Axis Network News: March 07 - 10, 2018, the fourth China Machine Tool Exhibition (CME 2018) in Shanghai Hongqiao National Convention and Exhibition Center grand opening. At that time, more than 1,000 exhibitors from all over the country will carry thousands of sets of general purpose machine tools, special machine tools and industrial robots and other major exhibits, competing to show the latest results of the development of the machine tool industry. The scale of this exhibition will reach 80,000 square meters, an increase of 66.7% over the previous one. It is expected that more than 100,000 professional visitors will attend the exhibition, an increase of 87% over the same period of last year.
Exhibitors are rushing to order booths. As of the end of February 2017, Shanghai Hongqiao National Convention and Exhibition Center 2 hall plus North Hall has completed investment.
Thousands of exhibits include the main product categories of the industrial chain, such as the main engine, functional components, numerical control system, measuring tools, cutting tools, accessories, etc., and concentrate on displaying the complete industrial chain of the machine tool industry. At the same time, in order to ensure that CME2018 can fully display the latest development direction and achievements of the machine tool industry, so as to effectively ensure the visitor benefit of the vast number of exhibitors and spectators, the exhibition organizers have made some optimization and adjustment in the design planning, mainly including the optimization of the exhibition content structure and the specialization of the exhibition layout.
2018 is a year full of opportunities and challenges for machine tool manufacturing industry. CME2018 will launch the third advanced seminar on intelligent manufacturing and high-end CNC machine tools innovation. This seminar aims to convey the advanced knowledge of manufacturing industry, take intelligent manufacturing as a guide, machine tool innovation as a bright spot, adhere to public welfare characteristics, docking the needs of the audience. We will strive to become an annual academic activity with high content of knowledge, new technology and good service, which will help promote the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing enterprises, update the teaching contents of colleges and universities, exchange the latest scientific research achievements and influence the whole country. At that time, the seminar will be chaired by Professor Wu Zhiqiang, Vice-President of Tongji University, and open with an invitation to Professor Zhang Shu, Professor of Energy and Machinery College of Tongji University, Mr Yin Xiaobo, Shanghai ABB Engineering Co., Ltd., Professor Zhang Dawei, Professor of Mechanical Engineering College of Tianjin University and Professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology Chen Jihong, chairman of Wuhan Huazhong CNC Group, Director of National CNC System Engineering Research Center, and other industry chain elites gathered together to discuss the market situation and future development trend of machine tool manufacturing industry, and to promote the construction of Shanghai World Innovation Center and Yangtze River Delta industrial ecosphere.