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Together with our suppliers and customers we are also working on developing solutions and support in the fight against COVID-19! Read more below.


A lead was found every minute on interzum @home!

interzum @home 2021 drew to a close on Friday, 7 May 2021, with excellent overall results. For four whole days, interzum proved that its digital edition, interzum @home, can also present relevant issues emotionally and provide a whole industry with fresh, creative inspiration. Global megatrends such as digitalisation, individualisation, mobility and urbanisation were reflected in the presentations by the exhibiting companies. But the focus this year was on sustainability. In total, more than 10,000 participants from 132 countries were active on the platform. “The last few days have shown how creatively the industry approaches new challenges. It has been a tremendous experience. But for me, it was also an impressive demonstration of the relevance and attractiveness of the interzum brand on the international stage. Like many other trade fairs, we have however seen that face-to-face contact is immensely important, which is why I view interzum @home 2021 as a successful case study for interzum’s future hybrid orientation. I am firmly convinced that interzum 2023 will naturally have a strong physical presence here in Cologne, but its attractive digital offerings will make it even more valuable for all participants. Whether an event is purely digital or in person, my conclusion is that it is vital to have a strong trade fair with a global appeal in the right place at the right time – and interzum is such an event,” says Oliver Frese, COO of Koelnmesse.


Digital edition of interzum very international

At the heart of the event from the outset were networking, knowledge exchanges, high-quality content, an extensive event programme and the latest solutions and product innovations from the 142 participating companies from 24 countries. With this line-up of exhibitors, this year’s digital edition of interzum was very international. One of the new platform’s key elements was networking opportunities, and the participants used its diverse features for a lively exchange on all four days of the trade fair. There were over 80,000 chat conversations and audio/video calls in total. During the 5,760 minutes of interzum @home, more than 10,000 leads were generated, which amounts to more than one lead per minute. A considerable 3.5 terabytes of video raw material had been produced in studio recordings for interzum @home. No less than 230 digital events with a total of 4,240 minutes of content were hosted, attracting about 100,000 visits from 132 countries. With this audience, interzum @home demonstrated the trade fair’s continued strong international reach on the visitor side as well. The highly international nature of the digital edition was largely the result of the communication strategy employed by interzum, which adapted to the novel circumstances this year. Focusing on a broad, well-coordinated digital advertising campaign gave the event a high profile, generated extensive reach and attracted a large number.


The future is hybrid

In interzum @home, Koelnmesse has created an innovative format through which the exhibiting companies were able to demonstrate the state of the art in the industry. On the whole, exhibitors agreed that a digital trade fair cannot replace an in-person interzum event in Cologne. “For us at Koelnmesse, and also for exhibitors, the last four days represented a steep learning curve,” says Oliver Frese. “A number of key points emerged,” explains the Chief Operating Officer. Firstly, user access to the platform must be as easy and convenient as possible; secondly, exciting, well-edited content, thorough preparation, good presentation and active lead management always prevailed. That means we’ve learned even more about the features and topics our visitors are interested in, in particular about which content on interzum @home’s interactive Showfloor and which parts of streams kept particularly large numbers of viewers absorbed. This kind of analysis is very important for us and our exhibitors. We will now compare our experiences with those of the exhibitors in order to further develop our digital platform together, because we believe the trade fair concept of the future will be hybrid,” says Frese. At interzum 2023, digital components will represent a logical extension to physical presence in the trade fair halls. In the future, the focus will be on knowledge and content in the online space, and experiences and socialising at the venue, but always with fluid transitions between the two – with networking as the connecting element, which is possible both online and offline, and which will always be important.

Copyrigth Koelnmesse


Latest Updates

New colleague

Evelyn has been with us since the beginning of March. She is supporting us and our customers in order processing.
In addition Sabine has joined us for a period of approx. 10 weeks as an intern.

At order@ you can now send Christina and Evelyn your inquiries and orders.

Our service@ address is still available for all other matters.

In addition, we have set up an invoice@ address for our accounting.


Ladies and Gentlemen,

We all are in a very difficult, serious situation. What impact Corona will have on our economies is not predictable by anyone. There are always new developments and scenarios.

For some time now we have been informed continuously and up-to-date about all essential Corona news related to the current situation.

We all hope for better news and a positive turn of this crisis.

S-M-S would like to promise to you all that we will stand by your side during this time and we are sure that we all together will master this crisis and come back to a normal life.

For the moment, please be careful and stay healthy.

Fighting COVID-19

We too want to support the fight against the virus and therefore are using our resources to procure machines and masks.

Our contacts in Asia help. Specifically, we are able to import machines and masks.

Finished products are available immediately, depending on the quantity and capacities of the carriers and shipping service provider.

Call us or send a message to service@, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Lian Rou has launched a new machine for the production of disposable masks.

We have been able to use our years of experience in welding non-wovens through the manufacturing of pocket spring machines.

The first machines will be delivered in May and there are more machines available to meet the demand Europe.


In addition, Lian Rou has developed a new machine for manufacturing NP95 masks.

This machine can also be ordered now. Please contact us for a detailed offer.

Current Offers

Second Hand Machinery

We currently have a range of second hand machinery available. Please check our second hand machinery section.

Spare Parts

Selected spare parts are now sold at a special price. In addition, as indicated at the beginning of the year, we were able to lower our prices. We look forward to your inquiry!

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