bauma 2013 Exhibitor testimonials

Prof. Sebastian Bauer, Managing Director, Research & Development, BAUER Maschinen GmbH, Germany

"bauma is the biggest construction machinery show in the world. And, as a Bavarian-based company, we are of course very proud that it takes place here in Munich. For us bauma is our local show; we have lots of interest in our company here: both from existing customers, for whom it is very important to come here, and of course from new prospects who travel here from all over the world. bauma is an amazing beacon and as such it attracts people from right around the globe.

Davide Cipolla, Chief Executive Officer, Cifa Spa, Zoomlion Heavy Industries, Italy

"bauma Munich is the most important show for our industry worldwide. A lot of customers, visitors, key accounts and suppliers visited us and we think we achieved our goals in participating in this trade fair. bauma is 'the fair', because it is the truly international one. We had customers coming from the Americas, the Middle East, the Far East, Africa and Europe. For sure Cifa and Zoomlion group will participate in 2016."

Kevin L. Curtis, President and CEO, Besser, USA

"bauma continues to prove that it is the pinnacle of trade fairs by delivering an audience unsurpassed in quality of attendees from around the globe. The show has been a tremendous value to Besser!"

Ron DeFeo, Chairman and CEO, Terex Corporation, USA

"As the largest show in our industry, bauma represents a unique opportunity to meet with a multitude of our customers from around the world. The tradition of German hospitality at the show fits our Terex style well, and provides an outstanding opportunity to build relationships with our customers and show our appreciation for their business. It is also one of the best showcases in the world to unveil our new products and show our customers the many ways that Terex works for them."

Marjolaine Degrange, Communication Department, Haulotte Group, France

"The Haulotte Group has very good experience in working with bauma with regard to the traffic generated by the event, the number of quality customers that were collected, and the tremendous success that we enjoyed as a result of our participation in this event. We will continue to show support and enthusiasm for bauma for years to come."

Sergey Eremin, Deputy Director-General, Avtokran JSC Ivanovet, Russia

"We were quite amazed about the number of visitors interested in us. Here at bauma history is written and we are happy to be a part of it."

Stefan Fuchs, Chairman of the Board, Goldhofer AG, Germany

"bauma is a real highlight – a resounding success. We are very satisfied and are already looking forward to 2016. bauma was a unique celebration, attracting our customers from all over the world to come and visit us here at our booth. bauma is truly in the Champions League of the trade show calendar."

Susanne Gabriel, Marketing, TAKRAF, Germany

"bauma was positive on all fronts. Our booth was always very busy. For us bauma is so important because it covers the eastern hemisphere, and we can best reach our customers from there at this event. The international scope at bauma is unrivaled!"

Raul Garcia, Marketing Director, ULMA C y E, S. Coop, Spain

"bauma is a must for us. If you are not here, the industry would notice. We are very satisfied with this year's fair and will be taking part next time, too."

Mario Gasparri, Brand President, CNH Construction Equipment, Italy

"I am positively impressed by bauma 2013 and happy about the results of our brands, Case and New Holland Construction. bauma gave us also the opportunity to welcome our dealers and customers from many different areas of the world: We had visitors from Africa, Latin America, Europe as well as from the Middle East and Asia. We are looking forward to the next edition in 2016!"

Samantha Gravells, Marketing Communications and Events Manager, Cummins, UK

"bauma 2013 has been a lively, busy and productive trade show. The bauma event allows key decision makers to meet in one place in order to see and experience the latest technologies in the construction and mining industry."

Michael Heidemann, Chairman of the Management Board, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, Germany

"bauma 2013 has shown us all once again that it truly is the world´s leading trade fair for the construction machinery sector. From the first day on, the booth of Zeppelin and Caterpillar was almost overrun with visitors. We have sold more machines at bauma 2013 than ever before and have set a new record. The number of sales talks and consultations we had and the number of high-quality customers contacts from Germany and around the world made one thing absolutely clear: bauma has always managed to boost activity in the sector and its effect continues long after the show closes. So, we are expecting strong after-show business."

Stefan Heissler, Member of the Board of Directors, Liebherr-International AG, Germany

"This has been an absolutely positive trade show for us. We welcomed customers from all around the world at our booths and we signed up lots of new orders. In some product sections we exceeded our expectations by a long way."

Dr.-Ing. E. h. Martin Herrenknecht, Chairman of the Board of Management, Herrenknecht, Germany

"For Herrenknecht, bauma 2013 certainly showed itself from its best side. The trade audience here was first class and very global. We were able to communicate in a very targeted way our broad portfolio and our top innovations in tunneling and mining."

Walter Hess, Managing Director, Hess Group, Germany

"bauma is our leading trade fair. No other show has this international reach: We had visitors from Europe, Asia, North America and South America at our booth. The number of visitors and their quality was very positive."

Stefan Hoheisel, Head of Industry Segment, ContiTech Transportbandsysteme GmbH, Germany

"Our expectations of the show were met in full. We were surprised by the crowds of visitors already on the Monday and Tuesday. From the first day on things were buzzing. The audience was extremely international, and we were able to make lots of new contacts. Our visitors came mainly from Europe and the Middle East. Some of our technology highlights such as the Conti Lightweight Technology and the MegaPipe closed-trough belt were brought out specially in time for bauma. We will in future also be keeping faith with bauma."

Stephan Ketteler, Managing Director Atlas Copco MCT GmbH, Germany

"bauma 2013 has again met our expectations. From the first day on interest from the visitors in our offering was very high. bauma, taking place every three years, has a high status in our marketing mix and it is part of our plans again for 2016. Worldwide this is the most important construction and mining trade show for us and it is particularly impressive for the international scope among the visitors and exhibitors."

Nikolay Kokoshkin, Director for Innovations Policy and Marketing, Kovrov Electromechanical Plant, Russia

"This is the first time we have exhibited at bauma, and we believe our premiere at this important international show has been a success. Our technology has aroused much interest from the Russian-speaking world, from the Near and Middle East, Asia and even from discerning European visitors."

Peter Kreutz, Head of Event Marketing/Communication, Mercedes-Benz, Germany

"bauma has proven once again that it is the world´s most important trade show for the construction machinery sector. This platform is remarkable for its broad international scope – which once again rose this year – and for its unique atmosphere; as such it is ideal for celebrating world premieres, getting to know existing customers better and paving the way for new business partnerships."

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