Seven Industrial Mega-Shows Open in Shanghai, Leading the Resumption of Intelligent Manufacturing in the Post-pandemic Era

The annual industry events in the Asia-Pacific Region of PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA and ComVac ASIA kick off today at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The four-day events will be parallel with ICCE ASIA, E-PACK TECH, China International Special Steel Industry Exhibition and Factorynetwork Business Conference. Seven grand events together attract nearly 2,000 enterprises to participate in an exhibition area of 190,000 sqm. Trade visitors are expected to reach 100,000 on site.


To actively cope with unexpected COVID-19, PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA and ComVac ASIA join hands together in close collaboration to plan for a series of activities including the offline press day, in order to pass on a message to the industry and boost industrial confidence. “The interconnection of PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA and ComVac ASIA this year will provide more platforms and potentials for trade interaction between upstream and downstream enterprises, driving a joint transformation and upgrading of relevant industries.” said by Gary Liu, Managing Director of Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, “At the same time, the exhibitions have adhered to high international standards. Overseas enterprises actively registered the shows through their subsidiaries and agencies in China, which will contribute to the dual-cycle development pattern.”


Warm-up for the 30th Anniversary of PTC ASIA

Under the theme of “Driven to be SMART”, PTC ASIA 2020 sets up 11 thematic segments of hydraulics, pneumatics, seals, gears, motors, coupling and brakes, chains, belts, springs, bearings and industrial supply. It attracts nearly 1,000 famous enterprises including Guomao, Mayr, SIT Indeva, Transtecno, Deli, Bonfiglioli, Tailong, Fangli, Donly, Jinlong, Reach, Shanghai Success, Ningbo Huali, Xingming, MTS, Hanshang, Zhongyi, Uranus, Bucher, Stronger, Hoyea, Yankuang Jintong, Hengong, ZWZ, NKE, Rexnord, ISB, DHK, Huanchi, New Sun, Sono, Xinchao, Airtop, SNS, Sealtech, Angst+Pfister, DMH, TSMT,Zhongye, Ailate, Fluorseals, SEW and NORD to display innovative results of smart manufacturing on an area of about 70,000 sqm.


As the vane for the power and transmission industry, PTC ASIA has assumed responsibilities to drive the future and is committed to serving as a platform of professional purchasing and information sharing, making contribution to the industrial modernization. The year of 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of PTC ASIA. To celebrate this historic moment, organizers has officially launched the 30th Anniversary Plan for PTC ASIA with a series of activities expressing gratitude to cooperation partners and clients. Gary indicated that we would not only design a new key visual along with the 30th anniversary Logo, but also cooperate with the media, loyal exhibitors and visitors to voice for the anniversary, and publish a special issue of collected exhibition photos. Meanwhile, offline tea parties, visits to industrial clusters and online broadcasting are to be scheduled to extend the exhibition effect and enhance mutual communication. In 2021, there will be many exciting activities such as opening ceremony and evening reception during the exhibition. Besides, the PTC Week will be created to incorporate elements of private small businesses training, financial service consulting, social interaction and entertainment. Far more than a platform to exhibit products and technologies, PTC ASIA is set to become an offline grand party connecting Chinese and foreign transmission industry and offering diversified values to exhibitors and visitors. The Industry-University-Research Result Exhibition Zone will be upgraded. Furthermore, the concurrent overseas association summit will also inject more international perspectives to the 30th anniversary of PTC ASIA.


