Deutsche Messe expands portfolio in Indonesia

Hannover/Jakarta, May: International exhibition organiser, Deutsche Messe, will join forces with Indonesian tradeshow company Wakeni, to organise a woodworking machinery and components event, IFMAC – International Furniture Manufacturing Component Exhibition.

Deutsche Messe organises LIGNA, a leading trade fair for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery and tools. IFMAC was launched in 2012 and is held together with WOODMAC. Products at IFMAC include furniture-making and woodworking machinery and related materials and components.

Trade visitors are from furniture manufacturers and vendors; manufacturers of panel products; the timber processing and woodworking industries; the surface treatment industry; and designers, architects and building and construction firms.

The two companies will jointly organise the 8th edition of IFMAC for the first time running from 9th to 12th October 2019 at the Jakarta International Expo. According to Deutsche Messe, IFMAC 2018 featured over 300 exhibitors from 23 countries and attracted more than 13,000 visitors from 37 countries and regions.

Deutsche Messe Managing Board member Andreas Gruchow, stated, “The venture with IFMAC has major potential and positions us in a prospering market in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, demand for efficiency-enhancing solutions, high-performance woodworking machines and modern accessories is very strong. The IFMAC show is therefore the perfect platform for local firms seeking to learn about the latest developments in woodworking technology and explore their capital purchasing options.”

Source: LIGNA press release