Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA)

MDA at HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s leading business event for the complete spectrum of power transmission, motion control, and fluid technology. Returning to HANNOVER MESSE in 2017, MDA will help create a more robust trade fair experience, providing more crossover technology and synergy for your business.

At MDA, you will have the chance to explore the latest innovations boosting the efficiency and reliability of the modern production process – from individual components to complete systems. The show will also deal with key industry issues such as systems integration, condition monitoring, energy efficiency, and Industry 4.0.


Product Categories

Electrical and mechanical power transmission

  • Gear wheels, gear units, clutches, brakes, chains, spindles, shafts, belt drives
  • Gear units, steering systems and axels
  • Roller bearings, plain bearings
  • Linear motion systems
Fluid power – hydraulics and pneumatics

  • Hydraulic pumps, motors, drive units, and actuators
  • Hydraulic assemblies and systems
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders and valves
  • Control and regulation systems
  • Sensors and monitoring devices
  • Pressure fluids, filters, hoses, pipes, and connectors
  • Seals


Why Participate?

As one of 10 international flagship fairs at HANNOVER MESSE 2013, Motion, Drive & Automation achieved excellent results:

  • 1,200 exhibitors from more than 100 countries
  • 81,000 visitors, 30% from outside Germany
  • MDA Forum, leading companies present, explain and discuss their latest innovations
  • About 2,500 journalists from all over the world cover the event every year

Become an Exhibitor

HANNOVER-MESSE Motion, Drive & Automation - HANNOVER MESSE
April 24 - 28, 2017
Hannover, Germany
Hannover Exhibition Grounds


Bill Fox
Director of Sales, Industrial Automation Events Worldwide
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
Phone: +1 (773) 796-4250
Fax: +1 (773) 796-4247


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