Automechanika 2012 sets new exhibitor record

Automechanika 2012 closed its doors last Sunday evening after setting a a new record of 4,593 exhibitors from 74 countries.

Visitors to the show was down slightly at 148,000 visitors from 174 countries, compared with 153,837 in 2010.

“The aftermarket is booming and, despite the current economic disruptions, Automechanika has once again proved to be a reliable constant,” said Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt.

“With an increase in the number of visitors from East Europe and Russia coupled with a decline in numbers from South Europe, Automechanika reflects the current situation in the world economy,” added Braun.