SHANGHAI, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China 2012 ("FMC China 2012") will be staged at the Shanghai Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre (SWEECC) from 11 to 14 September, concurrently with FMC Premium 2012.
This year, FMC China 2012 will be held in Hall 4 and exhibit furniture fabrics, leather and cloth art. The total exhibition area will be 71,000 sq m, the largest ever.
Meanwhile, FMC China 2012 will connect with Furniture China 2012, one of the biggest furniture shows in the world, to be held in the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), creating a one-stop platform for furniture design, manufacturing and purchasing.
Six Overseas Purchasing Groups with Professional Associations and Delegations
Purchasing groups from Vietnam, India, Mexico, Turkey, Russia and Indonesia will bring 30 - 40 furniture manufacturers and local woodworking dealers respectively to FMC China 2012 to visit related enterprises and factories. The Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA) will bring its members to participate in FMC China 2012 to show visitors the latest product technology.
Convenient Transport with Free Shuttle Bus, Metro Line 7 and Taxi
Based on last year's experience, the organiser has arranged more convenient transport for visitors. As the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center has become more familiar, visitors will be easily to transport between the two venues.
- Free shuttle bus between SNIEC and SWEECC (every five minutes)
- Metro Line 7 connects SNIEC and SWEECC from Yaohua Road to Huamu Road.
- 30 minute drive from SNIEC to SWEECC
2012 First World Health Sleep (Mattress) Conference
The 2012 First World Health Sleep (Mattress) Conference will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center on 12 September 2012. Domestic and overseas industry associations, professional economists, senior industry analysts and researchers, famous software furniture manufacturers and industry media will be invited.
The conference aims to promote industrial upgrading, accelerate the promotion of technological innovation, and advocate energy conservation and the development of green industry. It is also a communication platform to promote close cooperation of industry people, which helps people gain a detailed understanding of industry developments, successfully cope with the international environment changes, and provide new strategies to support the accelerated development of the mattress industry.
Concurrently with Furniture China 2012
Furniture China 2012 will be held from 11 to 15 September this year. Furniture China 2012 will use new Halls N1 - N4, thus 600 more new furniture manufacturers as exhibitors will participate, bringing the total number of exhibitors to 3,000.
Detailed Classification with Professional Quality
Most famous industry companies are participating FMC China 20112. FMC is the best trade platform in the field of woodworking machinery.
Woodworking Machinery & Tools (Hall 1) – Homag（1N01/1H01), Shanghai Chaolun（1P01), Weinig（1H25), Leitz（1F27), SCM（1P15), Yuetong（1G15), Nanxin（1N15), etc.
Office Furniture Supplies & Gas Springs (Hall 2) – Hangzhou Zhongtai（2U01), Zhejiang Zhongyi（2V01), Anhui Laite（2T01), Zhongwei（2T09), Ruixin（2V09), etc.
Furniture Coatings & Chemicals (Hall 2) – Beijing Shiquanxin (2P17), Nanpao Resin (2M02), Haining Changsheng (2Q29), Foshan Tonren Adhesive (2M01), Foshan Unouite (2M01A), Shanghai Fuchen (2P01), Jinpinguo (2Q30). Shanghai Carpoly Paint and Huarun both have expressed their intention to participate.
FMC Premium 2012 (Hall 2) – Jiangsu Yuhui (2J01), Legget & Platt (2E01), Frenchtimber (2H02-2H10), Okin (2G01), Taizhou Chenguang (2G15), Yihuang (2L09), Aoda (2E15), Huali (2J15), Kingdecor & Dupont (2F01), State of North Carolina (2B15-2B33) and Pennsylvania (2A15) hardwood pavilions.
Upholstery Furniture Components & Supplies (Hall 3) – Xiaoshan Meixin (3D01), Tongxiang Aumerry (3D45), Foshan Chamay (3D59), Dongguan Blw (3E01), Changzhou Regal (3C07), Wenzhou Zhulian (3C09), Zhejiang Feili (3C37), Jiaxing Taien (3B15), Wenzhou Yikang (3B17), etc.
