Exhibitor statements about electronica 2016

“electronica is a permanent entry in our trade-fair calendar.” “For us, electronica is one of the most important trade fairs.” “electronica was an excellent opportunity”

Dr. Wolfgang Bochtler, General Manager Business Unit Automotive Industry Operating Officer, Nippon Mektron Ltd., Japan, CEO, Mektec Europe
“electronica 2016 has been a great success and once again proved its worth for us as an important place for meeting the industry. It was an outstanding platform for cultivating and furthering business relations and for presenting the new company’s portfolio to customers.”

“Especially the strong focus on Automotive Electronics in Hall A6 is a very important aspect for us and helped generate a strong feedback for our products in the context of flexible printed circuits in mechatronic systems, sensors and Electromobility. We are already looking forward to electronica 2018.”

Günter Haller, Managing Director, STMicroelectronics, Germany
“electronica 2016 was a strong show for STMicroelectronics. Together with the event’s broad exhibition and conference program, electronica’s “Inside Tomorrow” theme attracted a highly-qualified audience that was extremely interested and receptive to our focus on Smart Driving, Smart Industry/Industry 4.0, and the Internet of Things.”

Torsten Janwlecke, President Business Area Device Connectors, PHOENIX CONTACT, Germany
“As an industry gathering for the electronics industry, electronica is and shall remain one of the most important international platforms for Phoenix Contact. It allows us to meet with large numbers of users who have concrete technical requirements. The discussions that we held here were correspondingly targeted and promising for both sides. Fortunately, this year's visitors were very interested in our smart device and connection solutions. To me, the thing that distinguishes electronica is the combination of a trade show and in-depth expertise. Promises aren't made here. They're kept!”

Rahman Jamal, Global Technology & Marketing Director, National Instruments, Germany
“As a global company, above all we build on the international character of electronica, where we have been exhibiting since 1988. You get the feeling that the presence of guests from other countries at our stand grows from fair to fair. For us, the most significant topics at this year's fair were Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things, in which we are very actively involved.”

Rudolf Mayerhofer, Sales Measuring Technology Germany, Rohde & Schwarz
“electronica is a permanent entry in our trade-fair calendar—and not just because we are from Munich. The fair gives us an outstanding opportunity to meet with international key accounts in various market segments and generate new leads. electronica 2016 completely surpassed our expectations. This year visitors were particularly interested in our solutions for automotive, 5G and IoT. These products correspond precisely to industry trends.”

Philipp Meinhardt, Head of MarCom, Data Modul AG, Germany
“As a leading exhibition, electronica is and will remain one of the most important trade fairs for us. The international visitor structure is also important to our subsidiaries. That is why all of our employees from around the world are also here. So far this year's fair has been an absolute success. We even had some very interesting discussions about concrete projects. We will definitely be back in 2018.”

Dhia Messasoudi, Marketing Department, FIPA Tunisia
“This year FIPA Tunisia’s intension is to promote the electronic industry through the participation in electronica 2016 by regrouping six companies specialized on different segments of the electronic industry in a national joint pavilion to exhibit the potential of Tunisia as a hub of this filed and to create new opportunities whether partnerships or project development, contact generation, … In an overall aspect, FIPA and its co-exhibitors appreciate the participation and will consider the idea of a new one.”

Kai Mielenhausen, Event Manager- Marketing Communication, Samsung, Semiconductor Europe, Germany
“This is the first time that Samsung Semiconductor has been represented at electronica since 2006. The audience of experts surpassed our expectations. Which is why we look forward to participating in electronica again in 2018.”

Stefan Olding, Managing Director, HARTING, Germany
“The response to our solutions to the trend toward miniaturization was enormous. For us, electronica is the perfect place to demonstrate our presence in domestic and international distribution channels. We are very satisfied with the outcome of the fair.”

David Prosser, Director Marketing and Communications, Texas Instruments, Germany
“Texas Instruments has a long history of attending electronica and every year the show becomes more international and engineer focused. The German electronics market is important and the world meets at electronica in 2016. Texas instruments has been impressed with the large number of real time, face to face, engineer conversations at our booth and consumer meetings in our rooms. This year has seen the continued evolution of industrial electronics at the show especially around industry 4.0 and connectivity as well as the huge growth potential of automotive.”

Dr. Lothar Seybold, Vice President Business Unit Systems, RAFI, Germany
“The fair was a complete success. Plenty of German as well as international visitors expressed a great deal of interest in our innovations. electronica—the showcase for innovation!”

Preet Sibia, Senior Director Corporate Marketing, ON Semiconductor, USA
“electronica 2016 has been a successful event for ON Semiconductor. We were able to meet face to face with over 250 of our key global customers. The general traffic to the ON Semiconductor booth has been steadily busy everyday with addition customer interactions and the opportunity to showcase our energy efficient solutions.”

Jörg Strughold, Vice President Sales for EMEA Components, Arrow Central Europe, Germany
“Once again, electronica was an excellent opportunity to meet with as many customers as possible at a single location. The fair has been very successful for us. It gave us a good platform for demonstrating this year's leading topics—digital services and IoT solutions—to our customers in person. The fact that the fair is becoming more and more international is also noticeable. We saw more business partners that ever from countries like Italy, France, England, Eastern Europe and Israel at our stand.”

Eva Rayas, Marketing Manager, SANMINA Corporation, USA
“electronica has been an excellent tradeshow for Sanmina. The quality booth traffic exceeded our expectations. Based on the results achieved we will exhibit again for sure.”

Carola Runge-Siegel, Senior Professional Marketing Communications Business Planning & Marketing, Panasonic, Germany
“For our sector, electronica is the leading trade fair for electronic components every two years. It gives us an opportunity to present all of our group's technologies to new and existing customers from around the world. At the same time, the fair is a platform where we can see and familiarize ourselves with the market's latest trends and developments. We will exhibit at the fair again in 2018.”

Kirsten Willings, Director Communications and Marketing Services, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Germany
“For us, electronica is one of the most important trade fairs—and not just domestically. It is an extremely international exhibition, which is an essential aspect that allows us to participate with a global team and a global concept. We are already very satisfied with the fair's results. It is already obvious that this trade fair is the perfect platform for our company.”

Elmar Kohnert, Marketing Manager, Acal BFi Germany GmbH
Once more, the Acal group has been more than satisfied with the course of electronica. The good balance of new and existing customers at the fair has enabled us to open up new business areas. Due to the specialization of the halls, we have succeeded in optimally presenting our broad portfolio to the target group.

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