As the market is raising higher requirements for human resources, greater progress has been achieved for smart plants and manufacturing, and the digital transformation and remote intelligent services are applied more actively into practice. To keep up with the trend, numerous summits and symposiums will be organized this time. Topics include smart manufacturing, innovative technologies in fluid power and transmission components, integration of mechanics-electronics-hydraulics for agricultural machinery, 5G and components, and digitized gears. Application and solutions of the Industrial Internet and the Smart Control will also be discussed against the background of COVID-19. Meanwhile, PTC ASIA Smart Drive Workshop, a brand forum, will build on previous success and invite famous experts, scholars and middle and senior managers from enterprises to share insights. The 6th Smart Manufacturing Forum organized by VDMA will display advanced technologies and practices for the Industrial 4.0, including digitalization, interconnection, communication, predictive maintenance and the integrated framework of OPC. In addition, VDMA will release fundamental rules and standards for the integrated OPC framework. Executives from Schaeffler, NORD, Bosch Rexroth, Pepperl+Fuchs, IFM, Lenze, Weidmüller, RHEINTACHO and Agiletech will deliver speeches. And what is worth mentioning is that the Smart Drive Workshop in PTC ASIA 2020 will cooperate with two professional and elite outlets for marketing services, MEC and Martec, to provide marketing personnel and elites with the Digital Marketing Trend for Industrial Manufacturing Enterprises as a platform of wisdom sharing and mutual learning on industrial trends.


CeMAT ASIA Debuts “AGV Theme Day”

The dismal beginning of 2020 has challenged all industries but also incubated needs in special scenarios, opening up prospects for the logistics business. At the same time, the enlarging group of users and increasing demands of delivery have made technological upgrading a very pressing issue. Against this background, CeMAT ASIA that has just celebrated its 20th anniversary will further explore the core theme of “Smart Logistics” to continuously support the digital transformation of logistics businesses. More than 700 enterprises including Dematic, Beijing Research Institute of Automation for Machinery Industry, Beijing Materials Handling Research Institute, Kunming KSEC, Damon, Zhongding Integration, Nti Logistics, JD, Blue Sword, Gen-song, OMH, Honeywell, Hangcha Group, Vstrong, HUAZH, Galaxis, Wayz, INFORM, Hojin, JingXing, Zikoo, Eoslift Kuangshi, Tianjin Master, New Beiyang, Lonlink, huayi zhongheng, OTL, Kingmore, HC, Ginfon, Automha, MIAS, Enfon, Modula,SEW, Gaoke, Nova, Gangyu, ITOH, Speed, Phoebus, P+F, SICK, Cognex, ifm, KEYENCE, Siemens, Phoenix, Wago, Schneider, E-P EQUIPMENT, Vita Wheel, Tianneng, Santroll, Longhe, Prolog, Shuangqi, BETTER CONVEY, Xianglong, Apollo, GPG, NOVOCRANE, Gorbel and WORLDHOISTS will present system integration and solutions, forklifts and accessories, conveying and sorting equipment, logistics robots, packaging equipment, lifting equipment and accessories, and other novel products and solutions.


Thanks to automation in plants and the gradual development of technologies of computer integrated manufacturing, AGV is enjoying a rapid expansion of application and fast improving capabilities. Application of robotics and AGV in all sorts of sectors has played a full role in a very effective way especially considering the outbreak of COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020. The AGV Theme Day is thus especially launched by CeMAT ASIA for the first time to echo the booming AGV industry and increasing of AGV exhibitors. Robotic giants and AGV representative businesses including Hikvision, Geekplus, Quicktron, SIASUN, Mushiny, Guozi, Huaray, Mooe, MRROBOTICS, Nava, AGV ROBOJingYuan, Libiao, Iplus, Yufeng, VisionNav, Malu Innovation, Bito, ForwardX, Noble, Casun, Staubli and Bosch Rexroth will all make their presence. Dozens of special forums and seminars on AGV robotics will be held in groups on the AGV Theme Day presenting products, techniques, industrial trends and innovative technologies. Partners including Shanghai Robotics Industry Research Institute, New Strategy, and Rogo will bring to us their characteristic forums and events to jointly create a carnival for AGV robotics.


