213 exhibitors on more then 90,000m² over 3 days

RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE, the practically focused demonstration trade fair for mechanical engineering, construction and environmental technology, is set to once again showcase the innovative strength of these industries.

The event will deliver a comprehensive range of topics at a single location. These will include construction machinery and attachments, material transport and handling, and construction waste recycling, to name just the areas that link the two sectors of the trade fair duo. The 90,000 square metres of exhibition area at RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE featured some wide-ranging demonstration areas. Three quarters of exhibitors used the event to showcase their products in action, either at their own stand or on one of the five demonstration areas. These included the special theme area scrap and metal, and the demonstration building sites for special heavy construction, conduit construction, and e-mobility in compact construction, gardening and landscaping. These were accompanied by the new attachments arena.

TiefbauLIVE - Shortfilm 2022

Open-air grounds, RecyclingAKTIV, TiefbauLIVE

Facts and Figures

What makes TiefbauLIVE so special?
The exhibitors, the visitors and the area occupied. But above all the heart of the event - the live demonstrations!

Excavators, tippers, attachments

Review 2022

Over the course of the three-day exhibition, around 9,500 visitors discovered a wide range of products and solutions on offer from over 210 manufacturers, dealers and service providers in the construction and environmental engineering sectors. The high proportion of industry visitors, the larger scope and the return of personal discussions made RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE 2022 a great success.

Stand VDBUM, Hall

Strong Partner VDBUM

TiefbauLIVE-counselor and organiser of the demonstration building sites "conduit construction", "special heavy construction" and the special theme area "e-mobility in compact construction". You are exhibitor and member? Take advantage of the exclusive member-discount to the amount of 25 % on the floorspace.

Portrait Horst Möhrle, Application Consultant Automation, MTS Maschinentechnik Schrode AG

MTS has been at RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE since the very beginning. It is perfect for catching up with our customers. Recycling has become a key issue for everyone in the construction industry, which is why it is great to see both sectors represented together here. We also love the family feel and compact nature of the exhibition grounds.


Horst Möhrle, Application Consultant Automation, MTS Maschinentechnik Schrode AG

Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre

When hosting the event for the first time in 2017, the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre proved the ideal location for the twin trade fairs RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE.

Both visitors and exhibitors praised the quality of the new location. The exhibition grounds are perfectly connected to the autobahn network, allowing drivers to reach the slip road in Karlsruhe Süd in under 10 minutes. There is also a shuttle bus service that provides a direct connection (15 minutes) to the city’s main train station. Most importantly, the location features over 90.000 sqm of exhibition area.

The exhibition grounds in Karlsruhe offer everything that exhibitors need for a successful trade fair. The open-air exhibition areas feature realistic ground conditions. The modern, bright and open hall areas are fitted with air conditioning and feature a high floor load-bearing capacity of 3 t/sqm. On top of this, a comprehensive logistics service ensures that demonstrations run smoothly on both the stands and exhibition areas.

Everything on one level

Map of the exhibition area of the RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE

The visitor circuit concept takes you through the recyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE hall area to the adjacent outdoor area with other exhibitors. In the area of ​​the main entrance there are further presentation areas, which include product placements.

You can find out more about the exhibition areas in the section Become an exhibitor.

Portrait Dr. Martin Thelen, Marketing Director, JCB Deutschland GmbH

Compared to the location at the Baden Airpark, the new location at Karlsruhe Trade Fair Center is a significant improvement. The visitor guidance is clear and logically structured. We are satisfied.


Dr. Martin Thelen, Marketing Director, JCB Deutschland GmbH