Vue extérieur Intermat 2018

Press release: March 2020

Published on by Fabrice Donnadieu - updated on

The 2021 show unveiling the latest technological trends and providing a springboard for innovation

Held every three years, INTERMAT is the worldwide event and unparalleled benchmark for the construction and infrastructure machinery, equipment, technology and materials sector.

Well-established in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with 83% of its international visitors from this zone, INTERMAT Paris 2018 confirmed the vitality of the sector through its 1,400 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 visitors who came to expand their business opportunities.
Optimised by a visitor audience half of which works for building contractor and 67% of whom are decision-makers, buyers or specifiers, this most recent event confirmed its status as an essential touchpoint for business negotiations at the very highest level. 

A perspective vision, bearing witness to an innovation driven sector

One year before its upcoming 2021 edition, INTERMAT offers a preview of the main features of an event which, resolutely reflecting a forward-looking vision, will bear witness to the latest technological and digital breakthroughs on the international construction and infrastructure market.
“As a perfect echo of our signature “Building tomorrow, today,” the 2021 show will feature its share of new products and solutions to provide the best responses to the expectations and evolution of a future-facing sector. Through our proximity with all the stakeholders in our ecosystem, we can federate all the professionals from the construction industry and from all stages along the supply chain. Our exhaustive and targeted vision of the markets offers our exhibitors and visitors a powerful strategic lever for efficiency, together with privileged access to high potential and developing regions. In 2021, we are also aiming to create new vocations for jobs in construction by shining a light on a sector that trains and hires people. We can therefore look forward to a productive edition in 2021, in a construction market that offers exciting prospects,” explains Isabelle Alfano, exhibition director.

A product range refocused and finely targeted in 5 hubs of expertise

The four hubs of expertise highlighted at the 2018 show will be reconducted with minor adjustments to maximise the clarity of sectors and make the visiting experience easier and smoother, while promoting innovation specific to each supply chain.

The Earthmoving, Demolition and Transportation hub

It brings together accessories, components, machines and equipment for earthmoving and demolition, vehicles for passenger and material transportation, etc.

Exhibitors already registered for the 2021 show include: ATLAS GROUP, BOBCAT, DAUDIN, DELTA TRAILERS, HIDROMEK, IMER, KOBELCO, LIEBHERR, TAKEUCHI, THYSSENKRUPP, VF VENIERI, WAKER NEUSON, YANMAR…

The Roads, Minerals and Foundations sector

It features accessories, components, machinery and equipment for roadbuilding and the materials and foundations industries, topography, automatic systems, etc.
Exhibitors already registered for the 2021 show include: ACMAR, ASTEC, FAYMONVILLE, GILBERT GRIZZLY, ITALVIBRAS, RABAUD, RIVARD, SHAEFFER, SIMEX, TYRI LIGHTS, WEBER, WIRTGEN…

The Buildings and Concrete Sector hub

It includes accessories, components and parts for buildings, formwork, scaffolding, shoring, equipment, tools and materials for construction etc.

This sector’s confirmed exhibitors include: ARVEL, BLEND PLANTS, COFFRAGE COSMOS, MECBO, PUTZMEISTER, SATECO, SCHWING STETTER, SICOMA, SOMAS, SOMERO, SOROTO, TEKA…

The Lifting and Handling sector

It comprises accessories, components, parts, machinery and equipment for lifting and handling, etc.

Among the registered exhibitors: AUSA, COMBILIFT, MABER HOIST, MAEDA, MAGNI, MANITOU, MULTITEL PLAGIERO, RUTHMANN, SKYJACK, SNORKEL, SYGMAT, VERSALIFT…

The debut show for the New Technologies sector, a flagship for the inventiveness of construction professionals

These four sectors will be joined by a new hub of expertise dedicated to new technologies, given the extent to which their use and development have taken off on a worldwide construction market, and which promise 75% growth in the decade from 2020-2030. With an increase of 30% in two years, the market for new technology in construction which this year stands at €1,320 billion, confirms their ubiquity in the sector. This has clearly not been lost on the 52% of worldwide construction firms who train their staff in how to use them.  

