721 visitors
  • 14. - 18. October 2014
    • 1772 exhibitors from 36 countries
    • 45689 visitors
  • 16. - 20. October 2012
    • 1670 exhibitors from 35 countries
    • 44820 visitors
  • 18. - 22. October 2011
    • 1500 exhibitors
    • 44000 visitors
  • 13. - 17. October 2009
    • 1500 exhibitors
    • 37000 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Friedrichshafen,
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Product groups: automation solutions, blow molding machines, C-technologies, excipients, extrusion plants, finishing machines, injection molding, injection molding machines, intermediate goods, materials, molding machines, plastic processing machines, plastics, presses, processing machines, recycling, thermal shaping technology, tool systems, tools, welding machines, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Fakuma taking place?
The Fakuma fair takes place in Friedrichshafen, at the Messe Friedrichshafen.

When is the Fakuma taking place?
Visit the Fakuma from 15. - 19. October 2024.

How often does the Fakuma take place?
The Fakuma takes place irregularly.

What kind of fair is the Fakuma?
The Fakuma is an exhibition for Plastics, Industrial Engineering and Raw materials.