Innovation Driven by Intelligence

——IAS 2016 Kick Off Today

The 18th China International Industry Fair grandly opens at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on November 1, 2016. Partner country Russia makes its debut this year with glamorous showcase. Two specialized themed shows under the Fair, the Metalworking and CNC Machine Tool Show (MWCS) and Industrial Automation Show (IAS) focus on intelligent manufacturing and sing highly the main motto of “Strong Manufacturing with Intelligence First”. MWCS 2016 attracts over 600 pioneering enterprises within a display area of 70,000 sqm. IAS 2016 gathers over 600 industrial leaders from home and abroad to highlight intelligent and green manufacturing, with a display area of 55,000 sqm.

As the most influential international metalworking show in the Asian-Pacific region, MWCS 2016 keeps rising momentum during the industrial slowdown period and realizes rises in many indicators with a 10% growth in scale. Leading enterprises from 11 countries and regions including Germany, South Korea, the United States, Japan and Switzerland jointly write a chapter of “exquisite process and quality foundation” in such fields as sheet metal, stamping and metal cutting. The newly launched “metal stamping” sector makes metalworking process more complete and attracts the participation of Yangli Group, Wuxi Jinwo Machine Tool, Yangzhou Metalforming Machine Tool (Yadon) and Ningbo Goanwin Machinery Manufacturing with various types of precision and high-speed equipment and supporting automatic production lines. The sheet metal and laser cutting sector in Hall 2 and Hall N comprehensively showcases metal-cutting machine tools, metal-forming machine tools, non-traditional machine tools, CNC system, grinding materials and tools, cutters, 3D printers and other equipment. The domestic and foreign exhibitors include Trumpf, Amada, Salvagnini, Prima Power, Messer, Mitsubishi Electric, Muratec, Rofin-Baasel, Precitec, Han’s Laser, Hgtech, Chutian Laser, Yangli, Yawei, Jinfangyuan CNC Machine.

It is worth mentioning that Mitsubishi Electric, a world-leading electric and electronic product maker, sets up a booth respectively at MWCS and IAS for the first time. The digital factory system set at IAS sends orders to the machine tool set at MWCS for processing complex materials to achieve flexible, intelligent and lean production. Welding furniture manufacturer SIEGMUND offers pure Paulaner beer on the site, showing visitors a perfect combination of precision machines and Germany-type lifestyle. The molding sector at Hall 2 and Hall N welcomes famous domestic and foreign brands and provides molding technology suppliers around the world with a platform to display their intelligent manufacturing and high-techs and release the latest techniques of the machine tool industry.

Themed on the “Intelligence, Information and Digitalization Shape Manufacturing in the Future,” IAS 2016 attracts many innovation enterprises and more leading industrial manufacturers than before to display core technologies of intelligent manufacturing, jointly demonstrating a trend of intelligent and green manufacturing. Industrial robot is the most anticipated spotlight in the show. This year, in addition to global giants, many domestic self-owned brands join in including such rising stars as Siasun, GSK, Estun, Efort, Steprobots and QKM, which pay great attention to robot research and development. They compete with global industrial robot tycoons with their latest technologies and products. In addition, the technical innovation of Industrie 4.0 continues to be displayed during IAS. Bosch and SAP, the industrial manufacturing enterprises from Germany showcase their latest intelligent production line of Industrie 4.0 on the site. Other notable exhibitors such as Siemens, Phoenix Contact, Mitsubishi Electric, Beckhoff, Rittal, B&R, Balluff, Wago, Pepperl+Fuchs, Elco, Sick, Weidmuller, Harting, IFM, Omron, Hiwin, Delta, Baumer, Tyco make their presence at Hall 5.1 and Hall 6.1. with huge booths and state-of-the-art technologies to showcase the flourishing industrial automation.

A series of events will also be held during five-day event to focus on industrial hotspots and developments, including the 5th Sheet Metal Working Meeting 2016, 2016 Application and Development Forum of High Speed Metal Cutting, LS New Technology Seminar & New Product Conference, the 15th MES(manufacturing execution system)Development & Application Conference, OFweek China Industrial Internet Seminar Report 2016, the 5th Industrial Control System Information Security Summit 2016, ELCO Intelligent Manufacturing Summit Forum, 2016 Annual Conference of Shanghai Association of Automation.




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