Strong growth in attendance at Fastener Fair Turkey 2018

Exhibitors at the fourth edition of the fair were delighted to welcome high calibre Turkish and international visitors for three days – marking a strong growth in attendance.

A total of 2,900 managers, engineers and buyers visited the event, representing an impressive 70% growth over the 2016 show. A significant 11.2% were foreign visitors from 47 countries outside Turkey, reflecting the strength and export performance of Turkey’s fastener manufacturing.

In addition to a buoyant fastener industry and the strong attendance of professionals from all over the world, Fastener Fair Turkey 2018 also expanded to three days, including opening for the first time on Saturday, which contributed to visitor growth and to the show’s reputation at the crossroads of Asia and Europe.

The mix of visitors to the show reflected the diversity of markets served by the fastener and fixing industry. Almost half of the visitors were either wholesalers (24%) or distributors (24%), all playing a vital role in the supply chain to resellers and end-users. Around 25% were end-users themselves. Fastener and fixings manufacturers accounted for the remaining 27% of those attending.

The most strongly represented industry sectors were the automotive industry, hardware and DIY, construction, agricultural / off highway machinery, civil engineering, aerospace and mechanical engineering.

Date : 26.04.2018