NUFAM to open fourth hall
Strong growth for commercial vehicle trade fair
NUFAM’s success is set to continue in 2017, with the three planned trade fair halls already booked or optioned to a great extent. Because of this, Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH is now opening the fourth hall in the exhibition grounds, providing up to 12,500 square metres in additional space for the trade fair. With some 350 exhibitors and 25,000 visitors, Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre will be the meeting point for the commercial vehicle sector from 28 September to 1 October 2017. “The exhibitors have recognised the quality of NUFAM and are acknowledging this by booking early”, as Britta Wirtz, Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH, explains: “We have decided to open the fourth hall in order to accommodate this growth.”
NUFAM’s growth can be attributed above all to the additional providers in Workshop, Parts and Accessories, to new exhibitors in Light Commercial Vehicles and to larger exhibition spaces for existing exhibitors. Strong brands such as Bridgestone, Kempf Fahrzeugbau, Langendorf, Palfinger, Reisch Fahrzeugbau, Schwarzmüller, Suer Nutzfahrzeugtechnik and TSE have all increased their stand area.
The light commercial vehicle brands – “Mercedes-Benz Vans”, “Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles”, “Fiat Professional”, “Citroen” and “ISUZU” – represented by their respective manufacturers or leading regional dealers, are raising their profile at NUFAM 2017. Other brands have taken out an option on a stand. StreetScooter, a company belonging to the “Deutsche Post DHL Group”, will be showcasing its electric vehicles for short-distance use and “last mile” vehicle solutions for the first time at NUFAM.
Manufacturer-independent portal VanSelect, which allows light commercial vehicle conversions and modifications to be configured at competitive prices, will be presenting its service on a joint stand with other companies: "Abt Sportsline", developer of auto tuning components; "AL-KO KOBER SE", manufacturer of high-quality chassis and suspension components for trailers and light commercial vehicles; "Goliath Trans-Lining", specialist in robust and hygienic conversion and lining of van load areas; "Rapid Leichtbau", specialist in manufacturing lightweight box bodies; and "TBZ", manufacturer of salvage, towing and transport superstructures.
First-time exhibitors in the area of Workshop, Parts and Accessories include: tool manufacturers "Hazet-Werk"; Hunter Deutschland, world market leader in wheel alignment and tyre balancing; "Tilburgs Truck Parts", market leader in topside and underbed boxes for the automotive sector; and Walter Finkbeiner, a renowned manufacturer in the field of lifting technology. Among the regular names exhibiting at NUFAM are "Haweka", "Hella", "Josam Richttechnik", "KS-Tools", "Saxon Prüftechnik", "Werbas" and "Winkler Fahrzeugteile", who will all be showing their wares in 2017 as well.
Info: As a warm-up for the autumn trade fair, NUFAM will be featuring two promotional trucks in the parade at the 32nd International ADAC Truck Grand Prix – held at the Nürburgring from 30 June to 2 July 2017. www.nufam.de / www.facebook.com/nufam.karlsruhe