50% Space sold out in less than a month of opening bookings for DELHIWOOD
DELHIWOOD 2019 Highlights
- 600+ exhibitors spread over 40,000 sq. metres
- 12 country pavilions & group participations
- 30,000+ woodworking professionals
- 100+ Media Representatives
- Product & technique demonstrations of over 300 machines
- Forums, seminars for business opportunities
- Interactive platforms for architects, designers, builders.
50% space was sold out in less than a month after bookings opened for the 6th edition of DELHIWOOD to be held at the India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida, from 13 to 16 March 2019.
Several exhibitors who have booked for DELHIWOOD 2019 have increased their space size by an average of 40% compared to the 2017 edition. Among them are Balaji Action Buildwell (Action Tesa), Biesse Manufacturing Company, Jai Industries, Homag India, Felder, SCM, Shree Umiya F-Tech Machines, Metro Decorative to name a few.Swedish Wood, Renner Italia and Japan Wood Products are some of the participating for the first time in DELHIWOOD 2019.
The show now organised by NürnbergMesse India Pvt Ltd in co-operation with PDA Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd look forward to attracting over 30,000 furniture manufacturers, carpenters and other woodworking professionals to attend the international trade fair for furniture production technologies, woodworking machinery and tools, fittings and accessories, raw materials and products. DELHIWOOD now becomes part of the new international product family along with HOLZ-HANDWERK, Germany.
DELHIWOOD 2019 is set to expand exponentially, from 28,000 square metres of exhibition space in its previous edition to 40,000 square metres. With regular exhibitors booking more space, and many new enquiries flowing in, NürnbergMesse India, has added 12,000 square metres to the show.
DELHIWOOD is endorsed and supported by Eumabois, the 14-country association of European federation of woodworking machinery manufacturers. Eumabois is instrumental in influencing the presence of the world’s leading woodworking companies at DELHIWOOD.
Jürgen Köppel, President of EUMABOIS, said at a press conference: “The growth forecasts for the Indian subcontinent continue to be very positive. Professionally organised trade fairs will ensure the national trade associations forming part of EUMABOIS and their members will play a part in this development. It is very good in this regard to know we have a long-established, reliable partner like NürnbergMesse by our side as the organiser.”
Dr. Bernhard Dirr, Managing Director Woodworking Machinery at German Engineering Federation VDMA, a regular participant at our woodworking shows said: “India is an absolute growth market and will soon be one of the most important buyer countries for our woodworking machinery and plant.”
India: an important market for the wood processing industry
India is an important future market for the wood processing industry. The Indian woodworking and furniture industry alone generates revenues of around 20 billion dollars a year and employs more than 300,000 people. Imports worth more than 225 million US dollars attract international companies from more than 67 countries to India.
DELHIWOOD will have a strong international participation with twelve group pavilions from Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey and USA.
The fifth edition of DELHIWOOD in 2017 saw a representation from 497 companies from 30 countries. A majority of the exhibitors (60%) were international players, represented in 10 country pavilions. The show saw a 50% jump in professionals from the woodworking, architecture and interior design communities who visited the show. These visitors also remained longer at DELHIWOOD, with the average duration of stay rising to 2.5 days. The count of trade visitors who travelled to Greater Noida stood at 25,935from 789 cities in India and 53 countries. The show generated interest among potential buyers from Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Canada, China, Democratic Republic Congo, Ecuador, Estonia, Gabon, Germany, Greenland, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Malaysia, Namibia, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, etc. An overall sense of confidence, progress and sustainability could be felt throughout the show floor. Buyers were eager to see new technology, connect with manufacturers, become educated on new trends, and discuss needs to expand their businesses through efficiency and productivity.
DELHIWOOD 2019 is now demarcated into machinery and non-machinery sections, allowing visitors the opportunity of maximising their meetings in the 4-day window. The layout will now have six halls (Halls 9, 10,11, 12, 14 & 15),an exclusive area for outdoor display (saw milling equipment and veneer peeling machines), and multiple registration areas for visitors to ease access to the exhibition.
Halls 14 &15 will host machinery and technology providers in solid woodworking and timberprocessing, wood-based panel production, surface treatment and finishing lines, tools and accessories for furniture production, and packaging/wrapping machines.
The materials side of the industry will be in Halls 9, 10, 11 and 12, where suppliers of adhesives, chemicals and wood coatings, timber, veneers, parquetflooring, doors, decorative surfaces, decor papers, laminates, door skins, edges and composite materials, manufacturers of plywood, particle boards, MDF, pre-laminated boards, embossing cylinders, press plates, furniture fittings, locks and architectural hardwarealong with semi-finished products for cabinetry, kitchen, office and modular furniture.Industry services and consulting entities – including software suppliers, certifying agencies, training and research institutes, industry associations and online business portals will also be located in these halls.
DELHIWOOD 2019, showcasing automated solutions in furniture manufacturing and wood based production technologies will open opportunities to the projected USD 35 billion by 2020 in the Indian wood based furniture & products segment.
The 6th edition of DELHIWOOD takes place from 13 to 16 March, 2019 in Greater Noida at the India Expo Centre and Mart.