With a significant comeback, Brings a new industry in the future time! The Industrial Fair Network 2023 Kicks off in Shanghai Today

Powered by HANNOVER MESSE, a world-class industrial technology exhibition, and representing the top notch in the Asia Pacific region, The Industrial Fair Network 2023 grandly opened at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) today. Ten exhibitions at all levels of the industry including PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA are held concomitantly this time, attracting nearly 3,200 domestic and overseas famous businesses to an exhibition area of over 230,000 sqm. Together, they will embrace a new industrial age with their visitors.


Gary Liu, Managing Director of Hannover Milano Fairs China Ltd. reckoned that: after two years, now comes the great return of The Industrial Fair Network in Shanghai. Ever since its registration, this year's fair network has received active responses from numerous enterprises. Regarding the overall plan for the exhibition hall, many outdoor halls are specially set this year, among which the brand-new central logistics hall (W6) is themed on technology, eco-friendliness, digitization, and OE2, OE3 are placed by expanding the halls of hydraulics, pneumatics, seals and bearings. OW6 hosts two exemplar events, the Second High-End Manufacturing Development Forum and the China Mechanical Engineering Innovation and Creativity Competition for University Students—Intelligent Manufacturing Competition. The flexible simultaneous indoor and outdoor display, online and offline multimedia methods, and the heavyweight forum throughout the entire show will present the future industrial forces in multiple aspects and bring to visitors a refreshing viewing experience.


PTC ASIA Decodes the Digital Low-carbon Trend

As a trend-setter in power transmission industry in the Asia Pacific region, PTC ASIA 2023 covers 11 major categories, such as hydraulics, pneumatics, seals, gears, motors, coupling and brakes, chains, belts, springs, bearings and industrial supply. Shanghai welcomed over 1,500 enterprises related to core spare parts in smart manufacturing, including HAWE, ATOS, Kawasaki, KTR, Poclain, Hengli Hydraulics, Taifeng, Huade, YUCI, Liyuan, JELPC, EMC, SONO, Freudenberg Dichtomatik, Schaeffler, Timken, C&U, LYC, SEW, Donly, Tailong, Jienuo, NGC, JIE, Jinlong, ABLE, Fangli, CHOHO, Hengjiu, CPT, SCS, Gates and SIT INDEVA. They came here with the purpose of fathoming out an innovation solution under the trend of digital and low-carbonized upgrading. German and Italian pavilions have gathered here again, preparing to showcase international manufacturing prowess.


High-quality processors play a crucial role in the process of precision machining. It is worth mentioning that this year’s PTC ASIA boasts a “Special Exhibition Area for Precision Processing” newly set in E4, pooling nearly 20 enterprises in a 600 sqm exhibition area, focusing on various “pioneering” and “first-time” precision processing equipment.


The High-tech Zone, organized by the China Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Association, makes a remarkable appearance at Booth A601, Hall OE2 with the theme of “Technological Innovation, Deep Integration”. Six functional areas are included: Report Area, Fined Product Exhibition Area, University Scientific Research Achievement Exhibition Area, Advantageous Enterprise Exhibition Area, New Technology Exhibition Area, and Honor Exhibition Area. Among them, “Advantageous Enterprise Exhibition Area”, “Youth Forum”, “Entrepreneur Forum”, and “Upstream and Downstream Matchmaking Meeting” first make their debut, aiming to serve the government and guide the industry, providing a designated platform for young talents and entrepreneurs to express their insights, and platform for upstream and downstream enterprises to facilitate supply and demand coordination.


Also, nearly 30 concurrent events help exhibitors and visitors better know industry trends and make their reasonable predications. Popular events such as the “Third Intelligent and Sustainable Solutions Forum” organized by VDMA and the “Digital Intelligent Hydraulic Plaza Innovation Product Forum” led by Shanghai Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Trade Association offer expertise insights and first-hand industry information. Especially, renowned enterprises, like Poclain, Schaeffler, Bonfiglioli, Festo, Lenze, Mann+Hummel, RHEINTACHO, Pepperl-Fuchs, Weidmüller and Ebmpapst, are invited to the “Third Intelligent and Sustainable Solutions Forum” to share their knowledge, in a bid to deeply demonstrate the principle of “foreign-invested brands taking root in China and serving China”. In the wave of digitization and intelligence, the traditional hydraulic industry is also eager to transform and upgrade This year, the “Digital Intelligence Hydraulic Plaza” premieres at PTC ASIA, with the theme exhibition area featuring hydraulic digital intelligence and product ecology as the main element. It will offer insights into the entire digital intelligent hydraulic industry chain.


