Easyfairs acquires German mechanical engineering events FMB from Clarion

easyfairsExhibition organiser Easyfairs has strengthened its trade show portfolio by acquiring two events from Clarion Events: FMB and FMB-Sud (Forum Maschinenbau) in Germany. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ClarionFMB and FMB-Sud are supplier events serving the mechanical engineering community. Launched in 2005, FMB is held annually in November in Bad Salzuflen, North Rhine-Westphalia and the recently launched FMB-Sud is hosted in Augsburg, Bavaria. Located within two engineering heartlands, the events bring together key players and innovators within the value network of the Machinery & Equipment industry. In 2018, FMB and FMB-Sud attracted around 750 exhibitors and 7,000 visitors.

The two exhibitions will sit within the Easyfairs DACH portfolio. Roland Brand, Head of Easyfairs Switzerland and Germany, said: “FMB and FMB-Sud, which opens its doors on 20 & 21 February at the Augsburg Messe, are a perfect match to our existing portfolio of industrial trade shows: Solids, Maintenance, Pumps & Valves, Empack and Logistics. We will utilise the evident synergies between our present shows and FMB in order to create more value for the industrial communities we serve. As an international and fast-growing company, we have ambitious plans to further develop and expand our portfolio in Germany and Switzerland.”

Belgium, Brussels & UK, London & Germany, Bad Salzuflen, North Rhine-Westphalia & Germany, Augsburg, Bavaria

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