SHANGHAI, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The China CNC Machine Tool Fair 2018 (CCMT2018) will be held on April 9-13, 2018 in Shanghai New International Expo Center in Pudong, Shanghai. In order to improve participation and organization of the exhibition, CMTBA held the CCMT2018 Preparatory Meeting for Domestic Exhibitors on November 21-23, 2017 in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China. More than 200 people who are responsible for exhibition and publicity, the attendees of the organizer, co-organizer, and business partners of the organizer attended the preparatory meeting.
The conference consisted of two sessions: general meeting and contract signing & consultation. Mr. Mao Yufeng, president of CMTBA; Mr. Wang Liming, Secretary General of CMTBA; and Mr. Bian Guorong, vice president of the co-organizer - Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd. attended the meeting on the morning of the 21st. Mr. Wang Liming presided over the meeting and made a concluding speech.
Mr. Mao Yufeng made a report entitled "Market and Performance of Machine tool industry", expounding the main situation in three aspects of "market and industry situation, the prediction of 2017, and thoughts on the development of the industry". Miss Xie Yun, director of exhibition department of CMTBA, introduced the overall preparation and organization work of CCMT2018. Mr. Bian Guorong, on behalf of the co-organizer, introduced the coordinative organization work for the event. The representative of the official freight forwarder, Ms. Dong Jie, Assistant General Manager of Shanghai Expotrans Limited introduced the exhibit transportation, matters concerning spot operation and service assurance. The representative of the official booth constructor, Ms. Lu Yang, deputy general manager of Shanghai Arts & Sales Expo Ltd., introduced raw space construction, water & electricity supply and other related matters and service.
Analysis and Thinking on Current Market
In the report, Mr. Mao Yufeng analyzed China's current overall economic situation, market environment of the manufacturing industry, and the consumer market of machine tool & tool. For the current market consumption and industry performance, Mr. Mao Yufeng presented four major features: (1) The overall trend is still "declining in total consumer demand and upgrading in consumer demand structure; (2) In the domestic market, the transition of old and new momentum will continue, the market demand will fluctuate; (3) The upgrading of consumer demand has urged the products, with the technical characteristics of high efficiency, high precision, intelligence, information technology, energy saving and environmental protection, to take up more market shares. (4) As the differentiation of performance in the industry continues, the enterprise, who adapts to the changes in market demand, understands market segmentation and user, and is able to provide comprehensive solution, will be able to take dominant positions.
Mr. Mao Yufeng said, taking into account the economic environment and the uncertainty of market demand in the second half, He predicts that the machine tool consumption is expected to have a slight year-on-year growth or a flat state in 2017; the performance of the industry and its exports will stabilize and rebound; and the imports will grow significantly.
For the direction of industry development, Mr. Mao Yufeng offered some reflections. Digital manufacturing technology will be gradually generated in the future manufacturing system. Comprehensive integration of the technologies, such as information technology, the Internet, mobile Internet, and industry will promote the full upgrade of enterprises operation modes. Intelligent manufacturing will become an indispensable tool for the world's sustainable development. As the transition to intelligent manufacturing will be a protracted war, we need to see this trend with wide field of vision in a long period. The direction of corporate restructuring will be centered on the user to meet the diversified consumer demand, provide complete solutions, construct and form sustainable development of the enterprise operation system and core competitiveness.
Preparation and Organization of CCMT2018
CCMT2018 will use 10 indoor exhibition halls, Hall N1-N5 and W1-W5, of the Shanghai New International Expo Center. The exhibition area reaches 120 thousand square meters; it is expected to attract about 1200 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions. The theme of the exhibition is "Focus on - Digitalization, Interconnection and Intelligent Manufacturing".
Almost all the domestic key machine tool enterprises have signed up for CCMT2018. 153 companies applied for more than 100 square meters, of which 9 corporations asked for more than 500 square meters. Respectively they are: BYJC, JIER, JINGDIAO, NINGBO HAITIAN, QUICKESTLASER, YONGHUA, KEDE CNC, Beijing FANUC, and Shanghai FANUC. 23 incorporates require 300-500 square meters, such as QCMT&T, WZ, HAN's LASER, YAWEI, CME, DNE, BODOR and so on. The satisfaction rate of domestic exhibition area is about 78%.
