A Global Hub for Smart Manufacturing, CeMAT ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA, Heavy Machinery ASIA,PTC ASIA, ComVac ASIA, APEX ASIA and Industrial Supply ASIA Rounded Off Successfully

  • A septet of industrial shows interpreted smart manufacturing thoroughly

  • Solid growth on display areas, exhibitors and visitors set unprecedented records high

  • Professional organization and services won market trust and participants thumbs-up

After four-action packed days, the annual leading industrial events in Asia-Pacific region, CeMAT ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA, Heavy Machinery ASIA, APEX ASIA, PTC ASIA, ComVac ASIA and Industrial Supply ASIA 2017 came to a successful close on November 3, 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Putting a spotlight on smart manufacturing, this year’s shows gathered nearly 2,500 industrial pioneers from home and abroad, serving as a global hub for all things related to intelligent innovations in the industry field. The seven shows covered a display area of nearly 200,000 sqm, taking up all 17 halls with a total of 98,742 visits; once again consolidating the industrial weather vane positions in terms of participants, display area and onsite services.

“With the booming of intelligent manufacturing, global enterprises are striving to learn and apply in order to maintain international competence and generate more interests,” Mr. Marc Siemering, Senior Vice President of Deutsche Messe AG said, “Our industrial shows has been promoting the topic from the very start and are dedicated to making the benefits tangible. Seen from this year’s figures, our shows have resoundingly underscored their value as the prime source of intelligent orientation for companies all over the world.”

CeMAT ASIA 2017: Smart Logistics to hit the show

The annual leading logistics event in Asia-Pacific region - CeMAT ASIA 2017 was themed with “smart logistics” to lead the industrial trend, attracting more than 600 world-known enterprises to showcase intelligent forklifts, logistics robots, integrated systems and other high-tech products and technologies within a display area of over 60,000 sqm. This year, the show featured a brand new forklift hall, assembling notable brands including Hangcha, BYD, Vita-Wheel, Noblift, Ningbo Ruyi, Weichai and Cascade to display the intelligence and innovation of forklifts.

Robot giants including ABB, FANUC and SIASUN entered the logistics business in rapid succession to present cross-border applications of high-tech products. Not to be outdone, traditional AGV players including Houdar, Comwin and Jingyuan brought the whole new technological revolution at Hall W3 and W4. In addition, as key players of the logistics industry, world-leading system integrators including Dematic, SSI SCHAEFER, Swisslog, TGW, Intelligrated, Vanderlande, SFA, Fives, BMHRI, RIAMB, Vstrong, Zhongding Integration, NTI, Damon, Gangyu, GAOKE and Clou gathered once again to compete their products and technologies.

Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, showcased at CeMAT ASIA how it shaped the future of intralogistics by introducing a new era of robotic, data-driven, flexible automated solutions that created exceptional customer value. The global leader Dematic provided a comprehensive range of intelligent intralogistics and materials handling solutions. The world-leading robot company, FANUC presented flagship products being widely used in logistic industry with the advantage of intelligent sorting, precise recognition and stable transport. Other key players such as Siemens and ABB also won great popularity by their superior products and amazing technologies.

A positive feedback also from Markus Jung, Director Asia/Pacific of Hanel and Midautumn, noted that, “we have participated in CeMAT ASIA for 15 years. It’s our most important exhibition in whole Asia. Especially this year, we had in comparison to last year even more visitors, very good and detailed inquiries and positive feedback. Since the Chinese market is so important to us, we will also participate in CeMAT ASIA next year with a bigger booth. ” Dr. Jens Hardenacke, Managing Director of Dematic China also gave the same feedback, “I am glad to have the opportunity to participate in the CeMAT show. It provides a platform for us to communicate with professional talents in the industry, and through this exhibition, we have established contact with many potential customers. I hope that CeMAT show could be better and better, and there is opportunity for us to continue cooperation in the future.”

During the shows, a series of splendid events was held concurrently, inviting hundreds of experts and scholars to discuss the wide implementation of Industrie 4.0 in different industries. The onsite events included Smart Manufacturing Forum Powered by VDMA, High-tech Display Area, “Intelligent Manufacturing 4.0” Forum, CeMAT ASIA 2017 Innovation Salon and the 2ndSeminar on New Technology of China Industrial Trucks. Industrial solutions covering automotive logistics, fashion logistics, medicine, machine tools, agricultural machinery, automobile manufacturing, packaging machinery, engineering machinery, marine engineering and other fields were displayed on the scene. Various match-making meetings also provided an ideal platform to promote the purchasing network of air compressors and vacuum technologies.

Organized by Deutsche Messe AG and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Ltd, PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA, HEAVY MACHINERY ASIA, APEX ASIA and Industrial Supply ASIA 2017 also received great contributions from China Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Association, China General Machine Components Industry Association, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, compressor.cn, the COMPRESSOR magazine and China Heavy Machinery Industry Association. The next edition will be held from November 6-9, 2018 in Shanghai.