Special forums are set up for vertical application areas in traditional power transmission industries such as engineering machinery, machine tools, and agricultural machinery, as well as popular topics such as wind power, intelligent manufacturing, digital factories, and automation. Cross-border e-commerce, intellectual property, digital marketing and other themes will also inject diversity and vitality into the exhibition, further enhancing the viewing experience.


CeMAT ASIA Sets Sail for a High-efficiency Logistics Era

Focused on logistics and creating an exemplar for high-end manufacturing platform, this year's CeMAT ASIA has welcomed over 800 brand exhibitors, showcasing the vigorous growth of the logistics industry. Dematic, KNAPP, Beijing Research Institute of Automation for Machinery Industry, Beijing Materials Handling Research Institute, KSEC, SIASUN, JDL, Damon, Zhongding Integration, Galaxis, BlueSword, HWACHANG, VSTRONG, INFORM, Jingxing, INTPLOG, Inther, MIAS, Wayzim, Automha, Modula, Enotek, Lonlink, ITL, Pangqi, BOXLINE, Meide, Zhiqian, Mech-Mind, AVIC ZEMIC, MidAutumn, Kardex, GLBOL PTR, SHANGHONG, SIEMENS, Schneider, Panasonics, Pepperl-fuchs (Shanghai), SICK, Cognex, ifm, KEYENCE, Datalogic, Lenze, DANFOS, FESTO, Rittal, Balluff, Turck, WAGO, Weidmüller, ELCO, CHANGO, Mideker, HOUNGFUH, Interroll, HONGSBELT, Dijie, apollo, Confirmwave, CHIND, MEILINGGE, SENAD, GUANCHAO, INPRIC, AmbaFlex, Apollo, Hikvision, Quicktron, Geekplus, HAI ROBOTICS, Guozi, AGILOX, LIBIAO, GEN-SONG, HTSEC, Yiwu, Multiway, MRROBOTICS, NAVA, UISEE, SYRIUS, LI-GONG, django, LSLiDAR, Yuxin, UQI, Magic-store, SINEVA, J-Elephant, AgileX, Stäubli, django, HANGCHA, BYD, Noblelifts, RUYI, MIMA, Zowell, Cholift, Cascade, FJ, Shenghang, GORBEL, Huade, TBM, NOVOCRANE and other enterprises represent the core forces in fields like system integration, machine vision and industrial control, conveying and sorting systems, mobile robots, forklifts and accessories, and industrial-level autonomous driving. They gathered here to further deepen technological innovation in the era of smart logistics. At the same time, the world's robotics heavyweight ABB has also made a strong comeback with cutting-edge logistics robots mirroring the trend.


After years of efforts, CeMAT ASIA has formed a diverse matrix of activities deriving from brands. Among them, CeMAT ASIA Innovation Salon, as the core brand main forum, will join hands with powerful forum partners during three days to bring nearly 40 exciting meetings on six major themes to share the most advanced knowledge of logistics and high-end manufacturing, covering topics such as logistics intelligence, digitization, artificial intelligence, supply chain, green and low-carbon, warehousing transformation and upgrading, involving multiple user fields like fresh food, fast moving consumer goods, automobiles, new energy, clothing and e-commerce. We aim to let visitors learn the most cutting-edge expertise of the year at a sitting.


The 2nd High-end Manufacturing Development Forum was also successfully held on site under the leadership of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society. With the theme of “Intelligence Leadership, Mutual Benefits”, this forum invited several experts at the academician level to give speeches, along with senior executives from domestic and overseas tech giants, who gave their deep thoughts on topics such as the development of China's material handling equipment industry, high-end equipment digitization empowered by AI, the application of digital twins in the logistics industry, intelligent manufacturing and carbon neutrality, in order to discuss new developments in the manufacturing industry. Over 1,000 visitors boasting industrial manufacturing knowledge gathered on site to witness this grand event.


