580,000 people visit bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany

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Ritchie Bros. and Mascus among 3,400+ exhibitors onsite


Thousands of people at the Liebherr stand at bauma 2016
Photo courtesy bauma


An estimated 580,000 people visited bauma in Munich, Germany, this month. Billed as the world’s largest equipment trade show, the event featured 3,400+ exhibitors from 58 countries, including Ritchie Bros.

“The response from participants this year was amazing,” said Klaus Dittrich, Chairman & CEO of Messe München in a press release. “Many exhibitors are talking about a record level of demand at bauma 2016. And that is an extremely positive sign in this current uncertain climate.”

Ritchie Bros. and Mascus at bauma 2016


Ritchie Bros.’ bauma 2016 booth


For this year’s bauma event, Ritchie Bros. was joined by newly-acquired Mascus and showcased its multi-channel solutions to customers from around the world. The Ritchie Bros. booth at bauma 2016 had an Oktoberfest theme, including award-winning beer and food from Bavaria.

See more photos of our bauma 2016 booth.

Equipment highlights at bauma 2016


Komatsu PC7000 front shovel at bauma 2016
Photo courtesy bauma


There were a number of standout booths among the thousands onsite. Komatsu showcased its massive PC7000 mining shovel, Liebherr presented its new 200-ton R2000 excavator, Volvo showcased its latest articulated dump truck (the Volvo A60H), and Cummins showed off its next generation of ultra-clean engines which meet the EU’s Stage V emissions regulations.


A Volvo A60H articulated dumper at bauma 2016


bauma 2016 by the numbers

  • 580,000 visitors from 200 countries
  • Top 3 attending countries: Germany, Austria & Switzerland
  • 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries
  • 605,000-m2 (149 acres) of exhibition space


Aerial view of bauma 2016 trade show in Munich
Photo courtesy bauma


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The 32nd bauma trade show will take place in Munich from April 8-14, 2019. Learn more at bauma.de.

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