CeMAT ASIA Innovation Salon, a star program, will meet the public as scheduled. The organizer has worked with the Fraunhofer Logistics Institute, Shanghai-Amazon AWS Joint Innovation Center, China Storage and Transport, Logistics & Material Handling and the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing to launch a 3-day Innovation Salon with more than 30 sessions of high quality speeches on smart manufacturing, smart logistics, AI, cloud computing, IoT and supply chain planning for vertical industries such as fresh food, shoes and clothing, automobile and spare parts. In addition, more than 30 events of different scales will support the salon during which the Logistics Branch of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society will relaunch the Research Report on the Material Handling Equipment Industry in China 2018-2019 and organize an industrial high-level forum. The forum organized by the Shanghai Robotics Industrial and Technology Institute further supports the formulation and improvement of industrial standards of mobile robots in China. Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Competition 2020, a machinery and engineering competition for Chinese university students that has been organized for the second consecutive year during CeMAT ASIA, definitely will attract attention from everyone.


It is noteworthy that ICCE ASIA for the first time is incorporated into CeMAT ASIA focusing on storage and transport to smooth over the whole cold chain. The exhibition of cold-chain logistics has supply chain services exhibition area, cold chain storage technology and equipment exhibition area, cold chain transportation and distribution technology exhibition area, cold-chain IT exhibition area and temperature control technology exhibition area, attracting JD ColdChain, VX Logistic Properties, ZM Logistics, SINOTRANS Cold Chain Logistics, CAWIMCC, Foton Ollin, Forland, Hangcha and other famous enterprises. This festival of cold chain logistics will also become one of the new spotlights for the show.


ComVac ASIA Pushing Compressors to Smart Manufacturing 4.0

Centering on three themes of intelligent manufacturing, energy conservation and high-efficiency, and technology and environmental protection, ComVac ASIA 2020, an international feast for compressed air technology and vacuum technology, supports compressors to march toward an era of intelligent manufacturing 4.0 by exploring compressor solutions featuring high efficiency and energy conservation from perspectives of overall machine optimization, air system evaluation and system energy conservation. The exhibition of nearly 20,000 sqms will attract nearly 250 compressor companies including ATLAS COPCO, KAISHAN, BaoSi, Stronix, ANEST IWATA, Baldor, Screw, Hanbell, MOBO, Bauer, Ecoair, ZHIGAO, Turbo-Tech, Honest, Lida, GAIRS, EAST ASIA, Shijiazhuang Kangpusi, Hiturbine, Granklin, DHH, UNITED, Xinlei, High Air, HUADE, HENGDE, DENAIR, Areodynamic, SEIZE, HANDE, DMG, TURBOCOMPRE, ZHILUN, OFAC, Zhongli, RISANm DREAM, EMAGING and Haoxiang, CHANUN, among which many are first-tier well-known exhibitors with plans to debut new technologies and products, and organize on-site launch events of new high-quality products.


A dozen of forums and activities organized during the same period will all be very exciting. The forum held by Ouryao together with ComVac ASIA will concentrate on quality management of pharmaceutical sterilized plant and sterilization controlling technology in environmental space, presenting an audio and video feast for the audience sharing concerns for the pharmaceutical industry. Famous brands like Atlas, BSC and SCR will share their valuable cases and experience, adding to the appeal of the exhibition.


Organizers facilitate visitors to meet on the “Cloud”

Considering restrictions brought out by COVID-19, organizers have offered two customized visiting programs for domestic and foreign professional buyers based on situations in China and overseas to ensure more visitors from home and abroad would attend events safe and sound with great results. The “Enjoy Meeting” is promoted for domestic professional buyers, inviting more of them that have needs of purchasing and group visits to precisely match with exhibitors. This ensures all parties concerned would enjoy the meeting, a real contribution to the domestic cycle of economic development. Besides, “Online Guided Tours” is accessible to overseas buyers for the first time who could not make presence on site. It provides effective online tour and visiting instructed and organized by professional guides. Within 2 hours, visitors could tour around many famous enterprises of different industrial and sectoral themes. Every exhibitor will pitch for 15-20 minutes in English to global buyers on their latest products and technologies. Targeted online face-to-face meetings help those who could not travel to China to identify Chinese component supplies for cooperation and better understand the Chinese industrial market.


Seven industrial mega-shows at SNIEC from November 3 to 6 in 2020, will take a lead of the resumption of smart manufacturing in the post-pandemic era, accelerating the domestic cycle for the industry and economy and contributing to the dual circulation.


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