Hannover’s Industrial Mega-Show in Shanghai Boosts the Development of Intelligent Manufacturing

26 October

PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA, E-PACK TECH ASIA, APEX ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA and Heavy Machinery ASIA, 2019 (23-26 October, 2019)


Hannover’s Industrial Mega-Show in Shanghai Boosts the Development of Intelligent Manufacturing


-    42.1% increase to stage a high caliber exhibition in Asia-Pacific region

-    A bunch of supportive events thumbed-up by the participants

-    Professional organization and services won market trust

After four action-packed days, the industrial mega-show organized by Deutsche Messe AG, Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai and the Chinese partners rounded off on 26 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Themed with “Driven to be SMART” + “Smart Logistics”, PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA, E-PACK TECH ASIA, APEX ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA and Heavy Machinery ASIA 2019, welcomed more than 3,200 notable enterprises from all over the world at a total display area of over 220,000 sqm. The number of visitors significantly increased this year, reaching 142,975 with the remarkable growth rate of 42.1% compared with 2018, which consolidated the shows’ position as the leading driver for intelligent manufacturing.


“The show’s figures strongly prove that it is the most high-end industrial business platform in Asia. It is our honor that we are mostly satisfied by our participants.” said by Dr. Jochen Koeckler, Chairman of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG, “China is standing at a new starting point of the development of intelligent manufacturing, which provides more opportunities and markets for global manufactures. We believe that this show is the optimum place for global counterparts to better understand the industry in China and expand the business cooperation.”


PTC ASIA 2019 participated by global giants

As Asia’s leading power transmission show, PTC ASIA 2019 attracted nearly 1,700 companies from many countries and regions of Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United States, Spain, Portugal, Japan, South Korea, Romania and India, recording a new high. Themed on “Driven to be Smart”, PTC ASIA 2019 shouldered the arduous tasks of pushing ahead with the development of power industry.


Key players including HYDAC, HAWE, STAUFF, ARGO-HYTOS, HANSA-FLEX, ATOS, ASO, Kawasaki, Hengli, Huade, Hytek, Liyuan, Taifeng, Leemin, Schaeffler, SKF, IKO&UBC, C&U, UBC, ZWZ, KTR, Dichtomatik, Trelleborg, SEW, NGC, Bonfiglioli, Mayr, Regal, SIT, MBL, Habasit, Optibelt, Megadyne, Donghua, HengJiu and Renold respectively showcased their innovative products and technologies in hydraulic, pneumatic, sealing, gear, motor, coupling, chain, belt, spring and bearing sector.


Mr. Marco Ferrara, Director of FEDERTEC was satisfied with the show and said, “PTC ASIA is a perfect place to exchange data and collect information from the exhibitors as long as the worldwide associations. It is very important for our market development, we will attend PTC ASIA 2020.”


Mr. Wang Xiaoguang, Deputy General Manager of Guomao regarded PTC ASIA as the large-scale international industrial comprehensive exhibition with strength and influence. He said, “Guomao relies on the platform of PTC ASIA to display the full range of our products and application solutions. It also strengthened the deep exchange and cooperation between the industries. In the future, Guomao will continue to pay attention to the fairs organized by Hannover Milano Fair China, bringing more intelligent and automated products and various solutions for the digital industry.”


Mr. Jia Shangqing, Chief Marketing Manager of Hengli expressed their long-term cooperation with PTC ASIA. “This is the 6th time Hengli has participated in PTC ASIA. The show’s scope is becoming greater and has drawn more attention, which makes PTC the wind wave for China's power industry.” He said, “We hope that through PTC ASIA, more customers and industry professionals can get familiar with Hengli's technical strength and products, and together we realize more extensive cooperation for the "digital" and "intelligent" development of industrial manufacturing.”


CeMAT ASIA 2019 grandly celebrated its 20th anniversary

This year, CeMAT ASIA celebrated its 20th anniversary. The two-decade development has ascended the show to the world’s second largest logistics equipment exhibition. CeMAT ASIA also made important contributions to the development of China’s and even the global logistics industry by extensively enhancing the direct communication between enterprises and customers, and inspiring innovation in the market competition.


As a bellwether of the logistics industry, CeMAT ASIA 2019 accommodated more than 800 big names with a total display area of more than 85,000 sqm. This year’s show highlighted the smart logistics with leading companies including SSI Schaefer, Swisslog, TGW, Honeywell, SFA, ABB, FANUC, JD, Siasun, Geek+, Quicktron, HIK, BlueSword, Zhongding Integration. Notably, Kion Group spotlighted the show with its three major brands of Dematic, Linde, Baoli, occupying the largest exhibition booth in the history of CeMAT ASIA with an area of 3,000 sqm. A rich array of forums, workshops and networking events were also dedicatedly designed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of CeMAT ASIA.


