Set-up and Dismantling / Access Regulations
How long is the set-up period?
4 June, 7 am - 10 June 2018, 2 pm
24 hous per day
10 June 2018
Access only possible for passenger cars transporting very heavy or bulky goods, to free parking areas on the exhibition grounds. No access for passenger cars, only transporting persons or portable material or for heavy vehicles; free parking for passenger cars in the Rebstock multi-storey parking house with a free shuttle bus service directly to the exhibition halls between 8 am and 10 pm. For heavy vehicles, designated parking lots will be available on the Rebstock parking area.
All packing materials must be removed, the aisles must be unobstructed. Vehicles not parked on the parking levels must have left the exhibition grounds by this time, otherwise they will be towed away at the owner’s expense. The exhibition premises will be cleaned and carpeting laid in the aisles. It will be possible to add the finishing touches to stands up to 10 pm. More detailed information will be given in the Traffic Guide that can be downloaded in the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal.
How can I apply for early set-up?
Early set-up (from 1 to 3 June 2018) can be ordered online free of charge via the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal under "Services". For May 30, 2018 for halls 3, 4 and 8 and for May 31, 2018 for halls 5, 6, 9 and 11 you can apply for advance set-up via the mail address technicalservices[at]dechema.de.
Please note that during this period the set-up times are 7 am to 5 pm and the operation of some of our facilities (lifts, toilets, catering, access gates, traffic supervisors) is only limited. Electrical connections for the early set-up period can also be ordered at the exhibitor's expense online via the exhibitor portal.
From what point in time can I dismantle my stand?
15 June 2018
Entry to the exhibition grounds is no longer possible.
End of the event. Dismantling may start now at the earliest. Entry for passenger cars and vehicles up to 3.5 t with ‘Special Dismantling Permits’ (deposit for entry permit) if you only have little material to remove and have no stored empties. Exit no later than 6 pm. “Special Dismantling Passes” can only be obtained on the last two set-up days and during the event from the Technical Services Centre in Hall 4C upon a cost takeover declaration that you are charged 200 € with the additional costs billing of Messe Frankfurt, if you do not leave the exhibition grounds on the deadline specified in the pass.
“Special Dismantling Passes” are only issued to exhibitors against proof (exhibitor pass). The number of these passes is limited to a maximum of 400. We therefore recommend that you make an early effort, but point out that pre-booking is not possible. The passes will be issued from 9.06.-15.06.2018 in the time from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Entry starting at 4:00 pm and departure by no later than 6:00 pm are only possible at the gate specified on the pass. Your pass will not be charged only if you leave the exhibition grounds with your vehicle by 6:00 pm. After 6:00 pm, you keep the “Special Dismantling Pass” as a receipt and the 200 € will be charged with the additional costs billing of Messe Frankfurt.
For safety reasons the walkway in the Via Mobile and the escalators will be shut down after the exhibition has ended and passenger elevators will be secured against overload.
approx. 6.30 pm
Entry starts for vehicles up to 7.49 metric tons maximum gross weight from the assembly point for dismantling vehicles on the Rebstock parking area. Entry to the exhibition grounds begins exclusively from this location! Empties will not be available. Exception: priority empties, max. 15 m³ per stand, without use of a forklift, for details see the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal under “Services”, “Logistics”.
After the removal of the carpeting in the aisles , the freight lifts in the halls and the gates to the ground-floor levels will be opened.
16 June 2018
Due to the very high volume of empties for security reasons the empty packaging materials will be delivered to the stands from 2 am to 8 am (empties night). All vehicles must have left the exhibition grounds. Vehicles still on the exhibition grounds outside parking areas P4 and P9 will be towed away at the owner’s expense. It will no longer be possible to drive onto the exhibition grounds. Only passenger cars have access to the parking areas P4 via Tor Nord (North Gate) and P9 via Tor 9 (Gate 9). No parking in front of the halls!
Regular dismantling begins - stored empties are available. The premises are opened for vehicle traffic. As during set-up, all vehicles (heavy vehicles, transporters, passenger cars) report to the check-in on the Rebstock parking area. Only vehicles registered at the check-in will receive access to the exhibition grounds, always depending on the current situation of the premises. Please be aware of the information sheet to the check-in procedure , which is provided on our website. The logistically important loading and unloading areas in direct proximity to the halls are solely reserved for trailer trucks. Separate loading zones for vehicles smaller than 7.5 metric tons maximum gross weight and transporters will be available on the exhibition grounds. Passenger cars are solely to be parked in the parking lots of hall 4 and 9 during the complete dismantling period. Forklifts need to be ordered well in advance.
Dismantling is possible continuously until 6 pm on Tuesday, 19 June 2018.
19 June 2018
End of dismantling.
What can I do if I need more time for dismantling?
The regular dismantling period ends at 6 pm on 19 June 2018. If you need more time extended dismantling can be ordered at the exhibitor’s expense via technicalservices[at]dechema.de (application deadline: 13 June 2018). The charge is € 100.00 per stand and hour. Late applications will be subject to a surcharge of 100 %. Extended dismantling ends at noon on 20 June 2018 at the latest.
Can I use my own forklift or electric pallet truck?
The employment of exhibitors' own forklifts is prohibited for safety reasons. Forklifts can be ordered from the Logistics Service of Messe Frankfurt (via the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal under "Services" - "Logistics"). Electric pallet trucks may be used for transporting goods at ground level both inside and outside the exhibition halls. It is prohibited to use them for loading and unloading for safety reasons.