27 on 30 march 2018Parc des expositions
Paris Nord Villepinte

Maintenance Village

Maintenance accounts for the following each year in France:

  • €21.2 billion in the manufacturing sector (2.3% of production by value), including €7.1 billion that is outsourced
  • €17.6 billion in real estate and services, including €13.2 billion that is outsourced
  • €12 billion in maintenance of manufacturing products and components
  • 450,000 highly qualified jobs, including 12,000 executives and 8,500 graduates of courses ranging from CAP (vocational training) to Master’s degrees

(Source: Afim)


Maintenance Village at SMART INDUSTRIES

Smart Industrie’s maintenance village, located in Hall 3, will feature all the expertise in the maintenance sector: from new technologies to transversal issues. 


  1. A comprehensive range of know-how:

·         Maintenance work on production equipment

·         Maintenance work on transport and handling equipment

·         Maintenance work on energies and utilities

·         Measuring devices for maintenance

·         Vacuum cleaners for maintenance

·         Workshop equipment for maintenance

·         OHS equipment for maintenance

·         Telecommunication and mobility equipment for maintenance

·         Lubricants

·         Individual and collective tools for maintenance

·         Conditional and diagnostic maintenance tools for maintenance

·         Maintenance-specific tools for maintenance

·         Vacuum pumps for maintenance

·         Pumps and compressors for maintenance

·         Gas springs for maintenance

·         Individual safety for maintenance

·         Suspension and damping systems for maintenance

·         Regulatory tests

·         Non-destructive tests

·         Expertise and analyses of failures and accidents

·         CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management)

·         DSS (Decision Support System)

·         CTM (Centralised Technical Management)

·         Other CAMT (Computer-Aided Maintenance Techniques)

·         Specific IT developments applied to maintenance

·         EDM (Electronic Document Management)

·         Technical documentation for maintenance

·         Electronic management of technical documentation


  1. Visitors interested in the Maintenance sector

Manager / Departmental head
34% Engineer / Executive
10% Technician / Supervisor
7% Employee / Worker

General management
Consulting & R&D
Quality / Methodology

  1. The exhibitors at the Maintenance village

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  1. The International Maintenance Forum

The 28th Francophone Maintenance Forum organised by Afim will take place at the exhibition (in the Hall 3 mezzanine). It is designed as a place to meet others, share professional experiences, and promote best practices.

All the exhibition’s visitors are invited to freely attend discussions led by experts on topics that impact or transform the Maintenance sector:

  • The Maintenance sector in France: economic and legal data
  • Safety: methods and solutions to improve the safety of maintenance workers
  • The role and challenges facing maintenance in the industry of the future 
  • The impact of innovative technologies on maintenance
  • Focus on tribology
  • International: case studies and feedback on maintenance best practices

Details to come.


  1. Workshops and conferences that will take place during the exhibition:
  • Conference: Remote Maintenance (Tuesday, 28th March, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.)

The manufacturing sector benefits in more ways than one from the latest IT tools – in terms of mobility, accessibility, efficiency, and responsiveness. Companies that integrate these solutions save time and enable direct access to information. We will look at how this is affecting maintenance.


  • Exhibitor workshops are coming

Our press partners

  • Maintenance and Co: Maintenance and Co is a portal for prevention, safety, and maintenance professionals. It presents several of the best resources covering those topics for the manufacturing, real estate, and service sectors.

  • Maintenance & Business: Maintenance & Business – manufacturing services provide essential information in all key manufacturing sectors where maintenance is a strategic component.

  • Production Maintenance: Production Maintenance is the leading professional information magazine on maintenance and risk prevention.


For any exhibition requests, please contact Ms. Noura Said Ahmed
Email: noura.said-ahmed@gl-events.com
Phone: +33 (0)1 44 31 83 06

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