More than 400 overseas machine tool manufacturers enrolled in the exhibition. The machine tool associations and the organizations for the promotion of international trade of 10 countries and regions, such as Germany, the United States, Switzerland, Italy, Korea, Spain, Japan, Czech Republic, France and Taiwan, organized their national Pavilions, of which France pavilion will make a stage pose at CCMT for the first time. The world famous enterprises, such as DMG MORI, YAMAZAKI MAZAK, OKUMA, MAKINO, FAIR FRIEND, DOOSAN, STARRAG, KUKA, ABB, SIEMENS, HEIDENHAIN, MITSUBISHI, SCHUNK, THK, HIWIN, ZEISS, ISCAR, etc. have applied to join the show.
The overall layout of CCMT2018 has the following characteristics: (1) The overall layout is optimized so it is more conducive to visit;(2) The degree of internationalization is improved with overseas exhibitors reaching 40% in the aspect of exhibition area;(3) The professional layout is further strengthened for professional visitors and buyers to choose and purchase equipment conveniently.
The principles of domestic layouts are as follows: (1) Maximally categorizing and professionally arranging exhibits; (2) Favoring intelligent manufacturing, robotics & automation, laser processing, additive manufacturing and other emerging technologies; (3) Attaching importance to the allocation of booths and prioritizing new ones, refined ones, and ones that reflect structural adjustment or transformation upgrade;(4) Adhering to the expert review system for newly participating enterprises to sift out qualified exhibitors from the perspective of exhibits..
Supporting Activities, Publicity and Promotion of CCMT2018
In order to highlight the theme "Focus on - Digitalization, Interconnection and Intelligent Manufacturing", a number of supporting activities will be held at the exhibition, such as International CEO Forum of Machine Tool Manufacturing Industry 2018, Special Achievements and Application of CNC Machine Tools, Application Symposium on Domestic CNC machine tool, "Spring Swallow Award" Appraisal and Awarding, Top 10 Enterprises Commendation, Coordinating Meeting of Asian Machine Tool Associations, Forum on Capacity Cooperation and Internationalized Business Management, University Pavilion, Evaluation Conference on Rolling Functional Components, Outstanding Industry Enterprise Commendation, Opening Ceremony, Customer Reception, Technical Exchange Seminars, etc. Under the new background, the new connotation different from the previous will be injected into these traditional activities held every time.
CMTBA as the organizer of CIMT and CCMT has always attached great importance to the publicity, promotion and organization of domestic and overseas professional visitors. CMTBA not only cooperates with the well-known domestic and overseas newspapers, authoritative industry magazines, websites, WeChat and other new media, outdoor media and subway media, but also works with CMTBA's newspaper China Machine Tool & Tool, magazine World Manufacturing Engineering and Market (WMEM), CMTBA's official website, CCMT's official website, CMTBA's official WeChat Account and other media, to publish all kinds of advertising information on exhibitors, exhibits and exhibition services in a timely manner. At the same time, CMTBA increases the intensity of handing out detailed list of exhibits to users in the fields of automotive, aerospace, national defense, energy, railway, electric power, mold and other key industries, and uses the annual meeting and other important activities and publications to promote CCMT2018. Moreover, CMTBA organizes trade meetings for the key users of machine tool industry and key areas of machine tool consumption, and holds press conferences at famous international machine tool exhibitions worldwide.
In particular, CMTBA's official WeChat Account (subscription: cmtba) menu will add a new page of "Exhibitors & Exhibits" for CCMT2018. Exhibitors and visitors can access and browse exhibitors & exhibits information and other related information very quickly on mobile phones and other mobile terminals.
Better Service and Exhibition
For a better exhibition and environment, CMTBA cooperates with the expo center and the business partners, service providers, and strives to improve and standardize services. The main measures are as follows. Regulate staff behavior of the organizer, the co-organizer and the business partners and service providers. Increase food supply locations and volume, and improve food quality. Strengthen the security services. Adopt more convenient visitor registration methods (via CCMT website and WeChat) and ticket/pass distribution methods. Optimize traffic organization, so that the visitors can reach the venue rapidly. Add more road signs and public facilities to provide comfortable services for exhibitors and visitors.
At the same time, CMTBA recommends exhibitors to improve their exhibit standards. (1) Carefully select refined products without any intellectual property disputes. (2) Utilize the platform of CMTBA and the exhibition and value supporting activities as well as media publicity to enhance the effect of their exhibitions. (3) Familiarize with the exhibition documents to comply with the provisions of the exhibition so as to join the exhibition in an orderly manner. (4) Sharpen safety consciousness and reduce dangers.
CIMT2019 organized by CMTBA and overseas exhibition projects in 2018-2019 were introduced at the meeting
From the afternoon of 21st to the morning of 23rd, exhibitor contract signings and various service consultations were carried out during the preparatory meeting.
For more details, please stay tuned to the follow-up announcements.