ConExpo1975

These ConExpo articles were published in Construction Equipment Guide (CEG) on March 5, 1975 and June 25, 1975, respectively. These and other ConExpo articles to follow will be part of a continuing series that take a look back at ConExpos past through the reporting of CEG.

Total attendance at ConExpo 1975 exceeded 140,000 and compares to a total of 125,000 that attended the last show in 1969. There were a total of 251 exhibitors, of whom 220 were construction equipment and component manufacturers. There were 17,000 visitors from overseas including 500 from Australia alone.

These ConExpo articles were published in Construction Equipment Guide (CEG) on March 5, 1975 and June 25, 1975, respectively. These and other ConExpo articles to follow will be part of a continuing series that take a look back at ConExpos past through the reporting of CEG.

(Editor’s note: This article was published in CEG Feb. 19, 1975.)ConExpo, the show everyone involved in the construction equipment industry has been waiting for, opened this past week in Chicago. Held every six years by CIMA, ConExpo is the world’s largest privately sponsored indoor trade show.

Editor’s Note: These ConExpo articles were published in Construction Equipment Guide (CEG) on Feb. 5, 1975. These and other ConExpo articles to follow will be part of a continuing series that take a look back at ConExpos past through the reporting of CEG.