The first ever Formnext + PM South China trade show for the Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy industries will be held in Shenzhen, China, from September 9–11, 2020. Organised by Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Germany, Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, China and Uniris Exhibition Shanghai Co Ltd, China, the new trade show will showcase the metal powder industries to an intentional audience.
Petra Haarburger, Managing Director of Mesago Messe, the organiser of the annual Formnext show in Frankfurt, stated, “Formnext + PM South China offers both Chinese and international additive manufacturers an exceptional platform in the highly dynamic southern China region.” The Greater Bay Area around Shenzhen is said to be a key location for innovation in science, technology, electronics, manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, robotics and automation in China, and a major driver for the economy.
According to Sascha Wenzler, Vice President for Formnext at Mesago Messe, added, “Formnext has been a resounding success in Europe and we are confident that the combination of Additive Manufacturing, materials, and innovative process technologies will also perfectly address the current and future needs of the Chinese manufacturing industry.”
Uniris Exhibition Shanghai Co Ltd previously organised the Powder Metallurgy Expo South China. With the support of Messe Frankfurt’s extensive global network of branch and sales offices, it was stated that the new trade show will be widely promoted on relevant national and international media channels, online portals and social media. Exhibitors are also expected to benefit from Uniris’ experience in markets related to the PM industry.
Formnext + PM South China will target visitors from a wide range of sectors, including architecture, automation, automotive, aerospace, construction, dental technology, home appliances, electrical engineering and electronics, packaging technology, medical technology and toolmaking. The event will be held at the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, which is currently under construction and which, when completed, is expected to be one of the largest exhibition centres in the world.