The China Mechanical Engineering Innovation and Creativity Competition for University Students—Intelligent Manufacturing Competition returned this year. Its annual final also started today. The competition has nearly 2,000 participants, including elite students from well-known universities such as Tongji University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, and Zhejiang University. The final will last for three days and the winners of each category will be determined. All award recipients will receive Certificates of TUV Rheinland, an international third-party certification authority in Germany.


ComVac ASIA Unleashes Infinite Green Energy

Under the background of “carbon peaking and carbon neutrality”, the compressor industry is meeting new development opportunities, and green innovative technology will be the main focus of enterprises in the future. ComVac ASIA 2023 continues to take promoting the transformation and upgrading of the compressor industry to green manufacturing as its own mission. Focusing on the three main themes of “intelligent manufacturing”, “energy conservation and efficiency”, and “technology and environmental protection”, it explores efficient and energy-saving solutions for compressors from multiple aspects, such as machine optimization, air system evaluation, and system energy conservation, to help compressors march towards the “intelligent” manufacturing era 4.0. This year's ComVac ASIA has fully expanded its capacity, and seen over 300 enterprises coming to itself. What is worth noticing is the remarkable presence of many foreign exhibitors, especially the HITACHI’s after so many years. Brand enterprises such as BAOSI, Anest Iwata, HITACHI, SCR, Atlas, Bauer, and Baldor all appeared, with 35% of the whole-machine exhibitors. They comprehensively demonstrated key innovations in vacuum parts such as air compressors, compressor parts, special compressors, compressed air post-treatment equipment, vacuum pumps, vacuum valves, and explored specific solutions for intelligent manufacturing based on industrial features, strategic goals of the enterprise and its own situation. Besides, discussions were also made on site about topics such as how to reduce production energy consumption and pollution in a reasonable way, and how to improve production processes, to help compressor industry fully develop in energy conservation and environmental protection.


During the same period, multiple themed forums and launch events for the compressor series will lead audience to explore the new trends in the compressor industry. The Dandelion Pharmaceutical Technology Forum focuses on the entire lifecycle management of pharmaceutical enterprises’ public systems and the construction of verification management systems, and discuss the problems and solutions in the practical application of compressors in the pharmaceutical industry.


This year’s “Online Guided Tours”, a group tour for professional visitors, is fully upgraded. At this annual procurement carnival, you will see over 500 professional groups from well-known user enterprises including DHL, SF Express, IKEA, Bull Electric, Yum, Continental AG, Freshippo, Foxconn, Maersk, COSCO Shipping, Tuhu, SIPG, JAC, L’Oréal, ZCRUBBER, FAW Volkswagen, SAIC Volkswagen, BMW Brilliance, DACHSER, Kunhe, WuXi AppTec, AVIC, Yifeng Pharmacy, Ford, GAC Toyota, Yili, Huawei, Xiaomi, Sony, OPPEIN, INFORM, CSSC, BYD, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, Shanghai Electric, CRRC, XCMG, Michelin, Winnermedical, COMAC, China Post, Tesla, NIO, Panasonic, Denso, CR Pharma, Giti, Geely, Asia Pulp & Paper, Nestle, LOTUS’S, State Grid, Volvo, Coca Cola, Sinopharm, Abbott, P&G, Amazon, Budweiser, Cainiao, ALDI, Baosteel Group, etc. Meanwhile, the host will also launch a new special activity of “Online Guided Tours”, to organize pre-customized group tours on site, where visitors can enjoy multiple exclusive services, including lectures given by accompanying experts, key visits and exchanges with famous exhibitors, VIP lounge for business negotiations, and special reception and guidance. This will further facilitate the interaction and business matching between professional buyers and exhibitors on site.


Concurrently, ICCE ASIA, E-pack Tech, ISA, APEX ASIA, HEAVY MACHINERY ASIA, FBC and CISSIE will also be held in the same place. These exhibitions will last for 4 days.