FRANKFURT, Germany - One of the major trade shows in Europe for plumbing and HVACR had a statistically strong showing, according to its organizers.

The ISH Expo - which goes under the names International Trade Fair for Building and Energy Technology, The Bathroom Experience, and Air Conditioning and Ventilation Technology - was said to have had 192,175 visitors for the mid-March event, a 7-percent increase over the previous event in 2003, according to Messe Frankfurt Exhibition.

In addition to industry individuals, the exhibition traditionally opens the show to the general public on the last day of the five-day event.

The expo in Frankfurt, Germany, drew 2,350 exhibitors.

Publication date: 05/16/2005