FB Chain will be exhibiting at bauma (The International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment) in Munich from April 8th to 14th, 2019.
The bauma exhibition has been held every three years since 1954 and is widely acknowledged as being the event that brings together the construction machinery industry in its entire breadth and depth.
More than 3,500 exhibitors from 55 countries will be attending this year's show, with the opportunity for visitors to view a wide variety of exhibitor presentations, panel discussions and live demonstrations.
In this blog post we list the event highlights, and we provide a check-list of all you'll need to know to plan your visit.
Why attend bauma 2019?
Bauma 2019 promises to provide a complete overview of the global construction industry, with representation from all branches and sectors of construction, spread over four key categories:
1. Construction sites - including trucks and construction vehicles; lifting appliances and conveyors; powertrain, motors and hydraulics; formwork and scaffoldings; the handling and processing of concrete and mortar; site installation and construction site safety.
2. Mining, extraction and processing of raw materials - with more than one fifth of all the bauma participants in 2016 coming from the mining sector, the exhibition has developed a reputation as a global leader in the mining industry. The exhibition will showcase a wide variety of mining equipment including machines for drilling, extraction and tunnel construction; the handling of raw materials, and mineral processing.
3. The production of building materials - including the manufacture of cement, lime and gypsum compounds; machines and systems for producing concrete, concrete products, 3D printing and pre-fabricated components; building material handling and packaging.
4. Components and service suppliers - covering everything from transmission engineering, power generation units and fluid technology to machines and systems for additive manufacturing; test, measurement and process control engineering; communication and navigation and workplace safety.
Think Big! Work and Careers Expo
The Think Big! work and careers expo will bring together a wealth of information, insights and advice for young people considering a career in the construction sector.
A wide variety of well-known companies universities and institutions will be exhibiting, including Bauer Gruppe, Volvo Construction Equipment Germany, Hawe Hydraulik, Zeppelin Konzern and Wirtgen Group.
Admission is free for students under the age of 15.
The construction industry live in action
"Werkstatt Live!" will offer students the opportunity to watch construction industry trainees at work on large construction machines such as wheel loaders, and all of which will be broadcast on a big screen throughout the show.
There will also be the chance for younger visitors to talk one-on-one with trainees, interns and apprentices to explore the wide range of potential educational opportunities, apprenticeships, internships and technical courses within the construction industry.
Plan your visit to bauma 2019
Venue: The Messe Munchen Trade Faire Centre, Messegelande, 81823 Munchen, Germany
Tickets: Ticket prices range from EUR 24 for a day ticket to EUR 62 for a seven-day ticket (when purchased online) - tickets purchased at the fair range from EUR 26 to EUR 85. Children up to the age of 14 have free admission when accompanied by an adult.
Opening Hours: Monday 8th to Friday 12th - 09:30-18:30; Saturday 13th - 08:30-18:30; Sunday 14th 09:30-16:30
Meet the FB Chain Team
Representatives from FB Chain will be exhibiting throughout the week of the show and will be available to answer any queries.