Intermat touts record attendance

Intermat show producer Comexposium called last week’s construction equipment show in Paris “the best ever,” touting 1,350 exhibitors, and more than 200,000 visitors, including 145,082 identified trade visitors (up 15.8% from 2009).

“The total value of the equipment on offer over the six days was estimated at $2 billion, some 5% of which translated into orders, an equivalent of approximately $100 million,” says Exhibition Manager Maryvonne Lanoë.

Several Chinese equipment manufacturers exhibited, representing 9% of exhibitors.
The exhibition was also an opportunity for Chinese manufacturers to announce their European