Intermat announced the number of brands registered to exhibit at Intermat 2015—scheduled for April 20-25, 2015 in Paris—has passed 1,000, including 238 brands making their first appearance. Also included in that number are Manitowoc Crane Group and Manitou, returning to Intermat after a hiatus. Eighty-five percent of the stand space has already been allotted, with a new category segmentation being added for 2015 across the 375,000-square-meter exhibition surface area.
To date, the show can confirm the participation of 38 of the world’s 50 largest construction equipment manufacturers. These include, in alphabetical order: CNH Industrial, Doosan, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, JLG, John Deere, Kobelco Construction Machinery, Komatsu, Kubota, Liebherr, Liugong, Sany, Shantui, Terex, Volvo Construction Equipment, Wirtgen Group, Wacker Neuson, Zoomlion/Cifa.
The two-day event Pre-Intermat, Jan. 22-23, 2015, is also shaping up, with 90 companies signed up for the event. During Pre-INTERMAT, the results of the Innovation Awards will also be revealed, with more than 80 innovations taking part in the competition.