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8 – 12 September 2020 Frankfurt am Main Save the date

Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning

Car wash, care and reconditioning moves from the outside exhibition area to the new hall 12.

New home for Car Wash

View on Hall 12

Car wash, care and reconditioning are areas that will be getting a roof over their head as they move from the outside exhibition area to their new home. The top-modern Hall 12 is located close to products and services relating to things such as Repair & Maintenance (Halls 8, 9, 11) and Dealer & Workshop Management (Hall 9.1).

Synergies in the fields of care and reconditioning are also created in the new section on "Classic Cars", which covers businesses relating to cult cars, including veteran, vintage and modern classics. Moreover, immediately next door, in Hall 12, the co-located show REIFEN will be held in parallel to Automechanika Frankfurt.

Car Wash Podium

Car Wash Podium

At the Automechanika Car Wash Podium industry experts offer insights into the world of car wash, care and reconditioning. Topics include digitalisation (WashTec Cleaning Technology GmbH), a technological outlook on the market (Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG), trends in the market, self-service car wash (Nilfisk GmbH), the future of car wash and many more. No registration needed.

Wednesday (12 September 2018) until Friday (14 September 2018) in hall 12.0 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A time travel through Car Wash & Care” – 1971 to 2018

CarWash Info on Tour Logo

Visit us in hall 12.0 on Stand C11 and immerse yourself in the history of Car Wash & Care! A picture gallery documents the path of the car wash industry at the Automechanika from the outdoor area to its new home in hall 12.0. There you will find, among other things, the first CarWash machines: let yourself be inspired!

The product group in detail:

Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning
  • Washing (car wash halls and lines, wash stations, washing equipment, accessories)
  • Vehicle care (exterior and interior cleaning, equipment for vehicle care, cleaning and care products)
  • Vehicle preparation (exterior and interior preparation, nano paint sealing, smart repair, upholstery and leather repair, ozone treatment) 
  • Filling station equipment (filling station equipment, tank systems for alternative fuels) 
  • Industry institutions and publishers

‘For many years, we had been proposing that the open air exhibition area be moved indoors, and we are looking forward to the new Automechanika 2018 and the opportunity it gives us to share ideas with our key accounts, international distributors, customers and business associates.’

‘How will the car of the future be cleaned, and what changes will connectivity, digitisation, e-cars and self-driving vehicles bring for the car wash process? Automechanika 2018 is the place to find answers.’

‘We look forward to a new environment at Automechanika 2018 where we are going to present our unique products in detail to the professional visitors.’

‘What can we do to improve the experience and the washing process itself? We look forward to new discussions in a new and modern environment.’

‘We are looking forward to meet professional visitors from all over the world to present the digital world of car wash by using our EasyCarWash in the new hall 12.’

More themes in hall 12

REIFEN & Automechanika Keyvisuals

REIFEN as co-located show

REIFEN is a well-known trade fair, previously held in Essen, but which now for the first time will take place concurrently with Automechanika in Frankfurt. A perfect match, since more and more tire dealers offer automobile services, whilst automotive dealers are extending the range of tires they offer.

REIFEN: Hall 12.1

Karosseriearbeiten an einem Oldtimer

Classic Cars

Automechanika Frankfurt is the only trade fair to show the whole value adding chain for the business of vintage and classic cars. This includes parts and paint manufacturers, insurers, finance solution providers, start-ups and many more.

Location: Hall 12.1

Exernal view on Hall 12

New hall on the trade fair site

Automechanika Frankfurt’s 25 anniversary show will see the new Hall 12 come on line. With a gross area of 33,600 square metres it is the biggest and most modern hall of the western part of the site. The new hall is home to the themes of Classic Cars, Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning in addition to REIFEN.


You would like to exhibit in the “Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning” area?

Please contact our Sales Manager:

Magdalena Wessel

Sales Manager - Product groups: Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning - Halls: 12.0, Outdoor exhibition area F 12

Magdalena Wessel


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