ACHEMA: Past and Present

ACHEMA: Past and Present

Author: ChemViews

ACHEMA is the technology summit for chemical engineering, environmental protection and biotechnology. It is held every three years and the 30th ACHEMA from June 18–22, 2012, is expected to attract around 180,000 participants from 100 countries.

History of ACHEMA

History of ACHEMA

Relative Amount of Exhibitors in Each Exhibition Group for ACHEMA 2012

The exhibition area is 2 % larger than at the last ACHEMA in 2009. The exhibition groups “Instrumentation, Control and Automation Techniques” and “Pharmaceutical, Packaging and Storage Techniques” have the highest growth rates. “Pumps, Compressors, Valves and Fittings” for the first time exceeds 1,000 exhibitors and makes it the largest pump exhibition worldwide.

Relative Amount of Exhibitors in Each Exhibition Group

Number of Exhibitors by Country

China and India once again have douple-digit growth rates. Also countries like South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Poland and the Czech Republic show significant growth.
With a proportion of around 50 % of exhibitors from abroad, ACHEMA 2012 is even more international than all of its predecessors.

Number of Exhibitors by Country

Congress Programme

Another important part of the ACHEMA is its congress programme.

  • 2012
    Focus topic: Innovative Energy Carriers and Storage
    Presentations: 900
  • 2009
    Focus topic: Sustainable Concepts for the use of Resources
    Presentations: 900
  • 2006
    Focus topic: Service Provider for Process Industries
    Presentations: 925
  • 2003
    Focus topic: E-Services for the Process Industries
    Presentations: 850
  • 2000
    Focus topic: Synthesis, Screening and Sequencing Machines
    Presentations: 940

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