Increased show growth
and brisk sales mirror robust manufacturing market
(MONTERREY, Mexico, May
― A record-setting 11,100 qualified buyers visited the co-located FABTECH
Mexico, AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico and COATech shows May 5-7, 2015, in
Monterrey, Mexico. More than 530 exhibiting companies spanned 125,000 net
square feet of exhibit space, which were all record numbers for the seventh edition
of the combined event that is now the largest manufacturing show in Latin
robust manufacturing environment and increased demand make Mexico the ideal
place to do business. A significant portion of U.S. export-oriented, middle and
high-end manufacturing takes place in northern Mexico, especially around
Monterrey, which is a major steel-producing area where GDP per capita exceeds $40,000.
continues to be an important and growing market for TRUMPF. FABTECH Mexico
offers us an excellent opportunity to reach that market. In fact, TRUMPF sold
equipment right off the show floor. We will be with FABTECH Mexico again
next year in Mexico City and will be increasing our booth size and investment
into the event,” stated Sheila LaMothe, marketing manager, TRUMPF.
event has experienced 17 percent increase in each year since 2009 and brought
an economic impact to Monterrey of over US$18 million. The industries attending
included aerospace, automotive, appliance, energy, contract manufacturing,
construction and agriculture. Top attending companies included PEMEX, Johnson
Controls, Chrysler, General Motors, Caterpillar, Toyota, John Deere, Ford,
Lear, BMW, Whirlpool, MABE, Magna, Bombardier, Volkswagen, Kia Motors and more.
Mexico manufacturing industry is on fire. FABTECH Mexico is a testament that
manufacturing in Mexico is booming,” stated Jill Sutherland, sales manager, Sutherland
were pleasantly surprised at the turn out for the show and our exhibit.
Virtually every visitor had a keen interest in new welding technologies and
automation,” added Bill Guest, V.P. sales and marketing, OTC DAIHEN Inc.
FABTECH Mexico, AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico and COATech showcase technologies
from welding and cutting products; thermal spray; metal finishing and safety
equipment; machine tools, metalforming products, including tool and die, metal
stamping, forming and assembly; bending and fabrication products, including
laser and plasma cutting, coil processing, roll forming, plate and structural
fabricating; saws and cutoff machines, tooling, press brakes, shears, punching,
and tube and pipe equipment.
event rotates each year between Monterrey and Mexico City and is sponsored by
SME, the Fabricators & Manufacturers
Association International, the American Welding Society, the Precision Metalforming Association and the Chemical
Coaters Association International.
next event is scheduled for May 4-6, 2016, at Centro Banamex in Mexico City,
Mexico. For additional information, contact Chuck Cross, Trade Show Consulting
LLC, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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