World machine tools manufacturers will converge at EMTE- EASTPO from 14 to 17 July 2014 in Shangai. Over 650 international exhibiting companies have confirmed their participation. They include Bystronic, Carl Zeiss (Shanghai), Emuge-Franken Precision Tools (Suzhou), Fastems, Five Machining Systems (Shanghai), Hermle, Murata Machinery, Starrag, United Grinding (formerly known as Korber Schleifring) among others. In addition, six national pavilions from Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, South Korea and Switzerland will also be represented at the exhibition.
EMTE-EASTPO is a strategic east-west partnership of two established machine tool show owners from Europe and China. Leveraging on the partners’ strong track record, EMTE-EASTPO brings together advanced technology, cutting-edge innovations and high performing machinery under one roof. It also serves as a one-stop business and networking platform for exhibitors to meet and network with their buyers in the region.
The EMTE-EASTPO CEO Summit is one of the knowledge sharing platforms held in conjunction with the exhibition. Scheduled for 15 July 2014 at Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, the summit will host some of the region’s key industry leaders to share on their experiences on the theme, “Profitable Growth Through State-of-the-Art Manufacturing”. The Summit has also confirmed Dr Fritz Klocke, professor and director of laboratory for machine tools and production engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University (Germany), as its keynote speaker. Dr. Klocke will share his insights in his keynote presentation, “2014 Global Engineering Trends and Forecasts”. The Summit programme will focus on these key areas: 21st century global trends and China’s rising issues in machine tools & automation, perspective from producers and suppliers and keys to success for effective production and maximising operational excellence.