Exhibitor testimonials about bauma 2019

April 16, 2019

With over 620,000 visitors from more than 200 countries, bauma 2019 achieved the best result in its 65-year history. The record result also sparked enthusiasm among the exhibitors. Read the voices for bauma 2019 here.

Christian Hasenest, Sales Director Dealer Sales, Alfred Kärcher, Germany
“bauma is an exceptional platform for intensive discussions with customers and industry visitors. Our product innovations attracted a lot of interest. We are really optimistic thanks to the number of visitors and the quality of conversations we had.”

Hans-Christian Schneider, CEO, AMMANN Group, Switzerland
“Ammann celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019. Bauma 2019 gave us an excellent opportunity to share this milestone with our global customers, partners and dealers. We will continue on our path of innovation to bring our global customers added value, increase their profitability, and remain their partners for many years to come.”

Jorge Cuartero, Managing Director, Anmopyc, Spain
“bauma is the place to be, the place where every three years our sector meets to present the latest technologies and innovations. This year has been the biggest bauma ever. It was a tremendous success for us since we have got the opportunity to meet with people from all continents.”

Jonathan Stringham, Vice President of Marketing, BOMAG, Germany
“bauma 2019 was a tremendous success once again for BOMAG! Our customers came from all parts of the world, and we were able to convince them of our wide range of innovations in the areas of autonomy, alternative drive systems and digitalization. One special highlight was our second-place finish in the bauma Innovation Award that went to our ion-dust shield technology that reduces particulate matter. The biggest highlight for our customers at BOMAG was certainly the chance to see the ROBOMAG, our five-ton, autonomous asphalt roller, in action.”

Fausto Carboni, CEO, Bonfiglioli Group, Italy
“bauma is by far the most important exhibition event in the construction industry in terms of size, number of visitors and geographical coverage. Participation from Asians and Americans has increased and the fair has achieved global impact rather than just on the international level. This year’s exhibition is lively and very positive. It shows that the market is extremely active and that there is no sign of recession from the current very positive trend in the market. It is clear that there are still numerous opportunities for development and growth. We are very satisfied with the quality of the visits, our engagement with clients and guests, and that we have the opportunity to strengthen relationships and create new ones.”

Bernd Schunk, Senior Vice President Sales Business Unit Mobile Hydraulics, Bosch Rexroth, Germany
“bauma is essential for Bosch Rexroth! The presentation of our innovations goes hand in hand with so many valuable, personal discussions with our customers. This feedback confirms, that we are on the righ track with our approach “Transforming Mobile Machines” to achieve more safety, efficiency, performance and intelligence.”

Rob Galbavy, Marketing Manager, ChemGrout, USA
“bauma was great as usual and very successful. It’s the only place to be if you are involved in any aspect of construction. That’s why it’s truly the heartbeat of the industry!”

Jelke de Jong, Marketing & Communication Manager, Broshuis, Netherlands
“bauma is one of the most important tools for us. We are very happy with the results. Large number of orders but last but not least a large number of people we didn’t know before. The Visitors were from all parts of the wold and all of them were very qualified.”

Ramin Younessi, Group President of the Construction Industries Segment, Caterpillar Inc., USA
“bauma is Caterpillar’s largest enterprise trade show. Together Caterpillar and our family of brands, along with Zeppelin Cat, have close to 13,000 square meters of exhibit space. We are featuring 64 machines, and 20 are new introductions, which is the highest number of new products Caterpillar has ever introduced at bauma. It’s a pleasure to be here with our customers, colleagues, suppliers and dealers.”

Dr. Frank Hiller, Chairman of the Board of Management, DEUTZ, Germany
“bauma is and will remain the trade fair of superlatives when it comes to size and internationality. Customers’ interest in electric drive systems has never been so high as it was this year. It was a dominant issue at bauma 2019. With our E-Deutz strategy and its innovative drive systems, we were clearly able to demonstrate our pacesetting role in this segment.”

Harald Ziebula, Chairman of the Executive Board, Doka, Austria
“bauma 2019 was a complete success for us, our national and international customers as well as potential customers. The Doka Campus enabled us to showcase all of our innovative theme worlds. We were pleasantly surprised above all by the visitors’ enthusiasm for our digital offerings, which can support productivity on their construction sites in the future.“

Toni Koitmaa, Product Director, Elematic, Finnland
“bauma is the most important and biggest fair in this business. It is the biggest show in the world. We are very satisfied with the trade fair results. Many customers were visiting our booth. We had visitors from all over the world – North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.“

Dr. -Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht, Chairman of the Board of Management, Germany
“Every bauma is something special. But 2019 topped everything for Herrenknecht. The quality and quantity of decision-makers from our target groups were exceptional, and the response from our customers was tremendous. The exhibition never has been so global for us.”

Amaia Susperregui, Managing Director, Jaso Tower Cranes, Spain
“As usual we chose bauma to show our newest products to the market. We are very satisfied with the results of the fair. We had many potential customers interested in our brand and our products. bauma is, without any doubt, the most important exhibition of the world for construction machinery. The show is the most important event we have prepared for this year and even if the cost is high, the effort is always compensated by the high number of visitors.“

Naser Memic Rendon, Marketing Communications Group Manager, Komatsu Europe, Belgium
“For Komatsu, bauma 2019 was a great success! Thanks to this event, we had the opportunity to confirm our commitment to the German and European markets. We presented our latest innovations, announced future services and created great expectations for our customers. bauma 2019 was a fantastic fair for exhibitors and visitors alike, and certainly for Komatsu.“

Andreas Böhm, a member of the Board of Directors of Liebherr-International, Germany
“The days at the trade fair were extremely intensive and successful for us. And they were just an unbelievable amount of fun to boot. The seven Liebherr segments that had displays here are really satisfied as they head home from bauma. We presented innovations from today and enabled our visitors to really experience our work on the construction site of the future. Our employees had a chance to intensively discuss ideas with our customers and partners. We closed deals from all parts of the world, and we made many new contacts – we had all of these goals in mind when we came to bauma, and we achieved all of them together. One bauma leads to another. We will be back in three years, with new solutions for the construction site of the future. We can’t wait.”

Shirley Liang, Brand Manager of LiuGong, China
“bauma is the most important show for the construction industry. You only have to look at the high number of visitors and exhibitors from all parts of the world to see why. The exhibition helps us to strengthen our branding in the European marketplace.”

Riccardo Magni, President, Magni Telescopic Handlers, Italy
“bauma is definitely the show. Skilled and professional visitors and precise organization are fundamental for the success of the event. bauma is massive not only for the dimensions of the fair ground but also for the variety of exhibitors and the quality of the organization. bauma is one of the major international stages and is the perfect location to meet new prospects and to reinforce existing dealer relationships. bauma visitors are coming from all parts of the globe, so in only seven days you are able to travel around the world without even getting on a plane!“

Frank W. Reschke, Managing Director of Masa, Germany
“bauma is and will remain tremendously important to the entire industry. Many exhibitors, Masa included, showcase their latest technologies and innovation here. They show that Germany’s mechanical engineering sector is not treading water and that it is prepared in the best possible way for the future. As expected, the quality of the professional visitors was very high. Our visitors came from all parts of the world and used the Masa booth as a platform for intensive conversations. Our high expectations were definitely exceeded in 2019. For Masa, it was the most successful bauma ever.”

Andreas Klauser, CEO of PALFINGER, Austria
“bauma is a major momentum generator for the industry. This year focused in particular on the megatrend of digitalization. For us, bauma 2019 was the optimal platform to present our innovative digitalization and smart-service solutions to an interested group of professional visitors along with our wide range of traditional products.”