Many industrial giants have thumbed-up for CeMAT ASIA 2019. Dr. Jens Hardenacke, Global SVP and China MD of Dematic highly remarked that, “As an old friend of CeMAT ASIA, Dematic values every chance to participate in the exhibition. This year, for the first time, Dematic took part in CeMAT ASIA jointly with Kion’s Linde and Baoli. Together, we built the largest booth. During the exhibition, Dematic got access to a lot of quality customers, learnt their needs and suggestions first hand, and further deepened our service localization and technical innovation. It has proved a fruitful exhibition. We wish CeMAT ASIA will continue to be brilliant next year and become better and better!”


Kaan Guclu, Managing Director China of SSI SCHAEFER also gave positive feedback, “CeMAT ASIA 2019 has reached our expectations in regards to both the visitors’ volume and the effect, in which we are more than pleased about it. This exhibition provides not only a platform for SCHAEFER to showcase the world's advanced logistics technology to Chinese users, but also a bridge to connect and communicate with each other among the industry. Wish CeMAT ASIA better and better!


What’s more, a new cold chain show ICE ASIA (International Cold Chain Exhibition) will be parallel with CeMAT ASIA since 2020 to focus on the construction of the entire industrial chain ecosystem.


ComVac ASIA 2019: A Strong Lineup of Compressor Themed Forum

As a branch of the original PTC ASIA, ComVac ASIA 2019 has expanded it scale to 20,000 sqm with 287 exhibitors. The participation ratio of compressor units exceeded 50% again, with the present of Atlas Copco, BaoSi, Bauer, Sullair Asia, Hitachi, IHI-Sullair, ANEST IWATA, Moair, Chanun Screw, AECC, CRRC Voith, Baldor, Honest, Stronix and other famous compressor enterprises.


The onsite Compressor Themed Forum sparkled at the show, focusing on three themes of “intelligent manufacturing”, “energy-saving and high-efficiency” as well as “technologically advanced and environmental protection”. The forum provided a platform for active exploration and discussion for the industrial hot topics, so as to drive the compressor industry to develop sophisticated energy-saving and environmental protection technology.


Sullair joined forces with Hitachi China, as a member of the Hitachi Group for the first time in 2019 and made a grand show on the stage of ComVac ASIA. This year, Sullair not only have the eye-catching booth design and exciting interactions, but more importantly, they bring the latest R&D results and products and technologies that meet the market demand. That’s also the reason why Hitachi- Sullair booth was crowded with visitors during the four-day exhibition. Sullair wish ComVac ASIA a better future, attract more domestic and international first-line air compressor brands, become the most efficient communication platform between users and manufacturers, and create a splendid show of air compressors in Asia!


ComVac ASIA is an industry event that Bauer cannot miss every year. At the exhibition, Bauer introduced new ideas, meet users and distributors from all corners of the country, exchanged advanced industry experience, and brought new ideas and opportunities to the business development. They hope to meet more friends in ComVac ASIA in the coming year.


Raffaele Michael Tufano from Friulair (Thailand) Co., Ltd also recognized that ComVac ASIA is getting more important for their strategical grow on the China Market. He said, “This year we experienced not only impeccable support from the organization, but also the high value of potential business opportunities.”


During the shows, total 82 high-end forums, seminars and workshops were held concurrently to discuss the industrial transformation and intelligent manufacturing in different industries. The onsite events included Smart Manufacturing Forum Powered by VDMA, 2019 Robotics Application & Motion Control Development Forum, 2019 China International Automotive Transmission and High Efficiency Transmission Technology Seminar, World Materials Handling Alliance (WMHA) Meeting, Sino-Japanese Logistics Technology Exchange Conference and Intelligent Manufacturing Competition 2019 and CeMAT ASIA Innovation Salon, Compressor Engerrgy-saving and High-efficiency Forum, Compressor Cycle Energy Requirement, "Pharmacy Enterprise Utility Engineering Design, Verification and Daily,” Management and Maintenance" (Shanghai) Technology Exchange Conference.


Moreover, PTC ASIA and CeMAT ASIA organized Guided Tours for overseas buyer delegation for the first time. The themes of PTC ASIA routes are hydraulic transmission and machinery. CeMAT ASIA also has two main routes, namely AGV and material handling. Most of the participants had an excellent overall impression of the tour. More than three-quarters said they would like to participate again in a Guided Tour.


Organized by Deutsche Messe AG and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Ltd, PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA, E-PACK TECH ASIA, APEX ASIA, Cold Chain ASIA and Heavy Machinery ASIA 2019 also received great supports from China Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Association, China General Machine Components Industry Association, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, compressor.cn, and the COMPRESSOR magazine. The next session will be held from November 3-6, 2020 in Shanghai.




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