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Profile of the SPS
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Profile of the SPS

This page presents the profile of the event and the most important figures.

Event profile

With its unique concept, the SPS covers the entire spectrum of smart and digital automation – from simple sensors to intelligent solutions, from what is feasible today to the vision of a fully digitalized industrial world.

The SPS is the highlight event of the automation industry. It is a source of inspiration and a platform for innovation.

Bringing Automation to Life

Living automation

Experts on site will present the following topics:

  • Control technology
  • IPCs
  • Electric drive systems and components
  • Human-Machine-Interface devices
  • Industrial communication
  • Software & IT in manufacturing
  • Interface technology
  • Mechanical infrastructure
  • Sensor technology

Space is also allocated to exhibitors on the SPS site plan based on these main topics.

Visitors of the SPS

The highly-qualified visitors come to the exhibition with specific problems. During intensive discussions at the stands, they can compare solutions from different manufacturers to find the perfect solution for the automation tasks in their companies.

Visitor structure

The visitors represent a range of industries, including the following:

  • Electric control and sensor technology
  • Electric drive systems and components
  • Engineering, services
  • Plant engineering
  • Electrical measurement and controls
  • Process machinery, plants
  • Machine tools
  • Automotive production
  • Industrial IT and networks
  • Energy, water supply and wastewater treatment
  • Packaging machinery
  • Assembly technologies, handling

In addition, two thirds of the visitors work in the fields of construction, management, and production.

Numerous experts from well-known companies inform themselves on current topics and trends in automation in Nuremberg. An overview of the companies can be found here:

Exhibitors’ advisory board for the SPS

The SPS exhibitors’ advisory board was founded in 1997 in order to align the event with market demands. The advisory board members represent the SPS exhibitors and influence the future development and direction of the event.

The exhibitors’ advisory board consists of the following members:

Chair:
Steffen Winkler
, Bosch Rexroth AG

Members:
Udo Aull
, SEW-EURODRIVE GmbH & Co. KG
Andreas Baumüller, Baumüller Nürnberg GmbH
Gerhard Borho, Festo SE & Co. KG
Marcus Bliesze, Siemens AG
Florian Hermle, Balluff GmbH
Gerd Hoppe, BECKHOFF Automation GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Thomas Höfling, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH
Gunther Koschnick, ZVEI e.V.
Nikolaus Krüger, Endress+Hauser AG
Susanne Kunschert, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG
Ulrich Leidecker, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Volker Lindenau, ABB AG
Martin Roschkowski, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Sebastian Seitz, EPLAN GmbH & Co. KG
Christian Wendler
, Lenze SE
Manfred Werner, CODESYS GmbH
Christian Wolf,
Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG

Review of the SPS 2019

Results for the past 3 years

Year Exhibitors Space Visitors
2019 1,585 135,500 sqm 63,708
2018 1,631 136,000 sqm
65,700
2017 1,675 130,000 sqm 70,264

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