As the flagship for the inventiveness of the sector in building a living environment that is exemplary from an environmental perspective and in testing the conditions of urban resilience, this new hub will offer a response to the perspectives and expectations of the profession by providing a special venue for cutting-edge technology which will be an integral part of equipment and machinery in 2021.

“The sector will bring together the most innovative solutions for and with everyone who is shaping the future of our regions with intelligence: augmented reality, mobile applications, drones, 3D printing, building information modelling (BIM), autonomous vehicles, cloud technology, virtual engineering, Internet of Things. All these new technologies will be highlighted across the show (start-ups area, exhibitor stands, talks). Our visitors will also have the chance to take a plunge into the heart of the work site version 4.0 of the future, which promotes productivity improvements, cost reductions, energy efficiency, better safety and undeniable competitive advantages,” adds Isabelle Alfano.
Among the exhibitors already registered for the 2021 show: BRIDGIN, DEEP SEA, EPEC, FAMIC, INFRAKIT, MOBA, MURRELEKTRONIK, SYNAPS, TENSTAR SIMULATION, TP PLANNING, TRACK-UNIT, TRIMBLE…

15 countries examined up close by the Construction Observatory to 2030

Following on from the first construction market and project Observatory created in 2018, INTERMAT 2021 is launching its second issue to reinforce its establishment in the EMEA zone and continue to pursue its support to market players in this geographical zone. Expanding its scope to 15 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Turkey, this strategic report, by presenting the major construction projects running up to 2030, will help to identify the development potential in the sector.

For each country, this new edition is innovating with macroeconomic key indicators analysing the economic growth and commercial trends and data on each market, but also their degree of innovation, supported by tangible examples in new technology.

“Major international projects, the Grand Paris Express construction works, the developments planned in view of the 2024 Paris Olympics and in major metropolitan areas will be placed into perspective by the machinery and equipment presented at the show. Their benefits in terms of operation, innovation, productivity and appeal will thus be at the heart of the next INTERMAT Paris event. Our ambition is to contribute to the efficiency of construction projects in targeted and developing regions and to promote synergies between our exhibitors and foreign decision-makers,” emphasises Isabelle Alfano.

The INTERMAT Innovation Tour to go out and meet the builders of the future

The INTERMAT Innovation Tour, the new name for the former INTERMAT Meetings, under the headline angle of the 2021 show: innovation, will take place in autumn 2020 in France and abroad in the countries analysed by the Observatory. Focusing on the growth perspectives of regional and foreign markets, this new format aims to offer a forward-looking and crosscutting vision of innovation specific to each region or country.

“Our desire is to go out and meet all the stakeholders in construction to convey the image of an event specifically designed to provide tangible expertise, build profitable relationships and, together, accelerate the development of communities and the living environment,” concludes Isabelle Alfano.

And, once again...

  • INTERMAT Press Days Days on 21 and 22 January 2021 (formerly Pré-INTERMAT) at Maison de la Mutualité in Paris will bring together 100 exhibitors and 150 French and international journalists around workshops and a networking evening.
  • INTERMAT Innovation Awards, an undisputed quality label and an international showcase for the sector: for the first time, the award winners will be announced at the show, on Monday, 19 April 2021. The award ceremony will be followed by a networking evening.
  • 6 days punctuated by special event days, talks, workshops and round tables, foreign delegation visits, etc.
  • 100%-targeted and qualified business tools, with the noteworthy inclusion of a free business meeting service to optimise relations between exhibitors and visitors through a dedicated digital platform.
  • INTERMAT DEMO, a unique demonstration zone to showcase the performances of worksite machinery and maximise product presentation.
  • INTERMAT Rental Day, dedicated to construction equipment rental with an international round table and B2B meetings between rental companies and exhibitors.
  • Le World Of Concrete Europe (3rd edition), held within the INTERMAT Buildings and Concrete Sector hub, a combination of an exhibition space, an educational forum and a demonstration zone to allow visitors to discover the innovative offering of the concrete sector along the entire supply chain.

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