Exhibitors at Bauma: The show is integral to the construction industry, shows postive outlook

Despite a tough economy and the Iceland volcano just before the start Bauma that interrupted travel to the tradeshow, the show went on and exhibitor all echoed a similar sentiment: Bauma is important is an integral part of the construction industry and a positive outlook is eminent.

Here is what the exhibitors had to say, according to the official Bauma 2010 exhibitor statements (Please note that these statements were translated from German.):

Dr. Robert Abel, director, Putzmeister Concrete Pumps GmbH, Germany

“In the current market environment and the upcoming one in 2010 more than ever an important indicator of future results. Therefore we are particularly pleased that, increasingly, despite the known start-up problems since Wednesday, many important customers have come. This is in addition to Europe, especially for the Middle East, Africa, and partly also for [South and East Asia]. There we have made good business and look forward to the rest of the week yet with great optimism. ”

Stacie Adams, communications manager, Liugong Machinery Corp., China

“Bauma 2010 is an integral part of our global marketing activities. Bauma 2010 to enable our company, all markets simultaneously to achieve in one place. Liugong is with 119 dealers on all continents, a fast growing company. Therefore bauma is an important focus point in our Total marketing.”

Thomas Bauer, chief executive officer, Bauer Maschinen GmbH Schrobenhausen, Germany

“With great joy we saw what many customers have taken upon himself in order – despite ban – but yet to experience the upcoming one. This also means: Our current customer service has paid off. Overall, we see after this bauma not yet over, despite the financial crisis, a positive outlook for the coming years. ”

Peter Brandt, segment manager for construction, Hilti Germany GmbH, Germany

“The fair organizers have managed to turn professional preparation by numerous visitors from international and domestic. Bauma is an excellent platform to show innovation and maintain national and international relations. The high interest has far exceeded our expectations. Bauma 2013 is set for Hilti. ”

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Sung-Chul Choe, chairman KOCEMA, Korea Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association, Korea

“I am confident that lend bauma 2010, the construction machinery and equipment industry is world’s new drive to improve technology, to promote trade and to share visions.”

Kevin Curtis, CEO and president, Besser Company, USA

“Bauma its reputation has once again honor – even in the face of the uncertain economy and the disruptions in air traffic due to the volcanic ash. Bauma 2010 was an excellent platform to present our concrete production facilities to a wide audience from around the world. This exhibit in Munich, is of inestimable value. ”

Cuneyt Divris, president, IMDER, Construction Equipment Manufactures & Distributors Association of Turkiye, Turkey

“Bauma is the Mecca of the construction equipment industry. Although the volcano has overshadowed Europe, it is fascinating to see so many visitors from all over the world here.”

Michael Ibarth, director of marketing and corporate communications, SENNEBOGEN Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Germany

“Bauma 2010 and remains the best reference for the entire international construction machinery industry. Sennebogen has over half a century on this show is committed to exhibit, and the decision in 2010 to be present with the highest level in company history, has already been paid in full.

Christof Kemmann, managing partner BHS-Sonthofen GmbH and chairman of the VDMA trade association for building and construction, Germany

“Our expectations for the upcoming one in 2010 have fully met – despite the volcanic ash cloud. Bauma is the world’s most important trade fair for our industry and it was confirmed that the demand revived considerably. ”

Stefano Marcon, chairman and CEO, CIFA S.p.A. (Zoomlion Group) Italy

“We are of the CIFA Group Zoomlion proud to be one of the most innovative construction companies to be exhibiting here at the bauma 2010. We are convinced that the recovery of our industry has already begun and the upcoming one in 2010 was just the right window to see this positive atmosphere in our industry and feel. ”

Hermann Moll, managing director, Liebherr EMtec GmbH, Germany

“Bauma 2010 has more than fulfilled our expectations and we can draw a fair conclusion really positive: Liebherr has sold in all product areas represented at bauma extensive business accounts and initiated new and interesting projects. This and the upcoming one important impetus has been designed to reinforce the substantial upturn in the industry yet. ”

Michikazu Okada, vice president, Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane Co., Ltd., Japan

“The service at bauma 2010 was always good and professional. We had a lot of good business opportunities, some of which have already led to unexpected sales accounts. At our booth we were able to welcome many visitors from developing countries as well as new customers. ”

Abhijeet Pai, director, Puzzolana Group, India

“The preparations and execution of the exhibition was organized very professionally. As first-to bauma in Munich, we received much support from the exhibition. Our expectations and goals for this show were definitely far exceeded. For us, this fair is paramount to our business, particularly in Europe continue to expand. ”

Reinhard Pöllmann, chairman of the board, MAN Truck & Bus Germany GmbH, Germany

“In 2010, the fair was bauma for our company as an important platform for high-quality customer contacts. The expected high visitor rush to the booth occupied MAN clear that the world’s largest industry trade show as bauma has not lost even in difficult times to priority.”

Werner Schwind, chief sales and marketing, Wacker Neuson SE, Germany

“Bauma is 2010 for the Wacker Neuson Group went very well. The response to our high product variety of brands and Wacker Neuson Kramer all-wheel was excellent and has resulted in numerous orders. Our product demonstrations have enthusiastically. Our customers are positive about 2010 – and the upcoming one was thus the expected driving force for the entire industry. ”

Alexander Schwörer, managing director, PERI GmbH, Germany

“We are very pleased with the response from visitors and also the quality of visitors. Despite the lower participation from abroad, we have recorded over the whole week away in the high attendance PERI tent. Especially in the second half of the week then the proportion of international prospects and customers increased significantly. We have very good discussions and make important contacts, and the upcoming one has proven once again their importance for the industry. ”

Johann Strunz, managing director, Doka GmbH, Austria

“Doka his yellow fire in the open northern Cube has to position successful and rich visitors. Despite moderate economic volcanic ash and we could at least four days a bauma nearly as many visitors as in 2007 to welcome us. The formwork suppliers to focus on the open North, generates added value for the industry. ”

Jörg Unger, president, BOMAG, Germany

“Bauma for us is the most important international construction equipment trade show. Despite the difficulties with international travel, we are satisfied with the fair. The quality of the talks was very good, the stand was well attended and we have made good statements and prepare interesting projects and degrees. “