Fastener Fair France The fastener and fixing sector has its own appointment in France

Editor: Steffen Donath

The first edition of Fastener Fair France has recently ended. For two days, on 28 and 29 November, close to 1,500 visitors came to the show.

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(Source: Fastener Fair)

They were mainly Managers (33%), Heads of Department (21%), Buyers (16%) or Engineers (11%), largely from the automotive, distribution, aerospace, mechanical engineering, hardware / DIY, agricultural machinery, maintenance / repair sectors.

A large proportion of them worked for Distributors / Suppliers to users (31%) or Wholesalers / Suppliers to resellers (17%). Many manufacturers also attended the show (33%), as well as users (19%).

Among them were representatives from Airbus, Renault, Restagraf, Ligier Group, Dassault, Ariane Group, Würth, Fischer, Bufab, Agrati, Arconic, Fontana, Robert Bosch, Sika France, British Steel, RATP, Henkel France, VoestAlpine, or Voith Turbo. In all, 46 countries were represented, with 36% of visitors from outside France.

161 exhibitors from 15 countries, 53% of them from outside France - highlighting the international nature of this event - inaugurated this first French exhibition for fastener and fixing technologies. Among them, large French groups and SMEs, with a strong representation from Italian, German, Spanish, Turkish, Belgian, Dutch, English and Portuguese players.

Their feedback is very positive. The majority praised the quality of the visitors, resulting in qualified appointments, and some have already indicated their commitment to a second edition in 2020.