International Hardware Show 2014 – Big Wipes in Cologne

The mood barometer at the 39th International Hardware Show in Cologne, which took place from 9-12 March 2014, was positively optimistic.

Big Wipes and the other 2782 participants from 53 countries were of the unanimous opinion that the quality of the event was very high and confirmed the positioning of the trade fair as the leading international business and innovation hub of the hardware industry.

International Hardware Show 2014 - Big Wipes in Cologne

Big Wipes was exhibiting in the segments Tools, Industrial Supply, Fasteners & Fixings, Fittings and Home Improvement, which represented an exhibition space spanning 142,000 square metres.  Around 50,000 trade visitors from 136 countries visited the International Hardware Show and it felt like they all came to our stand.  As per usual, we were inundated with visitors, who couldn’t believe their eyes when they witnessed the power of the new 4×4 formula Big Wipes. “Like magic”, was a phrase we heard very often!

The unique benefit of Big Wipes cleaning wipes is their ability to shift all modern construction sealants, adhesives, paints, coatings and grime in an instant. As they are completely portable, they can be kept close to hand to remove this muck before it gets a chance to fully cure.

International Hardware Show 2014 - Big Wipes in Cologne

The preservative-free Big Wipes formula contains four powerful cleaning agents and four dermatologically tested skin conditioners, making the Big Wipes range of cleaning products even tougher on grime and even kinder to your hands.

Big Wipes are antibacterial and are assessed to the latest EU Regulation 1223/2009 for cosmetic products, with zero levels of irritation recorded during controlled testing by dermatologists.

In addition, Big Wipes supplies the 4×4 Power Spray, a powerful, fast-acting antibacterial cleaning spray to help your hands and your tools stay clean no matter what the job.

International Hardware Show 2014 - Big Wipes in Cologne

“We are delighted that we were able to record a 4.5 percent increase in the number of exhibitors at the International Hardware Show, compared to the previous event. Furthermore, the number of trade visitors remained stable and the international nature of the fair has further increased,” is how Katharina C. Hamma, Chief Operating Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH, described the positive development regarding the quantity and quality at the fair.