Cabinet & Wardrobe Fittings / Furniture Lighting – Includes the world's leading hardware companies, Hettich and Blum, which are participating in FMC again after an absence of nearly seven years. Luen Yick leads the development prospects of the furniture lighting.
Furniture Hardware & Fittings / Furniture Inspection (Hall 3) – The exhibition area has increased by 15%; Robby (3U45), Lusterful（3U39), Weihua（3T17), Zhuokai（3T01), Shenfei（3S17), Weihong（3S15), Meaton (3U47), Hyderon（3T15), Hengjun（3T09, Boltotto（3Q01), Global Gas Spring（3Q47), SGS（3Q45), etc.
Furniture Panels & Surface Deco (Hall 3) – The exhibition area has increased by 55%, in which Xiongyi has booked 99 square metres. Changzhou Weixing (3L07), Xiamen C&D (3G41), Heibei Ams (3G01), Shandong Farrandly (3G37) and Shanghai Yirui (3K07) are all participating.
Furniture Fabrics China Exhibition (Hall 4) – Hangzhou Nanbo (4B40), Hangzhou Wintex (4B41), Wuxi Zhongsi (4C50), Ji Sheng Leather (4C75), Hangzhou Tianye (4D22), Hangzhou Hongda (4D40), Tongxiang Xincheng (4F07), Tongxiang Xin Baisheng(4F06), Minglang Leather (4C75), Current Textile (4C49), Hangzhou Dongya Textile (4C55), Hangzhou Fangzheng Weaving (4D47). In addition, Haining textile group and Turkey group are being organised to attend the exhibition.
Asia Start International Furniture Materials Trading Centre – The exhibition area is expected to be 755 square metres and 60 companies will take part.
Design of Designers – China International Design Trading Expo
A brand new platform, "Design of Designers", will be formed this year at Hall 4 of the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. The work of the 2011 Golden Axe Award's winner, which is the most recommended and highest level competition in the Chinese furniture industry, will be showcased as well. The audience will be able to come in contact with many works designed by all kinds of talented designers that are tagged with "HOME". There will be fascinating design forums, presentations and relevant events presented at the same time.
FMC China 2012 On-site Events Launched
Various professional and interactive activities are going to be held during the exhibition. Your participation is welcome.
FMC New Products, New Technologies & New Materials Display
In order to increase interaction between the two venues, attract more Furniture China exhibitors, let more trade buyers know about FMC highlights, and to help more exhibitors promote their latest technologies and products, FMC China 2012 will open 17 booths of 20 square meters each to show New Products & Technology at Furniture China 2012 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from 11 to 14 September 2012. Accompanied by creative booth design and special interactive events, the showcase will catch wide attention from insiders and trade buyers. Meanwhile, the showcase will provide FMC exhibitors an exchange platform to get more business opportunities and attract over 3,000 exhibitors and 100,000 trade buyers' attention.
FMC China 2012 Technical Seminars
In order to gain investment opportunities, promote industrial development and product upgrades, enhance industrial competitiveness and improve marketing capabilities, FMC provides a distribution platform of new products and invites main industry media as well as domestic and overseas exhibitors to hold professional technical seminars for three days.
On-site Media Interviews
The organiser will set up a Press Centre especially for the media's on-site face to face interviews with exhibitors, building a communications platform to disseminate the latest information about new products and technologies.
Exhibitors On-site Product Demonstrations
Exhibitors will introduce their products by special promotion methods on-site to attract more visitor attention.
Furniture Exhibitors' Exclusive Day
By applying before FMC exhibition, participants will receive warm tips of events schedule before visiting. A shuttle bus is especially arranged for participants. A bilingual tour guide will show participants all of the exciting hot spots at FMC.
SOURCE Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co. Ltd