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Hannover’s Industrial Fair Network 2023 Fosters a New Chapter for Advanced Manufacturing

The Industrial Fair Network, a benchmarking platform for advanced manufacturing exhibitions in the Asia-Pacific region, will kick off at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on October 24-27, 2023. The Industrial Fair Network that never stops rendering high-quality industrial exhibitions in a professional spirit over the last thirty years will, by virtue of its abundant reserve of domestic and foreign quality enterprises and buyer resources, join hands with authoritative experts, associations, institutions, media and partners at home and abroad to provide a variety of services covering brand promotion, trade matching, technical exchanges, and new product display for well-known manufacturing enterprises at home and abroad. With a total exhibition area about 230,000 square meters, this event is expected to attract more than 3,200 enterprises and over 140,000 trade visitors from upstream and downstream manufacturing industries.

According to the Organizer, economic recovery in 2023 has helped boost confidence across industries, making this year critical for the development of advanced manufacturing. The pursuit of industrial development empowered by digitalization and intelligence and integrated development of advanced manufacturing and modern services is a key step taken to align with the new round of modern economic development, and also an important avenue to enhancing the core competitiveness and promoting high-quality and sustainable development of the industry.

A Professional Platform for Excellent Enterprises to Show Themselves and Output Frontier Achievements

The Industrial Fair Network 2023 consists of many industry exhibitions such as PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA, APEX Asia, Heavy Machinery Asia, ICCE ASIA, CISSIE, E-PACK TECH and ISA, and pools together well-known enterprises from all upstream and downstream areas of industrial manufacturing to share with trade visitors respective latest products and technological deliverables under varying categories of professional exhibition themes in diverse display forms.

In the field of power transmission and industrial core components as a significant foundation underpinning manufacturing, a large number of well-known enterprises, including HAWE

HYDRAULIK, ATOS, Kawasaki, KTR Power Transmission Technology, Poclain Hydraulics, Hengli, Taifeng, Huade, Taiyuan Heavy Machinery Group Yuci Hydraulic Industry Co., Ltd., LIYUAN HYDRAULIC, JELPC, E·MC, STNC, DICHTOMATIK, SKF, TIMKEN, C&U, SEW, DONLY, Tailong, GNORD, NGC, JIEASIADRIVE, CHOHO, Hengjiu Group, Gates, SIT Indeva, etc., will take this opportunity to showcase respective flagship products and new launches so that the visitors can appreciate the innovative solutions under the trend of digital low-carbon upgrading.

Logistics is the top priority of high-end manufacturing. In the field of warehousing logistics and industrial automation, well-known enterprises like Dematic, KNAPP, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, Beijing Research Institute of Automation for Machinery Industry, Beijing Materials Handling Research Institute, Kunming Shipbuliding Equipment, SIASUN, JD Logistics, Hangcha Group, BYD, NOBLELIFT, SANY, Hikvision, Quicktron, Geek+, HAI ROBOTICS, INFORM, JINGXING LOGISTICS, HUAZHANG, BlueSword, GALAXIS and ZHONGDING will exhibit the latest systematic solutions and equipment that continue to fuel high-quality development of the industry.

In the field of compressor manufacturing, in addition to the participation of many foreign exhibitors, Hitachi, BSC, ANEST IWATA, SCR, Atlas Copco, Ingersoll Rand, BAUER, BALDOR and other leading companies in the industry will display products such as air compressors, compressor parts, special compressors, compressored air after-treatment equipment, vacuum pumps, vacuum valves and vacuum parts on site, among which the exhibitors displaying complete machines account for 35%.

Heavy Machinery Asia co-sponsored by China Machinery Industry Federation (CMIF), China Heavy Machinery Industry Association (CHMIA) and Hannover Milano Fairs China Ltd. will gather domestic giants like TZCO, CFHI, EHEC, CITIC.HIC, NHI and DHHI to display equipment and devices of national importance.

Blockbuster Talks and Knowledge Sharing about Advanced Manufacturing Between Authoritative Experts

In addition to traditional exhibitions, the Industrial Fair Network 2023 will also organize nearly 100 concurrent activities and forums in various forms by exerting its advantages of platform, in a bid to create better experience for the visitors and diversify the display forms of enterprises.

For example, the 2nd High-end Manufacturing Development Forum sponsored by Chinese

Mechanical Engineering Society intends to invite several academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and heavyweight experts in the manufacturing sector to give speeches on frontier studies on high-end manufacturing at present. Together with senior executives of many Chinese and foreign technology giants invited to share their latest products and technological achievements, this event is expected to attract more than 1,000 trade visitors in the field of industrial manufacturing.

The China College Students Mechanical Engineering Innovation and Creativity Competition – Intelligent Manufacturing Competition will be held again this year and attract numerous university elites, of which the annual finals will continue to take place as a concurrent event during the Industrial Fair Network 2023. This competition gathers nearly 3,000 contestants from participating teams of reputed universities, including Tongji University, Xi ‘an Jiaotong University and Zhejiang University. The three-day finals will select the winners of each group and present to them the technical certificates of TÜV Rheinland, an international third-party certification body. The judging panel is composed of leading experts in the manufacturing sector and experts from Siemens, Shanghai Xipu Intelligent System Co., Ltd., MOXA and other world-renowned enterprises. With an aim of facilitating learning and education through competitions, this event will demonstrate the latest industry-university-research transformation results of high-end manufacturing, and jointly contribute to the training of intelligent manufacturing talents.

On top of that, this event also features colorful activities including Logistics Innovation Salon, Intelligent Drive Forum, High-Tech Innovation Exhibition Area, Digital and Intelligent Hydraulic Square, Compressor Series Theme Forum, China International High-quality Special Steel New Materials Forum, etc., covering topics such as digital economy, industrial upgrading, development of high-end manufacturing equipment, AI, “Dual Carbon” Economy and sustainable development, SRDI small and medium industrial enterprises, and supply chain transformation. Each visitor can get answers and practical solutions from these wonderful keynote speeches and case studies.


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