“Metalex Vietnam 2017” opens in Ho Chi Minh City

08:38 | 13/10/2017 Industry

(VEN) - “Metalex Vietnam” started on October 12, at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC). This year, there are two new showcases, “Universal Robots Chef & Barista” and “Virtual Reality Drone Racing” which are first time organized in Vietnam, and aim to motivate and spark up the new ideas for Vietnam’s manufacturers.

From 12 – 14 October, the powerful combination of three shows, Metalex Vietnam 2017, Vietnam Electronics Assembly 2017 and Industrial Components & Subcontracting Vietnam 2017 as well as the constellations of technology providers representing 500 brands from 25 countries, accompanied by 10 International Pavilions from 7 countries and territories China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand are ready, at full steam, to introduce advanced metalworking solutions, latest electronics assembly technologies and high quality industrial grade parts.

Another event is “Koma Taisen” competition where all manufacturers from small to medium enterprise are all set to showcase their metalworking skills and design reflected through their customized spin tops which require to be ensured of the diameter at 20mm or less, and overall length is up to 60 mm.

The organizer Reed Tradex also keeps running the support activities in this exhibition such as "Business Matchmaking", "Agent Wanted" and "Sourcing Service" to provide networking opportunity for local businesses to interact in a global market place. Along with the return of the technology tour "Shows in show" right at the exhibition, this program will allow local industrialists to discover the latest cutting-edge machinery and metalworking solutions that can take their production efficiency into the next level.

In additional, at Metalex Vietnam 2017, the special training class will open for engineers to broaden their knowledge and skills necessary to operate smart technologies integrated with Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and advanced robotics that will transform Vietnam’s entire industrial ecosystem. The “Engineer Master Class” with the honor speaker from Ho Chi Minh City Association of Mechanical Engineering (HAME), is ready to help engineers create value and opportunities for a smart future.

Mr. Suttisak Wilanan - Deputy Managing Director of the organizer Reed Tradex said: “To stay ahead of the competition in the 21st century, manufacturers must improve their business to be more efficient, collaborative and agile than ever, so they could secure their competitive edge. That’s why Metalex Vietnam 2017 will play distinct roles in this effort.”

At the opening ceremony, Mme. Ureerat Ratanaprukse, Thai Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City shared: “The event today is definitely contributing to the “greater flow of investment” not only between Thailand and Vietnam as envisaged by our leaders but also among ASEAN countries and beyond to prosper together.”

A confluence of trends and technologies at Metalex Vietnam 2017 is ready to serve the market's demand in high precision and quality. There will be the full spectrum of machine tools and solutions ranging from machining centers, EDM machine, sheet metalworking, welding technology, metrology from leading brands such as Misumi, Hexagon, Takamaz, Hiwin, Murata, Showa Denki, Keyence, Saeilo and many more.

My Phung