16:03 | 02/11/2018 Industry
(VEN) - The 12th edition of “Metalex Vietnam” was conducted in 3 days (October 11 – 13) at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), attracting 18,848 enthusiastic manufacturing industrialists and the presence of leading pioneer brands, providing encouraging impetus to the manufacturing industry.
Metalex Vietnam 2018 was collocated with the other exhibitions such as “Nepcon Vietnam 2018”, “Industrial Components & Subcontracting Vietnam 2018”, “Supporting Industry S how 2018”, “ROBOT X HCMC”. The 5 mega exhibitions brought 500 brands from 25 countries with 5 international pavilions from China, Germany, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, providing the full spectrum of machine tools and solutions ranging from machining centers, EDM machine, sheet metalworking, welding technology, metrology and many more.
Suttisak Wilanan, Deputy Managing Director of the organizer Reed Tradex, the organizer of exhibitions said: “After three informative trade fair days, the Vietnam’s international metalworking trade exhibition - “Metalex Vietnam 2018” reported 18,848 total attendants, which represents a promising sign of progress towards sustainable development of supporting industries in Vietnam. More and more trade visitors are also coming from abroad (42 countries), apart from Vietnam, visitors predominantly came from Japan, China, Singapore, Korea and Thailand.”
A satisfaction has been seen among exhibitors who achieved the goals in gaining brand awareness and increasing sales lead, as well as visitors who met their right technologies and solutions and equipped themselves with new know-hows through thought-provoking seminars that helped pave the way for new business possibilities.
Accelerate the development with “Business Matchmaking”
The presence of decision makers apart from the technical personnel from manufacturing cooperatives as well as private companies was well appreciated by the exhibitors. Meanwhile, the visitors was satisfied to directly getting advices from key industry’s player such as Hoffmann, Hexagon, Takamaz, Weldcom, Showa Denki, Saeilo, etc… Furthermore, trade visitors and pioneers who joined “Business Matchmaking Program” have integrated and constructively connect for future business expansion. It seems promising that both exhibitors and visitors will achieve win-win and long-term business relationships with right business partners.
Kazuya Yoshimura, General Director of Takamatsu Machinery Vietnam Co., Ltd shared his comment: “Our technologies are made in Japan, so we decided to join Metalex Vietnam this year to present our machinery to potential customers. The show is a huge success, which allows us to achieve our business goals. It was a right decision to join, thank you so much”.
Dang Xuan Kien, Assistant Technical Manager of Hoffman Group said: “Metalex Vietnam brings a huge number of advantages and opportunities to our group. We were able to reach more the potential suppliers and customers as well as enhance our brand reputation, supporting to our success in the future.”
“We choose to join Metalex Vietnam 2018 to mainly improve our reputation and enhance our brand awareness in Vietnam. The development of robots and cars is increasingly significant the future of Vietnam. Hence, we are here to support these industrial sectors”, said Nguyen Bich Phuong, Sale Administrator of Schunk Intec Limited Company.
Nopporn Insuk, Regional Manager of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence gave his opinion that, “Hexagon has joined Metalex Vietnam many times, but this is the first time for me to be here to experience in person. The manufacturing in Vietnam continues to develop strongly; many countries are confidents in expanding their investments here. Our company supports smart factories, which I hope can help our business to grow in this potential market.”
Nguyen Giang Hai, CEO of the local firm Nguyen Viet Power JSC., said: “Returning to visit Metalex Vietnam this time, I have found a supplier of solutions for our company. Moreover, the exhibition is improving each year with bigger and richer contents within the show. Hopefully, I could network with more suppliers and distributors here.”