The evaluation of the trade visitor structure at Stanztec 2016 revealed a significant increase in trade visitors, especially from Southern, (Italy, Spain) as well as Northern (Denmark, Sweden) and Eastern Europe (Poland, Hungary). In addition, numerous trade visitors from Asia and the Americas were again welcomed. These are tool manufacturing countries as well as industrialized and emerging countries with a broad-based supplier industry. Consequently, Stanztec as a trade event is not only highly regarded by these interested parties and users, who hope to find new solutions and efficient suppliers from a visit to Stanztec.